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Auntie SparkNotes: Why Don't My Friends Realize I'm Depressed?!

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 6, 2017
Dear Auntie: I am a great friend. I am the first person my friends come to for advice of any kind, I work hard to include everyone, and I put my friends before myself every time. My friends call me the welcoming committee because I’m the... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Why Don't My Friends Realize I'm Depressed?!

January Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 6, 2017
It's cool to be a word nerd, Aries; you don't have to keep trying to fit in with the word jocks, who only use adjectives like "dank" and "jawsome." When you face a difficult situation this month, keep in mind that this ain't rocket science, and even if it is, just yell at th More  →
January Horoscopes!

Snapchats from Greek Mythology

By ElodieJanuary 6, 2017
As near as I can tell from the mainstream media, we are a generation of soulless degenerates. All we care about are memes, selfies, and emojis—and if you're going to stand there and tell me to my face that the heroes of Greek mythology wouldn't have been just as bad, if More  →
Snapchats from Greek Mythology

CapNiss? Thorzzie? We've Crossed Fictional Universes to Bring You These 'Ships!

By Maddy Aaron and Lila SelleJanuary 5, 2017
Do you spend your time imagining all of your favorite characters hanging out at some sort of intergalactic-cross-series-time-travel arcade bar named something SUPER cool, like The Hero's Downfall or Tater Universe? Then we are on the same page. After all, the best part of T More  →
CapNiss? Thorzzie? We've Crossed Fictional Universes to Bring You These 'Ships!

QUIZ: Are You Fluent in Shakespeare?

By ElodieJanuary 5, 2017
To the modern reader, Shakespeare’s plays often look like just a bunch of unrelated words mashed together. This is because 1) language is a fluid, constantly evolving beast, and also 2) Shakespeare is an implacable devil host who KNEW that his works would be... More  →
QUIZ: Are You Fluent in Shakespeare?

Blogging Hamlet: Part 2

By ElodieJanuary 5, 2017
Previously on Blogging Hamlet, a ghost appeared! It may or may not be Hamlet’s dad. (It is.) One of the best recurring themes in Shakespeare is that of inexplicable family weirdness. Look, we all have weird families. It’s the great universal equalizer. My family may not... More  →
Blogging <em>Hamlet</em>: Part 2

Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Like My Trans Crush for the Wrong Reasons?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 4, 2017
Dear Auntie, Not to sound like a total cliché or anything, but I'm having a boy problem. This might not sound unusual, but I'm not the kind of girl who usually has "boy problems," because I like girls. Or at least, that's what I thought until... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Like My Trans Crush for the Wrong Reasons?