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  • Tomorrow marks that dreaded date, Friday the 13th—a day where you may want to call in sick in order to avoid bad luck. But have no fear! Even if you accidentally trip or butt-dial an ex, your luck won’t be as bad as the luck of the characters we list below. Schadenfreude at work!

  • Wednesday, 8pm. Unitarian Church basement.

    FRANKENSTEIN: Well, it looks like everyone who’s going to show up is here. Might as well get started. Hello, all. My name is Frankenstein, but you can all call me Frank. This coming Friday is the 13th, so if you are feeling particularly misunderstood, don't hesitate to speak up. Would anyone like to begin with something to share? 

  • Tales and adventures sprouted up all over the place wherever the wizard went, lies most, told to comfort the already lost. The wizard, his cloak gray as weathered bone, had not gone that way under The Hill for ages and ages. The curse of memory meant that most of them had forgotten what he looked like. He had been away over The Hill and across the water for a long time, a long time indeed. Those who were small once had gone, food for the earth much like what was under the wizard’s feet.

    Good Morning! It was the hobbit.

  • We all have those friends, the ones who encourage us to make poor decisions. You know, the ones who tell you to buy that expensive shirt you can’t afford or to go ahead and have one more slice of cake. Or hey—eat the whole dang thing! Who cares about your resolution to eat better?

    We’ve compiled a list of the fictional characters you want to avoid if you want to keep your New Year’s resolutions.

  • A non-comprehensive roundup of how certain fictional characters spent the final day of the year.

  • In an alternate universe where the nine members of Tolkein’s Fellowship of the Ring did not assemble for the purposes of deciding what to do with an unfathomably evil Ring of Power, and instead came together solely to partake in holiday merriment, they might have opted to participate in a White Elephant gift exchange. Or, as would be more accurate in Middle Earth, a White Oliphaunt. View their results here.

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