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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

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 5 (The One Where Nick Third Wheels His Way to Greatness)

By ElodieMarch 24, 2016
As someone who laughs at things like farts, I know a thing or two about humor. And let me tell you, this... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 5 (The One Where Nick Third Wheels His Way to Greatness)

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 4 (The One Where Nick is the Most Reluctant Wingman of All Time)

By ElodieMarch 16, 2016
Obligatory intro: Hi! I’m reading The Great Gatsby, blogging about it, and pointing out all the homoerotic subtext because if not me,... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 4 (The One Where Nick is the Most Reluctant Wingman of All Time)