Considering the impact it’s had on our society, it’s amazing to think that Tinder has only existed for something like .0000001% of human history. I mean, before Tinder, how else was I to swipe listlessly through blurry mirror selfies of dudes with trucker hats? It’s a More →
I know that you've 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 someti More →
“I am Lord Voldemort” is an anagram of “Tom Marvolo Riddle,” but there’s no way Voldemort came up with this right off the bat. Have you ever tried to make an anagram out of anything? It’s impossible. It’s a fool’s game. The only way to... More →
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You know that feeling you get after an episode of Law & Order: SVU when the bad guy gets off on a technicality, and Stabler is so full of righteous fury he simply... More →
I’m a simple woman. You take a headline from The Onion and slap it over a piece of relevant media, I laugh. And since I need to feel like I’m doing my part here on the Internet, I decided to do this exact thing with all the books on your English syllabus.
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People who are dating Ravenclaws have to put up with a lot. I know this because I myself am a Ravenclaw, and a handful. Are you dating a Ravenclaw? You might be and you don’t even know it, except that’s a lie—if you were dating... More →
Shakespeare is the original scoundrel. Sure, standards were different back then, blah, blah, blah— but there are a few moments in his plays that, even back then, must have had audiences dropping their popcorn and WTF-ing to their dates.
Sometimes, filmmakers leave stuff out of the movie because there simply isn’t enough time to include everything that happened in the book.
But other times, filmmakers leave stuff out of the movie because the stuff they’re leaving out is WAY TOO DISTURBING TO FOIST U More →
There are some fictional characters who are just universally hated. Umbridge. Bob Ewell. Cholly Breedlove. There are also fictional characters who are universally adored, like Hagrid, Samwise Gamgee, and Atticus Finch if you, like me, prefer to forget that Go Set a Watchman More →