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Snapchat Filters Inspired by 9 of Your Fave Fictional Characters

By Kate AllanJuly 12, 2016
At this point, we're veritable SnapChat PROS—we've done Snapechats, Snapchats from Hogwarts, and even Snaps from the founding fathers (those dudes knew how to deliver a well-timed drag). Was there any Snapchat ground left to cover? Lesser men would have said no. But we h More  →
Snapchat Filters Inspired by 9 of Your Fave Fictional Characters

Muggle Studies 101: Important Terms and Vocabulary

By Maddy AaronJuly 12, 2016
During your weeks in this course you will find that Muggles, just like Wizards, have their own language of sorts to describe the objects and actions of their everyday lives. And, just as a Muggle would find it entirely befuddling to hear you talk of... More  →
Muggle Studies 101: Important Terms and Vocabulary

Blogging Lord of the Flies: Part 8 (The One With Jack's Terrifying Rise to Power)

By ElodieJuly 8, 2016
To catch up on parts 1-7 and watch this whole thing get out of control in a hurry, click here! We knew this was coming. The divide was inevitable. On one side, we’ve got Ralph—charismatic, goal-driven, a natural leader. On the other, we’ve got... More  →
Blogging <em>Lord of the Flies</em>: Part 8 (The One With Jack's Terrifying Rise to Power)

15 Times The Great Gatsby Was Hilariously Relatable

By ElodieJuly 7, 2016
Ah, The Great Gatsby. That classic tome of idealism, regret, and jazzy beats. Gatsby hooks up with Daisy, Daisy commits vehicular manslaughter, and Nick Carraway narrates the whole crazy parade. Given that the book takes place in the Roaring Twenties and primarily features rich people... More  →
15 Times <em>The Great Gatsby</em> Was Hilariously Relatable

From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: December 15, 1955

By Nicole DiekerJuly 7, 2016
Dear Diary, I just finished marking all of my students' written exams. They have the practical exam tomorrow, and I suspect most of them will pass it. I hope they will, anyway. If they don't, it would be my fault as much as theirs! There are two students... More  →
From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: December 15, 1955

Blogging Lord of the Flies: Part 7 (The One Where There is Definitely a Beast, Can Confirm)

By ElodieJuly 1, 2016
To catch up on parts 1-6, click here! Last time, a man-corpse landed on the island. This was due to an aerial battle that Sam and Eric missed completely because they were too busy being sound asleep and useless. Now Ralph & Co. have... More  →
Blogging <em>Lord of the Flies</em>: Part 7 (The One Where There is Definitely a Beast, Can Confirm)

Here Is What Your Hogwarts and Ilvermorny Houses Say About You

By Janet ManleyJune 29, 2016
Like you, the first thing I did yesterday was get sorted into my Ilvermorny house over at Pottermore. It was a frantic three and a half minutes in an unfamiliar user interface, and at the end of it, I had my answer: Pukwudgie. This... More  →
Here Is What Your Hogwarts and Ilvermorny Houses Say About You

Blogging 1984, Part III (Chapters 4 & 5)

By Janet ManleyJune 29, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984 This week, we find out what Winston does all day at work—the greatest pleasure in his life, if not an activity so tedious he can't be bothered to disguise his loathing from the telescreens. Know the feeling? Let's hop right in. At the... More  →
Blogging 1984, Part III (Chapters 4 & 5)

The Saddest Fictional Sacrifices of All Time

By Vitoria BasJune 28, 2016
The self-sacrifice is an essential plot-point in so much of fiction. It can be redemptive ("Look...at...me..."), allegorical (when in doubt, safe to assume Christianity), or the ultimate Edible Arrangement (say it with sacrifice)!  Which category do each of our 10 saddest More  →
The Saddest Fictional Sacrifices of All Time