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QUIZ: Who Is Your Shakespearean Alter-Ego?

By Kalina CiokApril 23, 2018
It’s inevitable. You *WILL* study Shakespeare at some point in your education. If you’re already past that point, hopefully you had a lovely teacher who made it awesome for you and helped you unlock that "I Understood a Shakespeare Joke" achievement (thanks, Teach!). If not, ... More  →
QUIZ: Who Is Your Shakespearean Alter-Ego?

We Would Read These Literary Spin-Offs

By Kalina CiokMarch 27, 2017
Publishers are always looking to squeeze some extra juice out of a successful book by cranking out a spin-off. Wherefore did Four: A Divergent Story Collection appear in our lives, if not for the nerve-wracked publishing executive sitting in their office screaming, "We are running out of Theo James!" Pretty ... More  →
We Would Read These Literary Spin-Offs

What to Do With Your Life If You Still Don't Have a Clue

By Kalina CiokJuly 14, 2016
Does it seem like everyone and his grandmother wants to know what you’re doing with your life? I’ll bet it does. As you get older, that’s just something that happens. But what those people fail to realize is that when it comes to planning for ... More  →
What to Do With Your Life If You Still Don't Have a Clue

Death Eater Meeting Minutes, March 11

By Kalina CiokMarch 11, 2016
In Attendance: The Dark Lord Voldemort, better than Albus Dumbledore and the King of Walking Swag Bellatrix Lestrange - Voldemort Rodolphus Lestrange Severus Snape The Malfoy crew Peter Ratarse Pettigrew  NOT funny Bellatrix Pius Thicknesse Fenrir Greyback Alecto and Amycus Carrow Yaxley Dolohov Two temps called Bob Six other attendees that no one has ever seen ... More  →
Death Eater Meeting Minutes, March 11

7 Things That Are Ironclad in All Our Headcanons

By Kalina CiokFebruary 15, 2016
We all have our own headcanons, great tablets upon which it is writ that Donna will remember the Doctor. She will. We have these gigantic stone monuments that say so. That said, headcanons can be destroyed, so you must defend them with your blood, sweat, keyboards, and fangirl tears. Below, I ... More  →
7 Things That Are Ironclad in All Our Headcanons

The 5 Biggest Theories About Welcome to Night Vale

By Kalina CiokJanuary 29, 2016
So the Welcome to Night Vale book has been out for a while now, giving you the opportunity to douse yourself in the innards of the most brilliant podcast to ever exist (A DELICIOUS 80 EPISODES). But even if you have earned your Eternal Scout patch and gone deep into the viscera and ... More  →
The 5 Biggest Theories About Welcome to Night Vale

9 Times Harry Potter's Adoptive Family Reduced Us to a Great Lake of Tears

By Kalina CiokJanuary 20, 2016
Harry Potter really drew the short straw for families when he got hidden away with the Dursleys. Fans have attributed the awful treatment of their wee nephew 'Arry to everything from jealousy (Petunia’s feud with her magically talented sister), to a curse (the theory that Harry is a horcrux) to ... More  →
9 Times Harry Potter's Adoptive Family Reduced Us to a Great Lake of Tears
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Kalina Ciok

Kalina lives in England, but sees all. You can follow her on Twitter @RaileyRainbow

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