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The 15 Greatest Fangirls and Fanboys in Fiction

By ElodieSeptember 18, 2014
It's always nice to watch a TV show or read a book and identify with a character—but doubly so if it's because that character hyperventilates over their favorite celebrity, or dresses up their cats like superheroes, or occasionally does the thing where they're feeling all ... More  →
The 15 Greatest Fangirls and Fanboys in Fiction

It's Hard to Be a Fan When...

By ElodieSeptember 11, 2014
It's hard to be a fan when...well, always. Everyone knows it. We're different people from all walks of life, but at the end of the day we're just an indistinguishable blob of sobbing humans who get overly attached to fictional things, watch entire TV shows ... More  →
It's Hard to Be a Fan When...

What Your Favorite Genre Says About You

By ElodieSeptember 8, 2014
Your favorite genre says oodles about you. OODLES. It's the first thing someone's going to ask about in a job interview or on a date, probably. But what if you haven't settled on a favorite yet? What if you're overwhelmed with options? Don't worry—I can ... More  →
What Your Favorite Genre Says About You

The Elodie Awards: 2014 Emmys Edition (Complete with Questionable Dancing, Bow Ties, and Aaron Paul GALORE)

By ElodieAugust 26, 2014
Welcome to another edition of the Elodie Awards, wherein I give out awards based on merit and fabulous hair. For those wondering, yes, I do this in my daily life also. I regularly give out the "worst person in the history of ever" award to ... More  →
The Elodie Awards: 2014 Emmys Edition (Complete with Questionable Dancing, Bow Ties, and Aaron Paul GALORE)

The 7 Back-to-School Dreams Everyone's Having

By ElodieAugust 22, 2014
Going back to school is a veritable tsunami of bizarre experiences and raw emotion. You're freaking out on the daily about returning to those hallowed hallways—and it reallllly doesn't help that you're being plagued by a series of baffling horror dreams before school has even ... More  →
The 7 Back-to-School Dreams Everyone's Having

12 Songs We Wish the Ice Cream Truck Would Play

By ElodieAugust 13, 2014
Ice cream trucks are STUPENDOUS. The human race was on its A-game when it decided summer meant some dude in a truck cruises through neighborhoods and passes out Fudgesicles. In fact, we may have peaked too soon. The ice cream truck was probably the best idea ... More  →
12 Songs We Wish the Ice Cream Truck Would Play

12 Things NOT to Bring to College

By ElodieAugust 12, 2014
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

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
About the Author
Elodie

Writer. College student. Good at losing her keys, eating breakfast sandwiches, and holding lifelong grudges. 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 Twitter @elleohdee, but it’s just going to be a lot of complaining.

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