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9 Terrible Tinder Picture Mistakes (and the Reasons People Make Them)

By ElodieJuly 25, 2014
Tinder is the latest mobile dating app craze that's sweeping a nation of a) eligible youths legitimately just looking to meet people, b) gross hooligans, c) devious Internet trolls, and d) CONAN O'BRIEN AND DAVE FRANCO. Here's the dealio: you register with Facebook (your last name ... More  →
9 Terrible Tinder Picture Mistakes (and the Reasons People Make Them)

7 Real-Life Things Inspired by the Harry Potter Series (One of Which Will TERRIFY YOU TO YOUR VERY CORE)

By ElodieJuly 10, 2014
Harry Potter—it's the franchise that launched a thousand ships (GET IT?!), seven books, eight movies, its own musical genre, a theme park, countless fan sites, a puppet show web series, a legitimate sport, three parody musicals, hilarious gifs out the wazoo, and A RECENT SHORT STORY THAT ... More  →
7 Real-Life Things Inspired by the Harry Potter Series (One of Which Will TERRIFY YOU TO YOUR VERY CORE)

What We'd Name Our Kids if We Were Married to Our Celebrity Crushes

By ElodieJune 19, 2014
Kelly Clarkson had a baby recently—and instead of picking a string of random nouns out of a hat and slapping them on a birth certificate, she actually gave her daughter a pretty normal name: River Rose Blackstock. Is it a superhero alias? Is Kelly Clarkson ... More  →
What We'd Name Our Kids if We Were Married to Our Celebrity Crushes

The Elodie Awards: The Fault in Our Stars Edition

By ElodieJune 12, 2014
ATTENTION: SPOILER ALERTS AHEAD! Do you ever wish the Academy Awards would dish out prizes for things like "greatest, most godlike hair" or "worst person ever" or even "most stupidly attractive smile to ever grace the features of a human being"? Well, wish no longer. I ... More  →
The Elodie Awards: <em>The Fault in Our Stars</em> Edition

11 MORE Awkward Moments in Fiction

By ElodieJune 11, 2014
Remember that time we talked about awkward moments in fiction, and it was pretty much awful? Well, we’ve all collectively done about 17,000 awkward things since then, so it seems like the time is ripe to remind ourselves that fictional characters have it so much ... More  →
11 MORE Awkward Moments in Fiction

9 Awful Things You'll Watch Just Because Your All-Time Favorite Actor Is In Them

By ElodieJune 3, 2014
As soon as we saw the title of this post, we thought AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON. That's less because he's relevant to the post than it is because we spend 99%of our day thinking AARON TAYLOR JOHNSON, but he certainly is our crush of the moment—and while ... More  →
9 Awful Things You'll Watch Just Because Your All-Time Favorite Actor Is In Them

A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: May (IT'S OVERRR!)

By ElodieMay 20, 2014
If you had to sum up your freshman year of college in one word, what would it be? In a fit of celebratory, end-of-the-year bliss, and armed with the knowledge that I successfully led you guys through the many pitfalls and trials of freshman year with ... More  →
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: May (IT'S OVERRR!)

Ed Sheeran Did a Song for The Fault in Our Stars (AND IT'S 100% AMAZING)

By ElodieMay 12, 2014
Historically, mashing together fantastic things has lead only to THINGS THAT ARE EVEN MORE FANTASTIC. I mean, bacon and eggs? The Evolution of Dance? That crossover between The Fairly Oddparents and Jimmy Neutron? I rest my case. So if you put Ed Sheeran and The Fault ... More  →
Ed Sheeran Did a Song for <em>The Fault in Our Stars</em> (AND IT'S 100% AMAZING)

25 Thoughts I Had During Divergent (As Someone Who Knew Absolutely Nothing About It)

By ElodieMay 9, 2014
I just saw Divergent, and I'll concede that I am probably the last person on Earth to have done so. I've never read the books. I had no idea what it was about. I was able to remain totally and completely unspoiled, which, given the percentage ... More  →
25 Thoughts I Had During <em>Divergent</em> (As Someone Who Knew Absolutely Nothing About It)

The 11 Most Awkward Moments in Fiction

By ElodieMay 7, 2014
Awkward moments are awful enough to behold in real life, where you can’t really do anything about them (and where, more often than not, they're happening to you). But awkward moments in books or on film are just nightmare fuel. There are ACTUAL PEOPLE (directors ... More  →
The 11 Most Awkward Moments in Fiction