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The 8 Best/Sobbiest Holiday Scenes in Fiction

By Emily BrownDecember 21, 2015
If there are two things the holidays are never lacking in, they are books and cheese platters. So, in the spirit of literature and fancy cheese knives, I invite you to jam some camembert down your gullets and then read on for a list of... More  →
The 8 Best/Sobbiest Holiday Scenes in Fiction

Behind-the-Scenes Look at Brooklyn Starring Saoirse Ronan Has Us DESPERATE For an Irish Accent and an Italian Beau

By Maddy AaronDecember 18, 2015
Did that tidal wave of homesickness the first few weeks of college knock you off your feet and right into a pile of dining hall waffle sundaes (NOT waffle cone sundaes—ice cream, whipped cream, and sprinkles placed on top of waffles)? If you've been feeling... More  →
Behind-the-Scenes Look at <em>Brooklyn</em> Starring Saoirse Ronan Has Us DESPERATE For an Irish Accent and an Italian Beau

Get Your Yule Ball ON With These Perfect Holiday Cards

By Eugenia ClaraDecember 16, 2015
When the holidays roll around, part of us is kind of unimpressed with all the pageantry, and part of us is like GET ME THESE ELF SHOES WITH BELLS ON THEM TO WEAR AROUND THE DORM IMMEDIATELY.Don't fight the cheer; send your besties these beyond perfect holiday cards by the ta More  →
Get Your Yule Ball ON With These Perfect Holiday Cards

Snapchats from Hogwarts

By ElodieDecember 15, 2015
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

The 10 Stages of Watching the Very First Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them Trailer

By ElodieDecember 15, 2015
HEY, EVERYBODY. STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING RIGHT THIS VERY SECOND. The announcement trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is HERE and it's COMING IN HOT, having dropped right into the laps of a largely magic-starved populace early this morning. I mean, it's been about... More  →
The 10 Stages of Watching the Very First <em>Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them</em> Trailer

The 20 Best People, Things, and Threadbare Henleys of 2015, According to Us, SparkLife

By Janet ManleyDecember 14, 2015
It was the best of years it was the--ZOMG ZAYN IS LEAVING 1D I DIE A THOUSAND DEATHS.SO MUCH happened this year, and we weren't really equipped to handle it, beyond working through our emotions in the Sparkitor tumblr. How to sum up the year that gave us Pizza Rat, and The D More  →
The 20 Best People, Things, and Threadbare Henleys of 2015, According to Us, SparkLife

How to Study for Exams, According to Fred & George Weasley

By ElodieDecember 11, 2015
Exams are the final task in the Triwizard Tournament of life, and nobody knows this better than Fred and George. (Well, probably Harry, but we’re not talking about him right now. Let someone else shine for once, Harry, jeez.) Somehow, inexplicably, the twins... More  →
How to Study for Exams, According to Fred & George Weasley

The Glorious Return of WRITER WARS!

By reidfaylorDecember 10, 2015
Get your quills/laptops/typewriters AT THE READY, because one of your favorite series is BACK!  More  →
The Glorious Return of WRITER WARS!

21 Signs You Never Got Over Goosebumps as a Kid

By Brit McGinnisDecember 7, 2015
You guys. Goosebumps became a movie this year. *NOSTALGIA ALERT* And sure, we all "moved on" from fourth grade and have adult interests now (Prince Caspian is 34, and therefore superrrr adultish), but also: I WANT MY TINY FOURTH-GRADE DESK AND... More  →
21 Signs You Never Got Over <i>Goosebumps</i> as a Kid