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What Shakespeare Characters Would Be Watching on Netflix

By ElodieApril 18, 2018
I don’t know who invented Netflix, but we could give them every honor, award, and accolade it’s possible to bestow upon a living human person, and it still wouldn’t be enough. Without Netflix, what would any of us DO with our time? Go outside? Be serious. Speaking of More  →
What Shakespeare Characters Would Be Watching on Netflix

Snapchats from Paradise Lost

By ElodieApril 18, 2018
I think we can all agree that John Milton needed to do less. The man wrote an entire epic poem in blank verse, and he did it while blind. Who does that? What was he trying to prove? (For comparisons’ sake, one time I stubbed my toe and then I didn’t leave the house for More  →
Snapchats from Paradise Lost

Famous Fictional Kisses, RANKED

By Taylor NolesApril 17, 2018
Everyone's got a technique. More lip. Less tongue. In the rain, mid-sentence, while proclaiming love, while proclaiming hatred, while bleeding, just before being devoured by a shark... we called up our resident kissing expert (translation: I put on my straw hat and ate a ban More  →
Famous Fictional Kisses, RANKED

The Harry Potter Books, Summed Up in Pie Charts

By ElodieApril 16, 2018
Odds are you will never be asked to describe the Harry Potter books. This is mostly because everyone already knows what they are, and anyone who DOESN’T is very likely a space alien, which presents its own set of problems. (Are they friendly? Do they mean us harm? What’s More  →
The Harry Potter Books, Summed Up in Pie Charts

5 of Our Fave Harry Potter Characters Get Modern Makeovers

By Klara SteevesApril 12, 2018
Prior to this slideshow, if someone had asked us to name one thing we'd do to make the Weasley twins even better, we would have slapped them grandly across the face and declared, "PERISH THE THOUGHT, YOU UNMITIGATED DUNDERHEAD. THOSE GINGER HOODLUMS ARE PERFECTION." But afte More  →
5 of Our Fave <em>Harry Potter</em> Characters Get Modern Makeovers

7 Dirty Jokes You Didn’t Catch in Shakespeare’s Most Popular Plays

By ElodieApril 12, 2018
Nowadays Shakespeare is considered the height of high-brow literature. But what you may not have known is that the guy was, at any given moment, trying to see how many dirty jokes he could pack into a single five-act play. (The answer was usually “a lot,” sometimes borde More  →
7 Dirty Jokes You Didn't Catch in Shakespeare's Most Popular Plays

5 Fictional Characters Who Were Killed Off for Absolutely No Reason

By ElodieApril 11, 2018
Fictional characters do this annoying thing where they just up and die, and they do it right when you were getting attached to them. Sometimes authors have REASONS for killing off characters, including but not limited to “it was necessary to move the plot forward” and al More  →
5 Fictional Characters Who Were Killed Off for Absolutely No Reason

Great American Novels, Ranked from "Pretty Great, Actually" to "Meh"

By ElodieApril 11, 2018
In the 20th century, everybody and his grandmother was writing the Great American Novel, and the tradition continues still today. Some of these books are enjoyable. Others, however, appear to have been written by people with a rather dubious definition of the word "great." More  →
Great American Novels, Ranked from "Pretty Great, Actually" to "Meh"

If Hamlet Had Snapchat

By ElodieApril 10, 2018
Hamlet and I are alike in a lot of ways. We both complain too much, wear mostly black, and make a lot of casual jokes about death.  There are, however, some key differences, one of them being that I don’t use Snapchat all that often (my life just isn't exciting enough) w More  →
If Hamlet Had Snapchat
The 20 Best Insults in Fiction, RANKED

The 20 Best Insults in Fiction, RANKED

By Abbey ClarkeApril 10, 2018
You know the feeling of not being able to think of a witty comeback until the middle of the night two weeks later? These authors don't. That, friends, is because they are literary ~masters~ of the witty repartee, at whose feet we might sit and learn from in abject adoration. More  →