Welcome to Surviving Social
Surviving Social features entertainment and lifestyle articles aimed at making you laugh, making you think, teaching you things, and keeping people in their 30s and beyond socially engaged, occupied, and relevant well into their adult lives. From nostalgia and reviews to technology and drink recipes, my goal is to remind you that, while you may be older and have less free time, your life doesn’t have to stop being interesting once you leave your 20s.
If submitting to the expectations of our surroundings means growing up, I’ll try wholeheartedly to refuse.
The 90s were a time of rebellion and cultural chaos, as anti-fashion dogmas and a casual, relaxed, “anything goes” kind of fashion emerged.
Sausage and beans is a comfort food staple for a reason and this recipe is sure to satisfy.
Follow these simple rules of binge watching etiquette to keep your relationship from becoming a rocky situation.
Art is all about letting your deepest emotions present themselves in a way that throws up a digestible signal to people who are attuned to it. It’s sharing.
Of all the archetypes, cliches, and tropes of 90s kids films, the bumbling villain is by far my favorite.
Here’s a fool-proof fundamental school shopping list for any 90s kid worth their weight in Scholastic book orders.
Heavyweights is a movie about fat kids sent to a fat summer camp by their overbearing parents.
Spending several days in a car traveling across uncharted territory can be one of the greatest or one of the scariest experiences of your life. Follow these tips to ensure your long-distance road trip is nothing but smooth sailing.
While I’m a die-hard carnivore at heart, these sweet potato quesadillas are an amazingly easy to make and incredibly flavorful alternative to your traditional southwestern dinner fare.
Launched in 1988 by Betty Crocker, Dunk-A-Roos were pioneered by mad scientists who knew how to design snacks that kids would throw tantrums over.
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (aka Super Famicom, Super NES, SNES, Super Nintendo, or Jesus Christ incarnate) is a 16-bit video game console that was unleashed upon the adoring Nintendo-centric public in North America in 1991.
Taking a look at the Jaybird X2 wireless Bluetooth headphones and all that they offer, are they really worth the price tag?
Despite what popular convention may dictate, turning 30 doesn’t mean that you have to hang up any semblance of having fun. Raving doesn’t have to stop after age 30.
These 4 examples of discontinued 90s snacking perfection deserve their place in the sugary spotlight.
In all my years of being entranced by bright pixels and engrossing game worlds, I have never been captivated by a game so completely as by Chrono Trigger on the SNES.
Since my Al Pastor taco recipe was such a hit, I decided to apply the same flavor concept to some delicious turkey meatballs.
Here’s to dancing, partying, drinking, and getting crunk without spending too much of your hard-earned money.
Normally roasted on a large rotating tower of meat called a trompo, al pastor is a slow-roasted, fatty, pineapple and spice marinated prepared pork dish.
Full House was a mega hit, the Olsen twins were born to be stars, and ABC really needs to consider bringing back its TGIF lineup.