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Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did He Really Break Up with Me?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 22, 2017
Hi Auntie, My boyfriend of about eight months and I recently broke up when he revealed to me that he wouldn't mind having sex with a guy and wasn't completely sure of his sexuality. He also said that he wasn't completely sure if he still wanted... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did He Really Break Up with Me?

Hamlet As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieMarch 22, 2017
Hamlet is a complex tragedy about revenge and the human condition, which means it's PERFECT for taking the original source material and summing it up in a sequence of emoji-riddled texts. I recently recapped Hamlet and enjoyed it immensely, but when I wasn't busy enjo More  →
Hamlet As Told in a Series of Texts

How to Read a Novel for Class

By Emma W.March 22, 2017
This post was originally published in May 2016 I remember in high school—and, yes, sometimes even in college—I would go to class thinking I was prepared—I'd done the reading!—only to find that I was not. At all. Discussions went way, way overhead my head. Like, I might... More  →
How to Read a Novel for Class

We Created SnapeChat Because the Dark Lord Asked It Of Us

By Janet ManleyMarch 22, 2017
Least popular Yule Ball chaperone of all time Severus Snape is kind of an underdog. He's misunderstood, he is probably NBK in his 50s, and he desperately needs Cinna's help to freshen up his hairdo.What better place could there be for a social outcast like Snape than the int More  →
We Created SnapeChat Because the Dark Lord Asked It Of Us

7 Proposals in Literature That Make Me Want to Die of Secondhand Embarrassment Every Time I Read Them

By ElodieMarch 21, 2017
There are certain episodes of The Office that I cannot watch without wanting to fly into the sun, so it should come as no surprise that I will throw a book out the window the second things start getting awkward. And things are NEVER more awkward than when someone’s propo More  →
7 Proposals in Literature That Make Me Want to Die of Secondhand Embarrassment Every Time I Read Them

QUIZ: How Vain Are You?

By Elaine AtwellMarch 21, 2017
Do you need to make like a shrimp cocktail and de-vein? ... More  →
QUIZ: How Vain Are You?

From The Ministry of Magic's Archives...

By Vitoria BasMarch 21, 2017
Wizarding world bureaucracy: just like muggle bureaucracy, but with more animation! Oh, and instead of waiting in line at the DMV, you have to enter through the toilet. If you glean one lesson from this treasure trove of official Ministry documents, let it be that the des More  →
From The Ministry of Magic's Archives...

What Kind of Flirt Are You?

By Cindy Mangomini and Chelsea DaggerMarch 21, 2017
This quiz was originally published in September 2016 Over the centuries, humankind has invented hover boards (they're deathtraps), watched empires rise and fall, stared awestruck as Chris Evans pulled a helicopter from the air using only his indecent sex appeal, defeated Voldemort, hip-thrusted our... More  →
What Kind of Flirt Are You?