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Snapchats from The Great Gatsby

By ElodieJune 20, 2018
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>

If The Great Gatsby Had the Internet

By ElodieMay 25, 2018
I waver between “The Internet is the greatest invention known to man” and “The Internet was a mistake,” which is something I... More  →
If <i>The Great Gatsby</i> Had the Internet

Every Chapter in The Great Gatsby Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMarch 21, 2018
We’ve all been there. You put off the reading for as long as you possibly could, and now it’s the night before... More  →
Every Chapter in <i>The Great Gatsby</i> Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 1 (The One Where Nick Is a Robot Just Learning to Love)

By ElodieNovember 27, 2017
There are some things we simply have to do, like assigned reading, taxes, and dying. I can’t do anything about two of... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 1 (The One Where Nick Is a Robot Just Learning to Love)

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

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 8 (The One Where Our Favorite Fledgling Romantic Goes to the Great Sin Wagon in the Sky)

By ElodieApril 21, 2016
Catch up on the first 7 parts of Blogging Great Gatsby right here! Here’s the situation: we’ve got Moaning Myrtle Wilson,... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 8 (The One Where Our Favorite Fledgling Romantic Goes to the Great Sin Wagon in the Sky)

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 7 (The One Where PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING HAPPENS ALL AT ONCE)

By ElodieApril 14, 2016
Only The Great Gatsby can take a chapter filled with drama and death and somehow make it unfathomably hilarious. For example,... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 7 (The One Where PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING HAPPENS ALL AT ONCE)

How to Have Fun at a Party When You Don't Want to Drink

By Ashley Brooke RobertsApril 13, 2016
Oh boy, here we go. You're finally "of age," you’re at a party, and if you were worried it might be a... More  →
How to Have Fun at a Party When You Don't Want to Drink