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6 Hilariously Problematic Moments in Shakespeare's Plays

By Taylor NolesSeptember 13, 2017
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

How Well Do You Know Your Shakespeare Villains?

By Taylor NolesSeptember 11, 2017
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 30, 2017
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

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Greek Gods & Goddesses?

By Taylor NolesAugust 17, 2017
Get over here, mortal. Think you can hang with the deities? First, you gotta be able to tell me which god liked a nice glass of sauvignon blanc. Then we can talk about lightning bolts. [viralQuiz id=365] ... More  →
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Greek Gods & Goddesses?

Snapchats from Jane Austen

By Taylor NolesAugust 14, 2017
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

If Hamlet Characters Had Twitter

By Taylor NolesAugust 10, 2017
If you're honest with yourself, you'll admit that you've always wondered what was trending on Twitter during Hamlet. Well, wonder no more. More  →
If <i>Hamlet</i> Characters Had Twitter

Me Then vs. Me Now: Shakespeare Edition

By Taylor NolesAugust 8, 2017
We gave you the classics; now check out Me Then vs. Me Now in the wild world of Billy the Bard. More  →
Me Then vs. Me Now: Shakespeare Edition

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

By Taylor NolesAugust 1, 2017
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 ... More  →
7 "Crazy" Women in Literature Who Were Actually Being Totally Reasonable

Blogging Animal Farm, Part 2

By Taylor NolesJuly 24, 2017
Welcome back, snuggle muffins. This is the latest installment in our Blogging the Classics series: you voted, and we listened, so this round we're covering Animal Farm. Previously, on Animal Farm: A bit of background on George "G-Eazy" Orwell and I, for one, welcome our new pig overlords. Okay, ... More  →
Blogging <em>Animal Farm</em>, Part 2

Me Then vs. Me Now: Classic Lit Edition

By Taylor NolesJuly 19, 2017
Whenever there's an opportunity to combine classic lit and tumblr memes, BY GOD, WE WILL TAKE IT.—eds  More  →
Me Then vs. Me Now: Classic Lit Edition
About the Author
Taylor Noles

Taylor has very strong feelings about Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Her first name is actually Delaney, and her writing has appeared on VICE, NPR, and elsewhere. You can follow her on twitter @delaney_nolan

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