From Our Partners In Crime: Kony 2012, The Santorum, Roommates, Jobs for Introverts, and Rejection

Welcome to our weekly column: From Our Partners in Crime – a collection of people, products, activities, and trends that are adored by our generation. Enjoy!

Koney 2012TNGG Loves: Kony 2012 Could Cause More Harm for Africa

While Kony 2012 has officially become the “most viral video” in history, it’s not without it’s critics. The infusion of cash, humanitarian aid, and military aid that flow into these war-torn, and often corrupt, countries can often lead to a further deterioration of the already perilous situation. [PolicyMic]

TNGG Loves: Roommate Code of Conduct

Everyone has their own unique way of “keeping a house” and they differ from roommate to roommate.  It’s important to communicate your expectations if you’re sharing space. Wishy-washy is never a good thing. Here are the ten commandments of a good roommate relationship. [Hello Giggles]

TNGG Loves: Not Into Schmoozing? 7 In-Demand Jobs for Introverts

Does schmoozing, constant communication and tons of teamwork make you want curl up under your desk? You may be one of the 25 percent of introverted Americans. No job allows you to live in a cave, but here are the most in-demand careers that will let your inner introvert shine. [Brazen Careerist]

The SantorumTNGG Loves: Have You Tasted The Santorum?

By now you’ve probably heard of Dan Savage’s savage attempt to redefine GOP nomination candidate Rick Santorum (hint: just Google “Santorum”). Well a bar in Brooklyn has created a drink called The Santorum and let’s just say it’s more of a frothy mixture than a tribute to the politician. [Good Men Project]

TNGG Loves: Handling Rejection After The Job Interview

Being a job seeker is tough, but being a fresh-out-of-college job seeker is even tougher. Why? Job rejection. It stings, especially the first time around. So you didn’t get the job and you’re feeling a little down right now. How do you handle it? [YouTern]

DISCLOSURE: TNGG has not been paid by any of the products, companies, or people mentioned in this article. All opinions stated here belong solely to the author.

Photos courtesy of Jonathan Ooi/Flickr (top) and Dinner Series/Flickr (bottom). 

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