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QUIZ: Which Literary Movement Do You Belong In?

By ElodieJune 23, 2017
Look, I like the twenty-first century as much as the next Internet-addicted youth goblin. But a part of me still FEELS like I should be writing shocking poetry, having rapturous epiphanies in the desert, and hating 1950s consumer culture with the rest of the Beat Generation. Which literary ... More  →
QUIZ: Which Literary Movement Do You Belong In?

7 of the Most Mind-Boggling Harry Potter Theories

By ElodieJune 23, 2017
We're not ashamed to say that we're still going to be donning Ravenclaw scarves and squabbling about Severus Snape's questionable status as a hero (ONE BRAVE ACT DOES NOT REDEEM A LIFETIME OF DOUCHINESS) as we settle into nursing homes 50 years from now. This series is the More  →
7 of the Most Mind-Boggling <em>Harry Potter</em> Theories

What Your Least Favorite Required Reading Says About You

By ElodieJune 22, 2017
None of us will escape the education system without being forced to read a book that we really, truly do not care for. That’s just how it works. For every book you love, there will be one that makes you long for the sweet siren ... More  →
What Your Least Favorite Required Reading Says About You

The 17 Worst Texts to Accidentally Send Your Crush

By ElodieJune 22, 2017
Sending a text to your crush that was meant for someone else (i.e. your best friend, your mom, your dentist) is like one of the top 5 ways to accidentally ruin a relationship, right above "burping into their mouth mid-kiss" and right below "just flat-out setting their cat on More  →
The 17 Worst Texts to Accidentally Send Your Crush

Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Part 1

By ElodieJune 21, 2017
Hey guys! It’s been a minute since last I blogged a novel, but now I’m blogging To Kill a Mockingbird because SparkNotes is withholding my weekly paycheck of life lessons and Reese’s Pieces M&Ms until I comply. They aren’t really doing that (I’m useless without ... More  →
Blogging <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>: Part 1

Can You Pick the Famous Poets Out of This List of Harry Potter Characters?

By ElodieJune 21, 2017
I can't remember any of the bones in the human body (I'm sure the sternum is something), but you can bet your life I remember that Libatius Borage wrote Advanced Potion-Making. My brain is chock full of bonkers wizard names. I've got obscure Harry Potter character names for days. But if ... More  →
Can You Pick the Famous Poets Out of This List of Harry Potter Characters?

How Classic Authors Pitched Their Novels, Probably

By ElodieJune 20, 2017
An idea can be perfect in your head, but explaining it out loud? With words? Coherently? That’s a different beast entirely. This is true whether you’re pitching a novel or just getting feedback on your thesis statement for an essay about The Scarlet Letter. Either ... More  →
How Classic Authors Pitched Their Novels, Probably

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieJune 19, 2017
Technology is amazing. It’s 2017, people; we don’t have to wonder things anymore. Back in the days of yore, a person could ask “How tall is Bruno Mars, do you think?” and never truly know the answer. Nowadays, you can simply speak the words at your smartphone and h More  →
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, As Told in a Series of Texts

QUIZ: How Indecisive Are You, On a Scale of 1 to Hamlet?

By ElodieJune 16, 2017
Making decisions isn’t easy, whether you’re a regular person just trying to pick a college or a Danish prince who’s wondering if he should murder his uncle. [viralQuiz id=342] ... More  →
QUIZ: How Indecisive Are You, On a Scale of 1 to Hamlet?

The 10 Best Dad Jokes in Shakespeare

By ElodieJune 16, 2017
A dad joke is any joke that’s so terrible it elicits groans and ruins lives. It need not originate from a dad, per se, but the common cultural understanding is that most of them do. You’ll find them in wedding speeches, rogue Facebook comments, and conversations in line More  →
The 10 Best Dad Jokes in Shakespeare
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Elodie

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. You can follow her on Twitter or check out her website if you want, but it's just going to be a lot of complaining.

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