U.S. Markets closed

14 Comics About Millennials That Will Make You Say 'Yeah, That's Me'

Brittany Wong

There’s more to life as a millennial than Snapchatting dinner and taking selfies against Instagram walls

But let’s be honest: that’s for sure some of it. On his Instagram page Brooklyn Cartoons, 33-year-old cartoonist Emmet Truxes documents the millennial-iest of millennial experiences, from gluten emergencies: 

To dating an influencer:

Truxes launched the comic in 2006 when he moved to Brooklyn and hasn’t run out of topical, relatable content since.

“Offline, I’m fortunate to have hilarious friends, and there are definitely times when we’re out that I’ll overhear or observe something and immediately make note of it,” he told HuffPost.

Now, Truxes is bicoastal, splitting his time between running an L.A. design studio with his wife and making frequent visits back to his favorite Brooklyn neighborhoods. 

Truxes said he hopes to provides some comic relief to his more than 147,000 followers.

“The comics are meant to be a gentle ribbing of our culture,” he said. “I hope they make people laugh, but also help remind them keep their heads up, and that there is so much more good in this world than bad.” 

Keep your head up ― but not before snapping that #latteart for Instagram. 

Scroll down for more comics and check out Truexs’s soon-to-be-released book You Look Better Online: Your Life In 150 Unfiltered Cartoons.

(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Brooklyn Cartoons)
(Instagram)
  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.
  • Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report
    Business
    Associated Press

    Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    The Kushner Cos. has been subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City. The statement Thursday acknowledged that the federal subpoena arrived last month, a day after the AP reported the Kushner Cos. routinely filed false paperwork with the city stating it had zero rent-regulated tenants in buildings across the city when, in fact, it had hundreds. The AP report covered a three-year period when the real estate company was run by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law who is now a senior adviser.

  • Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana
    News
    Associated Press

    Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana

    The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York said Friday he'll introduce a bill taking marijuana off the federal list of controlled substances — in effect decriminalizing its use. Under the measure, the federal government would still enforce laws against moving pot into states where it's illegal and would still regulate advertising so it isn't aimed at children.

  • Smallville Actress Arrested for Role in Alleged Sex Cult that Branded and Enslaved Women
    News
    Time

    Smallville Actress Arrested for Role in Alleged Sex Cult that Branded and Enslaved Women

    Allison Mack was accused in an indictment unsealed Friday in federal court in Brooklyn. Mack, 35, starred in The CW network’s “Smallville,” ending in 2015, but has played only minor roles since then. Prosecutors said she helped recruit women for leader Keith Raniere and his cult-like organization called NXIVM.

  • Wells Fargo hit with $1 billion fine
    Finance
    Yahoo Finance

    Wells Fargo hit with $1 billion fine

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC) announced a combined fine of $1 billion against Wells Fargo (WFC) on Friday. The consent orders from the two agencies described how the bank unfairly disregarded its advertised process of locking-in interest rates for mortgages, as well as unfairly foisting insurance on customers taking out auto loans. If a closing of a mortgage dragged on due to Wells Fargo and not the customer, the bank still charged customers to keep the rates locked — despite this being contrary to policy, the consent order notes.

  • President Trump to Skip Barbara Bush's Funeral for Mar a Lago, 'Out of Respect for the Bush Family' Says White House
    Politics
    Time

    President Trump to Skip Barbara Bush's Funeral for Mar a Lago, 'Out of Respect for the Bush Family' Says White House

    President Donald Trump won’t be joining his wife in attending the memorial service of former first lady Barbara Bush, matriarch of a political dynasty that Trump often clashed with during his 2016 campaign. The White House said Thursday that Trump would not attend “to avoid disruptions due to added security, and out of respect for the Bush Family and friends attending the service.” Trump is expected to be at his Florida estate this weekend during Saturday’s funeral in Houston for the wife and mother of presidents. Flags have flown at half-staff over the White House and at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida since Bush’s death at the age of 92, and Trump added his voice to the tributes that have poured in for the wife of President George H.W. Bush and mother of President George W. Bush.

  • 'I Wrapped My Arm Around Her.' Southwest Passenger Describes Helping Victim After Engine Explosion
    News
    Time

    'I Wrapped My Arm Around Her.' Southwest Passenger Describes Helping Victim After Engine Explosion

    Just as Hollie Mackey was about to get up from her seat to go to the bathroom during Tuesday morning’s Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas, flight attendants asked passengers to stay seated due to continual turbulence. Mackey put her seatbelt back on, shared a glance of disappointment about the bumpy ride ahead with the woman seated at the window to her left and settled back in. Mackey, 42, was seated in the aisle seat on the same row as Jennifer Riordan, a mother of two and bank executive from Albuquerque, New Mexico, who was killed when Flight 1380’s left side engine exploded just 20 minutes into their trip.

