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Cute Animals Quoting Shakespeare!

By Becky FerreiraApril 23, 2014
Well met, good Sparklers! Today is William Shakespeare's birthday—the Bard is now 450-years-young. We could think of no better way to celebrate this milestone than by casting some painfully adorable animals in Shakespeare's best roles. Are you ready for the onslaught of li More  →
Cute Animals Quoting Shakespeare!

Quiz: Are You Rosencrantz or Guildenstern?

By KathApril 23, 2014
Are you always a courtier and never a Hamlet? Are you destined to play the fool, submitting ignorantly to your own destiny before being hung by pirates? We can't all be heroes, and not all fools are alike! Take our quiz and see... More  →
Quiz: Are You Rosencrantz or Guildenstern?

99 Book Nerd Problems

By Melissa AlbertApril 23, 2014
Cause we’ve got 99 problems, but having nothing to read ain’t one. 1. You’ll never get to read your favorite book again for the first time. 2. The weird look your friends give you when they find out your “awesome weekend” primarily took place between the pages... More  →
99 Book Nerd Problems

Ten Ways to Wish Shakespeare a Happy Birthday!

By Andrew TavinApril 23, 2014
Marry, it is the bard's name day! The day we celebrate the birth of of the playwright so known throughout the land, even the dimmest of students are aware of his great works! But forsooth! How shall an actor upon the stage we call life... More  →
Ten Ways to Wish Shakespeare a Happy Birthday!

So, You Want a Pet Direwolf...

By Anthony DeVitoApril 22, 2014
Loyal! Enormous! Cuddly! It’s easy to understand why someone would want to have a pet direwolf. But before you tell your parents you're responsible enough to take on a mythological beast, there are a couple things to consider... They have bad breath, and we don't mean... More  →
So, You Want a Pet Direwolf...

Terrible First Drafts of the World's Most Famous Poems

By Brandon SpecktorApril 21, 2014
Poetry can be hard to read and to write, but the payoff is great. For the reader, a bounty of beauty and unique insight into the wide, untamed world around, above, and within us; for the writer, almost-certain wealth and fame, secret poet zeppelin parties,... More  →
Terrible First Drafts of the World's Most Famous Poems

Find Out Your Game of Thrones Prom Style!

By KathApril 18, 2014
Ah, prom. A night of romance! Illicit dancing! Subtly undermining other houses while promoting the glory of your own! To make it an extra-special evening, you’ll need a look that says, snub me on the dance floor, and you’ll pay the iron price! If you’re uncertain whi More  →
Find Out Your <i>Game of Thrones</i> Prom Style!

Book Covers We'd Love to Frame and Hang in Our Bedrooms

By Becky FerreiraApril 18, 2014
They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but it's easier said than done. Some covers simply jump off the shelf and say, "sup, check me out" like confident little bosses. We collected a few of our favorite examples, and can't... More  →
Book Covers We'd Love to Frame and Hang in Our Bedrooms

Happy Teen Lit Day! Here Are Our Fav Books From College and High School

By Janet ManleyApril 17, 2014

Happy Teen Lit Day, everyone! It's funny, it's super fashionable right now for adults to read YA—like someone has deemed it "okay" for a no-longer-young adult to read young-adult fiction—but we all grew up reading all kinds of books! Here is a

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Happy Teen Lit Day! Here Are Our Fav Books From College and High School

5 Reasons to Get Psyched for the Paper Towns Movie

By kat_rosenfieldApril 17, 2014
If you've been sooooo excited about The Fault in Our Stars coming out this summer, you might have been too busy watching the trailer on repeat while ugly crying excitedly counting down the days pre-premiere to catch this bit of delightful news: while... More  →
5 Reasons to Get Psyched for the <i>Paper Towns</i> Movie