June 20, 2016 • Cookbook: General, Curated Book List, Humor, Men's Interests, Movies & Film
It is that time of year—summer—which of course means barbeques and picnics galore! Neighbors and friends get together to share food that has been grilled or pulled out from an icy cooler. If you are anything like us, you cannot help but look at the food with a bit of skepticism. Did they really cook the meat long enough? Is that cooler at the right temperature to preserve the food? Will I get food poisoning? To help temper your paranoia, we present you a list of five characters who have eaten strange items and didn’t get food poisoning (at least in the standard sense of the term).
June 16, 2016 • Relationships, Movies & Film, Women's Interest, Curated Book List, Fiction, Humor
Toss aside your copy of Us Weekly. We’ve gathered up characters from different books in similar ensembles, and then we took the pairings to book lovers for a vote. Check out these outfit twins to see who won, who lost, and whose look you’ll be stealing for your night out this weekend.
June 15, 2016 • Classics, Fiction, Humor, Movies & Film, Quirk Kids, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Women's Interest
Every year we get to celebrate our parents with Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. But what about those awesome people who watch the kids when the parents are busy or at work? While we are happy to celebrate parents’ contributions, we would like to take a moment to appreciate those whose job is to take care of children when the parents are away. So, in honor of them, we have compiled a list of our favorite childcare providers in books.
Jane Eyre from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
June 7, 2016 • Classics, Fiction, Movies & Film
Happy Birthday, L. Frank Baum! A heart. A brain.
Courage. Your characters all want so much, so, in honor of your birthday, we decided to give them story recommendations that will help them. Believe us, our ideas are way better than the Wizard’s. Really, a silk heart? That is supposed to cut it?
June 1, 2016 • Quirk Life, Reference: Media & Celebrities, Magic, Movies & Film, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Curated Book List
Over the past sixteen years, we’ve seen contestants on the popular reality series Survivor head to remote islands, the Australian outback, the African savannah, Borneo, Fiji, and more to battle it out in “tribes.” With a million dollars on the line and absolutely zero creature comforts (unless you win challenges), tempers being to fly and the claws come out. The contestants have to figure out not only how to survive the wilderness, but how to survive each other!
May 2, 2016 • Movies & Film, Comics, Fiction: MG & YA
Want to recreate a character’s haircut but are unsure how—or if—you should take the leap? Set up your appointment now. You may have the urge to visit your hairdresser after checking out these cuts. We’ve rounded up some styles sported by fictional characters. Bonus? We asked stylists for pro tips on how to achieve and maintain these looks.