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QUIZ: Do You Have Thicker Skin Than the President?

By Elaine AtwellAugust 15, 2017
Are you well-adjusted and receptive to constructive criticism, or is your vibe more "the Constitution started it!!!"? ... More  →
QUIZ: Do You Have Thicker Skin Than the President?

What to Do If You Left Your Summer Reading to the Last Minute

By ElodieAugust 15, 2017
There is nothing worse than waking up and realizing it’s August and you didn’t do a lick of summer reading. The Great Gatsby languished unread on your bookshelf, you failed to crack open The Scarlet Letter even once, and you’re pretty sure Moby-Dick has a whale i More  →
What to Do If You Left Your Summer Reading to the Last Minute

Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate Sex and Relationships

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 14, 2017
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I'll skip the preface. I have to two separate but related problems: sex and relationships. Sex feels awful. Not emotionally, no, the issue lies more in the fact that sex feels like the physical equivalent of Spiderman 3: cringing profusely and desperately wondering when... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate Sex and Relationships

QUIZ: Is This Minor Character from Shakespeare, or a Minor Character from Harry Potter?

By ElodieAugust 14, 2017
Let's be real: we all know Wilbert Slinkhard to be the esteemed author of Magical Defensive Theory in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, but he SOUNDS like he could be a wayward musician running afoul of the fairy king and his mischievous sprite in A Midsummer Night's Dream.... More  →
QUIZ: Is This Minor Character from Shakespeare, or a Minor Character from Harry Potter?

Snapchats from Jane Austen

By Taylor NolesAugust 14, 2017
If our girl Austen had had a Snapchat back in the day, you KNOW she would've been using it to eviscerate her snobbiest relatives. But since she didn't, we took a few guesses at what she would have done. Your spirit lives on through us and our snaps, Jane. More  →
Snapchats from Jane Austen

Auntie SparkNotes: My Brother-in-Law Is Dating a Big Fat Liar

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 11, 2017
Hi Auntie, I'm in an interesting situation. My husband's brother, with whom we are close, is in a very serious relationship with a really nice, absolutely gorgeous girl. Let's call her "Jane." She seemed very sweet from the start but I kind of just sensed... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Brother-in-Law Is Dating a Big Fat Liar

QUIZ: Is This a Fall Out Boy Lyric or a Wuthering Heights Quote?

By ElodieAugust 11, 2017
Fall Out Boy is notorious for their song titles that go on forever. Most 19th-century novelists did the same thing with chapter titles. But that's not the only thing these two have in common. Specifically, pretty much every quote from Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights sounds like a... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Fall Out Boy Lyric or a Wuthering Heights Quote?

How Your Instagram Can Help You Get Into College

By Titus WillisAugust 11, 2017
Real talk, guys: colleges are looking at social media now. Unless you adjust your settings to “private” (no shame in that, by the way), there are probably one or two admissions officers out there getting to know you through the stuff you've chosen to post on your platforms—we’re... More  →
How Your Instagram Can Help You Get Into College