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How to Get Over the Death of a Fictional Character

By ElodieMay 1, 2018
I have recently suffered a fictional loss. Don’t ask me which character I’m talking about, because losing a fictional character is a phenomenon that transcends specifics.  I watch a lot of TV shows and movies, and I read a lot of books, so I am constantly grieving beca More  →
How to Get Over the Death of a Fictional Character

The 7 Most Hardcore Deaths in Literature

By ElodieMay 1, 2018
Fictional characters are always dying of boring things like shock, broken hearts, and long winters. That’s why it’s awesome when they die instead of things like SWORD FIGHTS and ZOMBIES and BEING A SYMBOL FOR SOMETHING GREATER. That said, there are deaths in fiction tha More  →
The 7 Most Hardcore Deaths in Literature

Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieMay 1, 2018
"But Elodie, they didn’t have texting in Shakespeare’s day," I can hear you saying. But I’ll tell you right now: you cannot read this article with an attitude like that. You simply can’t. For the purposes of this slideshow, Macbeth had an iPhone 6s, Lady Macbeth had More  →
Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

Classic Authors Review Avengers: Infinity War

By ElodieApril 30, 2018
Okay, raise of hands: who saw Infinity War over the weekend? And who DIDN’T see Infinity War over the weekend so now the entire Internet has become an impossible minefield of potential spoilers? Not only did Infinity War break just about as many box... More  →
Classic Authors Review <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>

12 More Hilarious One-Star Reviews of Classic Novels

By ElodieApril 27, 2018
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: one-star reviews of classic novels are incredible. They are usually bizarre and often unnecessary, but above all else they are HILARIOUS.  Maybe the reason I’m so shocked and delighted by them is because I cannot FATHOM the More  →
12 More Hilarious One-Star Reviews of Classic Novels

Snapchats from Hogwarts

By ElodieApril 26, 2018
You know what's cool? Magic. Spell-casting. Dragons. You know what's less cool? Snapchat, if you're a loser like me. I live a very dull life, so when all the world's non-losers send me snaps of their hooligan parties, I am forced to respond with poorly lit selfies in bed More  →
Snapchats from Hogwarts

25 More Questions You Should Definitely Ask in Your English Class

By ElodieApril 25, 2018
There are many reasons you might ask a question in class, the most obvious being that you would like to know the answer. But sometimes, raising your hand is a strategic maneuver. You need the participation points, for instance, or you’re trying to get a... More  →
25 More Questions You Should Definitely Ask in Your English Class

Pinterest Boards of Our Fave Fictional Heroines

By Cindy MangominiApril 24, 2018
Ever wondered what Hermione's Pinterest account would look like? Rhetorical question, OF COURSE YOU HAVE. Cindy Mangomini answers that question for eight  of our fave fictional heroines in this gorj slideshow, saving you from ever again having to ask yourself, "But how does More  →
Pinterest Boards of Our Fave Fictional Heroines

Every Harry Potter Book Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieApril 24, 2018
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  →
Every <em>Harry Potter</em> Book Summed Up in a Single Sentence

If Shakespeare Characters Had the Internet

By ElodieApril 23, 2018
I feel bad for the characters in Shakespeare plays. Not because of all the big battles, family betrayals, or the fact that you’ve got about a 50% chance of being poisoned before the day is done. No, the reason I feel bad for Shakespeare’s characters is because they had  More  →
If Shakespeare Characters Had the Internet