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Our Very Most Favorite Times Celebs Played Marvel Characters

Our Very Most Favorite Times Celebs Played Marvel Characters

By Abbey ClarkeAugust 1, 2014
GET READY TO FAN OUT! To celebrate Marvel Day tomorrow, Barnes & Noble stores are giving away Marvel goodies ALL DAY SATURDAY (all you have to do is show up!)—while supplies last. We’ve already talked about our favorite times celebs played DC characters, so now it is More  →

An Art Critic Reviews NASA's Photos Of The Day

By Abbey ClarkeJuly 30, 2014
So yeah, we have a super legit art critic in today to help guide you through the maze that is beauty and truth (via NASA’s photos of the day). Go appreciate some art or whatever. *lights cigarette, casting mystic shadows on the graffitied wall* More  →
An Art Critic Reviews NASA's Photos Of The Day

Ten Novels That Made Us Chortle in the First Line

By Abbey ClarkeJuly 30, 2014
You only get one shot at making your reader piss their pants laughing as they pick up your book, and these authors all NAILED IT...The first line of John Green’s heart-rending novel perfectly sets the tone for the entire story: weighty, intelligent, and dripping with the w More  →
Ten Novels That Made Us Chortle in the First Line

Our Ten Favorite Quotes About Love From YA Novels

By Abbey ClarkeJuly 28, 2014
One reason reading about love in YA books is so gratifying is that it is usually the first love for the characters. Another is that human hearts calcify into hard little rocks after age 21.BUT REALLY, our favorite authors really know how to hit us in the feels, as these ten More  →
Our Ten Favorite Quotes About Love From YA Novels

The Brit Script: Part 3

By ResidentialBookSellerJuly 24, 2014
ACT THREE LIGHTS UP, TABLE AND PROJECTOR MISSING FROM STAGE. IMMZIE WALKS ONSTAGE CARRYING A LARGE CARDBOARD BOX. SOME RANDOM ITEMS CAN BE SEEN INSIDE THE BOX: A TEDDY BEAR, FAIRY WINGS, AN ANTIQUE EDITION OF “A BOTTLED HISTORY OF HATS (4THIMPRINT)”, ETC. SHE STARTS TO ... More  →
The BEST TIMES That Celebs Played DC Comics Characters

The BEST TIMES That Celebs Played DC Comics Characters

By Abbey ClarkeJuly 23, 2014
COMIC FANS, MAY WE HAVE YOUR ATTENTION! To celebrate the DC Comic Spectacular, Barnes & Noble stores are giving away DC goodies TODAY (all you have to do is show up!). You can also get a free DC graphic novel for every two you buy until MONDAY, July 28!In honor of the DC Co More  →

Sparklers as Websites

By NinJas_are_MiJuly 17, 2014
Image reproduced with permission from the artist, elontirien (DeviantArt) On the July 7, 2014 Open Thread, the OT'ers discovered the interwebsseries, a tumblr dedicated to the personification of internet websites. Our very own TheDoctor212 found the picture above (again, courtesy of the interwebsseries) and we proceeded to decide ... More  →

The 20 Funniest Metaphors For Love In Song Lyrics (Okay, And Similes, Too)

By Abbey ClarkeJuly 14, 2014
Love is a beautiful thing. Many poets have waxed and waned and whined poetic about matters of the heart… some more successfully than others. Here are the most giggle-worthy love metaphors in the pantheon of the ballad: LOVE IS A FORCE-FIELD I feel so close to you ... More  →
The 20 Funniest Metaphors For Love In Song Lyrics (Okay, And Similes, Too)

Grad Party 2014 Sign-in Sheet

By Nacanaca12July 13, 2014
Were you at the grad party? Are you still there? Awesome! Follow the directions in the comments below so we can have something to remember it by! Because the party lives on in our hearts, and this sign-in sheet. Originally published on July 13, 2014. ... More  →

A Post About Accepting Yourself

By The__MasterJuly 8, 2014
There's something I've been seeing around lately. Something I've been seeing a lot—enough that I feel it's important to bring up. It's something I don't think I've ever seen addressed anywhere and I'm not sure why—maybe many people are struggling with this and they just ... More  →
About the Author
Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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