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Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Move On From My Toxic Ex

By kat_rosenfieldMay 21, 2018
Hi Auntie, So I'm a senior in high school and while I know love is fleeting, it definitely doesn't hurt any less when things end in a way you don't expect. I had a huge crush on a guy for months, and he finally asked me... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Move On From My Toxic Ex

QUIZ: Can You Identify These Extremely Obscure Harry Potter Characters?

By ElodieMay 21, 2018
There are probably days where you wish you could purge all that unnecessary Harry Potter trivia from your brain to make room for other things. For example, I can’t remember the quadratic formula to save my life, but you can bet I remember how many... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Identify These Extremely Obscure Harry Potter Characters?

Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

By ElodieMay 21, 2018
Very rarely does a novel’s title give you any indication of what you’re getting yourself into. For instance, Beowulf sounds like it’s about a wolf (spoiler alert: it’s not). And if you’d asked me before I read it, I would have said Animal Farm was an idyllic ba More  →
Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Like the Third Wheel

By kat_rosenfieldMay 18, 2018
Hi Auntie, I’m in a bit of a sticky situation. I have two very close friends, let’s call them Anna and Raina. Anna and Raina are in most of the same classes together, and I’m not. I don’t have many other friends except for them, so... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Like the Third Wheel

The 8 Most Romantic Confessions of Love in Fiction

By Taylor NolesMay 18, 2018
Ah, here they are. Here are 8 scenes which have RUINED MY LOVE LIFE by creating unrealistic standards. Currently, after careful reflection, I've decided to save myself for a romantic pursuer who spells out my name in fireworks before parachuting out of a plane and delivering More  →
The 8 Most Romantic Confessions of Love in Classic Lit

How to Flirt, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieMay 18, 2018
If you’re anything like me, your idea of "flirting" involves both parties making eye contact for far too long and then simultaneously barfing out the romance words. For your sake, I hope you’re not like me. The world doesn’t need more of us. I hope... More  →
How to Flirt, According to Shakespeare

The Hogwarts Houses Summed Up in Graphs and Charts

By ElodieMay 17, 2018
Nothing says more about you than your Hogwarts house—not your Zodiac sign, not your Myers-Briggs personality type, not whether you peel your string cheese or bite it. (That said, if you bite your string cheese, you’re a psychopath.) So we thought we’d throw together so More  →
The Hogwarts Houses Summed Up in Graphs and Charts

Every Author on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMay 17, 2018
I’m just going to say it: in the past, there were too many people writing books. Now it’s the twenty-first century and it feels like I’m expected to know every struggling bard or wayward scribe who ever picked up a pen. I mean sure, I’ve heard of Jane Austen, and I More  →
Every Author on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence