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5 of Our Fave Harry Potter Characters Get Modern Makeovers

By Klara SteevesApril 12, 2018
Prior to this slideshow, if someone had asked us to name one thing we'd do to make the Weasley twins even better, we would have slapped them grandly across the face and declared, "PERISH THE THOUGHT, YOU UNMITIGATED DUNDERHEAD. THOSE GINGER HOODLUMS ARE PERFECTION." But afte More  →
5 of Our Fave <em>Harry Potter</em> Characters Get Modern Makeovers

7 Dirty Jokes You Didn’t Catch in Shakespeare’s Most Popular Plays

By ElodieApril 12, 2018
Nowadays Shakespeare is considered the height of high-brow literature. But what you may not have known is that the guy was, at any given moment, trying to see how many dirty jokes he could pack into a single five-act play. (The answer was usually “a lot,” sometimes borde More  →
7 Dirty Jokes You Didn't Catch in Shakespeare's Most Popular Plays

5 Fictional Characters Who Were Killed Off for Absolutely No Reason

By ElodieApril 11, 2018
Fictional characters do this annoying thing where they just up and die, and they do it right when you were getting attached to them. Sometimes authors have REASONS for killing off characters, including but not limited to “it was necessary to move the plot forward” and al More  →
5 Fictional Characters Who Were Killed Off for Absolutely No Reason

Great American Novels, Ranked from "Pretty Great, Actually" to "Meh"

By ElodieApril 11, 2018
In the 20th century, everybody and his grandmother was writing the Great American Novel, and the tradition continues still today. Some of these books are enjoyable. Others, however, appear to have been written by people with a rather dubious definition of the word "great." More  →
Great American Novels, Ranked from "Pretty Great, Actually" to "Meh"

If Hamlet Had Snapchat

By ElodieApril 10, 2018
Hamlet and I are alike in a lot of ways. We both complain too much, wear mostly black, and make a lot of casual jokes about death.  There are, however, some key differences, one of them being that I don’t use Snapchat all that often (my life just isn't exciting enough) w More  →
If Hamlet Had Snapchat
The 20 Best Insults in Fiction, RANKED

The 20 Best Insults in Fiction, RANKED

By Abbey ClarkeApril 10, 2018
You know the feeling of not being able to think of a witty comeback until the middle of the night two weeks later? These authors don't. That, friends, is because they are literary ~masters~ of the witty repartee, at whose feet we might sit and learn from in abject adoration. More  →

If Our Favorite Harry Potter Characters Had YouTube Channels

By Lila SelleApril 9, 2018
In a perfect world, Hogwarts would have wi-fi, Fred Weasley would be my Facebook-official boyfriend, and Sleekeazy's Hair Potion would have long ago transformed the unholy catastrophe on top of my head into a flawless coif capable of melting the heart of every tank-topp More  →
If Our Favorite <em>Harry Potter</em> Characters Had YouTube Channels

If Fictional Characters Had Tinder

By ElodieApril 9, 2018
Given the haunted crypt that is my love life, it makes sense that I would eventually meander my way on over to Tinder, which is like the Taco Bell of dating. And having now swiped right and left  to my lonely heart's desire, I can confirm with absolute certainty that the si More  →
If Fictional Characters Had Tinder

12 Novels That Have Almost the Exact Same Plot as Popular Movies

By ElodieApril 6, 2018
I bet I know what you’re thinking: “Man, I wish I had more time to watch movies.” Doesn’t it feel like we used to have more time in the day? Seriously. I feel like I used to watch movies on Netflix constantly, and now I’m lucky if I finish ONE before I start anot More  →
12 Novels That Have Almost the Exact Same Plot as Popular Movies

Every Jane Austen Novel, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieApril 6, 2018
I have a very specific idea in my head of people who have read every Jane Austen novel. They actually floss, and they know when to use a semicolon, and they can mentally calculate the tip without using the calculator on their phones. In short, they are simply a higher calibe More  →
Every Jane Austen Novel, Summed Up in a Single Sentence