Top 9 Greatest Hats in Literature

Top 9 Greatest Hats in Literature

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Happy National Hat Day! Yes, this is a real, federally recognized holiday, and to celebrate the world’s oldest head covering (fun fact: the first known pictorial depiction of a hat is a straw hat on a tomb in Egypt dated around 3500 BCE) I’ve compiled a list of the greatest hats in literary history.   9. the cat in the hat I think all of you knew this anthropomorphic feline was going to make an appearance. Making his debut appearance in The Cat in the Hat in 1957, he quickly rose to stardom as one of the most iconic characters in all …

Author Fight Club: Dr. Seuss vs Roald Dahl

Author Fight Club: Dr. Seuss vs Roald Dahl

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Ignoring the broader themes of Chuck Palahniuk seminal work, Fight Club, we’re going to do what we do best and have two people fight each other. Since we can’t talk about Fight Club (see rules one and two), we’re going to write about it. Specifically, we’re going to have two writers fight each other. Three rounds will determine their strength as we go through their power as description, their distinctive style, and their impact on the world at large. Then, they’re going to beat the snot out of each other. In one corner we have the creator of James and …

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 …