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Hulu's 'Looking For Alaska' Soundtrack Will Warm Your 2000s-Loving Heart

By Lexi Williams
If you read John Green's quintessential coming-of-age book Looking For Alaska growing up, you probably already know you're in for a huge dose of nostalgia when you tune into Hulu to watch the new limited series with the same name. But from the very…

This "Hotel Of Horrors" Will Give You The Spookiest Stay Of Your Dreams

By Marisa Casciano
Growing up, I was never a huge fan of haunted houses or scary movies. I would skip over the Halloween episodes of my favorite shows because they would spook me for days. As an adult, though, I'm much more welcoming to the endless thrills that come…

6 'Aladdin' Halloween Costumes That Would Impress Anyone, Even Jafar

By Megi Meskhi
Disney DVDs were my first love. Beautiful in their colorful packaging, they were displayed on a special shelf my dad installed so I could keep them all together. And while I wish I could say I loved them all equally, Aladdin was without a doubt one…

7 Comfy Shoes I Always Travel With That Crush It On The 'Gram

By Kristin Corpuz
One of the biggest struggles I always run into when packing for a trip is what shoes to bring. Each pair has to meet the perfect balance of being super comfortable for exploring, but I also want them to look cute enough to be included in the…

30 'Nightmare Before Christmas' Quotes For Your *Spooky* Halloween Captions

By Rachel Chapman
Growing up watching The Nightmare Before Christmas, I always wished there were a real Halloweentown with Jack Skellington, Sally, and Zero the ghost dog. Even though I haven't stumbled upon it (yet), I do get to revisit the town of Halloween every…

10 Of Christina Aguilera's Most Iconic Outfits That Are Beautiful (No Matter What They Say)

By Sarah Toscano
There are two things I am very proud of: my Peruvian heritage and my pop-culture expertise. While I can make killer empanadas and tres leches cakes, I can also match musicians to their music video ensembles and provide you with an in-depth history…

Going Vegan Deepened My Relationship To My Latinx Roots

By Amy Quichiz
This essay is part of Más Que Suficiente, More Than Enough, an Elite Daily series that celebrates the parts of Latinx culture that make each writer proud of their identity. In this piece, writer Amy Quichiz explores how going vegan intersected with…

28 Disney Costume Captions That'll Bring The Magic To Your Halloween Pics

By Rachel Chapman
Halloween is a chance to dress up as whatever you want to be. Growing up, that always meant going as my favorite Disney character. TBH, not much has changed since then. When you're thinking about what you want to be this Halloween, you may go back…

Here's Where To Shop For Rodan + Fields’ RECHARGE Regimen

By Bella Gerard
If you're the kind of person that prefers a precise, numbered skin regimen over a random cleanser here and any old sunscreen there, I have a feeling you'd like to know where to get Rodan + Fields’ RECHARGE Regimen, the brand's newest three-step…

6 Travel Tips I Picked Up From My Mom That'll Never Grow Old

By Kristin Corpuz
My love for travel has never been a mystery to me. I know that — like will.i.am famously said — I got it from my mama. When I was younger, she told me stories of going to mass at the Vatican, walking throughout the temples in Thailand, and eating…

OMG, 'Big Mouth' Is Getting A Spinoff That's All About The Hormone Monsters

By Sarah Halle Corey
The latest season of Big Mouth has only just dropped on Netflix, but already fans can look forward to a spinoff of the hit animated series. Big Mouth's spinoff Human Resources will be about the hormone monsters, which sounds like exactly the raunchy…

This Is How Weightlifting Improved My Sexual Confidence

By Hannah Schneider
I've always been aware of how much space I take up in a room. Growing up, I had a distorted relationship with my body, often comparing myself to others. For a long time, my height and size made me wish I was invisible, but that all changed when I…

This New 'Riverdale' Season 4 Teaser Reveals Never-Before-Seen Clips

By Ani Bundel
Riverdale is known for its over-the-top drama. But the real world took over last season, when actor Luke Perry, who played Archie Andrew's beloved father Fred, passed away suddenly. The show only had a couple of episodes left to film at the time,…

Here's What It's Like Being A Stunt Double On 'Chicago P.D'

By Kristen Perrone
Do your friends tell you you're "celeb obsessed"? Do you follow your favorite celebs' every move? Know their Instagram histories so well that you can rattle off their inner circle by name and IG handle? If yes, Elite Daily's new series, SideClique,…

30 Fabulous Instagram Captions To Help You Celebrate Your Bestie's Birthday Bash

By Gabrielle LaFrank
There's no better place to show off your best friend than on Instagram, especially on her birthday. On her big day, you want to give your BFF a special shoutout and share a snapshot of your friendship with the world. You'll definitely need some…

