The imminent release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has sent me slightly mad, and the only real salve I have found is pouring my misplaced fan energies into creating the MOST COMPREHENSIVE WAND TEST OF ALL TIME. Other, more sane options for dealing with pre-HPCC ... More →
We’re just days away from the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and I am so excited I want to fling my entire self into the sun. How many days, I hear you ask? Allow me to plonk a giant countdown clock below, that we ... More →
Over the weekend, Eddie Redmayne attended San Diego Comic-Con and gave out free wands to 6,500 people who were not me. Also of note is that Warner Bros debuted a brand-new Fantastic Beasts trailer at the very same panel where Eddie passed out free merch ... More →
Last time, we lost Simon, our token good guy who’s been Marked for Death since the beginning. He was torn to pieces by the other survivors. You ever see a bunch of six-year-olds descend on a fallen piñata at a birthday party? It was like ... More →
So there I was, elbows-deep in my Pokemon GO addiction and trawling the Internet for knowledge of or relating to why my Pokeballs always seem to rocket-launch into outer space, when I made a discovery. I discovered that Alakazam—the final evolved form of Abra—looks like ... More →
The more I re-read Harry Potter, the more I am given to understand that I was supposed to be a wizard. Magic is all about sporting questionable outfits and shouting nonsense in public, and I already do both of those things. Let’s just be real: ... More →
If there's anything we've learned about Alexander Hamilton from one whole year of rap battles and choreographed dance numbers, it's that he had a lot to say. In fact, the man was so voluble that I'm surprised he doesn't rise from the grave every time anyone anywhere express More →
We don't expect our readers to know absolutely everything about everything, but we do expect them to be able to distinguish between the obscure nonsense syllables unique to Pokemon and the obscure nonsense syllables unique to Shakespeare. Can you do that? I hope so. We're expecting it. Don't ... More →
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So far, Lord of the Flies has fallen exceedingly short of the death expectations I had set for it. I was expecting a bloodbath! I was expecting a murder per chapter! However, nobody has even died ... More →
In real life, she goes by the name Courtney Gorter. This is a closely guarded secret, and you're the only one who knows about it, so be cool. She's a writer, a bad influence, and a connoisseur of fine chicken nuggets. She realizes none of these things will help her survive a zombie apocalypse, and she’s made her peace with that. You can follow her on tumblr or Twitter if you want, but it's just going to be a lot of complaining.