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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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?
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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 →
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.
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 →
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