I Marie Kondo-ed My Life and Realized How Little Sparks Joy

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Look at this woman. Look at her. I love her. I want to marry her. Who is she? I’ll tell you. This is Marie Kondo. Have you heard of her? Now you have. She is the author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. She is the star of Netflix sensation Tidying Up with Marie Kondo where she helps people learn how to clean up their shit physically and spiritually. This week, inspired by the love of my life, I attempted to Tidy Up.

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A Habitual Philanderer

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This post was guest-written by Brady Furlich ’19

As I sit in Mod B across from a Tinder match that I only know by first name and self-written bio (he’s a vegetarian and into Jane Austen – English major, maybe? I’m not sure), I wonder what happened to the ability to flirt at Kenyon. At other schools, bars and various dining halls provide a perfect setting for snappy conversation and occasional eye contact across the room. Now, without Olin, Kenyon students are left to flounder at the hands of the mods.

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Peirce Date for Valentine’s Day

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Hello lovers. Welcome back to Peirce Dates, an old segment that we recently brought back for this day of blind Cupid’s arrow, my favorite holiday and your’s: Valentine’s Day. We at the Thrill love love, and to celebrate it we set two strangers up on a blind date in Peirce dining hall, the most romantic place on planet Earth and also planet Mercury, believe it or not.

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Reading Recommendations (from Strangers) Based on How Much You Like to Cry

woman_cryingThe weather’s gross, work is gross, life is gross. Faced with these facts of life I decided to ask strangers on middle path for book recommendations that might make me cry. Here’s what they said:

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I Drank 10 SToK Caffeine Shots Just To See What Would Happen

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I, Elinor Davis Melick, am SOLELY responsible for my own bad decisions. The Thrill is not liable for any adverse health effects I may experience as a result of this experiment, and The Thrill staff in no way endorses or condones excessive caffeine consumption, not even for the sake of content. Continue reading

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