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Every Book in the History of Literature Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieApril 19, 2017
The problem with literature is that there’s so much of it. Books go back a long time (like at least ten or fifteen years, I’m thinking), and if you’re a student taking an English class, you’re supposed to be familiar with basically all of them. But that’s imposs More  →
Every Book in the History of Literature Summed Up in a Single Sentence

10 Book Quotes That Would Make Great Pick-Up Lines

By ElodieApril 18, 2017
Sometimes I just want someone to come up to me in a coffee shop and say, "You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you," instead of "Hey, are you waiting for someone or can we borrow this chair?" (Real talk: people are always taking my chairs in coffee sh More  →
10 Book Quotes That Would Make Great Pick-Up Lines

(RE)Introducing...Elodie's "Would You Rather" Series!

By ElodieApril 18, 2017
There's nothing like a really good would-you-rather question to 1) make you think about life, and 2) destroy you emotionally. It always starts off with something innocent (e.g. "Would you rather be lonely and rich, or poor and in love?") but ultimately spirals downward into More  →
(RE)Introducing...Elodie's "Would You Rather" Series!

6 Shakespearean Prom Themes Your School Should Definitely Think About Using

By ElodieApril 17, 2017
When it comes to prom, most schools do a casino theme, or a Hollywood theme, or some other third theme. If your school wants to break the mold, have them give these Shakespearean themes a try. Just remember: if nobody dies by the end of the... More  →
6 Shakespearean Prom Themes Your School Should Definitely Think About Using

The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

By ElodieApril 17, 2017
"Being really old and vaguely important" is pretty much the defining trait of all classic literature. This combined with the fact that your teacher is forcing you to read it under threat of suffering or death (or just a zero on Friday’s quiz, whatever) means that studying More  →
The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

Great American Novels as Told by John Mayer

By Janet ManleyApril 14, 2017
If I had to sum up the American literature tradition, I would probably do so as follows:A man stands against an outsized landscape, symbolizing the cult of the individual something something.And who embodies this better than fallible everyman poet John Mayer, man in a cowboy More  →
Great American Novels as Told by John Mayer

Never-Before-Seen Pix of the Marauders at Hogwarts

By Lila SelleApril 14, 2017
Today, you can consider us your own personal Mirror of Erised, because we enlisted the help of the incomparable Lila Selle to bring you never-before-seen pix of Padfoot, Prongs, Moony, and the OG ginger, Lily Evans, back when they were young and carefree and SIRIUS HAD A MAN More  →
Never-Before-Seen Pix of the Marauders at Hogwarts

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

Lord of the Flies As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieApril 13, 2017
Lord of the Flies is one of those books that harkens back to a simpler (unspecified) time. It was a time when texting didn’t exist, a time when earnest youths could build a fire, a time when boys could be boys without worrying about things like MORALS or SOCIETY or THE DA More  →
Lord of the Flies As Told in a Series of Texts

30 Ways to Respond to Unwanted Flirting (With Shakespeare Quotes)

By ElodieApril 12, 2017
There is a certain type of person who finds the words "sorry, I’m not interested" to be extremely confusing. This person will continue to flirt in your general direction, heedless of your disinterest, until you either 1) get up and leave or 2) just burst... More  →
30 Ways to Respond to Unwanted Flirting (With Shakespeare Quotes)