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What the Wives of Henry VIII Would Be Watching on Netflix

By ElodieAugust 9, 2018
The ill-fated wives of Henry VIII didn’t have Netflix, of course—mostly they just had jousting, bread, and the plague—but that shouldn’t stop... More  →
What the Wives of Henry VIII Would Be Watching on Netflix

Shakespeare Quotes That Sum Up the Year 2017

By ElodieDecember 12, 2017
Does anyone else feel like 2017 was simultaneously really short and really long? I feel like I’ve aged a thousand years, and... More  →
Shakespeare Quotes That Sum Up the Year 2017

QUIZ: How Would You Fare if You Were Married to Henry VIII?

By ElodieJune 12, 2017
It seems easy—far too easy—for us to use our hindsight and say things like “ANNE, WHAT ARE YOU DOING? STOP PUSHING PROTESTANT... More  →
QUIZ: How Would You Fare if You Were Married to Henry VIII?

Which Wife of Henry VIII Are You?

By ElodieJune 23, 2016
If you can get Anne Boleyn on the first try, you’ll have earned my respect. ... More  →
Which Wife of Henry VIII Are You?

The WORST First Kisses in History

By andrew joanisJanuary 13, 2016
Think your first kiss was bad? Historically speaking, you've done a lot better than the... More  →
The WORST First Kisses in History

The Worst Thank-You Notes in History

By KathOctober 24, 2014
Historically, thank-you notes are a generous and polite way to assure a gift-giver of the giftee's gratitude. Or convey the highest of... More  →
The Worst Thank-You Notes in History

8 Memes That Will Go Down in History

By Emily BrownJune 23, 2014

ATTENTION HISTORY NERDS: Gather ’round, because you’re in for a treat. Just when you thought memes had died and gone to

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8 Memes That Will Go Down in History