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And We're Off: The Genius Behind @GuyInYourMFA Makes Her YA Debut

By Emily BrownMay 25, 2017
The literary debut of Dana Schwartz, genius behind parody twitter accounts @GuyInYourMFA and @DystopianYA, is out on the buckshelves this month✨ And We're Off's protagonist is Nora Holmes, a smart, self-aware seventeen-year-old who pines after the career of her famous artist grandfather. It's he, actually, who finances her summer... More  →
<i>And We're Off</i>: The Genius Behind @GuyInYourMFA Makes Her YA Debut

How Fictional Characters Would Break Up With You Over Text

By ElodieMay 25, 2017
Breaking up can be tough. One minute you’re in love, the next minute you’re returning his letters and he’s plotting to murder his uncle. I think we, as a collective society, have come to the conclusion that breaking up with someone over text is typically Not Good. Bu More  →
How Fictional Characters Would Break Up With You Over Text

Every Harry Potter Book Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMay 25, 2017
I know that you have read all the Harry Potter books. At this point, everyone in the world who is going to read the Potter books has already read them. You don’t need me to tell you what happens; you don’t need my pithy one-sentence summaries. I get that. But some More  →
Every Harry Potter Book Summed Up in a Single Sentence

The Stars of Harry Potter Share Their Favorite Lines From the Films

By ElodieMay 24, 2017
Two-part question for you guys: 1) what is the greatest quote in all of the Harry Potter universe, and 2) why is it most definitely that part where Harry tells Snape that Roonil Wazlib is his nickname? "This is the copy of Advanced Potion-Making that you purchased fro More  →
The Stars of <em>Harry Potter</em> Share Their Favorite Lines From the Films

50 Rejected Nicknames for Harry Potter

By ElodieMay 23, 2017
As nicknames go, "The Boy Who Lived" seems like a no-brainer. But just as Sean Parker had to tell Mark Zuckerberg to drop the "the," lest he doom us to a world where people say "The Facebook" unironically, I’m betting it took wizards a couple of... More  →
50 Rejected Nicknames for Harry Potter

From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: July 14, 1985

By Nicole DiekerMay 23, 2017
Dear Diary, None of this was supposed to happen. It was unimaginable. IT’S NOT FAIR Time spins on while I stand still, stuck, lost.   Elphinstone has been dead for nine days now. I thought I would not write about it because I could not, how could I write about... More  →
From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: July 14, 1985

12 Pre-Existing Conditions in Classic Literature

By ElodieMay 18, 2017

Depending on your insurance plan and what year it is, a "pre-existing condition" is a medical issue that might make your health insurance more expensive. "Even in literature?" you ask, to which I say yes. Especially in literature. The pre-existing condition: Being a Defense Against the... More  →
12 Pre-Existing Conditions in Classic Literature

Harry Potter Posters That Just Get You

By Madeline GobboMay 18, 2017
For as long as there have been Hogwarts houses, the Marauders, and the Order,* people have found a society of like-minded people in the Pottersphere. Haven't found your crew yet? Take a look at these fab posters by the incomparable Madeline Gobbo and you just might have your More  →
Harry Potter Posters That Just <em>Get</em> You

How to Sign Yearbooks, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieMay 17, 2017
You may think yearbooks are just a hodgepodge of school memories, but that is not what they are. They are ghosts of years past that will HAUNT YOU every time someone gets one out to “look back,” especially if you, like me, for some reason... More  →
How to Sign Yearbooks, According to Shakespeare

Harry Potter Playlists!

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