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The Great Gatsby As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieJanuary 30, 2018
The Great Gatsby has it all—romance, jazz, general disillusionment with the American Dream. What it doesn’t have is texting, and I think... More  →
<em>The Great Gatsby</em> As Told in a Series of Texts

What Famous Authors Would Think of The Last Jedi

By ElodieJanuary 4, 2018
The reviews are in. Officially, The Last Jedi is a huge box office success. Unofficially, it’s one of the most divisive movies... More  →
What Famous Authors Would Think of <i>The Last Jedi</i>

Snapchats from The Great Gatsby

By ElodieDecember 15, 2017
There was a lot going on in the 1920s. Mostly it was just a booze-fueled, decade-long party, which is why it’s a... More  →
Snapchats from <i>The Great Gatsby</i>

Sorting the Characters from The Great Gatsby into Hogwarts Houses

By ElodieNovember 2, 2017
The Great Gatsby is a book about awful people running around doing awful things, which is why the idea of dropping the... More  →
Sorting the Characters from <em>The Great Gatsby</em> into Hogwarts Houses

The Great Gatsby Test

By ElodieOctober 11, 2017
I like to think I'm something of an authority on The Great Gatsby, as someone who read it once and took... More  →
The <em>Great Gatsby</em> Test

All the Times Nick Describes Gatsby's Smile, Ranked in Order of How Platonic They Are

By ElodieJuly 31, 2017
A common motif in The Great Gatsby is Gatsby smiling, which is immediately followed by Nick swooning so hard he just about dies. I learned this... More  →
All the Times Nick Describes Gatsby's Smile, Ranked in Order of How Platonic They Are

Rejected First Drafts of 6 Famous Novels

By Taylor NolesJune 19, 2017
One thing every author will hear at some point is this: writing is rewriting. So it follows that most famous novels went through... More  →
Rejected First Drafts of 6 Famous Novels

QUIZ: Is This a Great Gatsby Quote or a Lorde Lyric?

By ElodieApril 20, 2017
Lorde was sent to us from another time. That’s the only explanation I can come up with as to why every single... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Great Gatsby Quote or a Lorde Lyric?

QUIZ: Is This a Great Gatsby Quote or an Ed Sheeran Lyric?

By ElodieMarch 13, 2017
You’re a human being—I’ll assume either 1) you’ve listened to Ed Sheeran’s "Divide," or 2) you barely know who Ed Sheeran is... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a <em>Great Gatsby</em> Quote or an Ed Sheeran Lyric?

Everything I Know About Dating, I Learned from The Great Gatsby

By ElodieFebruary 22, 2017
I won’t pretend I used to know a single thing about the mystifying swampland that is dating. I’ve tried everything to be... More  →
Everything I Know About Dating, I Learned from <em>The Great Gatsby</em>