Sorting Woes: A Step-by-Step Guide to Embracing Your Ilvermorny House

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Like the rest of the Harry Potter generation, I spent my 11th birthday hoping for a Hogwarts letter that never came. I contented myself with the fact that Hogwarts is in the United Kingdom and I’m not, so maybe I was just too far away for them. But now, J.K. Rowling has ruined my life […]

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4 Reasons ‘BrainDead’ is Summer Must-See TV

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Last summer, UnREAL and Mr. Robot proved that summer TV could be just as good as the real thing, and this summer’s new shows picked up right where those left off. But the number one show you need to be watching right now is CBS’s BrainDead.

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Summer Is Not My Season – And That’s Okay


I lived in California for two years, and the number one thing I complained about was the weather. Always sunny and a constant 80-90 degrees; no one understood why I disliked it so much, and they weren’t afraid to tell me so. The same thing happens whenever I talk about why I don’t like summer. […]

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Your Official Summer 2016 Movie Preview

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Every summer, there are tons and tons of blockbuster movies to see in theaters, and this summer is no different. Need some hints about what to check out? We’ve got you covered! Look below to see what you should make sure to watch this summer.

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Signs You Might Be an Anglophile

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It’s been two years since I spent a semester abroad in England, and I miss it every day. Like an ever increasing number of Americans (and other nationalities), I am afflicted with Anglophilia. Okay, maybe afflicted isn’t the best word. It’s not like Anglophilia’s a disease or anything, just a perfectly healthy interest in England […]

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5 Reasons to Check Out ‘DC Super Hero Girls’

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Get your cape on! DC Super Hero Girls comes from DC Comics, of course, as the first ever DC world marketed toward girls, and it’s basically everything we could have ever asked for. The multi-platform franchise, including a web series, takes a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Supergirl and many more […]

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The 2016 Almost-Summer Movie Preview

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Now that it’s officially spring, it’s time to start looking forward to all the movies that are coming out. Contrary to popular belief, every month is a great month for movies, and the almost-summer months of April and May are definitely not exceptions. Check out what’s coming out this year below! April The Boss – […]

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5 Live-Action Disney Movies We’re Looking Forward To

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When you think Disney, is the first thing that comes to mind animation? Well, you’re not alone, but don’t forget Disney has done some amazing live-action movies over the years. From Mary Poppins and The Love Bug to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Hocus Pocus, live-action Disney movies were just as much a part […]

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5 Reasons ‘Agent Carter’ Season 2 is Even Better than Season 1

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Season one of Marvel’s Agent Carter swept onto our TV screens, and much like its title heroine, it delivered a knockout punch. Great acting, action, and activism – what’s not to love? I’m proud to say that Agent Carter continues its good work in season two. Peggy Carter is back on the scene, and we […]

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The Best 5 Moments from The X-Files Miniseries (So Far)

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In Season 6 of The X-Files, Mulder tells Scully, “They can’t take away the X-Files, Scully. They tried.” Much the same way, the TV show The X-Files keeps coming back in different forms. After nine years on air, movies in 1998 and 2008, and becoming a cultural phenomenon, Mulder, Scully and The X-Files returned to […]

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Beginning to Make Toys Right with #WheresRey

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When Star Wars fans headed to stores for memorabilia, many of us couldn’t find the character we were looking for. Like Marvel’s Gamora and Black Widow before her, new heroine Rey had been left out of too many toy sets. Most egregious were a set of action figures that featured male leads Finn, Poe Dameron […]

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5 Reasons You Should Take a Nap

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Napping is a time-honored tradition in kindergarten classrooms. After that, it usually falls by the wayside, but it definitely shouldn’t. Napping can be just as effective for adults as it is for children, and it comes with a ton of benefits including improved memory and mental stamina. With National Napping Day coming up in the […]

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Cast Catch-Up: ‘Home Alone’

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Home Alone can be seen everywhere around Christmastime. Luckily, it happens to be one of my family’s favorite holiday movies. The movie came out right before I was born, and I wouldn’t be surprised if I’ve seen it almost every year since then. There’s just something about a little kid beating up two grown men […]

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