If you, like me, love post-apocalyptic books and films, you may occasionally wonder which one is coming for you. Is it the dystopia where they never invented potato chips? Is it the dystopia where everybody uses canned ham instead of soap??? Hopefully not—but take this ... More →
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 →
Shakespeare is well-known for his comedies, historical plays, and tragedies. Less famous for his mysteries, though. As you're about to see, dude can't keep a secret—he has a habit of letting spoilers slip pretty early in a lot of his plays.
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.
We've all heard the old saying, "If your life were a book, would anybody want to read it?" (Let's face it: in our case, probably not.) Even more important, though, is the question of how you would start your book—and that all depends on the kind of ... 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 →
Welcome to the final installment of Blogging Animal Farm! You can read the most recent installment here, and the entire series here, if you dare.
Here we are, kittens, at the close of our CrAzY aDvEnTuRe. What a wild ride it's been. Here's what we've learned so far, ... More →
Ever wonder what it would be like if Shakespeare and J.K. Rowling had combined forces to write Hamlet? Well wonder no more, dear Sparkler: below are four mashups of your favorite YA and classic novels that we would LOVE to see. 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