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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieSeptember 13, 2017
Wizards can teleport, brew lucky potions, and shoot fire out of their wands, yet their primary method of communication is still “just tie a letter to an owl and hope for the best.” I know they also make frequent use of fireplaces, two-way mirrors, and Patronus Charms, bu More  →
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, As Told in a Series of Texts

6 Hilariously Problematic Moments in Shakespeare's Plays

By Taylor NolesSeptember 13, 2017
Shakespeare is the original scoundrel. Sure, standards were different back then, blah, blah, blah— but there are a few moments in his plays that, even back then, must have had audiences dropping their popcorn and WTF-ing to their dates. More  →
6 Hilariously Problematic Moments in Shakespeare's Plays

QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 14th Century?

By ElodieSeptember 12, 2017
Back in the 14th century, they didn't have things like Facebook and Tinder and OKCupid. Mostly they just had loveless political marriages and the plague. But that doesn't mean there weren't parameters for medieval dateability. How dateable would you be? ... More  →
QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 14th Century?

25 More Questions You Should Definitely Ask in Your English Class

By ElodieSeptember 12, 2017
There are many reasons you might ask a question in class, the most obvious being that you would like to know the answer. But sometimes, raising your hand is a strategic maneuver. You need the participation points, for instance, or you’re trying to get a... More  →
25 More Questions You Should Definitely Ask in Your English Class

Muggle Studies 101: Important Terms and Vocabulary

By Maddy AaronSeptember 12, 2017
During your weeks in this course you will find that Muggles, just like Wizards, have their own language of sorts to describe the objects and actions of their everyday lives. And, just as a Muggle would find it entirely befuddling to hear you talk of... More  →
Muggle Studies 101: Important Terms and Vocabulary

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Engage With These Evil Twins

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 11, 2017
Hey Auntie, I'm in kind of a weird situation. There are these twin sisters in my year who are basically like the leaders of a small army of friends (it's legit like that), and are the top rankers in school academically. Three years ago, I was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Engage With These Evil Twins

The Book Report: There's a Dog That Only Responds to Harry Potter Spells, Bram Stoker's Descendant is Writing a Dracula Prequel, & More

By ElodieSeptember 11, 2017
Welcome back to the Book Report, where I bring you the latest in book-related news. This is something I do because I love talking about books, but the only people who will listen are my significant other and that one guy at the... More  →
The Book Report: There's a Dog That Only Responds to Harry Potter Spells, Bram Stoker's Descendant is Writing a Dracula Prequel, & More

How Well Do You Know Your Shakespeare Villains?

By Taylor NolesSeptember 11, 2017
One may smile, and smile, and be a villain! One may also read, and read, and take this quiz, and check thy knowledge of villains! How ready are you to be the bad guy in Shakespeare's plays? [viralQuiz... More  →
How Well Do You Know Your Shakespeare Villains?