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QUIZ: What's Your Career in the Wizarding World?

By Nicole DiekerAugust 5, 2015
If you had a galleon for every "What's Your Hogwarts House" quiz you took, you'd be filthy rich. But one can only take so many sorting hat quizzes before saying "SCREW IT—I'M A GRYFFINPUFF" and storming off to one's makeshift owlery. That's why we decided to bring somethin More  →
QUIZ: What's Your Career in the Wizarding World?

How to Do Friendship, According to Literature

By Nicole DiekerAugust 5, 2015
If you are like us, you view great works of fiction as instruction manuals for life. Nervous about being the new kid in school? Re-read the first few chapters of Looking for Alaska or Eleanor & Park. Losing sleep after being chosen to represent your hometown in... More  →
How to Do Friendship, According to Literature

Our Own Better Book Titles

By andrew joanisAugust 4, 2015
Wouldn't life be simpler if we could all just judge books by their covers?* Dan Wilbur says duh, and therefore so do we. *Literally. The only metaphorical cover-judging we endorse is that carried out by Regina George, because without it Mean Girls would be lacking in a m More  →
Our Own Better Book Titles

FINALLY, the Harry Potter/Taylor Swift Mash-Up That the World Has Been Waiting For!

By Andrew TavinAugust 4, 2015
Imagine that you wanted to re-experience the entire Harry Potter saga in under four minutes (it shouldn't be too tough, because WHY WOULDN'T YOU WANT THAT). What could you do? Sure, you could go to the cabinet where you keep the Pensieve filled with Harry Potter memories... More  →
FINALLY, the Harry Potter/Taylor Swift Mash-Up That the World Has Been Waiting For!

Would You Rather... (It's Getting Philosophical Up in Here)

By ElodieAugust 4, 2015
 Okay, so last week was an emotionally charged battle royale of debates and feelings. Sides were chosen, destinies were shaped, and some people simply refused to decide, which means they now reside in SparkLife purgatory. It is an evil, evil place where books are left off More  →
Would You Rather... (It's Getting Philosophical Up in Here)

Dating Advice from Lydia Bennet

By Nicole DiekerAugust 3, 2015
Ladies! It is time to discuss the most fascinating creatures on earth: BOYS. I am lucky enough to have found my one true love, but I know that not all of us (you) are quite as fortunate. So if you are curious about how to... More  →
Dating Advice from Lydia Bennet

10 Problems With Having a Dr. Seuss Character as a Pet

By ziggykelsmanJuly 31, 2015
So you're heard about Seuss, and the pets that he's got! But his books never mentioned the terror they wrought. When the covers are closed and the kids are in bed The Sneeches are mooches, the fishes are dead! Just one word to the wise, so you won't have regrets If the More  →
10 Problems With Having a Dr. Seuss Character as a Pet

Harry Potter Summer Camp Confirms That Hogwarts Is Real

By Katherine MollyJuly 31, 2015
You know you're a nerd if something that's exciting for most people is only exciting for you if it's preceded by the phrase "Harry Potter." Sports? Eh, whatever. Harry Potter sports? LEMME GRAB MY BROOMSTICK. Likewise, "summer camp" sounds like a lot of mosquitos and sun... More  →
Harry Potter Summer Camp Confirms That Hogwarts Is Real

Would You Rather... (It's HARRY POTTER VS. DOCTOR WHO)

By ElodieJuly 30, 2015
Last time, everyone was pretty much in the same boat, which means YOU'RE ALL HEARTLESS MURDERERS. But +10 points to LightningHasStuck for making us realize that the Hunger Games series could have done much, much more than just rip out our hearts. It could have ripped ou More  →
Would You Rather... (It's HARRY POTTER VS. DOCTOR WHO)

If Harry Potter Characters Could Use Muggle Technology...

By Steffi LynnJuly 29, 2015
If you think about it, the setting of Harry Potter is literally the 1860s on steroids: no electricity but candles can levitate, no internet but newspapers have moving images, decrepit horse-drawn carriages but the invisible horses can fly, 19th-century portraiture but the More  →
If <i>Harry Potter</i> Characters Could Use Muggle Technology...