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Business Cards For Your Favorite Harry Potter Characters

By Steffi LynnFebruary 27, 2017
We collaborated with our champion Weasley sweaters illustrator, Steffi Lynn, to bring you never-before-seen business cards of those we thought would be most likely to distribute them. Click on for some REAL TREATS—from Hermione's gmail, to Voldemort's striking similar More  →
Business Cards For Your Favorite <i>Harry Potter</i> Characters

Every Harry Potter Book Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieFebruary 24, 2017
I know that you have 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 some More  →
Every Harry Potter Book Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Sex Ed at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

By Janet ManleyFebruary 24, 2017
Part of the appeal of Hogwarts is the coursework: instead of AP chemistry, you get potions; instead of biology, you get to tear around the Forbidden Forest on a Hippogriff as you learn about "Care of Mystical Creatures." Although Hogwarts' academic curriculum was rigorous, s More  →
Sex Ed at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Romeo and Juliet As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieFebruary 23, 2017
If we’re being honest here, Romeo and Juliet is a bit of an excessive read considering the entire plot can be boiled down to "Boy and girl fall in love, six people die, it’s a wild ride from start to finish." The play may be a masterpiece of poetic dramatic structure a More  →
<em>Romeo and Juliet</em> As Told in a Series of Texts

Every "Blogging the Classics" Post Is Now RIGHT HERE

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 23, 2017
POP QUIZ:  1. In The Great Gatsby, how did Jay Gatsby acquire his wealth? Choose one: Ponzi schemes Befriending a rich and lonely widow whose death was ruled an accident, but questions still linger Whatever he was doing in that Wolf of Wall Street movieHorcruxes More  →
Every "Blogging the Classics" Post Is Now RIGHT HERE

Blogging Hamlet: Part 9

By ElodieFebruary 22, 2017
In Act 4, Scene 4, a wild subplot appears, and it’s one I’ve completely forgotten about. You’ll remember that Hamlet is being shipped off to England because of that whole thing where he accidentally killed Polonius by stabbing him through a curtain. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern,... More  →
Blogging <em>Hamlet</em>: Part 9

Everything I Know About Dating, I Learned from The Great Gatsby

By ElodieFebruary 22, 2017
I won’t pretend I used to know a single thing about the mystifying swampland that is dating. I’ve tried everything to be a better dater—reading magazines, taking online quizzes… I even tried saying hi to someone once, and it went terribly. But it wasn’t until... More  →
Everything I Know About Dating, I Learned from <em>The Great Gatsby</em>

12 Lingering Questions I Have About the Harry Potter Series

By ElodieFebruary 22, 2017
The Harry Potter series "ended" nine years ago, except that’s debatable because we’re getting more backstories and spin-off trilogies and two-part plays than we know what to do with. You know what we’re not getting, though? ANSWERS. I have some questions about your ser More  →
12 Lingering Questions I Have About the <em>Harry Potter</em> Series

The Hogwarts Class of '78 Yearbook Photos

By Vitoria BasFebruary 21, 2017
Has there ever been a graduating class as skilled in the art of Harry Potter Protection than the Hogwarts Class of 1978? We submit that there has not! And so, for your viewing-while-sobbing pleasure, we present yearbook photos from a simpler time. A time when Wormtail's only More  →
The Hogwarts Class of '78 Yearbook Photos