12 Steamy Literary Couples That Should Totally Happen

12 Steamy Literary Couples That Should Totally Happen

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Once upon a time, we reported that Draco Malfoy himself, Tom Felton, had attended the opening at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando and joined AOL’s In The Know for a game of ‘Fact or Fanfiction?’ and, in the standout moment from the Q and A, Tom Felton was asked: What did he think of Draco’s relationship to Harry Potter?   Image Via Redbubble   Now anyone with even a passing glance to the franchise would see Draco and Harry a simple rivalry, a tale for the ages, but Tom Felton said, I’m quoting AOL here, “Harry was constantly crushing …

5 of Literature’s Most Epic Pets

5 of Literature’s Most Epic Pets

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Everybody loves animals, even fictional ones. Whether they’re surviving fires or starting them, biting or putting up with the protagonists, or really good sports about villainous mistreatment, these animals are in it for the long haul. Here are some of our favorites, in no particular order.   1. Buttercup – The Hunger Games   Gif via Giphy This cat’s been through a lot. Bombings, attempted murder, living underground. I’ve never even known a cat who could stand a closed door. Nothing impresses Buttercup. All he wants is to have his head pet and maybe some fresh entrails.     2. …

5 of Literature's Most Epic Pets

5 of Literature's Most Epic Pets

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Everybody loves animals, even fictional ones. Whether they’re surviving fires or starting them, biting or putting up with the protagonists, or really good sports about villainous mistreatment, these animals are in it for the long haul. Here are some of our favorites, in no particular order.   1. Buttercup – The Hunger Games   Gif via Giphy This cat’s been through a lot. Bombings, attempted murder, living underground. I’ve never even known a cat who could stand a closed door. Nothing impresses Buttercup. All he wants is to have his head pet and maybe some fresh entrails.     2. …

These ‘Midnight Paintings’ Were Created By Dr. Seuss in Private

These ‘Midnight Paintings’ Were Created By Dr. Seuss in Private

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The name Dr. Seuss needs no introduction. Famous for his children’s novels that blended his brilliant rhyming schemes with illogical logic, nonsense words, and surrealist worlds into popular works such as The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, and The Lorax. Still, there was more to Dr. Seuss than just these works, despite being his most famous creations. He was also a renowned illustrator, creating artwork for magazines, political cartoons, and most interestingly of all, himself.     As discussed in this article by The Guardian, Seuss illustrated hundreds of surreal artworks in the late hours of the night, painting for himself. These …

Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘The Grinch’ Trailer Is Here and I’m Not Sold

Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘The Grinch’ Trailer Is Here and I’m Not Sold

2000 seasonal classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas is, as we all know, Jim Carey’s finest work to date. It was also the film that launched the career of slightly unsettling Gossip Girl-turned-intimidating rock musician Taylor Momsen.    Cindy-Lou… Who? | Via Tumblr    So when I heard they were remaking Dr. Seuss’s beloved Christmas tale, I thought “I see no reason to do this.” I thought, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” I thought, “How could they possibly improve on the perfection of Jim Carey’s mediocre masterpiece that I love without truly being able to articulate why?”   Via Giphy …