Garin Pirnia

Garin, a name that according to Garin's mom means "high priestess of the written word," is a freelance arts and culture writer. Some of her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Esquire, and The Wall Street Journal. Currently, she owns only one cat but dreams of the day when she can live on a ranch in Colorado with 50 more cats.

This London Pub Might Be the Most Ethical Bar in the World
Costco Is Now Selling a $20 Cheese Flight
The Cat Sanctuary That Sits Near the Ancient Roman Site Where Julius Caesar Was Murdered
Amazing Time-Lapse Shows Leaves Dramatically Changing Color During Fall
James Bond’s Gadget-Filled Goldfinger Aston Martin Just Sold For $6.38 Million
An 89-Year-Old Grandmother Is Visiting All 61 National Parks With Her Grandson
Why Beatrix Potter Ended Up Self-Publishing The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Reading Makes People Feel Happier and Smarter, According to New Poll
12 Surprising Facts About Ghost Hunters
You (And Your Beagle) Can Spend the Night in This Beagle-Shaped House
What Does CPR Stand For?
Each State’s Favorite 1990s Sitcom, Mapped
Go Back to the 1990s With Zulily's Retro Pop Culture T-Shirts
Elvis Presley’s Lincoln Limousine "Family Car" Is Hitting the Auction Block
Sloth’s Makeup Test for The Goonies Has Been Unearthed, 35 Years Later
Blue Point Brewing Company's New Bubble Gum Beer Has a Garbage Pail Kids Twist
20 Brilliant Items Every Book Lover Will Want
LEGO Genius Built a Fully Functioning Claw Machine With More Than 13,000 Bricks
New Trapper Keeper Game Lets You Relive the Glory Days of Adolescence
12 Surprising Facts About Red Dawn
New Oxford Exhibition Shows What—and How—Ancient Romans Ate
Disney Is Remaking Home Alone for Its New Disney+ Streaming Service (and People Are Not Happy)
You Can Buy an Extinct Volcano in Devon, England, for $60,000
The Reason Why Hotels Don't Provide Toothpaste
7 Facts About Thomas Lefroy, the Real-Life Inspiration for Pride and Prejudice’s Mr. Darcy
Salvador Dolly, an Adorable—and Adoptable—Puppy With a Daliesque Fur Mustache, Is the Internet’s Newest Dog Sensation
Shelter Dogs Are Being Trained to Protect Wildlife—by Sniffing Poop
6 Things You Might Not Know About Ice Cream Sandwiches
Try an Oscar Mayer Ice Dog Sandwich ... If You Dare
5 Facts About Larry the Cat, the UK’s Chief Mouser
Iceland to Unveil a Plaque Dedicated to Okjökull, the First Glacier Killed By Climate Change
Slothen Bräu: The Los Angeles Zoo’s Resident Sloth Just Helped Develop a New Beer
The Ice Cream Canteen Keeps Your Favorite Pint Cold for Hours
Is There a Difference Between Mutts and Mixed-Breed Dogs?
Could You Pass This Astronaut Aptitude Test?
How Often Do People Find Wild Animals In Their Salads? More Often Than You Want to Know
A Laugh Track Can Make Bad Jokes Seem Funnier, Study Finds
The Muppet Movie Is Coming Back to Theaters For Its 40th Anniversary
12 Facts About Revenge of the Nerds For Its 35th Anniversary
16 Facts About Forrest Gump On Its 25th Anniversary
10 Unforgettable Facts About The Notebook On Its 15th Anniversary
10 Sweet Facts About Napoleon Dynamite
The 14 Coolest Drive-In Movie Theaters in America
15 Uncensored Facts About Midnight Cowboy
14 Memorable Facts About Family Ties
13 Wild Facts About Easy Rider
12 Soulful Facts About Aretha Franklin
The 13 Coolest Record Stores In America
15 Facts About Quantum Leap On Its 30th Anniversary
13 Fun Facts About 13 Going on 30
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