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What Going Back to School Is Like, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieAugust 23, 2016
School is starting and inspiring in us all an emotion generally known as "ugh." Shakespeare knows what that's about. Dude may be dead and buried, but the ensepulchered bard went to grammar school in his time, and odds are he hated every minute of it. How do I... More  →
What Going Back to School Is Like, According to Shakespeare

Blogging Moby Dick, Part 1: Or, Moby Richard

By Elaine AtwellAugust 23, 2016
Ahoy!   Let us be clear: unlike some of the books my illustrious colleagues have blogged you through, you will most likely never have to read Moby Dick in high school. The thing has 133 chapters, weighs as much... More  →
Blogging <i>Moby Dick</i>, Part 1: Or, Moby Richard

Shakespeare Plays From the POV of Their Female Characters

By andrew joanisAugust 23, 2016
Ever feel like Shakespeare didn't give enough credit to his female ... More  →
Shakespeare Plays From the POV of Their Female Characters

The Only 5 Pokemon That Matter

By Elodie and Kate AllanAugust 23, 2016
There are somewhere in the neighborhood of 50 million Pokémon, which I think we can all agree is too many Pokémon. Okay look, I don’t know how many there are exactly, but I’m told the number spans multiple infinities, including but not limited to:   The thunder mou More  →
The Only 5 Pokemon That Matter

Auntie SparkNotes: My Girlfriend Thinks We Disagree on Everything

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 22, 2016
Auntie, So I have a girlfriend that I've been dating for the better part of four years now, and she's absolutely amazing. Smart, sweet, fun to be around, sterling personality, and really cute on top of all that. We get along really well, and I love... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Girlfriend Thinks We Disagree on Everything

What Would a Yelp Review of You Say?

By Kelly HoffmacherAugust 22, 2016
Are you the kind of person who inspire vitriol from friends and strangers alike? Are your bathrooms clean and full of sunbeams? Are you pleasant and professional, or overly aggressive about your belief healing crystals? Take this quiz to find out what a Yelp review... More  →
What Would a Yelp Review of You Say?

Where Are They Now: Harry Potter's Minor Characters

By Amanda BellAugust 22, 2016
Thanks to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, we’ve gotten some crucial status updates on most of our forever loves: Harry, Ginny, Hermione, Ron, and their kiddos… Even Draco Malfoy and Dudley Dursley each got a smidgen of grown-up... More  →
Where Are They Now: Harry Potter's Minor Characters

PSA: What You Need to Know About "Affirmative Consent" at College

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 22, 2016
If you're headed to college, you've probably been hearing a lot about the importance of consent—and especially about how uncomplicated it is. Simply put, consent means that in any sexual scenario, both participants (or all three or four or seventeen of you) should... More  →
PSA: What You Need to Know About "Affirmative Consent" at College