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

By Vitoria BasMay 29, 2018
Some buy flowers for the people they love. Others watch them sleep for nine hours straight.This slideshow was originally published in April 2016 More  →
10 Romantic Moves in Literature That Are Actually Creepy in Real Life

7 Forgotten Defense Against the Dark Arts Teachers

By Vitoria BasMay 22, 2018
The stories that are TOO REAL for Hogwarts: A History. More  →
7 Forgotten Defense Against the Dark Arts Teachers

8 Decades of Harry Potter Style

By Vitoria BasMay 9, 2018
The spectacular Vitoria Bas has brilliantly imagined what our fave Harry Potter characters would have worn during their time at Hogwarts—so if you've ever wanted to see James Potter in short shorts, HERE'S YOUR CHANCE. Click through to check out Lupin's punk phase, Tonks More  →
8 Decades of <i>Harry Potter</i> Style

Ginny Weasley Is Not as Great as You Remember

By Vitoria BasApril 2, 2018
We’ve all fallen for the irresistible charms 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 actually that great. Let me break it ... More  →
Ginny Weasley Is Not as Great as You Remember

The Chillest Parts of Every Hogwarts House

By Vitoria BasMarch 13, 2018
We're not saying Hufflepuff is definitely the chillest house, but they do curate terrariums.  This slideshow was originally published in November 2016 More  →
The Chillest Parts of Every Hogwarts House

Star Wars: The Force Goes to Bed

By Vitoria BasJanuary 9, 2018
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

Halloween at Hogwarts-Illustrated!

By Vitoria BasOctober 30, 2017
If Halloween at Hogwarts=butterbeer pong in the Slytherin common room, pumpkin carving with Hagrid, Ouija with the Weasley twins, and a scary movie screening with Lupin and Sirius, then WHERE DO WE SIGN UP.  More  →
Halloween at Hogwarts-Illustrated!

10 Harry Potter Halloween Costumes We REALLY Don't Want

By Vitoria BasOctober 17, 2017
It is a truth universally acknowledged that SparkLife is completely obsessed with Harry Potter. From fanfictitious Instagrams to backseat boggarting, there's very little in the Potterverse that doesn't delight us. But we must admit, there are limits to our adoration. Fo More  →
10 <i>Harry Potter</i> Costumes You Don't Want to See This Halloween

21 Movies That Are Essential Viewing for Stranger Things Superfans

By Vitoria BasOctober 17, 2017
When is science going to figure out a remedy for the dysphoric state that follows the most satisfying binge-watch? Just kidding, science, you're doing great! Thanks for medicine! Keep it up! Because science clearly has a lot on its plate right now, the least we can do is hel More  →
21 Movies That Are Essential Viewing for <i>Stranger Things</i> Superfans

How to Nail Your First Day at Hogwarts

By Vitoria BasAugust 24, 2017
Back-to-school season is a stressful time. For you, for us, for oak-leaves who sense the icy specter of death awaiting them (not with a bang, but with a crinkle)... But just imagine how nerve-wracking going off to Hogwarts for the first time must be! Okay, we're sure you've More  →
How to Nail Your First Day at Hogwarts