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12 (Trivial) Reasons 2016 Was The Absolute Worst

By Kelly HoffmacherDecember 29, 2016
Obviously, there's plenty about 2016 that was genuinely terrifying (more on that here)—I read the news (okay, Twitter). But this list deliberately excludes some of the more glaring nightmares, in favor of the quotidian indignities that 2016 visited upon us. 1. Kim Kardashian is off social... More  →
12 (Trivial) Reasons 2016 Was The Absolute Worst

6 Superfandoms, Illustrated

By SparkNotesDecember 29, 2016
Over the last year, we've accumulated six illustrations of our favorite fandoms from a handful of talented experts/artists, and the results are almost too relatable for comfort. Here they are, compiled into one magnificent, universe-transcendent slideshow. TAG YOURSELVES More  →
6 Superfandoms, Illustrated

Auntie SparkNotes: I Am Still One Percent Interested in My Ex

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 28, 2016
Dear Auntie, I am literally so fricking confuzzled right now. Well I mean, at this point in life, everything is running a bit smoother now, buuuutttttttt I still need some help. Basically, last year I had this huge crush on this guy. Let's call this guy... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Am Still One Percent Interested in My Ex

What's Your Fatal Flaw?

By ElodieDecember 28, 2016
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?

"Give Her Hell For Us, Peeves": 8 Iconic Lines By Our Fave Fictional Characters!

By Tyler FederDecember 28, 2016
First Tyler brought her awesome, quirky style to our favorite romantic rivalries, and now she's captured the most memorable quotes by eight characters we absolutely adore. Click through to see confessions of love, hilarious quips, and heroic declarations, then hit the comme More  →
"Give Her Hell For Us, Peeves": 8 Iconic Lines By Our Fave Fictional Characters!

QUIZ: Which Lord of the Flies Character Are You?

By Kurt HarrogateDecember 28, 2016
Even on a desert island, you can't escape grammatical pedantry. ... More  →
QUIZ: Which <i>Lord of the Flies</i> Character Are You?

New Year's Resolutions of Shakespeare Characters

By Kelly HoffmacherDecember 27, 2016
Whether you're murderously jealous, murderously indecisive, or murderously murderous, who among us couldn't do with some self improvement? Maybe this list is somewhat specific to Shakespeare's characters, but maybe you'll find some inspiration for your own New Year's resolutions here. Or just the kick in the pants... More  →
New Year's Resolutions of Shakespeare Characters

What 5 Fictional Heroines Would Wear on Their First Date!

By Cindy MangominiDecember 27, 2016
We asked Cindy Mangomini to create first date outfits for five of your fave fictional heroines, and the results are SO CUTE WE COULD DIE. Dibs on wearing Hazel Grace's blue dress...and also dibs on dating Augustus Waters. YA SNOOZE, YA LOSE, SUCKERZ. Now excuse us whole we g More  →
What 5 Fictional Heroines Would Wear on Their First Date!