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40 Questions You Should Definitely Ask In Your English Class

By ElodieAugust 16, 2018
Contrary to popular belief, the worst thing ever is not spiders, or even death. The worst thing ever is required class participation. It’s terrifying. Look, some of us can’t just make mouth-words on the fly, okay? Some of us need at least three days’ notice... More  →
40 Questions You Should Definitely Ask In Your English Class

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Borrowed Money and Won't Pay Me Back

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 16, 2018
Hi Auntie, My friend and coworker—let's call her Suzie—borrowed $200 from me about 8 months ago. It was for her medication, so being a good friend I lent it to her after she promised that she would pay me back when she got her next paycheck... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Borrowed Money and Won't Pay Me Back

Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieAugust 16, 2018
"But Elodie, they didn’t have texting in Shakespeare’s day," I can hear you saying. But I’ll tell you right now: you cannot read this article with an attitude like that. You simply can’t. For the purposes of this slideshow, Macbeth had an iPhone 6s, Lady Macbeth had More  →
Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

7 Popular Shakespeare Quotes That Shakespeare Never Actually Wrote

By ElodieAugust 15, 2018
As you and I both know, Shakespeare wrote a lot of things, but he didn’t write everything. Unfortunately, there are some people who are not us and therefore don’t know that. As a result, the Internet is just full of T-shirts, posters, and cross-stitch patterns touting More  →
7 Popular Shakespeare Quotes That Shakespeare Never Actually Wrote

Presenting...Your Horoscope for the ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 15, 2018
It is time once again to go BACK TO SCHOOL, and if you are a regular human person, the thought of doing homework, showering more than once a week, and just generally being alive in public can be daunting indeed. But you are nothing if not highly capable (kind of!), medium More  →
Presenting...Your Horoscope for the ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR

QUIZ: Which Creature from Greek Mythology Are You?

By ElodieAugust 14, 2018
We all like to think we’d be sirens (I mean, luring hapless sailors to a watery grave with naught but the sound of my voice? Ideal. Sign me up), but the truth is that most of us are probably gorgons with snakes for hair and... More  →
QUIZ: Which Creature from Greek Mythology Are You?

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

By ElodieAugust 14, 2018
"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