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Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieDecember 7, 2016
Shakespeare wrote a lot of plays. 37 of them, in fact, and that’s a conservative estimate. Dude just didn’t know when to... More  →
Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Single Sentence

7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

By ElodieDecember 6, 2016
My parents gave me my name for no reason other than they heard it somewhere and said, "Yep, that’ll do." But if... More  →
7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

How to Tell if You're About to Be in a Love Triangle

By ElodieDecember 5, 2016
Fictional characters always seem to be caught off-guard by love triangles, but you and I? We could see one of those things... More  →
How to Tell if You're About to Be in a Love Triangle

The 7 Most Savage Moments in Shakespeare

By ElodieNovember 30, 2016
Look, I get it. On the surface, Shakespeare's works might seem difficult. Some of them are quite sad. People die. But beneath all... More  →
The 7 Most Savage Moments in Shakespeare

5 Times Hamlet Was the Emo Crush of Your Dreams

By Kelly HoffmacherNovember 22, 2016
O Hamlet—the tortured, emo boyfriend I never had but always dreamed of. He’s the original unavailable brainiac. If Hamlet had slumped against my... More  →
5 Times Hamlet Was the Emo Crush of Your Dreams

Shakespeare Quotes for When Your Relatives Ask What You're Doing With Your Life

By ElodieNovember 21, 2016
If your family's anything like mine, they come to Thanksgiving dinner armed with a veritable tsunami of questions you don't want to... More  →
Shakespeare Quotes for When Your Relatives Ask What You're Doing With Your Life

What's Your Signature Shakespearean Insult?

By ElodieNovember 7, 2016
Gone are the days of calling someone a greasy tallow-catch or a plague sore. In the modern age, we make do with slanderous... More  →
What's Your Signature Shakespearean Insult?

The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

By ElodieOctober 27, 2016
"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

Which Shakespeare Quote Describes Your Life?

By Taylor NolesOctober 25, 2016
Whether you're a witty handmaiden or the ghost of a Danish King bent on revenge, we've all identified with a Shakespearean character at... More  →
Which Shakespeare Quote Describes Your Life?

HOT TAKE: Shakespeare's Thoughts on the 2016 Election

By Kit FraserOctober 19, 2016
Picture this: The bard behind a desk on CNN, a microphone clipped to his alarmingly large collar, his forehead gleaming nobly... More  →
HOT TAKE: Shakespeare's Thoughts on the 2016 Election