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Snapchats from Every Literary Movement

By ElodieNovember 29, 2018
Forget space travel, the Internet, or Beyonce’s twins—in the grand scheme of things, Snapchat will surely be mankind’s great enduring legacy. It’s short, sweet, and to the point, which is why it’s perfect for sending selfies, videos, and humorous one-liners about l More  →
Snapchats from Every Literary Movement

Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in Marvel Quotes

By ElodieNovember 28, 2018
Like most people, I sold my soul to Marvel long ago in exchange for cool fight sequences, hot outfits, and (spoiler alert) the utter heartbreak of watching half the characters I’ve come to know and love fade away into dust and nothingness. Even if you have somehow never s More  →
Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in Marvel Quotes

Shakespeare Couples, Ranked from Most to Least Dysfunctional

By Taylor NolesNovember 27, 2018
I mean...let's be honest. There are some really cute pairings, and then a whole lot of dumpster fire couples. Agree/disagree? More  →
Shakespeare Couples, Ranked from Most to Least Dysfunctional

7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

By ElodieNovember 27, 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

Every Harry Potter Character, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By Elodie and Chelsea DaggerNovember 26, 2018
20 years ago today, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was published, and none of us were ever the same (in fact, the vast majority of us have spent the last two decades waiting for our Hogwarts acceptance letters, which surely will arrive any day). In the Harry Pot More  →
Every <em>Harry Potter</em> Character, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

7 Rejected Thanksgiving Dishes from Literature

By ElodieNovember 22, 2018
There’s really only one day a year where it’s acceptable to eat mashed potatoes and stuffing. Obviously you can eat those things pretty much whenever you want, but unless it’s on or around Thanksgiving, it just doesn’t feel quite right. (That’s not to say I... More  →
7 Rejected Thanksgiving Dishes from Literature

The 8 Worst Fictional Characters to Bring to Thanksgiving, RANKED

By Taylor NolesNovember 21, 2018
There are many great Thanksgiving traditions—eating 13 lbs of mashed potatoes, for example, and ignoring your relatives as they ask you pointed questions about your life goals/relationship status/whether or not you're ever going to pay them back the $39k they lent you to g More  →
The 8 Worst Fictional Characters to Bring to Thanksgiving, RANKED

Jane Austen Novels Reimagined in Different Genres, From Horror to Fantasy

By ShahzodaNovember 20, 2018
I love playing the “what if” game with classics. Switching up the plots, adding surprise twists, playing with characters—all without being sued for copyright infringement and defamation by their authors, all of whom are super dead and can’t say a word against me. So More  →
Jane Austen Novels Reimagined in Different Genres, From Horror to Fantasy

18 Ways to Respond to Awkward Questions at Holiday Parties

By ElodieNovember 19, 2018
Ah, the holidays! A time for family, food, and awkward questions about your personal life that will send the conversation careening into deeply uncomfortable territory. If you are like me, you’re anticipating these questions and will plan accordingly. However, if you haven’t planned for this at... More  →
18 Ways to Respond to Awkward Questions at Holiday Parties

The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts

By ElodieNovember 19, 2018
Characters in classic literature are good at a great many things, including but not limited to eating stale bread, wearing corsets, and dying of consumption. Yet there is one thing they do so well as to render the rest of us AMATEURS, and that thing is OVERREACTING. I consi More  →
The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts