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Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Doesn't Like '13 Reasons Why'

By kat_rosenfieldJune 28, 2017
Dear Auntie, I'm a sixteen-year-old who has watched 13 Reasons Why on Netflix, and while I've never read the book, I liked the show. (If you haven't heard of it, the story is about a high schooler named Hannah Baker who commits suicide,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Doesn't Like '13 Reasons Why'

Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Part 2

By ElodieJune 28, 2017
We’re blogging To Kill a Mockingbird, all 400 pages of it. If you missed the first part, click here. Because Scout is young, fresh-faced, and not yet drowning in student debt, she’s excited to start school in chapter 2. Until she actually gets there,... More  →
Blogging <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>: Part 2

Email Signatures For Every Fandom

By Emma W.June 28, 2017
I was a Russian major as an undergraduate, which means that FOR YEARS my iPhone email sign-off has been....*drumroll*...."sent from my troika." A troika's an old-school Russian sleigh, like the kind Anna Karenina, who just happens to be the protagonist of one of... More  →
Email Signatures For Every Fandom

How To Talk to Your Crush Without Being the Most Awkward Ever

By Jon_SkindzierJune 28, 2017
If you're an Awkward, trying to talk to someone you like is extremely perilous. There's no telling what might come out of your mouth, such as numerous stories about your cat (you don't have a cat), or an entire donut. Guys are probably more prone to accidental insults (e.g s More  →
How To Talk to Your Crush Without Being the Most Awkward Ever

Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Have to Support My BFF's Abusive Relationship?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 27, 2017
Auntie Sparknotes, I've had the same best friend for over ten years now; we can call her Emma. She's been there for me through everything from finding out I have clinical depression to discovering my sexuality as a queer woman and coming out. I had a... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Have to Support My BFF's Abusive Relationship?

40 Rejected Hogwarts Classes

By ElodieJune 27, 2017
You’ve heard of Potions, Transfiguration, and Charms. However, I have no doubt that some well-meaning Hogwarts professor tried to suggest a few new courses to Dumbledore and received a stern "No. For God’s sake, Stuart, there’s a three-headed dog on the third floor and a... More  →
40 Rejected Hogwarts Classes

What's Your Fatal Flaw?

By ElodieJune 27, 2017
Nobody’s perfect. Take me, for example. I’m impatient, I’m easily suggestible, and I have weak ankles. But all of these flaws are nothing compared to my fatal flaw, which is like the apex of my various character deficiencies and will inevitably lead to my downfall. Want... More  →
What's Your Fatal Flaw?

We Sorted The Force Awakens Characters Into Hogwarts Houses & Created the Hottest Fandom EVER

By Little ChmuraJune 27, 2017
Was the Resistance the original Dumbledore's Army? All signs point to YASSSS. Think about it: both have a courageous leader with an unruly head of hair, a fierce, brilliant woman who cares deeply for her friends and gets maaaad sh*# done, and a lovable, loyal goof with a bra More  →
We Sorted <em>The Force Awakens</em> Characters Into Hogwarts Houses & Created the Hottest Fandom EVER