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The Return of Bittersweets!

Don’t look now (seriously), but Valentine’s Day is just a little more than three weeks away! You probably haven’t noticed, unless you have been in a grocery store at any point in the last month, and been forced to walk…

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A 365 Day Calendar, with a Novella Inside…

As 2013 draws to a close, so too does will our smash hit, 365 day journey into darkness, The Pessimist calendar. If you’ve been following along daily with the slow, steady unravelling of one particularly unfortunate, amusingly dysfunctional, frustratingly immature…

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The 365 Day Journey Continues! Order now!

It’s HERE! The long-awaited SEQUEL to our smash-hit daily tear-off calendar, THE PESSIMIST, starts shipping next week! And it’s more DEPRESSING than EVER! With a smoking-hot new psychiatrist, a break-through new medication, and a Manic-Pixie-Dreamgirl new partner, what could possibly go wrong? (Quite a lot, actually…)

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The Call of Duty

“We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the latrines…”

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Hair of the Dog

Are you sick of reading stories about the fiscal cliff? Do you wish journalists would focus on news that actually matters? Are you drunk right now? Well, friends, Business Insider feels your pain — your intense, throbbing head pain — and lists the 25 most hungover cities in America.

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A “Get Motivated” Minute

A few years ago, Despair.com employees grabbed our barfbags went deep undercover into enemy territory. We attended the Austin “Get Motivated” all-day seminar series. We shot a wealth of footage of motivational speeches and photos, pausing only to heave into our bags when our constitution failed us. This is a one-minute glimpse into our nightmarish experience.

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Tolkien Chicks Wanted

Finally, someone had the guts to say what we’ve all been thinking for some time. Tolkein was a sexist for not featuring more chicks in his epic fantasy sagas.

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The “Rams” Caption Contest

COMING SOON- Despair.com’s legendary Caption Contest will return, offering clever commenters the chance to compete to win a $300 cash prize if they submit the most brilliant caption for the photo above.