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Shakespeare Couples, Ranked from Most to Least Dysfunctional

By Taylor NolesNovember 27, 2018
I mean...let's be honest. There are some really cute pairings, and then a whole lot of dumpster fire couples. Agree/disagree? More  →
Shakespeare Couples, Ranked from Most to Least Dysfunctional

The 8 Worst Fictional Characters to Bring to Thanksgiving, RANKED

By Taylor NolesNovember 21, 2018
There are many great Thanksgiving traditions—eating 13 lbs of mashed potatoes, for example, and ignoring your relatives as they ask you pointed questions about your life goals/relationship status/whether or not you're ever going to pay them back the $39k they lent you to g More  →
The 8 Worst Fictional Characters to Bring to Thanksgiving, RANKED

What You Thought These Famous Literary Quotes Meant VS. What They Actually Mean

By Taylor NolesNovember 8, 2018
Forget everything you thought you knew about classic lit—okay, no, remember like 95% of it, but the other 5% IS TOTALLY WRONG. You've probably been going about your life completely misunderstanding these famous quotes—but don't panic, because we're here to help. Click th More  →
What You Thought These Famous Literary Quotes Meant VS. What They <em>Actually</em> Mean

The Surprising College Majors of 8 Harry Potter Stars

By Taylor NolesOctober 18, 2018
Weird but true: turns out that the stars of Harry Potter did not in fact major in "Looking Good" and "Getting Money." There are lots of ways to decide a major, but probably the best way is to just do whatever Hermione did. More  →
The Surprising College Majors of 8 <em>Harry Potter</em> Stars

Literature's Spookiest Snapchats

By Taylor NolesOctober 12, 2018
Goblins, bookworms, book goblins...it's the best time of the year. No, not National Dental Hygiene Month (though it is indeed National Dental Hygiene Month)...it's HALLOWEEN TIME! In honor of the creepiest time of year, we found these Snapchats from your favorite scary li More  →
Literature's Spookiest Snapchats

Snapchats from Jane Austen

By Taylor NolesSeptember 13, 2018
If our girl Austen had had a Snapchat back in the day, you KNOW she would've been using it to eviscerate her snobbiest relatives. But since she didn't, we took a few guesses at what she would have done. Your spirit lives on through us and our snaps, Jane. More  →
Snapchats from Jane Austen

How Well Do You Know Your Shakespeare Villains?

By Taylor NolesSeptember 4, 2018
One may smile, and smile, and be a villain! One may also read, and read, and take this quiz, and check thy knowledge of villains! How ready are you to be the bad guy in Shakespeare's plays? [viralQuiz id=368]     ... More  →
How Well Do You Know Your Shakespeare Villains?

The 5 Craziest Plot Twists in Classic Literature

By Taylor NolesAugust 29, 2018
Some plots are as plain as a potato (lookin' at you, Paradise Lost), while others are twistier than a Game of Thrones episode high on PCP-soaked pretzels. To find out our top 5 favorite plot twists in classic lit, READ ON. More  →
The 5 Craziest Plot Twists in Classic Literature

6 Hilariously Problematic Moments in Shakespeare's Plays

By Taylor NolesAugust 2, 2018
Shakespeare is the original scoundrel. Sure, standards were different back then, blah, blah, blah— but there are a few moments in his plays that, even back then, must have had audiences dropping their popcorn and WTF-ing to their dates. More  →
6 Hilariously Problematic Moments in Shakespeare's Plays

7 "Crazy" Women in Literature Who Were Actually Being Totally Reasonable

By Taylor NolesJuly 20, 2018
The physically and mentally ill generally get treated like garbage in classic literature, and no one gets a worse deal than women accused of madness. At one point, the default medical opinion was that all women were insane by nature. (COME ON.) Here are 7 women who really  More  →
7 "Crazy" Women in Literature Who Were Actually Being Totally Reasonable