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It's a Metaphor: Augustus Waters Explains All the Classics Again

It's a Metaphor: Augustus Waters Explains All the Classics Again

By Janet ManleyNovember 9, 2015
Take a seat in the literal heart of Jesus as Augustus Waters leads you through some of his fav books other than An Imperial Affliction.Last time he deconstructed Lord of the Flies and Kafka, this time he takes you through inglorious heroics of The Grapes of Wrath, Animal Fa More  →

Would You Rather... (You're Going to Have to Look Deep Inside Yourselves for This One)

By ElodieNovember 6, 2015
An unexpected bonus of doing these questions once a week is that I get a unique glimpse into the depths of the human psyche. I'm like Sigmund Freud or B.F. Skinner trailblazing through the annals of the unknown to figure out what makes people tick. And here's what I've disco More  →
Would You Rather... (You're Going to Have to Look Deep Inside Yourselves for This One)

9 Disney Princesses Get a Wardrobe Update!

By Cindy MangominiNovember 6, 2015
Even princesses sometimes need a wardrobe update. After all, you can't wear a ball gown to everything (as has been rudely pointed out to us). These GORGEOUS illustrations by Cindy Mangomini prove that casual chic is definitely the new royal—and dahhhhling, we are going More  →
9 Disney Princesses Get a Wardrobe Update!

Famous Literature Told in Emojis

By Emma W.November 5, 2015
Are you a visual learner? Is the ornate, antiquated language of a Victorian novel or a Shakespeare play bogging you down? Is even the SparkNotes summary too long to skim in the two seconds you have with your phone before your English teacher walks in... More  →
Famous Literature Told in Emojis

How Magic Works in Different Universes

By Nicole DiekerNovember 5, 2015
Have you ever wondered how magic in the Potterverse, Narnia, or Middle Earth actually works? Like, why do you have to say "wingardium leviOHsa?" Is magic like Siri, and it won't work if you mumble? Is that even fair? We've put on our wizard hats, looked into our pensieves, More  →
How Magic Works in Different Universes

Click Here for Your First Look at Eddie Redmayne in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By ElodieNovember 4, 2015
Oh my stars and garters. Sparklers, we shall forever remember November 4th, 2015 as the day we woke up to a world where Eddie Redmayne graced the cover of Entertainment Weekly looking like a cross between Gilderoy Lockhart, the Eleventh Doctor, and Bill Weasley.... More  →
Click Here for Your First Look at Eddie Redmayne in <em>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</em>

Quiz: Which Shakespearean Character Should You Date?

By Emma W.November 3, 2015
We love Shakespeare: his plots are crazier than the weirdest episodes of Lost; he makes us laugh, he makes us cry; he's the reason we get to act sometimes in English class; he teaches us that we can understand stuff written exclusively with 50-cent words; his plays make IN More  →
Quiz: Which Shakespearian Character Should You Date?
JLaw Promises Us She Will Always Be Katniss, the Hutch-Hemsworth-Lawrence Love Sandwich Will Live On, at <i>Mockingjay</i> Press Conference

JLaw Promises Us She Will Always Be Katniss, the Hutch-Hemsworth-Lawrence Love Sandwich Will Live On, at Mockingjay Press Conference

By Jessica OgilvieNovember 3, 2015
This weekend was notable for two reasons: 1) It was Halloween, and 2) the press conference for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 took place. This meant that after I saw the film (aghzghghhh!!!) people didn't know if the savage state of my eye makeup was Halloween-related ( More  →

Questionable Advice From the Love Life Sorting Hat

By Brandon SpecktorNovember 3, 2015
If you think the Sorting Hat is fallible, just wait until you meet his commoner relative, whose chosen path in life involves giving questionable—but occasionally spot on—love advice.Click on to have your love fortune read by a slouchy old hat that never even got its N.E. More  →
Questionable Advice From the Love Life Sorting Hat

We've Got the Cure to Your NaNoWriMo Writer's Block!

By Maddy AaronNovember 2, 2015
NaNoWrimo Month is upon us! It's the month where mere mortals attempt to write a WHOLE NOVEL IN ONE MONTH. It's insanity we tell you! But, quite good fun. Stressful, tear your hair out, blood, sweat and more sweat kind of fun. And we're ALREADY BEHIND. Today is Day 2 of NaN More  →
We've Got the Cure to Your NaNoWriMo Writer's Block!