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QUIZ: Is This a Hamlet Quote or a My Chemical Romance Lyric?

By ElodieApril 28, 2017
You may think you know your way around the My Chemical Romance discography, but I am here to tell you that I could slip a Hamlet quote past you and you would be none the wiser. [viralQuiz id=303] ... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Hamlet Quote or a My Chemical Romance Lyric?

Would You Rather...THE HARDEST ONE YET

By ElodieApril 28, 2017
We discovered last time that there are some unexpected perks to going on every date wearing the ham costume from To Kill a Mockingbird. Ice breaker? CHECK. Impenetrable safeguard against spaghetti sauce stains on white T-shirts? DOUBLE CHECK. Would-you-rather questions t More  →
Would You Rather...THE HARDEST ONE YET

Famous Playwrights Summed Up in a Single Stage Direction

By ElodieApril 27, 2017
If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that everything in the world can be summed up in a single solitary quip, including classic authors, literary genres, and Harry Potter. But playwrights? Playwrights are a different beast entirely. They have to put together ent More  →
Famous Playwrights Summed Up in a Single Stage Direction

QUIZ: What's Your Handmaid's Tale Name?

By ElodieApril 26, 2017
The dystopia is upon us. You’re a handmaid in Gilead. What better way to deal with the not-too-distant future horrors of patriarchal authority and institutionalized objectification than by taking a silly online quiz? [viralQuiz id=302] ... More  →
QUIZ: What's Your Handmaid's Tale Name?

12 Things NOT to Bring to College

By ElodieApril 26, 2017
Packing for college is just one of those things you only learn how to do through hilarious trial and error, like going down a steep hill on a pogo stick, or juggling fire, or ordering a sandwich at Subway. And while knowing what to bring ... More  →
12 Things NOT to Bring to College

Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieApril 25, 2017
"But Elodie, they didn’t have texting in Shakespeare’s day," I can hear you saying. But I’ll tell you right now: you cannot read this article with an attitude like that. You simply can’t. For the purposes of this slideshow, Macbeth had an iPhone 6s, Lady Macbeth had More  →
Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

7 Fictional Characters Who Deserved So Much Better

By ElodieApril 24, 2017
Nothing in life is as certain as this one salient truth: your favorite character is going to die. They are the only pure thing left in this godforsaken world, but they are going to die as surely as the sun is coming out tomorrow.  Here’s to all the characters we knew wer More  →
7 Fictional Characters Who Deserved So Much Better

Would You Rather... Featuring the Worst of the WORST

By ElodieApril 24, 2017
Last time, we were basically all in agreement that it's better to live out the rest of your days as a one-spell wonder than to get your Hogwarts on for one single, glorious year of magical mischief and Snape-related sleuthing. NOW, however, we're going to test your decisio More  →
Would You Rather... Featuring the Worst of the WORST

How to Ask Someone to Prom, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieApril 21, 2017
Asking someone to prom is really hard. You have to put your entire sense of self on the line and just kind of hope it gets a "Sure, why not?" in return. The actual dance ranges from fun to just okay (barring the part where everyone ... More  →
How to Ask Someone to Prom, According to Shakespeare

How Would You Die in Greek Mythology?

By ElodieApril 21, 2017
I always figured I knew how I would die in Greek mythology (rejected, lovelorn, pecked to death by an eagle who is also somehow my father). But that was before I started blogging The Odyssey and realized just how many ways there are to die. You ... More  →
How Would You Die in Greek Mythology?
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Elodie

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