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Email Signatures For Every Fandom

By Emma W.July 19, 2016
I was a Russian major as an undergraduate, which means that FOR YEARS my iPhone email sign-off has been....*drumroll*...."sent from my troika." A troika's an old-school Russian sleigh, like the kind Anna Karenina, who just happens to be the protagonist of one of... More  →
Email Signatures For Every Fandom

From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: April 5, 1956

By Nicole DiekerJuly 19, 2016
Dear Diary, I bought my worst student a wand today. Charles still hasn't been able to successfully transfigure anything, not even in his second term. I know he's been using a hand-me-down wand, it's too large for his hand and it's got a nick on the tip and he's... More  →
From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: April 5, 1956

Every "Blogging the Classics" Post Is Now RIGHT HERE

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 18, 2016
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 Cheating at high-stakes poker Whatever he was doing in that Wolf of Wall Street movie 2. List the... More  →
Every "Blogging the Classics" Post Is Now RIGHT HERE

Blogging Lord of the Flies: Part 9 (The One Where Everyone Does a Murder Dance and Things Just Go Nuts From There)

By ElodieJuly 15, 2016
To catch up one parts 1 - 8, click here! So far, Lord of the Flies has fallen exceedingly short of the death expectations I had set for it. I was expecting a bloodbath! I was expecting a murder per chapter! However, nobody has... More  →
Blogging <em>Lord of the Flies</em>: Part 9 (The One Where Everyone Does a Murder Dance and Things Just Go Nuts From There)

Blogging 1984: IV (Part 1, Chapters 6, 7 & 8)

By Janet ManleyJuly 14, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984, Winston went to work and had the Mondayest of Mondays at minitrue, then pondered proliferation of idiots under the Big Brother regime. This time: sex.  VI Winston is home Dear-Diaring again when we pick up, and ~bless~ he launches straight into a raunchy tale... More  →
Blogging 1984: IV (Part 1, Chapters 6, 7 & 8)

The 12 Best Harry Potter Tumblr Posts That You've NEVER SEEN

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 13, 2016
Sparklers, I've attempted many difficult feats in my lifetime. I've tried to run a mile in under 20 minutes. I've tried to make drop-crotch pants look cool. Once I even tried to flirt with a living human being using words (it was 3 years ago, and I am still cloaked in More  →
The 12 Best <em>Harry Potter</em> Tumblr Posts That You've NEVER SEEN

The Ultimate Guide to Hogwarts House Compatibility

By ElodieJuly 13, 2016
Dating is weird, because the two of you are either going to be great together or you’re going to crash and burn right into the side of Break-Up Mountain. Online dating companies will tell you they’ve worked out a compatibility algorithm to avoid that lamentable... More  →
The Ultimate Guide to Hogwarts House Compatibility

Snapchat Filters Inspired by 9 of Your Fave Fictional Characters

By Kate AllanJuly 12, 2016
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

Muggle Studies 101: Important Terms and Vocabulary

By Maddy AaronJuly 12, 2016
During your weeks in this course you will find that Muggles, just like Wizards, have their own language of sorts to describe the objects and actions of their everyday lives. And, just as a Muggle would find it entirely befuddling to hear you talk of... More  →
Muggle Studies 101: Important Terms and Vocabulary

Blogging Lord of the Flies: Part 8 (The One With Jack's Terrifying Rise to Power)

By ElodieJuly 8, 2016
To catch up on parts 1-7 and watch this whole thing get out of control in a hurry, click here! We knew this was coming. The divide was inevitable. On one side, we’ve got Ralph—charismatic, goal-driven, a natural leader. On the other, we’ve got... More  →
Blogging <em>Lord of the Flies</em>: Part 8 (The One With Jack's Terrifying Rise to Power)