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Twin Peaks Spoke to Me

By Vitoria BasSeptember 28, 2016
Starting with the theme song... ... More  →
Twin Peaks Spoke to Me

Ginny Weasley Is Not as Great as You Remember

By Vitoria BasAugust 9, 2016
Disclaimer: All of our faves are problematic. We’ve all fallen for the irresistible charm of Ginny Weasley. To borrow a chant: she’s pretty, she’s cool, she dominates [that] school! She’s almost too good to be true, which is actually my number one complaint about her characterization. HOT TAKE: Ginny is not ... More  →
Ginny Weasley Is Not as Great as You Remember

The Saddest Fictional Sacrifices of All Time

By Vitoria BasJune 28, 2016
The self-sacrifice is an essential plot-point in so much of fiction. It can be redemptive ("Look...at...me..."), allegorical (when in doubt, safe to assume Christianity), or the ultimate Edible Arrangement (say it with sacrifice)!  Which category do each of our 10 saddest More  →
The Saddest Fictional Sacrifices of All Time

From The Ministry of Magic's Archives...

By Vitoria BasMay 24, 2016
Wizarding world bureaucracy: just like muggle bureaucracy, but with more animation! Oh, and instead of waiting in line at the DMV, you have to enter through the toilet. If you glean one lesson from this treasure trove of official Ministry documents, let it be that the des More  →
Official Ministry of Magic Documents

Friday the 13th HORROR-SCOPES

By Vitoria BasMay 13, 2016
If you've ever wondered how you'd die in a horror movie (are you a pre-title credits casualty or will you fall victim to a nefarious garage door around the midway point?), look no further than these very special Friday the 13th horoscopes!  Capricorn, I've got my eye on yo More  →
Friday the 13th HORROR-SCOPES

The Hogwarts Class of '78 Yearbook Photos

By Vitoria BasMay 12, 2016
Has there ever been a graduating class as skilled in the art of Harry Potter Protection than the Hogwarts Class of 1978? We submit that there has not! And so, for your viewing-while-sobbing pleasure, we present yearbook photos from a simpler time. A time when Wormtail's only More  →
The Hogwarts Class of '78 Yearbook Photos

10 Romantic Moves in Literature That Are Actually Creepy in Real Life

By Vitoria BasApril 18, 2016
Some buy flowers for the people they love' others watch them sleep for nine straight hours. More  →
10 Romantic Moves in Literature That Are Actually Creepy in Real Life

What I Learned from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

By Vitoria BasMarch 29, 2016
If you've never seen Ferris Bueller's Day Off, you're missing out on some amazing jackets, top-notch adolescent rebellion, and the birth of Day Bow Bow. But don't take my work for it; let Vitoria give you the rundown of the best lessons from the movie that showed us h More  →
What I Learned from <i>Ferris Bueller's Day Off</i>

Star Wars: The Force Goes to Bed

By Vitoria BasFebruary 24, 2016
After a long day of awakening the force (or preparing to fight it), falling into your cozy bed is everything. Here's where the characters of Star Wars: The Force Awakens lay their weary heads—and drones. More  →
Star Wars: The Force Goes to Bed