Zack Barangan

Zack Barangan is a freelance lifestyle and humor writer based in New York City. He also writes for sites like Brash and Eldergadget. During his free time, Zack likes to recreate training montages from kung fu movies in his room.

Articles by Zack Barangan

7 of the most sneakily creepy fairy tales we all know

Entertainment

7 of the most sneakily creepy fairy tales we all know

We all grew up with fairy tales. You know, the nice stories with fairies, nice dwarves, heroes and heroines. Little did we know that we were being fed the filtered version of these stories. In reality, most of these stories are laden with really creepy and gory themes that were crafted to frighten children into the right behavior.

8 of the douchiest things men do to impress women

Advice

8 of the douchiest things men do to impress women

It's one of those universal truths: dating makes people lose a whole bunch of braincells. Having romantic feelings for someone causes severely impaired judgement. Just ask your friends how many things they regret doing in the name of love, you'll soon have a pity party on your hands.

7 dishes every guy should know how to cook

Advice

7 dishes every guy should know how to cook

It's staggering to see the number of "men" out there who don't know how to cook. In this day and age, guys should not go for takeout every single night. Cooking is an essential skill. It's not even that hard to learn either. Most of the time it's just being able to read a simple recipe, throw it in a pan, and enjoy.

7 signs the woman in your life is certifiably crazy

Advice

7 signs the woman in your life is certifiably crazy

Ask any guy about the history of his dating life, and he'll have at least one story about that one batshit nuts girl that they spent some time with. It's easy to get sucked into a fling with a crazy girl -- some guys will be fooled by good looks, others may even be attracted to the craziness. But if experience tells us anything, it's not a wise move to stick with a crazy chick for very long.

9 of the most secretly badass animals

Humor

9 of the most secretly badass animals

Everyone knows the alphas on the badass animal chain: jungle cats, bears, sharks, and the like. But there are so many more members of the animal kingdom that we commonly look over. Here are nine animals that don't get nearly enough badass points.

7 of the most glaring inconsistencies in sitcom history

Entertainment

7 of the most glaring inconsistencies in sitcom history

Looking back at the shows we watched during our childhood, there were some weird things happening. Characters would disappear without a trace, sometimes reappearing a few episodes down the road with nary an explanation in sight. There were times where certain characters inexplicably shape-shifted.

10 of the silliest pro wrestling characters of all-time

Sports

10 of the silliest pro wrestling characters of all-time

There’s no denying that, at it’s core, two guys playing a character pretending to hate each other, is just a really silly idea. Here we bring you the silliest, most surreal, wrestling characters that we’ve had the pleasure of watching.

8 signs that you’re getting old

Advice

8 signs that you’re getting old

Unfortunately, no one can stay a vibrant twenty-something forever. Unless you've got a pass to Neverland ranch eventually you're forced to grow up. As the days pass us by, we're treated to some not-so-subtle reminders, that slowly but surely, we're getting pretty damn old.

8 superpowers that would make everyday life awesome

Lifestyle

8 superpowers that would make everyday life awesome

Everyone wants to have at least one superpower. Anyone who tells you that they don't is either lying or doesn't like fun. For ages, mankind has marveled over the possibilities of saving the world with their superhuman abilities. But if you were able to ignore that whole "with great power comes great responsibility" thing, and still had superpowers, wouldn't your day-to-day life kind of rule?