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ALBY, A Choose Your Own Adventure Story: The Summoning Fons

By reidfaylorAugust 7, 2015

Catch up on all the previous chapters here!

Previously in Alby:

Alby agreed to perform a traditional Monarchy harvest ceremony to give the people confidence in the new government. However, she has avoided using her powers for... More  →

ALBY, A Choose Your Own Adventure Story: The Summoning Fons

THE Definitive Ranking of OTPs

By AddisonAugust 7, 2015
While much of our lives in fandoms revolve around shipping our favorite OTPs (One True Pairings), there has been nary an order to determine the ultimate OTP. Sparklers, we have finally done the impossible.We have assembled a DEFINITIVE list that has fished out pairings fro More  →
THE Definitive Ranking of OTPs

PICK ME, CHOOSE ME, LOVE ME: 5 of the Best Romantic Rivalries in Fiction

By Tyler FederAugust 7, 2015
AH, LOVE TRIANGLES. In fiction, when two dreamboat dudes compete for the heart of the object of their affection, EVERYONE WINS. Except the saddo who doesn't get the girl. He loses. BUT THE REST OF US, WE WIN. Because there's nothing more riveting than a good old'-fashioned r More  →
PICK ME, CHOOSE ME, LOVE ME: 5 of the Best Romantic Rivalries in Fiction

Auntie SparkNotes: Should My Military-Bound Boyfriend and I Break Up?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 6, 2015
Dear Auntie, My boyfriend graduated from our high school this year, and I am heading into my senior year. We've been dating for almost a year, and we had decided that we wanted our relationship to be long term. He's my best friend, and I appreciate... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should My Military-Bound Boyfriend and I Break Up?

8 Things That Need a Reboot More Than Jumanji, Ranked

By Jessie GaynorAugust 6, 2015
Another day, another reboot! Look, I love Jumanji as much as the next board game apocalypse aficionado, but come on. How about we throw a bone to some of those poor screenwriters toiling away at their original masterpieces. Chances are at least some... More  →
8 Things That Need a Reboot More Than <i>Jumanji</i>, Ranked

In the Newz with H. Alan: Amy Schumer Takes a Stand on Guns

By H. Alan ScottAugust 6, 2015

The old adage is true: guns don’t kill, people do. But if those people didn't have such easy access to firearms, how many of our nation's horrific mass shootings could have been avoided?  That’s where Amy Schumer, comedienne and star of

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In the Newz with H. Alan: Amy Schumer Takes a Stand on Guns

Would You Rather... (This Could Either Be SUPER EASY or Devilishly Difficult)

By ElodieAugust 6, 2015
 It got all KINDS of profound with Monday's WYR question. Pretty much everyone said they'd rather be able to read minds than control them (except for two people; LOOKING AT YOU, WritingFire AND clarinets-are-awesome). But enough about which among us are budding supervil More  →
Would You Rather... (This Could Either Be SUPER EASY or Devilishly Difficult)
The "We Didn't See That" Review of <i>Tomorrowland</i>

The "We Didn't See That" Review of Tomorrowland

By Christopher CalogeroAugust 6, 2015
Everyone wants to see a rocket house! You know what no one wants to see? Cranky George Clooney. Or Ayn Rand-ian police units. Or sucky utopias. That's probably why Chris never got around to seeing Tomorrowland. Not that those things are necessarily in Tomorrowland, but... More  →

Top 10 Places to Get Dumped

By Elaine AtwellAugust 6, 2015
There are a few unpleasant things in life that we all must experience in order to become fully formed human beings. Wisdom tooth removal, beloved TV show cancellation (Freaks and Geeks, forever in our hearts), that dream where someone tells you it's the... More  →
Top 10 Places to Get Dumped

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Secret Fat Shamer

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 5, 2015
Dear Auntie, I really hope you don't read the following and think I'm scum. I try so hard to be a good, sensitive, friendly and loving person, and I know that discrimination is awful, but... I think it's just so tragic and dumb and plain WRONG... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Secret Fat Shamer