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The Sartorial Toddlers: How Rich People Dress Their Kids in $1,000 Outfits

The rich are different than you and I. For one, their kids are much better dressed. Well, much more expensively dressed anyways. Meet the sartorial one-percentlings: Juliet Sandler dresses in the latest $650 dresses and [...]

Cats Imitating Art

Here’s a cute collection of famous artworks and cats striking the same poses. I found “Romeo And Juliet” by Ford Madox Brown particularly appealing, but you can see 21 such comparisons at Buzzfeed. Link

Nothing Says Love Like Preserving Your Boyfriend’s Severed Head

(YouTube Link) In the newest NSFW trailer for the upcoming cheerleader zombie slayer video game Lollipop Chainsaw, we are introduced to the apple of the main character Juliet’s eye-the severed head of her boyfriend, Nick, which she carries around on her hip, and uses to overcome obstacles in some very interesting ways. As if chopping off Nick’s [...]

Star-Crossed Loves & Ill-Fated Affairs

Atlas Obscura has a roundup of tragic love tales from classic literature. In Ovid’s story of Pyramus and Thisbe, two young lovers, forbidden to marry because of family rivalries whisper their forbidden love through cracks in the wall. Their story met its fateful end when the lovers decided to escape their families, and meet under a [...]

8 Year Old Girl Plays Electric Guitar Like A Rock Star

(YouTube Link) There are some really talented kids out there, and thanks to YouTube they can show the world their skills, hopefully without all the praise going straight to their head. 8 year old Zoe Thomson plays guitar like a champ, and I think she should team up with 8 year old hardcore singer Juliet and form [...]

Is Your Name to Blame for All Your Problems?

Name tag image via Shutterstock As Juliet bemoans the grudge her family has against Romeo’s based on their names, she says, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Apparently, there’s a lot more in a name than Juliet thought—especially if your name is Mandy or [...]

Heavy Metal God In The Form Of An 8 Year Old Girl

(YouTube Link) This 8 year old girl is about to change the world of heavy metal forever, by bringing some refreshingly new subject matter to the scene-household pets. Watch as Juliet gets hardcore singing about how much she loves her goldfish, and her dog, don’t even think about messing with her dog, or she’ll jump off the [...]

The Top 10 Best Modern Literary Love Stories

When people talk about literary loves, they mention Rhett and Scarlet, Heathcliff and Catherine, or Romeo and Juliet. It’s about time some more modern love stories joined them. The Best Damn Creative Writing Blog assembled a list of modern novels with great love stories. If you haven’t read these, this might be the nudge you [...]

The Quick 10: The 10 Best Characters You’ve Never Seen

Sometimes the characters we don’t see end up having the most impact… and sometimes they’re just a good running joke for a sitcom. Check out these 10 characters from film, television and literature who were often referenced but never seen. 1. Godot from Waiting for Godot. In Samuel Beckett’s classic, two men spend two days (wait [...]

Shakespeare Finds Inspiration

William Shakespeare has writer’s block! In this story, his little stick figure friends, Romeo and Juliet, try to help out, but inspiration only comes when they give up. Shakesperean Tragedy (a comedy) was the final student project by Anna Cohen at Emuna College in Jerusalem. Link