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Feminist Hogwarts House Mood Boards

By Emily BrownJanuary 19, 2018
First, we brought you feminist posters for every Hogwarts house. Then came the ways in which each house hexes the patriarchy. And now, to calm the nerves and soothe the mind, click through our curated feminist-themed mood boards for each Hogwarts house, print them out More  →
Feminist Hogwarts House Mood Boards

If Hogwarts Had RateMyProfessors.com

By ElodieJanuary 18, 2018
Hogwarts may have the Sorting Hat, flying broomsticks, and a forest full of stuff that can totally kill you, but where magic school fails and where we succeed is that we have RateMyProfessors.com. RateMyProfessors is hands-down the best way to find out what's up with your More  →
If Hogwarts Had RateMyProfessors.com

Famous Last Text Messages from Fictional Characters

By ElodieJanuary 17, 2018
My last words will likely be “Wow! That was a close one. I can’t believe I almost just died,” or “Don’t worry, sharks are more afraid of you than you are of them.” This will likely happen over text, which will actually be really helpful to the people who are writ More  →
Famous Last Text Messages from Fictional Characters

Shakespeare Plays Summed Up In Relatable Headlines

By ElodieJanuary 16, 2018
I’m a simple woman. You take a headline from The Onion and slap it over a piece of relevant media, I laugh. And since I need to feel like I’m doing my part here on the Internet, I decided to do this exact thing with all the books on your English syllabus.  And when More  →
Shakespeare Plays Summed Up In Relatable Headlines

If Literature's Biggest Romantics Could Text

By ElodieJanuary 15, 2018
There is no one in the history of the world who is GOOD at texting. I myself have sent thousands of texts over the course of my life, and all of them were a mistake. Mostly it’s just people saying “Hey, are you busy?” and me texting back “Sorry, I just saw this!” t More  →
If Literature's Biggest Romantics Could Text

7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

By ElodieJanuary 12, 2018
My parents gave me my name for no reason other than they heard it somewhere and said, "Yep, that’ll do." But if you’re a fictional character, there’s a good chance your name is so symbolic and meaningful it may as well be Remus McSecretWerewolf. (It’s also entirely More  →
7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

The 10 Best Dad Jokes in Shakespeare

By ElodieJanuary 11, 2018
A dad joke is any joke that’s so terrible it elicits groans and ruins lives. It need not originate from a dad, per se, but the common cultural understanding is that most of them do. You’ll find them in wedding speeches, rogue Facebook comments, and conversations in line More  →
The 10 Best Dad Jokes in Shakespeare

Snapchats from Macbeth

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 11, 2018
This slideshow is a perfect storm of Shakespeare and memes—basically, it's everything you've ever wanted. (But the on the off-chance that you also want a line-by-line modern translation of Macbeth, we've got that too. WE'RE HERE FOR YOU, FAM.) More  →
Snapchats from <em>Macbeth</em>

5 Iconic Fictional Romances (That Probably Won't Last)

By ElodieJanuary 10, 2018
Sometimes a romance is doomed to fail and everyone knows it. I have a friend who is seeing a guy who says “cold slaw” instead of “coleslaw,” so you just know that relationship is going nowhere. A break-up can happen anywhere, at any time—even after the happy endin More  →
5 Iconic Fictional Romances (That Probably Won't Last)

Fictional Characters Who Would Make the Worst Roommates, Ranked

By ElodieJanuary 9, 2018
I’ve had roommates. Boy, have I had roommates. I’ve had roommates who were awful and roommates who were okay. I’ve had roommates who threw up in my laundry basket, and I’ve had roommates whose single worst quality was that they were cooler than me. (It sucks when you More  →
Fictional Characters Who Would Make the Worst Roommates, Ranked