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7 Fictional Characters Who Didn't Deserve to Have a Happy Ending

By ElodieSeptember 26, 2017
Sometimes you hate a fictional character so passionately that it almost feels like a betrayal when you reach the end of the book and they DON’T wind up being eaten by wolves or something. You were forced to watch them being terrible for roughly 52 chapters; the least the a More  →
7 Fictional Characters Who Didn't Deserve to Have a Happy Ending

QUIZ: How Would You Die in Greek Mythology?

By ElodieSeptember 26, 2017
I always figured I knew how I would die in Greek mythology (rejected, lovelorn, pecked to death by an eagle who is also somehow my father). But that was before I started blogging The Odyssey and realized just how many ways there are to... More  →
QUIZ: How Would You Die in Greek Mythology?

Feminist Posters for Every Hogwarts House

By Louise ReimerSeptember 26, 2017
As much as we love JK Rowling and the blessings of this gif forever more, the world of Harry Potter isn't without the patriarchal trappings of Muggle society.* Still, two of the House founders are women (Helga Hufflepuff! Rowena Ravenclaw!), and JK herself is something More  →
Feminist Posters for Every Hogwarts House

Auntie SparkNotes: What Should I Call My Cousin at Work?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 25, 2017
Dear Auntie, I have a dumb etiquette dilemma! It involves "what to call your coworker who's older and more experienced than you." See, I was raised to never address an adult by only their first name, especially family—even my youngest uncle, who's like 5 years older... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: What Should I Call My Cousin at Work?

QUIZ: Can You Identify the Shakespeare Play by a Popular Quote?

By ElodieSeptember 25, 2017
Even if you haven’t read every Shakespeare play in existence (which is more than fair—dude wrote a bunch of those things), you probably at least know that “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Identify the Shakespeare Play by a Popular Quote?

The College Major Test

By Maura Barry-GarlandSeptember 25, 2017
You’ve been contemplating what to study in college for ages, but the only thing you’ve decided is that you’re definitely undecided. Choosing a life path is stressful even when you're NOT up to your elbows in due dates and extracurriculars, so give this... More  →
The College Major Test

How to Fake It If You Didn't Do Your Reading for English Class

By ElodieSeptember 25, 2017
There is nothing worse than walking into school and realizing that you did approximately zero reading for English class last night. The Great Gatsby languished unread on your bookshelf, you failed to crack open The Scarlet Letter even once, and you’re pretty sure Moby More  →
How to Fake It If You Didn't Do Your Reading for English Class

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Afraid of Being Forced into Intimacy

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 22, 2017
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I'll try to make this as short as possible: I'm conservative when it comes to intimacy, and I feel this might negatively affect my relationship with my potential boyfriend/husband. When I say conservative, I mean "no HND before marriage" conservative. This includes HND with... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Afraid of Being Forced into Intimacy