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The Harry Potter Movies, Ranked from Best to Worst

By ElodieMarch 14, 2017
The worst part about being alive is, inarguably, having to get out of bed every single morning. The best part is that sometimes we get out of bed to find that Warner Bros. has said, "Screw it, let’s just play the Harry Potter movies in ... More  →
The <em>Harry Potter</em> Movies, Ranked from Best to Worst

QUIZ: Is This a Great Gatsby Quote or an Ed Sheeran Lyric?

By ElodieMarch 13, 2017
You’re a human being—I’ll assume either 1) you’ve listened to Ed Sheeran’s "Divide," or 2) you barely know who Ed Sheeran is but you’re familiar enough with The Great Gatsby that you’ll know a quote when you see it. [viralQuiz id=263] ... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a <em>Great Gatsby</em> Quote or an Ed Sheeran Lyric?

The Patronus Test

By ElodieMarch 13, 2017
When you inevitably run afoul of the hooded nightmare ghouls known as Dementors, how are you going to protect yourself? What shiny, corporeal form is going to be the only thing standing between you and a soul-sucking make-out session? Find out below. Trust me. You’ll be ... More  →
The Patronus Test

Blogging Hamlet: Part 11

By ElodieMarch 10, 2017
I used to think the most hilarious fictional funeral I would ever get to read would be Tom Sawyer’s. You know, the one where he wasn’t actually dead and it was all just a wacky misunderstanding. But then I read this section of Hamlet, and let ... More  →
Blogging <em>Hamlet</em>: Part 11

27 Ways to Respond When Someone Asks Why You're Still Single

By ElodieMarch 9, 2017
I cannot tell you how many times I have been called upon to explain my utter and complete lack of boyfriend. Typically, I alternate between two main responses, which are 1) shrugging and 2) making noncommittal mouth sounds. It almost always happens at family parties, ... More  →
27 Ways to Respond When Someone Asks Why You're Still Single

Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMarch 9, 2017
Look, I don’t need to know why you’re here. I don’t need to know what misfortune has befallen you, what dark and winding road has led you to this low, low point in your life wherein you are Googling things like "[book title] summed up in a single sentence." You hear me More  →
Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

The Odyssey As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieMarch 8, 2017
The Odyssey is the story of one man’s journey home, and something you’ll almost certainly have to read for school. It’s also a whopping 12,000 lines long. To be fair, at least 8,000 of those are spent describing Odysseus’s sweet, sweet abs and extremely chiseled th More  →
<em>The Odyssey</em> As Told in a Series of Texts

QUIZ: Which Type of Person Are You in Group Projects?

By ElodieMarch 7, 2017
Group projects get a bad rap for being "awful" and "every student’s waking nightmare" and "the worst things human beings can do to each other, academically speaking." Most people, myself included, would rather swallow fire than have to suffer through one for even a second. But ... More  →
QUIZ: Which Type of Person Are You in Group Projects?

9 Pick-Up Lines Guaranteed to Work on Book Lovers

By ElodieMarch 6, 2017
I am a person who prefers to be wooed with chocolates, flowers, and TGI Fridays' endless appetizers. If, however, the right man or woman were to approach me with any of the following pick-up lines, well, I’m not saying I’d marry them immediately, but I’m also not sayin More  →
9 Pick-Up Lines Guaranteed to Work on Book Lovers

QUIZ: Which Shakespeare Archetype Are You?

By ElodieMarch 3, 2017
Are you the Shakespearean fool? The bastard prince? The beautiful heroine who’s so beautiful she has to die? Don’t worry—there’s an archetype for everyone. [viralQuiz id=260] ... More  →
QUIZ: Which Shakespeare Archetype Are You?
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Elodie

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