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The New Insurgent Trailer Doesn't Shut Us Down, It Wakes Us Up!

By Janet ManleyDecember 12, 2014
Put on your black puffer jacket, because we are headed back to DYSTOPIAN CHICAGO, aka regular Chicago in winter. The Insurgent trailer has dropped like freezing rain onto the tundra that used to be Lake Michigan, and it is electric as an RCA node to... More  →
The New <i>Insurgent</i> Trailer Doesn't Shut Us Down, It Wakes Us Up!

Get Your Dork on With Frank Portman's Hyperrrr Sequel King Dork Approximately, Out Today!

By Janet ManleyDecember 9, 2014
ICYMI, Frank Portman is everything we wish we could be: unabashedly obsessed with Holden Caulfield, cursed with terrible nicknames, suspicious of teachers, and one of the funniest authors OF. ALL. TIME. You may already be in love with his YA creation, Tom Henderson, star... More  →
Get Your Dork on With Frank Portman's Hyperrrr Sequel <i>King Dork Approximately</i>, Out Today!

Hold on to Your Elder Wands, Sparklers: J.K. Rowling Is Releasing Brand New Content About DRACO MALFOY!

By ElodieDecember 9, 2014
Apparently even an Umbridge exposé can't exhaust the magic quill of J.K. Rowling—as evidenced by the glorious fact that starting December 12th, she'll be releasing new material on Pottermore every single day until Christmas! All you have to do is answer a daily riddleto... More  →
Hold on to Your Elder Wands, Sparklers: J.K. Rowling Is Releasing Brand New Content About DRACO MALFOY!

Mockingjay Has Inspired Some Protestors, and That's a Good Thing

By Janet ManleyDecember 5, 2014
If you live in a U.S. city with roads, it is QUITE POSSIBLE that you might have spotted protestors moving down an avenue or over a bridge last night, thwarting your efforts to get to the Dunkin Donuts drive-through (fieeee!). It is also possible that... More  →
<i>Mockingjay</i> Has Inspired Some Protestors, and That's a Good Thing

How to Get a Date to the Yule Ball (Because Hogwarts Is Totally Real)

By Katherine MollyDecember 2, 2014
Katherine Molly was one of the winners of our Fred Weasley auditions—welcome to her hilarious 2nd post! Under normal circumstances, asking someone out is about as scary as a midnight stroll through the Forbidden Forest (which is to say, VERY SCARY... More  →
How to Get a Date to the Yule Ball (Because Hogwarts Is Totally Real)

What to Title Your Memoir

By KathNovember 26, 2014
Are you planning on spending the long weekend cranking out your NaNoWriMo masterpiece, or putting first pen to first paper and beginning the journey toward writing your memoir at the tender age of 18? (IT'S NEVER TOO SOON, THINK OF ALL THOSE SUMMER CAMP STORIES.)We are fully More  →
What to Title Your Memoir
We Obsess Over the <i>Mockingjay</i> Costumes Looking for Capitol Sssecretsss

We Obsess Over the Mockingjay Costumes Looking for Capitol Sssecretsss

By Janet ManleyNovember 24, 2014
We've already obsessed over our chat with Willow Shields, new Finnick, the red carpet bombs that everyone dropped at the premiere, behind-the-scenes goss about the chummy cast, and Mockingjay Part 1 itself, and now it is time to go FULL THEATER NERD on the costumes, which a More  →
Ten Reasons </i>Mockingjay Part 1</i> Might Be Even Better Than the Book

Ten Reasons Mockingjay Part 1 Might Be Even Better Than the Book

By Janet ManleyNovember 24, 2014
By now, you have donned your breastplate, hoisted your quiver over your shoulder, and taken the long march to immortality the cinema to see Mockingjay Part 1. "IT IS THE THINGS WE LOVE MOST THAT DESTROY US" is ringing in your head, and you... More  →
Review: <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1</i> Takes Katniss to Beauty Base Zero and Rebuilds the Mockingjay From the Boots Up

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Takes Katniss to Beauty Base Zero and Rebuilds the Mockingjay From the Boots Up

By Janet ManleyNovember 20, 2014
If the Hob still existed, everyone (read: Greasy Sae) would be jossiping about whether or not they can survive Mockingjay being chopped in half for the final two Hunger Games films. Tributes, I have been beyond the fence and can tell you: YOU WILL NOT ONLY SURVIVE,... More  →
EXCLUSIVE Interview: Willow Shields Tells Us About JLaw Verbally Teaching Her to Drive, Training a Gigantic Tabby to Be Buttercup and Growing Up Onscreen

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Willow Shields Tells Us About JLaw Verbally Teaching Her to Drive, Training a Gigantic Tabby to Be Buttercup and Growing Up Onscreen

By Janet ManleyNovember 19, 2014
Your favorite little sister, Primrose Everdeen, shows up in Mockingjay Part 1 looking VURY GROWN UP all of a sudden. While Katniss has been running around the arena, Prim has had to deal with her sister being shipped off to the Hunger Games (twice), seeing her... More  →