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Shakespeare Quotes That Sum Up the Year 2017

By ElodieDecember 12, 2017
Does anyone else feel like 2017 was simultaneously really short and really long? I feel like I’ve aged a thousand years, and yet I also feel like February was yesterday. This is probably because roughly a billion things happened over the course of these past... More  →
Shakespeare Quotes That Sum Up the Year 2017

Hamlet As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieDecember 12, 2017
Hamlet is a complex tragedy about revenge and the human condition, which means it's PERFECT for taking the original source material and summing it up in a sequence of emoji-riddled texts. I recently recapped Hamlet and enjoyed it immensely, but when I wasn't busy enjo More  →
Hamlet As Told in a Series of Texts

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Talk to My Crush but My Friend Keeps Pushing In

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 12, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, So, recently I've started to crush on a guy who's in my friend group. We've already been shipped every single day, and we're good friends. I obviously haven't confessed, but this story isn't exactly about him. The thing is, he's been... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Talk to My Crush but My Friend Keeps Pushing In

QUIZ: Are You a Terrible Flirt?

By Kelly HoffmacherDecember 12, 2017
Are you a cool, refreshing smoothie, or more of a chunky stew? ... More  →
QUIZ: Are You a Terrible Flirt?

QUIZ: Is This a Fake Headline or a Real Thing That Happened in 2017?

By ElodieDecember 11, 2017
This year, more than any other, felt like some higher power was just picking random nouns and verbs out of a hat and making them happen. The news cycle was, to put it lightly, OUTRAGEOUS. You'd see a headline and think "Okay, that's definitely from The Onion," only to find out that... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Fake Headline or a Real Thing That Happened in 2017?

Snapchats from Greek Mythology

By ElodieDecember 11, 2017
As near as I can tell from the mainstream media, we are a generation of soulless degenerates. All we care about are memes, selfies, and emojis—and if you're going to stand there and tell me to my face that the heroes of Greek mythology wouldn't have been just as bad, if More  →
Snapchats from Greek Mythology

The 30 Most Sirius Black Things That Sirius Black Ever Did

By ElodieDecember 11, 2017
Sirius Black was my first love, and my future spouse is just going to have to come to terms with that one day. When he died—snatched too soon from this world by the cold, unfeeling hands of death—it ruined my whole year. History will remember him... More  →
The 30 Most Sirius Black Things That Sirius Black Ever Did

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Tell My Friends That Our Mutual Is a Creep

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 8, 2017
Hi Auntie, I’m having a dilemma about a guy I know. Recently we were both at this party, and were making regular jokes about regular things, and the conversation got to domination and submission in sex. I admitted that if it came to that, I would... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Tell My Friends That Our Mutual Is a Creep