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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)

Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieApril 12, 2017
Shakespeare wrote a lot of plays. 37 of them, in fact, and that’s a conservative estimate. Dude just didn’t know when to quit. Now, most people have probably read a handful of those. Maybe you’re one of the special ones—you’ve read a handful and a half. The probl More  →
Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Single Sentence

What Is the Tech World If Not a Shakespearean Farce: An Interview With Author Doree Shafrir

By Janet ManleyApril 10, 2017
When I'm feeling introspective, I often turn to this face swap of a fish pillow, artist and date unknown, and think, Snapchat is worth $25 billion??? What have I even been doing with my life. All you need these days is a cool idea for an app and you... More  →
What Is the Tech World If Not a Shakespearean Farce: An Interview With Author Doree Shafrir

Hogwarts Houses Hex the Patriarchy

By SparkLifeApril 7, 2017
Wizards have always appeared to have a better track record than Muggles in terms of gender equality. Evidence: Hogwarts has an equal number of men and women on its staff, gender is irrelevant on Quidditch teams, and women have been prominent in politics for CENTURIES More  →
Hogwarts Houses Hex the Patriarchy

The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

By kat_rosenfieldApril 7, 2017
This post was originally published in November 2016   Our favorite works of fiction have no shortage of examples on both sides of the equation to really illuminate what a leader ought to look like. Below, we're rounding up the worst of the worst, and the best... More  →
The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

How Fictional Characters Would Ask You to Prom

By ElodieApril 6, 2017
My prom date asked me to prom by saying, "So, hey, prom?" and I said, "Sure." There was no romance, no fanfare. There was a Katy Perry song of indeterminate verbiage playing on the radio, and then I think we fist bumped just to bring... More  →
How Fictional Characters Would Ask You to Prom

Here Are 7 MORE Harry Potter Fan Theories (Including 1 That Got the J.K. Rowling Stamp of Approval!)

By ElodieApril 6, 2017
Now, I don't want to toot my own horn, but I've spent approximately 93% of my life trawling the interwebs for Harry Potter theories that are worthy of my tears. Look, I did it here. And here. And now I'm doing it again, because sharing these theories with you is the sole p More  →
Here Are 7 MORE Harry Potter Fan Theories (Including 1 That Got the J.K. Rowling Stamp of Approval!)