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QUIZ: Which Classic Novel Sums Up Your School Year?

By ElodieMay 18, 2017
It’s the end of the school year. Time to torpedo your sleep schedule and rely primarily on Cheetos for sustenance. But before... More  →
QUIZ: Which Classic Novel Sums Up Your School Year?

The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

By ElodieApril 17, 2017
"Being really old and vaguely important" is pretty much the defining trait of all classic literature. This combined with the fact that... More  →
The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

The Most Relatable Characters in Classic Literature

By ElodieJanuary 25, 2017
Classic literature is like the broccoli of books: nobody likes it, but we’re all going to have to deal with it eventually.... More  →
The Most Relatable Characters in Classic Literature

Which Classic Lit Death Would You Die?

By Maura Barry-GarlandNovember 8, 2016
Anyone who's ever read a book knows that fictional characters are always dying in new and fascinating ways, and never is this... More  →
Which Classic Lit Death Would You Die?

Aliens Like You and Me

By Janet ManleySeptember 12, 2016
The best thing to come out of summer 2016, and this year's most promising Halloween theme is Stranger Things, Netflix's paranormal thriller... More  →
Aliens Like You and Me

Classic Lit: Mansplained!

By Jessie GaynorJune 8, 2016
Actually, intros are the lowest form of art. Stendhal said that. Are you familiar with Stendhal?   Moby Dick Have you heard of Infinite Jest? It's... More  →
Classic Lit: Mansplained!

How Would You Fare in a Dickens Novel?

By Elaine AtwellMay 25, 2016
Well? Are you just going to stand there, or are you going to swindle us some gruel? I swear, sometimes it's like you... More  →
How Would You Fare in a Dickens Novel?

Breakup Advice From Our Favorite Characters

By andrew joanisFebruary 17, 2016
Same, Hamlet. SAME. We tried our hand at literary advice about love, but it's come time to dig through the classics for... More  →
Breakup Advice From Our Favorite Characters

The Cutest Names in Fiction

By ShivSeptember 20, 2013
The cuteness of a name is pretty arbitrary. After all, cute for one person might be really, really gross for another. But... More  →
The Cutest Names in Fiction

Our Favorite Fictional Misfits

By Melissa AlbertAugust 5, 2013
To celebrate the reveal of the 12th incarnation of the Doctor, who is literally the last of his kind, we... More  →
Our Favorite Fictional Misfits