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What the Harry Potter Stars Look Like Now

By ElodieOctober 9, 2017
I am deeply fascinated and somewhat disturbed by the aging process. Whenever I realize someone who used to be 8 is now 26, I am shocked. This is probably because I looked roughly the same between the ages of 9 and 21, at which point I got a hair straightener, but I digress. More  →
What the Harry Potter Stars Look Like Now

The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

By ElodieOctober 9, 2017
"Woman does a thing, society freaks out" is one of my favorite things that can happen in a book. Obviously "villains monologuing unnecessarily" is my second-favorite thing, and it’s a close second, but terrifying ladies striking fear into the hearts of men will always win More  →
The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

The Surprising College Majors of 8 Harry Potter Stars

By Taylor NolesOctober 5, 2017
Weird but true: turns out that the stars of Harry Potter did not in fact major in "Looking Good" and "Getting Money." There are lots of ways to decide a major, but probably the best way is to just do whatever Hermione did. More  →
The Surprising College Majors of 8 <em>Harry Potter</em> Stars

7 Movies That Were Way Better Than the Books They Were Based On

By ElodieOctober 4, 2017
Whenever someone tries to adapt a beloved book into a best-selling Hollywood movie, they typically make upwards of a billion mistakes. They include unnecessary romantic subplots, they throw out whole characters, they change the entire ending and just hope nobody notices. Or More  →
7 Movies That Were Way Better Than the Books They Were Based On

Snapchats from Romeo and Juliet

By ElodieOctober 3, 2017
Romeo and Juliet were teenagers, which means two things. First of all, their love story was always doomed to fail. If their families' blood feud didn’t ruin the relationship, going off to separate colleges almost certainly would've done the trick. Second: the most unreali More  →
Snapchats from Romeo and Juliet

If Hogwarts Had RateMyProfessors.com

By ElodieOctober 3, 2017
Hogwarts may have the Sorting Hat, flying broomsticks, and a forest full of stuff that can totally kill you, but where magic school fails and where we succeed is that we have RateMyProfessors.com. RateMyProfessors is hands-down the best way to find out what's up with your More  →
If Hogwarts Had RateMyProfessors.com

Blogging Animal Farm: Chapters 5 & 6

By Taylor NolesOctober 3, 2017
Gather round, squirrelfriends, because it's time for the next installment of our tale: Rollicking Misadventures of a Commie Oinker, also known as Animal Farm (you can catch up on Chapters 1-4 right here)! Previously: The pigs bring all the milkshakes to the yard (and don't... More  →
Blogging <em>Animal Farm</em>: Chapters 5 & 6

8 Books You Won't Believe Got Banned

By ElodieSeptember 28, 2017
Good, important books get banned all the time. It’s dumb, sure, but unfortunately it’s nothing new. For instance, you probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that The Catcher in the Rye has been banned for being “obscene,” that Are You There God? It’s Me, Marg More  →
8 Books You Won't Believe Got Banned

6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

By ElodieSeptember 28, 2017
We have all read our share of messed-up books in the name of school. Every single one of us has experienced an In Cold Blood, a Lolita, maybe a Clockwork Orange or two. It’s simply inevitable. Let’s talk about them. Now, I could not include EVERY disturbing, godfors More  →
6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

Ginny Weasley Is Not as Great as You Remember

By Vitoria BasSeptember 28, 2017
We’ve all fallen for the irresistible charms of Ginny Weasley. To borrow a chant: she’s pretty, she’s cool, she dominates [that] school! She’s almost too good to be true, which is actually my number one complaint about her characterization. HOT TAKE: Ginny is not actually that great. Let me break it... More  →
Ginny Weasley Is Not as Great as You Remember