7 Classic Novels That Are a Little Too Real Right Now
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7 Classic Novels That Are a Little Too Real Right Now

In much the same way as you should never watch a scary movie at night when you’re home alone, there are certain books you should never read in the middle of a global pandemic. Of …

QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 17th Century?
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QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 17th Century?

In my never-ending quest to find a time period in which someone would date me, I’m delighted to say I think I may have found one. In the 17th century, people were all about frizzy ringlets, center …

The 9 Most WTF Deaths in Literature
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The 9 Most WTF Deaths in Literature

In literature, ANYONE can die of tuberculosis or poison or the war. However, it takes a special kind of fictional character to die of something truly bonkers, like spontaneous combustion or an angry mob or …

QUIZ: How Messed-Up is Your Sleep Schedule?
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QUIZ: How Messed-Up is Your Sleep Schedule?

Are you getting enough sleep, or do you have the circadian rhythm of a raccoon?

5 Fictional Heroes Who Were the REAL Villains of the Story
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5 Fictional Heroes Who Were the REAL Villains of the Story

We’re all the hero in our own story and the villain in someone else’s. For instance, I’m the hero in my life, but I’m the villain in the eyes of anyone who’s ever had to …

5 Extremely Important Book Scenes That Were Left Out of the Movie

5 Extremely Important Book Scenes That Were Left Out of the Movie

There’s something to be said for watching a movie adaptation without first reading the book. I like to think I’m a fun, easygoing sort of person, but then I’ll watch a movie adaptation of a …

Pick 9 Fictional Characters and We'll Tell You if You're an Introvert or an Extrovert
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Pick 9 Fictional Characters and We’ll Tell You if You’re an Introvert or an Extrovert

Are you an introvert? An extrovert? An ambivert? Some undiscovered fourth thing? Let’s find out together by choosing from an assortment of fictional characters.

The 7 Most Messed-Up Short Stories We All Had to Read in School
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The 7 Most Messed-Up Short Stories We All Had to Read in School

There’s nothing that will claw its way into the deepest recesses of your memory, only to resurface when you least expect it, quite like a super messed-up short story. There you’ll be—just taking a shower …

14 Life-Changing Literary Quotes (That Everyone Always Forgets About)
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14 Life-Changing Literary Quotes (That Everyone Always Forgets About)

Literature is chock full of quotable quotes. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” for instance. Also “It is a truth universally that a single man in possession of a …

QUIZ: Is This an Edgar Allan Poe Poem or a Carly Rae Jepsen Song?
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QUIZ: Is This an Edgar Allan Poe Poem or a Carly Rae Jepsen Song?

You may think this quiz will be easy, given that most of Carly Rae Jepsen’s songs are called things like “Boy Problems” and “Wrong Feels So Right,” and Edgar Allan’s Poems are called things like …

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