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'Shipwrecked! Our Fave Failed Harry Potter Couples

By Vitoria BasAugust 1, 2017
It's hard out there for young lovers. If it's not your parents trying to keep you apart (because of ancient blood breaking to new mutiny, most likely), it's terminal illness. Or terminal whimsy. More often, though, it's just good old-fashioned terminal mismatch. It happens More  →
'Shipwrecked! Our Fave Failed <i>Harry Potter</i> Couples

Instagram Dispatches from Hogwarts

By Vitoria BasJuly 11, 2017
We've already explored the small tragedy of the wizarding world: in exchange for MAGIC(K), wizards and witches give up the chance to share every moment of their lives with everyone they've ever met. Hashtags to hashtags, dust to dust. We dream of a world in which Hogwarts More  →
Instagram Dispatches from Hogwarts

Twin Peaks Spoke to Me

By Vitoria BasMay 25, 2017
Starting with the theme song... Originally published September 16, 2016 ... More  →
Twin Peaks Spoke to Me

Harry Potter Playlists!

By Vitoria BasMay 16, 2017
Dream-scoring the lives our our favorite Harry Potter Characters! More  →
Harry Potter Playlists!

It's the Fictional Characters Picnic!

By Vitoria BasApril 24, 2017
We're earlobe-deep in the season of picnics! Also the season of "I didn't even know I had sweat glands there!" and "This park belongs to the mosquitoes now. We must respect their customs and live by their laws." But mostly, picnics! We'd like to think our picnic game is pre More  →
It's the Fictional Characters Picnic!

The Chillest Parts of Every Hogwarts House

By Vitoria BasApril 13, 2017
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

Most Likely to Expire: The DEFINITIVE Hogwarts Professor Death Ranking

By Vitoria BasMarch 23, 2017
Hogwarts is not for the faint of heart. Even before The Boy Who Lived came in and kicked up a seven-year ruckus, the job of Hogwarts professor was perilous at best, mortally perilous at worst. Between the misfired magic and the "Forbidden" Forest (come on, everybody was gett More  →
Most Likely to Expire: The DEFINITIVE Hogwarts Professor Death Ranking

From The Ministry of Magic's Archives...

By Vitoria BasMarch 21, 2017
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  →
From The Ministry of Magic's Archives...

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

By Vitoria BasMarch 2, 2017
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

The Hogwarts Class of '78 Yearbook Photos

By Vitoria BasFebruary 21, 2017
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