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10 Fictional Problems That Could Have Been Solved with a Text Message

By ElodieDecember 6, 2017
Cell phones are pretty great. There is simply no other innovation that has impacted my life as much as the one that... More  →
10 Fictional Problems That Could Have Been Solved with a Text Message

The Harry Potter Books, Ranked from Worst to Best

By ElodieDecember 6, 2017
When I’m not here on SparkNotes writing about Hamlet and My Chemical Romance, I can be found saying things like... More  →
The Harry Potter Books, Ranked from Worst to Best

Sorting the Characters from Romeo and Juliet into Hogwarts Houses

By ElodieNovember 30, 2017
Romeo and Juliet was written some 400 years before anyone knew what a Hufflepuff was. But does this mean we SHOULDN’T be... More  →
Sorting the Characters from <em>Romeo and Juliet</em> into Hogwarts Houses

6 Iconic Literary Villains (Who Were Actually Pretty Bad at Being Villains)

By ElodieNovember 28, 2017
As a society, we like our villains to be cunning, powerful, and evil, or at least just like really, really mean. But... More  →
6 Iconic Literary Villains (Who Were Actually Pretty Bad at Being Villains)

The Patronus Test

By ElodieNovember 28, 2017
When you inevitably run afoul of the hooded nightmare ghouls known as Dementors, how are you going to protect yourself? What shiny,... More  →
The Patronus Test

QUIZ: Is This a Harry Potter Character or an 18th-Century Writer?

By ElodieNovember 13, 2017
Can you tell your Jane Austens and your William Wordsworths from your Stan Shunpikes and your Colin Creeveys? ... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Harry Potter Character or an 18th-Century Writer?

If Harry Potter Characters Had Tattoos

By Paulina BasNovember 13, 2017
  Here's a Potterverse question that will keep you up at night: do the tattoos, like the paintings, ... More  →
If <em>Harry Potter</em> Characters Had Tattoos