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How the Harry Potter Series Would Have Been Different If Neville Had Been the Chosen One

By Maddy AaronJune 7, 2017
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  →
How the <em>Harry Potter</em> Series Would Have Been Different If Neville Had Been the Chosen One

Which Weasley Are You?

By Maddy AaronMarch 30, 2017
There's a little bit of a ginger in all of us, so where do you fit into the rickety, cozy, be-sweatered Weasley household? Let's find out, innit? [viralQuiz id=32] This quiz was originally published in April 2016 ... More  →
Which Weasley Are You?

The Thirstiest Literary Characters, RANKED

By Maddy AaronMarch 29, 2017
If you have zero cool, lots of enthusiasm, a massive crush on someone who maybe isn't aware of your existence, and a history of sending texts like, "I NOTICED THAT YOU LIKE BURRITOS I LIKE BURRITOS TOO MAYBE DO YOU WANT TO BE MY BOYFRIEND AND KISS ME ON MY MOUTH", there's a More  →
The Thirstiest Literary Characters, RANKED

The 9 Stages of BLARGH Before a First Date

By Maddy AaronMarch 10, 2017
It’s finally happening. Either through sheer luck, weeks of unrelenting stalking, or ACTUAL DARK MAGIC (sorry not sorry, Dumbledore), you’ve got yourself a first date. As the wise sages we are, we have been on a combined TWO first dates, and are therefore rife with knowl More  →
The 9 Stages of BLARGH Before a First Date

What Would You See In the Mirror of Erised?

By Maddy AaronMarch 9, 2017
Dumbledore told us to keep away from it, so naturally we want to sneak into the Room of Requirement and stare at it 24/7. LET'S! [viralQuiz id=42] This quiz was originally published in April 2016 ... More  →
What Would You See In the Mirror of Erised?

9 SUPER-Subtle Hints for Your Crush When HE'S JUST NOT GETTING IT

By Maddy AaronMarch 6, 2017
Ever use your entire arsenal of feminine wiles to make your crush realize you like him, and he just doesn’t get it? ONLY EVERY DAY. And no matter what tactics you try or how many times you casually/not-so-casually bump into him, the boy seems completely ... More  →
9 SUPER-Subtle Hints for Your Crush When HE'S JUST NOT GETTING IT

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
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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