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Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieAugust 16, 2018
"But Elodie, they didn’t have texting in Shakespeare’s day," I can hear you saying. But I’ll tell you right now: you cannot... More  →
Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

7 Popular Shakespeare Quotes That Shakespeare Never Actually Wrote

By ElodieAugust 15, 2018
As you and I both know, Shakespeare wrote a lot of things, but he didn’t write everything. Unfortunately, there are some people... More  →
7 Popular Shakespeare Quotes That Shakespeare Never Actually Wrote

7 Dirty Jokes You Didn’t Catch in Shakespeare’s Most Popular Plays

By ElodieAugust 13, 2018
Nowadays Shakespeare is considered the height of high-brow literature. But what you may not have known is that the guy was, at... More  →
7 Dirty Jokes You Didn't Catch in Shakespeare's Most Popular Plays

Shakespeare Plays Summed Up In Relatable Headlines

By ElodieAugust 3, 2018
I’m a simple woman. You take a headline from The Onion and slap it over a piece of relevant media, I laugh.... More  →
Shakespeare Plays Summed Up In Relatable Headlines

How to Tell if Someone Has a Crush on You, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieJuly 27, 2018
There are lots of articles on the Internet explaining how best to tell when someone has a crush on you. I know... More  →
How to Tell if Someone Has a Crush on You, According to Shakespeare

Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieJuly 26, 2018
Look, I don’t need to know why you’re here. I don’t need to know what misfortune has befallen you, what dark and... More  →
Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

QUIZ: Is This a Romeo and Juliet Quote or a One Direction Lyric?

By ElodieJuly 25, 2018
You probably think this quiz is going to be easy. After all, One Direction lyrics are catchy, chart-topping pop anthems, whereas Romeo... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a <em>Romeo and Juliet</em> Quote or a One Direction Lyric?

Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Quote from The Office

By ElodieJuly 17, 2018
  I know a lot of stuff about exactly two things: Shakespeare, and The Office. That’s it. That’s my entire pool of knowledge.... More  →
Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Quote from <i>The Office</i>

5 of the Most Easily Preventable Deaths in Literature

By ElodieJuly 6, 2018
There’s a lot of DYING going on in literature nowadays. It seems like every time I open a book, some character I... More  →
5 of the Most Easily Preventable Deaths in Literature

If Classic Authors Had the Internet

By ElodieJune 20, 2018
The Internet was a real game changer for us as a society. Suddenly, all manner of things were possible. Gone were the... More  →
If Classic Authors Had the Internet