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FICTIONAL CHARACTERS

My 5 Weirdest Fictional Crushes

My 5 Weirdest Fictional Crushes

You can keep your Darcies, your Rochesters, your Wentworths (okay, okay, save one Wentworth for me). Because the best fictional crushes are the weird ones, the ones that require you to read between the lines, to infer sexual charisma from […]

by × July 22, 2014 ×

CHILDREN'S BOOKS REVISITED

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Cures 5 Fictional Villains

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Cures 5 Fictional Villains

While writing this post, I stopped by my local Barnes & Noble to revisit the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle books. When I asked the sales assistant where the Mrs. Piggle Wiggle books could be found, she asked me if I was the […]

by × July 21, 2014 ×

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10 Characters Who Ended Up With The Wrong People

10 Characters Who Ended Up With The Wrong People

Very often we turn to books for the satisfaction of a love story well told. If it’s done right, we get all swoony, clutch the tomes to our winsome bosoms (or winsome pectorals, as the case may be), and sigh […]

by × July 14, 2014 ×

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If MORE Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles

If MORE Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles

We know, we know.  The sequel is never as good as the original, but ya’ll loved the first post so much, we just had to imagine what some other favorite fictional characters would write on their online dating profiles. Check out […]

by × July 14, 2014 ×

BEST NEWS EVER

J.K. Rowling Writes New Harry Potter Story, Fans Rejoice

J.K. Rowling Writes New Harry Potter Story, Fans Rejoice

Since closing the book on Harry Potter in 2007, with a time-jumping epilogue that seemed designed to squash readers’ hopes for an eighth installment in the series, J.K. Rowling has given us little reason to believe we would ever again […]

by × July 8, 2014 ×

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A Response to J.K. Rowling’s Brilliant Evil Rewrite of the Harry Potter Series

A Response to J.K. Rowling’s Brilliant Evil Rewrite of the Harry Potter Series

J.K. Rowling’s hilarious, perfect response to a reader’s heartfelt wish for a look at Harry Potter through Draco Malfoy’s eyes is currently sweeping the nation. @diddy_marie_ It would look a lot like this. pic.twitter.com/wPnCh0LPxP — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 9, […]

by × June 25, 2014 ×

QUOTES WE LOVE

43 Great Quotes From Literature We Forgot to Mention

43 Great Quotes From Literature We Forgot to Mention

Last week we collected 10 of our favorite lines in literature, but it appears we have forgotten some. Embarrassing! To those of you who weighed in on your own favorites in the comments: thank you. They were fun to read. And […]

by × June 25, 2014 ×

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS

6 Fictional Sorta-Superpowers That Would Make Life a Lot More Fun

6 Fictional Sorta-Superpowers That Would Make Life a Lot More Fun

You might have noticed that superheroes are having a bit of a prolonged moment. There’s much to be said for their commentary on society’s outcasts, but their appeal also includes wish fulfillment. We can’t yet fly or move things with […]

by × June 18, 2014 ×

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS

7 Characters In Need of Origin Stories

7 Characters In Need of Origin Stories

The box-office success of Disney’s Maleficent proves two things: 1) There will always be a vehicle for Angelina Jolie’s cheekbones, and 2) People love a good backstory. For every interesting or marginally interesting fictional character out there, there are clusters […]

by × June 13, 2014 ×