'Greenleaf' Actor Lovie Simone Has A Knack For Playing Rebellious Characters

By Kristen Perrone
Have you ever stumbled upon a photo of celebrity and immediately wondered what they were thinking in that very moment? In Elite Daily’s series, I Can Explain…, we’re asking celebrities to revisit their most memorable photos and tell us exactly what…

Here's What Your Fave Rom-Com Reveals About Your Relationship

By Hannah Schneider
OK, I'll admit it. I would pay so much money to see what historians of the future will have to say about one of my favorite parts of pop culture: rom-coms. In fact, I believe there is quite a lot to learn from exploring what your favorite rom-com…

Here’s How Laverne Cox’s Life Improved Once She Started Sharing Her Truth

By Sarah Halle Corey
Laverne Cox is done with shame. At various points in her life, Cox says she has felt the need to hide pieces of herself from the world, including her gender and her age. But now, Cox reveals why she thinks vulnerability is one of the most powerful…

14 Brides Reveal The Cost Of Their Biggest Wedding Splurge & Your Jaw Will Drop

By Rebecca Strong
When it comes to coming up with a wedding budget, the key question any couple has to ask themselves is what you can skimp on, and what’s worth splurging on. If you can scale back on the aspects that are less important to you, then your biggest…

My Jaw Dropped Looking At Joey King's GORGEOUS Red Emmys Dress

By Bella Gerard
I'm not afraid to admit that over the past year, I've developed a major obsession with Joey King. The actress had me not just crying, but full-on sobbing an unreasonable amount of times thanks to her powerful performance in The Act, and at just age…

The ‘Looking For Alaska’ Cast Is Ready To Make Your YA Dreams Come True

By Kristen Perrone
Before there was The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns, there was John Green's Looking for Alaska. The bestselling young adult author's debut novel hit shelves in 2005, taking readers to an isolated boarding school with whimsically intelligent…

Kylie's Photo Of Stormi's Finger Paintings Is Legit An Artistic Masterpiece

By Kelli Boyle
Stormi Webster is growing up, and making her famous parents hella proud while she does it. In the latest installation of Cute Stormi Content, fans get to see the ~art~ the 19-month-old makes, and Kylie Jenner's photo of Stormi's finger paintings is…

Donald Trump Jr. Is Apparently Fluent In More Than 1 Language

By Yvonne Kim
For someone overseeing a company as big as The Trump Organization and serving as an (unofficial) face of presidential campaigns, speaking more than one language would surely be of help. With President Donald Trump's second presidential campaign…

9 Sober Date Ideas For Halloween 2019

By Hannah Schneider
As the autumn air catches its familiar brisk chill and the days get shorter, Halloween inches closer by the minute. One reason this season is so widely appreciated is because there are so many things to get out and do. Since there are so many…

8 Halloween Engagement Stories That'll Delight Your Spooky Little Heart

By Rebecca Strong
It’s no secret that the holidays present an opportune time for popping the question. For some, the twinkling lights around Christmas, the inherent romance of Valentine’s Day, or the glitz and glamour of New Year’s Eve lend an ideal aesthetic for…

Going To Cuba Made Me Feel Closer To My Latinx Grandfather I Never Met

By Kaitlin Cubria
This essay is part of Más Que Suficiente, More Than Enough, an Elite Daily series that celebrates the parts of Latinx culture that make each writer proud of their identity. In this piece, Elite Daily Senior Experiences Editor Kaitlin Cubria explores…

Latinx Media Didn't Have A Place For Me, So I Created One

By Frances Solá Santiago
This essay is part of Más Que Suficiente, More Than Enough, an Elite Daily series that celebrates the parts of Latinx culture that make each writer proud of their identity. In this piece, Emperifollá Editorial Director Frances Solá Santiago explores…

Karol G Wants Everyone To Know She’s Latina, & Here’s Why

By Karol G
In this as-told-to for Más Que Suficiente, More Than Enough, an Elite Daily series celebrating Latinx culture, singer Karol G tells Elite Daily Associate Dating Editor Veronica Lopez why being Latina in the music industry is her biggest strength,…

The Supernatural Doesn't Scare Me — It Makes Me Feel More Connected To My Latinx Roots

By Paola de Varona
This essay is part of Más Que Suficiente, More Than Enough, an Elite Daily series that celebrates the parts of Latinx culture that make each writer proud of their identity. In this piece, writer Paola de Varona shares why her family's experience…

Here's How I Honor My Mexican Culture When It Clashes With My Feminist Beliefs

By Brittany Leitner
This essay is part of Más Que Suficiente, More Than Enough, an Elite Daily series that celebrates the parts of Latinx culture that make each writer proud of their identity. In this piece, writer Brittany Leitner explains how she makes her Mexican…