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QUIZ: Which Dystopia Do You Belong In?

By Taylor NolesNovember 21, 2017
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  →
QUIZ: Which Dystopia Do You Belong In?

The 8 Worst Fictional Characters to Bring to Thanksgiving, RANKED

By Taylor NolesNovember 20, 2017
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

The 6 Biggest Spoilers in Shakespeare

By Taylor NolesNovember 16, 2017
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. More  →
The 6 Biggest Spoilers in Shakespeare

6 Hilariously Problematic Moments in Shakespeare's Plays

By Taylor NolesNovember 10, 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

Shakespeare Couples, Ranked from Most to Least Dysfunctional

By Taylor NolesNovember 10, 2017
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

QUIZ: What Epigraph Describes Your Life?

By Taylor NolesNovember 7, 2017
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  →
QUIZ: What Epigraph Describes Your Life?

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

By Taylor NolesNovember 7, 2017
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

Tweets From Animal Farm

By Taylor NolesNovember 6, 2017
The time has come to look back through the tweets of the revolution, which were somehow posted by key figures without opposable thumbs. More  →
If <i>Animal Farm</i> Characters Had Twitter

Blogging Animal Farm: The Finale

By Taylor NolesNovember 3, 2017
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. Chapter 10 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  →
Blogging <em>Animal Farm</em>: The Finale

To Kill a Mockingjay & 3 More Classic Lit/YA Mashups We'd Totally Read

By Taylor NolesNovember 2, 2017
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  →
<em>To Kill a Mockingjay</em> & 3 More Classic Lit/YA Mashups We'd Totally Read
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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