  • Advanced Micro (AMD) Q1 Earnings: Is a Beat in the Cards?
    Finance
    Zacks

    Advanced Micro (AMD) Q1 Earnings: Is a Beat in the Cards?

    Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. AMD is scheduled to report first-quarter 2018 earnings on Apr 25.Notably, the stock has delivered an average four-quarter positive earnings surprise of 35%. In the last reported quarter, the company came up with a positive

  • Boeing, Brazil's Embraer close to tie-up: report
    Business
    Reuters

    Boeing, Brazil's Embraer close to tie-up: report

    Talks aimed at a tie-up between planemakers Boeing Co and Embraer SA that also involve Brazil's government are at an advanced stage, O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources. The Boeing and Embraer partnership would create a new company in which the U.S. planemaker would have an 80.01 percent stake and the Brazilian firm 19.99 percent, the paper said, adding this was a model supported by the Brazilian government. Boeing, Embraer and Brazil's Defense Ministry did not have an immediate comment on the report.

  • Oil recovers after sliding on Trump tweet criticising OPEC
    Business
    Reuters

    Oil recovers after sliding on Trump tweet criticising OPEC

    Oil prices edged up on Friday, stabilizing after an earlier slide driven by U.S. President Donald Trump's criticism of OPEC's role in pushing up global oil prices. Brent crude oil futures (LCOc1) gained 28 cents, or 0.4 percent, to settle at $74.06 per barrel. "Looks like OPEC is at it again," Trump tweeted.

  • Mueller team skeptical of Giuliani claims probe will end in weeks: Gasparino
    Business
    Fox Business Videos

    Mueller team skeptical of Giuliani claims probe will end in weeks: Gasparino

    FBN's Charlie Gasparino on reports Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told President Trump he was not a target of the Mueller investigation and Rudy Giuliani's claims the probe will end in a matter of weeks.

  • What It's Like to Study at the Strictest School in Britain
    News
    Time

    What It's Like to Study at the Strictest School in Britain

    In silence, the children sitting either side of me pass their plates to the end. On surrounding tables, other adult visitors scramble to finish their meals in the face of outstretched hands trying to take their plates, as teachers time the students’ progress. This is just one element of life at Michaela Community School.

  • Philip Morris International Inc. Stock Went Up in Smoke — Go Long
    Finance
    InvestorPlace

    Philip Morris International Inc. Stock Went Up in Smoke — Go Long

    Since the February stock market correction started, Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) stock has had a turbulent period of trading. Compare that with a flat stock market — both Philip Morris and Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) stocks have been decimated. Meanwhile, cannabis stocks like GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) have fared much better and are in line with the stock market in general.

  • Arista Networks runs fast — but keeps its employees’ lives balanced
    News
    San Francisco Business Times

    Arista Networks runs fast — but keeps its employees’ lives balanced

    Arista Networks Size category: Large (250-999 employees) Rank: 9 CEO: Jayshree Ullal HQ: Santa Clara Bay Area employees: 840 What it does: Software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center storage and computing Score: 89.38 Silicon Valley, renowned as a center for innovation and fresh ideas, is also notorious for creating and promoting environments where employees feel pressured to work long hours to help those ideas come to fruition. At Santa Clara-based Arista Networks, however, employees can look forward to a reasonable approach to work-life balance. “Employees have the right to balance work and other things they need to do with their life,” said Isabelle Bertin-Bailly, vice

  • Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying
    Finance
    Associated Press

    Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

    Tammie Jo Shults was determined to "break into the club" of male military aviators. One of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, Shults flew training missions as an enemy pilot during Operation Desert Storm, while working with other women to see a rule excluding them from combat flights repealed. Twenty-five years later, Shults was at the controls of the Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 Tuesday when it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after one of the engines on the Boeing 737 exploded while the plane was traveling 500 mph (800 kph) at 30,000 feet (9144 m) with 149 people on board.

  • Walmart Dress Code to Get a Lot More Flexible
    Finance
    InvestorPlace

    Walmart Dress Code to Get a Lot More Flexible

    Walmart is testing new dress codes in a small number of U.S. stores with the hopes that this more relaxed environment will help to reel in and retain staff in an increasingly tighter labor market. This means that workers will be allowed to wear shirts of any solid color, which marks a shift from its previous option of only having blue or white shirts, according to an employee manual obtained by Bloomberg News. Walmart adds that visible facial tattoos will be forbidden for those hired after April 14, according to the manual.

  • GM is pulling Cadillac back from its bold luxury experiment by dismissing division boss (GM)
    Business
    Yahoo Finance Video

    GM is pulling Cadillac back from its bold luxury experiment by dismissing division boss (GM)

    On Wednesday, General Motors announced that Johan de Nysschen would be replaced as head of the carmaker's Cadillac luxury division by Steve Carlisle, a relative unknown who started at GM in 1982 and had most recently been running Canadian operations.

