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All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieNovember 13, 2018
People have spent entire books, movies, and prematurely cancelled TV shows exploring and explaining the inner machinations of literature's most notorious villains.  But because we're mavericks, always striving for better, and also because we prefer making as little ef More  →
All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence

How to Kiss, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieNovember 13, 2018
Kissing is pretty neat. Let’s not dive too deeply into the haunted crypt that is my love life, but suffice it to say I have kissed a person or two in my time. No one's good at it right away; it takes practice. Learning to kiss... More  →
How to Kiss, According to Shakespeare

The 7 Most Underrated Heartthrobs in Fiction

By ElodieNovember 12, 2018
On the whole, I prefer hot people in literature over hot people in real life. Hot people in literature can never disappoint me, whereas hot people in real life disappoint me constantly. Example: I’ll see a guy, develop an all-consuming crush on him based on nothing other More  →
The 7 Most Underrated Heartthrobs in Fiction

QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 16th Century?

By ElodieNovember 12, 2018
Instead of boring you all with examples of how dateable I’m NOT, let’s focus on what’s important here: would hot people in 1579 like me and want to date me, or would they find me wanting just like everyone currently alive in the 21st century?... More  →
QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 16th Century?

The 15 Most Iconic Lines in All of Harry Potter

By ElodieNovember 9, 2018
I’m not sure if you know this, but the Harry Potter books are really quite good. They’re stunning, imaginative works of fiction, each line of life-changing prose simply better than the last. One minute, they inspire; the next, they move you to tears. 95% of the human po More  →
The 15 Most Iconic Lines in All of <i>Harry Potter</i>

7 Dirty Jokes You Didn’t Catch in Shakespeare’s Most Popular Plays

By ElodieNovember 9, 2018
Nowadays Shakespeare is considered the height of high-brow literature. But what you may not have known is that the guy was, at any given moment, trying to see how many dirty jokes he could pack into a single five-act play. (The answer was usually “a lot,” sometimes borde More  →
7 Dirty Jokes You Didn't Catch in Shakespeare's Most Popular Plays

What You Thought These Famous Literary Quotes Meant VS. What They Actually Mean

By Taylor NolesNovember 8, 2018
Forget everything you thought you knew about classic lit—okay, no, remember like 95% of it, but the other 5% IS TOTALLY WRONG. You've probably been going about your life completely misunderstanding these famous quotes—but don't panic, because we're here to help. Click th More  →
What You Thought These Famous Literary Quotes Meant VS. What They <em>Actually</em> Mean