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Famous Playwrights Summed Up in a Single Stage Direction

By ElodieApril 27, 2017
If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that everything in the world can be summed up in a single solitary quip, including classic authors, literary genres, and Harry Potter. But playwrights? Playwrights are a different beast entirely. They have to put together ent More  →
Famous Playwrights Summed Up in a Single Stage Direction

Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieApril 25, 2017
"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

Snapchats from Shakespeare

By Taylor NolesApril 25, 2017
This slideshow was originally published in September 2016 More  →
Snapchats from Shakespeare

7 Fictional Characters Who Deserved So Much Better

By ElodieApril 24, 2017
Nothing in life is as certain as this one salient truth: your favorite character is going to die. They are the only pure thing left in this godforsaken world, but they are going to die as surely as the sun is coming out tomorrow.  Here’s to all the characters we knew wer More  →
7 Fictional Characters Who Deserved So Much Better

Would You Rather... Featuring the Worst of the WORST

By ElodieApril 24, 2017
Last time, we were basically all in agreement that it's better to live out the rest of your days as a one-spell wonder than to get your Hogwarts on for one single, glorious year of magical mischief and Snape-related sleuthing. NOW, however, we're going to test your decisio More  →
Would You Rather... Featuring the Worst of the WORST

It's the Fictional Characters Picnic!

By Vitoria BasApril 24, 2017
We're earlobe-deep in the season of picnics! Also the season of "I didn't even know I had sweat glands there!" and "This park belongs to the mosquitoes now. We must respect their customs and live by their laws." But mostly, picnics! We'd like to think our picnic game is pre More  →
It's the Fictional Characters Picnic!

Make the Most of Your Summer with UW-Milwaukee's Online Courses!

By SparkNotesApril 24, 2017
What are you doing this summer? is one of those scary, stress-inducing questionsIt's not quite as bad as What are you going to major in? or, heaven forbid, What are you doing with the rest of your life?, but it's up there! Because... More  →
Make the Most of Your Summer with UW-Milwaukee's Online Courses!

How to Ask Someone to Prom, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieApril 21, 2017
Asking someone to prom is really hard. You have to put your entire sense of self on the line and just kind of hope it gets a "Sure, why not?" in return. The actual dance ranges from fun to just okay (barring the part where everyone... More  →
How to Ask Someone to Prom, According to Shakespeare

Snapchat Filters Inspired by 9 of Your Fave Fictional Characters

By Kate AllanApril 21, 2017
At this point, we're veritable SnapChat PROS—we've done Snapechats, Snapchats from Hogwarts, and even Snaps from the founding fathers (those dudes knew how to deliver a well-timed drag). Was there any Snapchat ground left to cover? Lesser men would have said no. But we h More  →
Snapchat Filters Inspired by 9 of Your Fave Fictional Characters

50 Essay Topics for the Most SparkNoted Books

By ElodieApril 19, 2017
The worst part about writing an essay is coming up with the topic. You COULD argue that the actual worst part of writing an essay is, well, writing it, and you’d be right to, but I needed a quick, snappy way to start this post and besides, I can’t just write your essay More  →
50 Essay Topics for the Most SparkNoted Books