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All the Novels on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Relatable Headlines

By ElodieNovember 14, 2017
There is objectively nothing funnier than taking a relevant headline from The Onion and slapping it on a still from a TV show or movie. And since there's no reason this same principle shouldn't also apply to books, we figured we'd combine a few of the greatest literary cl More  →
All the Novels on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Relatable Headlines

If Fictional Characters Could Text...

By ElodieNovember 14, 2017
Gone are the days of messenger pigeons, smoke signals, telepathy, and actually talking with our mouths. If you're going to bother calling somebody on the phone, you'd better be a) willing to suffer though a lot of excrutiatingly awkward silences, or b) actually, literally o More  →
If Fictional Characters Could Text...

Dating With Science: Are Guys Threatened By Smart Girls?

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 14, 2017
Welcome back to Dating With Science, in which we illuminate the mysteries of romance using only the finest peer-reviewed science, and, occasionally, the spare science we dig out from between the couch cushions. Today's topic: girl brains, and whether or not boys find them t More  →
Dating With Science: Are Guys Threatened By Smart Girls?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'll Never Have a Good Relationship with My Parents

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 13, 2017
Dear Auntie, I'm already almost 22 years old, but there's a childish part of me that I've been struggling to let go of. Recently, I was visiting a friend's house for lunch, and her mother was also visiting. The three of us had a fantastic time,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'll Never Have a Good Relationship with My Parents

QUIZ: Is This a Harry Potter Character or an 18th-Century Writer?

By ElodieNovember 13, 2017
Can you tell your Jane Austens and your William Wordsworths from your Stan Shunpikes and your Colin Creeveys? ... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Harry Potter Character or an 18th-Century Writer?

7 Literary Quotations, Rewritten by Donald Trump

By Jessie GaynorNovember 13, 2017
  1. “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy because they're losers. My family is happy—the best. Winners. All happy families are winners. My son—he's tremendous at happy.”  —Donald Trump, Anna Karenina   2. “My courage always rises with every attempt to intimidate me. I... More  →
7 Literary Quotations, Rewritten by Donald Trump