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QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?

By ElodieDecember 8, 2016
Look, it's not as if all the women are writing things like "She possessed not only great beauty but also a fine countenance" while all the men are writing, "SHE HAD SUCH A GREAT BUTT THAT IT WAS ABOUT THREE DAYS BEFORE I REALIZED SHE ALSO... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?

Anatomy of a Star Wars Fangirl

By Vitoria BasDecember 8, 2016
Welcome back to Anatomy of a Fangirl! Today's fangirl was made possible by our resident fandom expert Vitoria Bas, who you can follow on Tumblr here! ✨ This one goes out to the fangirls who... Know in their heart of hearts that Han shot first Get giddy on May fourth At least... More  →
Anatomy of a <i>Star Wars</i> Fangirl

Writing a Paper on The Scarlet Letter? Here's Your Custom Thesis Topic

By Emily BrownDecember 8, 2016
If you are here, it's because you finished The Scarlet Letter. First, congratulations—you just got through a forty+ page introduction, thirty mentions of scaffolds, unnecessarily long descriptions of woodland creatures, and the insufferable entirety of Arthur Dimmesdale. (Somewhere in there was some superb humor and poignant commentary, I swear.) Now, presumably, you're being asked... More  →
Writing a Paper on The Scarlet Letter? Here's Your Custom Thesis Topic
The 10 Most Popular Pieces of Fan Art from 2016

The 10 Most Popular Pieces of Fan Art from 2016

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 8, 2016
Imagine, if you will, a world without fan art, a world where Bill Weasley's indecently sexy man-bun didn't exist, and we had no idea which Hogwarts house Poe Dameron belonged to, and Lin Manuel-Miranda's genius Hamilton lyrics had no hope of being immortalized as gorgeous ty More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Terrible About Crushing on My BF's Friend

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 7, 2016
Dear Auntie, I've been feeling really guilty lately. I've been dating a guy for four years and we are both in our twenties. We've lived together for two years and I would say we are in a pretty committed relationship. He is wonderful, kind, good-looking, etc.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Terrible About Crushing on My BF's Friend

The 8 Most Underrated Ships of All Time

By ElodieDecember 7, 2016
This post was originally published in January 2016, and we're putting it in front of your lucky eyeballs today in case you missed it the first time!  Like any normal person, I've been known to unleash a veritable tsunami of happy tears because my favorite fictional... More  →
The 8 Most Underrated Ships of All Time

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 quit. Now, most people have probably read a handful of those. Maybe you’re one of the special ones—you’ve read a handful and a half. The probl More  →
Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Quiz: Are You So Sad or So Awkward?

By Janet ManleyDecember 7, 2016
Your life is tragic, but it is it art? ... More  →
Quiz: Are You So Sad or So Awkward?