Hey Auntie SparkNotes,This is something that has been bugging me for a while, and no matter how much time I spend mulling it over, I can't seem to come up with a satisfactory answer. Advice please? I am friends with a classmate on Facebook, who... More →
All righty, my intellectuals, my wisenheimers, my walking encyclopedias. So you think you know your books, eh? Ehhh??? Take the quiz below to find out whether your bookish know-how is sharp as a tack, or sharp as a balloon giraffe.
The rules are simple: match the... More →
And before you say anything, yes, the Twilight baseball scene is on here. Look, cinema is a fluid and complex medium and it takes years to hone the craft. And I think if there’s one thing we can all agree on in this ruined world, it’s that... More →
The time has come to grit our teeth, put on some pants, and return to that doom prison some people call "school." Gone are the days of eating Cheetos for every meal, of forgetting what day it is, of spending every waking moment just being vaguely... More →
Do you love YA books?
Wait, let me rephrase that. Do you looooove YA books? Are you reading this from inside a book fort made of Shadowhunters boxed sets? Is your cat named Jellicoe, your wifi network named AIDAN, and your Tumblr named An Imperial... More →
We've always loved courageous, independent literary heroines like Katniss, Hermione, and Lizzy Bennet—but we didn't love that the majority of our fictional role models have been depicted in film by actresses who fit within society's narrow stereotype of beauty (aka tall, t More →
Dear Auntie,So, to preface this question, some background: my dad passed away when I was three, so I come from a single-parent household. My mother, who I love, has dated a few people over the course of my life (I am 18). When I was starting... More →