  • Cryptocurrency Market Surges to $365 Billion, Start of a Bull Rally?
    Business
    CCN

    Cryptocurrency Market Surges to $365 Billion, Start of a Bull Rally?

    Earlier today, on April 20, strong performances of major cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum have led the valuation of the cryptocurrency market to surge to $365 billion. With the deepest liquidity and largest volume in the global market, bitcoin was able to sustain some stability while many cryptocurrencies recorded a free fall. Over the past seven days, alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins) and other major cryptocurrencies have consistently reported gains against the most dominant cryptocurrency in the market.

  • Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case
    News
    RideApart

    Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case

    Harley-Davidson has a well-deserved reputation for, shall we say, aggressively protecting its various trademarks. Case in point is the latest trademark situation with SunFrog.com. Back in 2017, word got back to Milwaukee that Michigan-based SunFrog.com—an online print-on-demand outfit that churns out custom made-to-order shirts, mugs, hoodies, mousepads, etc.—was selling wares featuring assorted images that infringed on Harley’s trademarks.

  • General Electric reports $1.2 bn loss in 1Q; reaffirms outlook
    Business
    AFP

    General Electric reports $1.2 bn loss in 1Q; reaffirms outlook

    General Electric reported a $1.2 billion loss in the first quarter Friday following a large legal charge, but shares surged after operating profits topped analyst expectations. GE, which has been hit by weakness in its power and oil and gas businesses, set aside $1.5 billion in legal reserves connected to lawsuits from its discontinued US mortgage business, WMC. "The first quarter is a step forward in executing on our 2018 plan and we are seeing signs of progress," said chief executive John Flannery.

  • AT&T Accused of Stealing Streaming-News Technology System
    Finance
    Bloomberg

    AT&T Accused of Stealing Streaming-News Technology System

    AT&T Corp. was sued by a tech firm that accuses the largest U.S. provider of pay TV of stealing the startup’s technology for providing online streaming news and interfering with its launch. Dallas-based AT&T reneged on an agreement to invest $100 million in My24hournews.com, which invented a system to deliver streaming news to computers, smartphones and tablets, after making off with its technology, the tech firm said in a lawsuit. AT&T violated agreements with My24hournews.com by “refusing to fund My24’s launch’’ and “holding My24’s Broadcast Platform hostage,’’ according to the complaint filed in federal court in Atlanta this week.

  • Finance
    InvestorPlace

    Activision Blizzard, Inc. Will Finish What ‘Fortnite’ Started

    On paper, most analysts will agree that Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) is enjoying a solid start to this year. Against the January opener, ATVI stock has gained nearly 9%. Despite Activision’s immense reputation in delivering the most compelling first-person shooter games, another company has unexpectedly taken its throne.

  • Lockheed Martin Is One Step Closer to Building Hypersonic Missiles That Are Faster Than Today's Anti-Aircraft Systems
    Finance
    Fortune

    Lockheed Martin Is One Step Closer to Building Hypersonic Missiles That Are Faster Than Today's Anti-Aircraft Systems

    The Pentagon has given Lockheed Martin lmt a $928 million contract to develop and build hypersonic missiles, which will be able to travel at more than five times the speed of sound. Hypersonic missiles are a priority for the U.S. military because they are so difficult to defend against—they’re just too fast for today’s anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense systems to counter—and because the country’s biggest geopolitical rivals are steaming ahead. China said last year that it was almost ready to demonstrate its own hypersonic weapons, and Russia claims that it too has conducted successful tests of a hypersonic missile that can carry nuclear or conventional warheads.

  • 7 REITs With Big Dividend Raises Coming
    Business
    InvestorPlace

    7 REITs With Big Dividend Raises Coming

    “First-level” investors – those who buy and sell on headlines – mistakenly believe that real estate investment trust (REIT) profits will suffer if rates continue to rise. Overall, rising rates are actually good for the best REITs because it signals a rolling economy. Take the Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ), which is now paying its highest current yield since 2009.

  • Business
    Motley Fool

    Social Security: 3 Smart Ways to Get More Benefits

    It's estimated that nearly half of U.S. households today have no money set aside for retirement. If you're counting on Social Security to pay your bills in retirement, you should know that there are steps you can take to boost your benefits and get more money out of the program. Your Social Security benefits are calculated based on your highest 35 years of earnings.

  • 2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police
    Finance
    Associated Press

    2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

    Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer. A few minutes later, they hardly noticed when the police came into the coffee shop — until officers started walking in their direction. Nelson and Robinson were led away in handcuffs from the shop in the city's well-to-do Rittenhouse Square neighborhood in an incident recorded on a white customer's cellphone.