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Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Quote from The Office

By ElodieOctober 19, 2018
I know a lot of stuff about exactly two things: Shakespeare, and The Office. That’s it. That’s my entire pool of knowledge. I majored in the first one, and I’ve rewatched all 9 seasons of The Office somewhere in the neighborhood of 12,000 times, so I basically major More  →
Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Quote from <i>The Office</i>

QUIZ: How Compatible Are You and Mr. Darcy?

By ElodieOctober 19, 2018
Mr. Darcy is the masculine ideal and a literary heartthrob. I would love to date him not only for those reasons, but also because he is socially awkward and has been dragged kicking and screaming to every party he has ever been to. That’s something... More  →
QUIZ: How Compatible Are You and Mr. Darcy?

The Surprising College Majors of 8 Harry Potter Stars

By Taylor NolesOctober 18, 2018
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

QUIZ: Which Two Shakespeare Characters Sum Up Your Personality?

By ElodieOctober 18, 2018
Nobody’s personality can be summed up with a single Shakespeare character. As human beings, we’re so diverse, nuanced, and complex that we’re gonna need TWO Shakespeare characters. ... More  →
QUIZ: Which Two Shakespeare Characters Sum Up Your Personality?

Auntie SparkNotes: Halloween Triggers My Anxiety

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 17, 2018
Dear Auntie, My anxiety has many triggers, several of which might be perceived as silly or inconsequential by those who haven’t experienced it. For example, being imitated—even if it’s just in a light-hearted game of charades—can send me into a full-blown panic attack. So can repetitive... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Halloween Triggers My Anxiety

Edgar Allan Poe Stories Ranked by How Creepy They Are

By ElodieOctober 17, 2018
You may know Edgar Allan Poe as the guy who wrote that thing about the raven. What you may not know is that he wrote lots of other things besides that. In addition to ravens, he liked writing about unrequited love, dead ladies, bad dreams, dead ladies, eyeballs, dead ladie More  →
Edgar Allan Poe Stories Ranked by How Creepy They Are

6 of Our Fave Classic Lit Characters Get a Modern Makeover

By Little ChmuraOctober 17, 2018
Have you ever wondered if Daisy Buchanan's style would be as fabulous in 2018 as it was in 1925? This slideshow has the answer—and the answer is absolutely, old sport. (Admittedly, she'd still be just as vapid and selfish now as she was then, but let's just focus on the s More  →
6 of Our Fave Classic Lit Characters Get a Modern Makeover