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QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 17th Century?

By ElodieAugust 2, 2018
I'm still looking for a century in which I would be considered dateable, and I'm delighted to say I think I may have found my era. In the 17th century, people were all about frizzy ringlets, center parts, and trying not to die in the Thirty... More  →
QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 17th Century?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Toxic Friends Always Judge Me

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 1, 2018
Dear Auntie, I'm a huge nerd. I've seen Pride & Prejudice (2005) about 6 times, I never miss out on the weekly "Batman and Superman" comics every Wednesday, and I've written fan fiction about various John Green books. Suffice to say, my "intellect" (I never thought... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Toxic Friends Always Judge Me

6 Scenes from the Book That Were WAY Too Disturbing for the Movie Adaptation

By ElodieAugust 1, 2018
Sometimes, filmmakers leave stuff out of the movie because there simply isn’t enough time to include everything that happened in the book.  But other times, filmmakers leave stuff out of the movie because the stuff they’re leaving out is WAY TOO DISTURBING TO FOIST U More  →
6 Scenes from the Book That Were WAY Too Disturbing for the Movie Adaptation

7 Beloved Fictional Characters Who Are Secretly Terrible People

By ElodieAugust 1, 2018
There are some fictional characters who are just universally hated. Umbridge. Bob Ewell. Cholly Breedlove. There are also fictional characters who are universally adored, like Hagrid, Samwise Gamgee, and Atticus Finch if you, like me, prefer to forget that Go Set a Watchman More  →
7 Beloved Fictional Characters Who Are Secretly Terrible People

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

By SparkLifeJuly 31, 2018
38 years ago today, Prongs the Younger, AKA the Prince of Chaos, AKA the Unkillable Kid from Godric's Hollow, Harry James Potter was born. That’s 38* WHOLE YEARS of magical hijinks, unrepentant sass, truly relatable awkwardness, and More  →
Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

The 15 Most Iconic Lines in All of Harry Potter

By ElodieJuly 31, 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>

How Fictional Characters Would Break Up With You Over Text

By ElodieJuly 31, 2018
Breaking up can be tough. One minute you’re in love, the next minute you’re returning his letters and he’s plotting to murder his uncle. I think we, as a collective society, have come to the conclusion that breaking up with someone over text is typically Not Good. Bu More  →
How Fictional Characters Would Break Up With You Over Text