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QUIZ: Which Underrated Literary Heartthrob Is Your Soulmate?

By Maddy AaronFebruary 15, 2017
Oh, everyone has pictures of Harry Potter, Gale Hawthorne, and Laurie (aka Teddy aka Theodore Laurence) plastered across the walls of their room, but some of us like to show a little chill in the characters we self-ship; literary buffs are, after all, a nuanced bunch (right?). We ... More  →
QUIZ: Which Underrated Literary Heartthrob Is Your Soulmate?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's Secrets REVEALED

By Maddy AaronSeptember 19, 2016
Before seeing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London, part of me was fairly uncomfortable with the idea of not "Keeping the Secrets." After all, who am I to disobey a direct order from J.K. Rowling herself? But having ventured inside The Palace Theatre for parts one ... More  →
<em>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</em>'s Secrets REVEALED

Will You Survive This Semester?

By Maddy AaronAugust 31, 2016
Everything is awesome/new/fine/already ruined. [viralQuiz id=143] ... More  →
Will You Survive This Semester?

How to Use Celebrities As Verbs

By Maddy AaronAugust 15, 2016
It's hard to keep up with all of the lingo that the cool kids are spouting these days. Luckily for you, we keep a running tab of all of the terms that hit the cultural zeitgeist, since we know they will ~eventually~ show up on your ... More  →
How to Use Celebrities As Verbs

Wonder Woman + Allllll the Trailers That Debuted at Comic Con

By Maddy AaronJuly 25, 2016
Comic Con is just like Christmas, if, on Christmas morning, instead of opening presents, you got a bunch of IOU notes for presents you'd be able to enjoy in about a year or so. BUT, THOSE PRESENTS ARE GOING TO BE EPIC WHEN THEY ... More  →
Wonder Woman + Allllll the Trailers That Debuted at Comic Con

If Neville Had Been the Chosen One

By Maddy AaronJuly 21, 2016
Harry Potter scholars have spent countless hours of their busy Harry Potter academic schedules researching what it would have been like if the *other* baby born in July of 1980 had been the prophesied Chosen One, instead of Harry Potter. Imagine an alternate universe in which Neville Longbottom's nursery was invaded one hot ... More  →
If Neville Had Been the Chosen One

Muggle Studies 101: Important Terms and Vocabulary

By Maddy AaronJuly 12, 2016
During your weeks in this course you will find that Muggles, just like Wizards, have their own language of sorts to describe the objects and actions of their everyday lives. And, just as a Muggle would find it entirely befuddling to hear you talk of ... More  →
Muggle Studies 101: Important Terms and Vocabulary

Fictional 'Ships from Across Fandoms—Part 3!

By Maddy AaronJuly 1, 2016
First we gave you Part 1. Then we gave you Part 2. Now, we're giving you Part NINE THOUSAND AND EIGHTY SIX.JK, we're giving you Part 3, because numerically it just makes sense. Get ready to swoon and/or become enraged over 7 more pairs of your fave fictional characters, who More  →
Fictional 'Ships from Across Fandoms-Part 3!

The Top 9 Unhealthiest Relationships in Fiction

By Maddy AaronJune 22, 2016
Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, Princess Buttercup and Wesley, Haymitch and Effie (we all know it was happening): to the thirsty reader, these lovebirds are the epitome of romance, the relationships we live vicariously through while waiting for our own Gilbert Blythe to r More  →
The Top 9 Unhealthiest Relationships in Fiction

Fictional 'Ships From Across Fandoms—Part 2!

By Maddy AaronJune 20, 2016
Last time we dared to pair up characters from different fandom universes, the Cap scaled the brick wall surrounding Katniss' heart, Ginny upgraded from the Chosen One to the Commander of the Night's Watch, and Johanna Mason stole Loki's spaceship—and his heart. In thi More  →
Fictional 'Ships From Across Fandoms-Part 2!
About the Author
Maddy Aaron

Maddy Aaron lives, writes, and eats a significant number of tacos in NYC. Seamus Finnigan once wrote her a personalized letter that included the words "MAN U. Rule!" When she's not doing the stuff on the InterWebs, Maddy spends way too much time at the movies, discusses the falling hot dog quality in the neighborhood with her roommate, and intimidates men with her Gilmore Girls and Harry Potter trivia knowledge.

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