Bored and Stuck at Home Because of the Quarantine? We've Got You Covered

Bored and Stuck at Home Because of the Quarantine? We’ve Got You Covered

Look, we’re just going to level with you: it’s not great out there.  This is a scary, uncertain time for a lot of people. Right now, everyone’s staying home to help curb the spread of …

Pick 9 Books and We'll Guess How Old You Are
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Pick 9 Books and We’ll Guess How Old You Are

I don’t know why you’re taking this quiz. Maybe you have no idea how old you are and you need us to tell you. (Unlikely.) Maybe you want to pick a few books and then …

7 Weirdly Specific Things That Happen in Every Shakespeare Play
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7 Weirdly Specific Things That Happen in Every Shakespeare Play

Shakespeare plays tend to follow the same basic formula. There’s a wacky misunderstanding followed by some easily avoidable shenanigans, and in the end everyone either dies or gets married, depending on whether the play is …

Every Book on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in a Quote from <i>The Office</i>
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Every Book on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in a Quote from The Office

I am not a teacher. Teachers are the real MVPs, and I don’t have the patience, the stamina, or quite frankly the intelligence to be the actual, literal backbone of society. In fact, if I were …

6 Fictional Characters You Would Probably Hate in Real Life
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6 Fictional Characters You Would Probably Hate in Real Life

I want to believe I would enjoy hanging out with my favorite fictional characters, but in reality I’m not so sure. The qualities that make them so well-loved in novels are probably the same qualities …

QUIZ: Is This a <i>Catcher in the Rye</i> Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?
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QUIZ: Is This a Catcher in the Rye Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?

If you want to write a Lana Del Rey song, you’re going to need some sadness, a bit of angst, and whole lot of 1950s Americana. Presumably, this is also how J.D. Salinger wrote The Catcher …

How to Pass Your Online Classes
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How to Pass Your Online Classes

Everyone’s hoarding toilet paper. Sports have been abolished. I haven’t spoken to another human being face-to-face in five days. Is this a dystopian novel featuring a teen who is special and therefore destined to save …

7 Times Classic Literature Had Us Thinking "What Did I Just Read?"
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7 Times Classic Literature Had Us Thinking “What Did I Just Read?”

“Being really old and vaguely important” is pretty much the defining trait of all classic literature. This combined with the fact that your teacher is forcing you to read it under threat of suffering or …

QUIZ: Are You Someone's Love Interest?
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QUIZ: Are You Someone’s Love Interest?

If someone has ever described your smile as “crooked,” don’t even bother taking this quiz. You already know you’re someone’s love interest.

Everyone in <i>Julius Caesar</i> is Extremely Relatable
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Everyone in Julius Caesar is Extremely Relatable

Like most of Shakespeare’s works, Julius Caesar is a play that is approximately 20% historical inaccuracies and 80% just people with daggers running around making poor decisions. And although I have never so much as …

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