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10 Fictional Outfits You Can Wear to Thanksgiving Dinner That Will Make Your Grandma Say, "You're Wearing THAT?"

By ElodieNovember 16, 2018
I don’t know about your relatives, but mine never pass up a chance to say, “Well, that shirt was an interesting choice!” or “You leave the house looking like that?” or “Please let me take you shopping.” When was I younger, less sure of myself, this... More  →
10 Fictional Outfits You Can Wear to Thanksgiving Dinner That Will Make Your Grandma Say, "You're Wearing THAT?"

15 Ways to Break Up Any Argument at the Dinner Table This Thanksgiving

By ElodieNovember 15, 2018
You know as well as I do that Thanksgiving is not just a time for eating carbs like there’s no tomorrow—it’s also a time for fighting about everything from politics to whether or not Blake Shelton really is the world’s sexiest man. I myself have... More  →
15 Ways to Break Up Any Argument at the Dinner Table This Thanksgiving

What Every Zodiac Sign Should Write About For Their College Application Essay

By Maura Barry-GarlandNovember 15, 2018
College essay season is upon us, and we know that it might be tempting to make up an inspiring story about, say, saving an orphaned kitten from rabid sharks in the middle of a hurricane or something. But admissions officers aren't looking for cookie-cutter essays, or even aw More  →
What Every Zodiac Sign Should Write About For Their College Application Essay

Auntie SparkNotes: My Grandma Slut-Shamed My Cosplay

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 14, 2018
Hi Auntie, I've been cosplaying for Halloween since I was 16 (and going to anime conventions since I was 19), and every time I pick a character to cosplay, I strive to make my costume look as accurate as possible. This year, I cosplayed my favorite... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Grandma Slut-Shamed My Cosplay

Pick 5 Fictional Couples and We'll Tell You if Your Relationship is Doomed

By ElodieNovember 14, 2018
We don’t want to say we have a superpower or anything, but we can tell if a couple is going to break up with unerring precision. (Our accuracy rating is around 32% and we consider that adequate.) All you have to do is give us... More  →
Pick 5 Fictional Couples and We'll Tell You if Your Relationship is Doomed

The 7 Most Hardcore Deaths in Literature

By ElodieNovember 14, 2018
Fictional characters are always dying of boring things like shock, broken hearts, and long winters. That’s why it’s awesome when they die instead of things like SWORD FIGHTS and ZOMBIES and BEING A SYMBOL FOR SOMETHING GREATER. That said, there are deaths in fiction tha More  →
The 7 Most Hardcore Deaths in Literature

All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieNovember 13, 2018
People have spent entire books, movies, and prematurely cancelled TV shows exploring and explaining the inner machinations of literature's most notorious villains.  But because we're mavericks, always striving for better, and also because we prefer making as little ef More  →
All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence