About Collin Gossel

Collin Gossel is a writer and comedian living in Brooklyn, New York, but there are nights when he looks up at the stars and wistfully thinks to himself “there’s got to be more out there…” You can catch Collin improvising new musicals every Tuesday night at the Magnet Theater’s Musical Megawatt, or follow his unfiltered thoughts on Twitter and Instagram @CollinGossel.

Articles by Collin Gossel

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Some Idiot Tried To Mansplain Cooking To Nigella Lawson And Got Shut All The Way Down

No matter how successful, talented, and experienced a woman is, there’s always some random man who thinks he knows better. Nigella Lawson, renowned “English journalist, broadcaster, television personality, gourmet, and food writer,” took to Twitter to post a photo of her Christmas ham, which she planned on cooking for 24 hours. This recipe, along with … Continued

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Man Sentenced For ‘Explicit’ Conversation With 11-Year-Old Girl Who Was Posing On Dating Site As A 41-Year-Old Woman

On Saturday, December 22, Terry Long of Bristol, England was sentenced to 16 months in jail and forced to add his name to the country’s sex offenders registry after having an illicit conversation with an 11-year-old girl online. Long defended himself in court with a pretty good explanation for his actions: the young girl was posing … Continued

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Ariana Grande Has An Upside Down Christmas Tree—And Her Fans Are Shook 😮

  The holidays are a magical time, as pop star Ariana Grande knows all too well. In what some have been describing as a “Christmas miracle” and others see as an “unsettling choice,” Grande decided that she would hang her Christmas tree from the ceiling this year. She posted pictures of the upside-down Christmas tree … Continued

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Nicolas Cage Reveals The Best Career Advice He Received While Watching Movies At Charlie Sheen’s House

In a long and eclectic career, Nicholas Cage is at a bit of a high point. He voices Spider-Man Noir in the new Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which is a bona fide box office hit with both audiences and critics. Cage also claims he’s ramping up to make the “wildest” movie of his career, which we can … Continued

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Woman Uses 21st Birthday Party Speech To Call Out Her Cheating Boyfriend And Kick Him Out In Front Of Their Friends

While many birthdays are memorable, not all of them double as a surprise break-up party where you reveal to your boyfriend that you know he’s been cheating on you and kick him out of the house. On December 13, Twitter user Tiana Perea from Houston, Texas, posted a video of herself doing just that, and the … Continued

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Vanessa Hudgens Just Had A ‘Middle Earth’-Themed Party For Her 30th Birthday And The Pics Are Making Us Jealous

Vanessa Hudgens, who many know best from her star turn in High School Musical, just turned 30. What better way to celebrate a birthday than with a quick trip to Middle Earth, J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy land from The Lord of the Rings? Hudgens took to Instagram to share a photo of her magical birthday bash. View this … Continued

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Results Are In For A Poll Asking What Gender A ‘Modern’ Santa Should Be—And The Answers Are Surprisingly Progressive

We all know the traditional image of Santa Clause: rotund, old, white, bearded, with a fluffy red suit and hat. But a new survey, done by logo design company Graphic Springs, showed that people seem to be ready for a different-looking Santa. In fact, nearly a third of people surveyed thought Santa “should be rebranded … Continued

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Some Racist Grinch Destroyed An Oregon Family’s Inflatable Black Santa Decoration—And We’re Shaking Our Heads 😡

Fritz and Belinda Richard, a black couple in Bethany, Oregon, decided to add a new decoration to their holiday display this year: an 8-foot-tall, inflatable black Santa Claus. Fritz installed the Santa on Wednesday, December 12, and it looked great! Belinda ordered an 8 foot tall, Santa. Is there such a thing as too much … Continued

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Egypt Just Discovered An ‘Exceptionally Well-Preserved’ 4,400-Year-Old Tomb 😮

Whether from time or the invasion of grave robbers, many ancient Egyptian burial sites don’t make it to the present day in the form that was originally intended. That’s what makes the discovery of a 4,400-year-old tomb from the 5th dynasty of pharaohs so exciting! The recently uncovered site in Saqqara, near the famous step pyramid, … Continued

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Nancy Pelosi’s Orange Coat Is Getting A Re-Release After 6 Years So Now You Can Be Fierce AF, Too

On Tuesday, December 11, Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi of California and fellow Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, met with President Donald Trump for a televised discussion regarding the impending government shutdown and possible budgetary compromises that could be reached to avoid it. The meeting, which was derided as something of a circus by … Continued

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KFC Is Kicking The Holiday Season Up A Notch With A Log That Smells Like Fried Chicken 😮

Get ready for a yuletide game-changer. Kentucky Fried Chicken, answering what were surely innumerable pleas from around the world, have finally decided to sell a fire log that, when burned, smells like fried chicken. It’s a Christmas miracle! The $18.99 log was announced on Thursday, December 13, and was immediately available for purchase at KFCFirelogs.com, though … Continued

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‘Drama Queen’ Jason Momoa Says He Was ‘Constantly Crying’ On The Set Of ‘Aquaman’

Weighing in at 240 pounds and standing tall at six feet, four inches, Jason Momoa is an intimidating figure, to say the least. Which makes it all the more adorable that he couldn’t keep his tears to himself while filming Aquaman, which will be hitting theaters on December 21. In a recent interview with Mirror UK, Momoa commented: … Continued