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Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Have to Go to a Homophobe's Wedding?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 24, 2016
Hi Auntie, I'll start by stating the obvious: I'm a lesbian. I've never been really ashamed of my orientation, and I'm fairly open about being gay as well as my stance on gay politics on Facebook. My cousin has been dating a preacher for about three years,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Have to Go to a Homophobe's Wedding?

Genius Tattoo Ideas for BFFs

By Elliana EsquivelAugust 24, 2016
It's hard to commit to a tattoo idea, especially when there are two or more people involved in the decision. That's why we asked our dazzling illustrator Elliana Esquivel to draw up five ideas that we would seriously consider getting (conspicuously) inked. Scrollllll, and then check out Elle's Instagram and... More  →
Genius Tattoo Ideas for BFFs

Which Presidential Death Would You Die?

By ElodieAugust 24, 2016
Some presidents have the audacity to die in office, leaving us briefly bereft of anyone standing at the helm of this sinking ship. Were I running the show, I like to think I would go out in style, but the fact of the matter is there’s... More  →
Which Presidential Death Would You Die?

What Going Back to School Is Like, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieAugust 23, 2016
School is starting and inspiring in us all an emotion generally known as "ugh." Shakespeare knows what that's about. Dude may be dead and buried, but the ensepulchered bard went to grammar school in his time, and odds are he hated every minute of it. How do I... More  →
What Going Back to School Is Like, According to Shakespeare

Blogging Moby Dick, Part 1: Or, Moby Richard

By Elaine AtwellAugust 23, 2016
Ahoy!   Let us be clear: unlike some of the books my illustrious colleagues have blogged you through, you will most likely never have to read Moby Dick in high school. The thing has 133 chapters, weighs as much... More  →
Blogging <i>Moby Dick</i>, Part 1: Or, Moby Richard

Shakespeare Plays From the POV of Their Female Characters

By andrew joanisAugust 23, 2016
Ever feel like Shakespeare didn't give enough credit to his female ... More  →
Shakespeare Plays From the POV of Their Female Characters

The Only 5 Pokemon That Matter

By Elodie and Kate AllanAugust 23, 2016
There are somewhere in the neighborhood of 50 million Pokémon, which I think we can all agree is too many Pokémon. Okay look, I don’t know how many there are exactly, but I’m told the number spans multiple infinities, including but not limited to:   The thunder mou More  →
The Only 5 Pokemon That Matter

Auntie SparkNotes: My Girlfriend Thinks We Disagree on Everything

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 22, 2016
Auntie, So I have a girlfriend that I've been dating for the better part of four years now, and she's absolutely amazing. Smart, sweet, fun to be around, sterling personality, and really cute on top of all that. We get along really well, and I love... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Girlfriend Thinks We Disagree on Everything