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The Internet Is Ruining Things for Matchmakers

By Janet ManleyAugust 13, 2015
Would Taylor Swift have gotten together with Calvin Harris without the matchmaking skills of Ellie Goulding? Would Phoebe and Mike have found one another if Joey didn't walk into a bar and recruit the first guy who answered to "Mike"?* Would... More  →
The Internet Is Ruining Things for Matchmakers

17 Things You Should Never Say to Your Crush

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 13, 2015
Trying to converse with your crush is just like trying to do anything else with your crush: it is fraught with peril. The moment you attempt conversation, your mind will go completely blank, and there's no telling what will come out of your mouth—a recitation of the phone More  →
17 Things You Should Never Say to Your Crush

Be Still, Our Beating Hearts: A New Doctor Who Trailer Is Upon Us!

By AddisonAugust 13, 2015
When we got out of the emotional bunker of having replaced our bow-ties with a set of rainbow kidneys, we never thought there would come a day when we'd get our Scottish on and wrap it up with a swanky electric guitar. But you... More  →
Be Still, Our Beating Hearts: A New <i>Doctor Who</i> Trailer Is Upon Us!

The Trailer For Transgender Teen Drama About Ray Just Made Us Cry

By Elaine AtwellAugust 13, 2015
During your lifetime, transgender awareness has evolved dramatically (this is true no matter how old you are, since these days, most babies' first words are "Wow, we've come a long way on trans rights since I popped out of the womb!").  As support for the... More  →
The Trailer For Transgender Teen Drama <i>About Ray</i> Just Made Us Cry

Tonight Is the Best Night for Looking at Just How Faulty the Stars Are

By Janet ManleyAugust 12, 2015
If you have been waiting for a good time to stare off into the cosmos and scream "WHO AM I?" or "EARTH WELCOMES YOU, WE HAVE PANCAKES," tonight is your night, because Comet Swift-Tuttle is currently doing a drive-by in our neighborhood and there will... More  →
Tonight Is the Best Night for Looking at Just How Faulty the Stars Are

Auntie SparkNotes: I Was All Over My Boyfriend While Drunk, but I'm Scared of Sex When I'm Sober

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 12, 2015
Dear Auntie, Dilemma. I've just finished my first incredible year at university in the UK. Three weeks in, I was lucky enough to meet an incredible guy who I've now been dating for nine glorious months. One of his chief amazing attributes is his patience... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Was All Over My Boyfriend While Drunk, but I'm Scared of Sex When I'm Sober

Katniss Everdeen's Guide To The First Day of School

By Elaine AtwellAugust 12, 2015
It's been said that love is a battlefield, but an equally true, if lesser-known corollary is that school is the Hunger Games. A bunch of strangers with different backgrounds and skills are thrown together to compete in a free-for-all in which only one person leaves... More  →
Katniss Everdeen's Guide To The First Day of School

Woman Swims 30 Miles Through Shark Territory (On Purpose)

By Andrew TavinAugust 12, 2015
What would it take for you to swim across shark-infested waters? A million dollars? A billion dollars? A billion dollars personally presented to you by the late King Henry VI? Human fish Kim Chambers did it just because. Ms. Chambers, the 38-year-old superhero, swam thirty... More  →
Woman Swims 30 Miles Through Shark Territory (On Purpose)
Lego Mugs and BBHOAT Thugs: IT'S GEEK QUIZ TIME

Lego Mugs and BBHOAT Thugs: IT'S GEEK QUIZ TIME

By Josh PeriloAugust 12, 2015
We've got all the piping hot answers to last week's pizza quiz, fresh out of the question... oven? And, Josh finally puts on his big boy pants and decides he's had enough of Gary being a big 'ol bully. And when he gets pushed too... More  →

At Home With The Dementors

By Maddy WarnerAugust 12, 2015
Novels tend to focus on the big events, the Moments After Which Nothing Is The Same. But so much of life is lived in quiet routines, even for the fictional among us. When J.K. Rowling introduced us to Dementors, of course she would focus solely (soul-ly) on their most dramat More  →
At Home With The Dementors