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100 of the Best Colleges Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMarch 28, 2018
Now, there are a number of reasons you might have clicked this slideshow, including but not limited to: You want to scope out some potential colleges without actually visiting them, because who has that kind of time? You want to find your college on this list so you can More  →
100 of the Best Colleges Summed Up in a Single Sentence

The 7 Most Savage Moments in Shakespeare

By ElodieMarch 28, 2018
Look, I get it. On the surface, Shakespeare's works might seem difficult. Some of them are quite sad. People die. But beneath all that fancy jargon and easily preventable tragedy, it's just one hilarious verbal smackdown after another. Seriously, if all you know about Sha More  →
The 7 Most Savage Moments in Shakespeare

Auntie SparkNotes: Are My Friends Turning Into Toxic People?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 28, 2018
Ahoy! SparkLife's wisest Auntie is taking a well-deserved vacation from the advice game this week. While we eagerly await her return, we'll be publishing some of her vintage posts!  Hey there Auntie, I'm writing to you because I'm worried about two of my friends. It would help if... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Are My Friends Turning Into Toxic People?

Every Literary Genre Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMarch 27, 2018
Back in the olden days, there were only like three types of book: 1) epic poetry, 2) Latin prose, and 3) ancient Greek plays where the gods were constantly punishing people for things like "stealing stuff" and "being prideful one time." Over the years, we’ve accumulated m More  →
Every Literary Genre Summed Up in a Single Sentence

What Book Title Describes Your Love Life?

By ElodieMarch 27, 2018
Of all the novels in existence, at least a few of them could be used to describe the state of a person’s love life. I already know that mine’s Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace. Or maybe Woke Up Lonely by Fiona Maazel. One Hundred... More  →
What Book Title Describes Your Love Life?

12 Words from Harry Potter That I Know I'm Saying Wrong and You Can't Stop Me

By ElodieMarch 27, 2018
Recently, someone told me I was pronouncing "Animagus" wrong. I was shocked, not because I didn’t already know this but because they CORRECTED me. Sure, there is a right way and a wrong way to say things, and by and large it’s better to say them... More  →
12 Words from Harry Potter That I Know I'm Saying Wrong and You Can't Stop Me

Snapchats from Julius Caesar

By ElodieMarch 26, 2018
I never go to parties or concerts, because I’m a forest goblin who lives on the very fringes of society, so most of my snaps are really boring and not worth the precious seconds it takes for people to figure out the Snapchat update long enough to check my story.  But if More  →
If Julius Caesar Had Snapchat

Gorgeous Illustrations of Sirius, James, & the Marauders at Hogwarts!

By Klara SteevesMarch 26, 2018
You always instinctively knew that your life was missing something, but you probably didn't know that that something was a young Sirius Black in a shearling jacket. Well, click "next" and consider your life complete—and keep clicking to see James, Lily, and the rest of the More  →
Gorgeous Illustrations of Sirius, James, & the Marauders at Hogwarts!