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Auntie SparkNotes: Am I Getting This Present, Or What?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 25, 2018
Hello Auntie! I have a question (shocking, I know). It’s about gifts. See, I’m perfectly aware that it’s straight-up rude to get pushy about receiving gifts. But, well, what if it’s kinda important to me to know? See, here’s what happened. My friend, T, said that... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Am I Getting This Present, Or What?

6 Awesome Superpowers You Wouldn't Actually Want in Real Life

By ElodieApril 25, 2018
I like to think I have superpowers. Maybe I can’t, like, run through walls or throw lightning bolts at people, but I CAN parallel park a car with minimal sobbing and I always bring all my groceries inside without making a second trip. (I may break both my arms int he attem More  →
6 Awesome Superpowers You Wouldn't Actually Want in Real Life

25 More Questions You Should Definitely Ask in Your English Class

By ElodieApril 25, 2018
There are many reasons you might ask a question in class, the most obvious being that you would like to know the answer. But sometimes, raising your hand is a strategic maneuver. You need the participation points, for instance, or you’re trying to get a... More  →
25 More Questions You Should Definitely Ask in Your English Class

QUIZ: Why Are You Single?

By ElodieApril 24, 2018
Is it because you have an off-putting personality? Is it because people think you’re weird and rude? Is it because you didn’t forward that chain email twelve years ago and now your love life has been doomed by a wrathful witch? There’s gotta be a... More  →
QUIZ: Why Are You Single?

Pinterest Boards of Our Fave Fictional Heroines

By Cindy MangominiApril 24, 2018
Ever wondered what Hermione's Pinterest account would look like? Rhetorical question, OF COURSE YOU HAVE. Cindy Mangomini answers that question for eight  of our fave fictional heroines in this gorj slideshow, saving you from ever again having to ask yourself, "But how does More  →
Pinterest Boards of Our Fave Fictional Heroines

Every Harry Potter Book Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieApril 24, 2018
I know that you've read all the Harry Potter books. At this point, everyone in the world who is going to read the Potter books has already read them. You don’t need me to tell you what happens; you don’t need my pithy one-sentence summaries. I get that. But someti More  →
Every <em>Harry Potter</em> Book Summed Up in a Single Sentence

If Shakespeare Characters Had the Internet

By ElodieApril 23, 2018
I feel bad for the characters in Shakespeare plays. Not because of all the big battles, family betrayals, or the fact that you’ve got about a 50% chance of being poisoned before the day is done. No, the reason I feel bad for Shakespeare’s characters is because they had  More  →
If Shakespeare Characters Had the Internet

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Getting Married, But I Hate Weddings

By kat_rosenfieldApril 23, 2018
Dear Auntie, I've got wonderful news: my boyfriend proposed to me! So we'll be getting married in a few months, but I'm dreading it. No, it's not what you think. I love the idea of the *marriage,* but I loathe the idea of the *wedding.* It... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Getting Married, But I Hate Weddings