Blake Harper

Blake Harper is a freelance writer. His work has appeared in MEL Magazine, Buzzfeed, and All That's Interesting. He is originally from San Diego and now lives in Brooklyn.

Mischief Managed

50+ Harry Potter Spells Everyone Should Know

That owl is going to show up any day now.


10 Movie Scenes That Perfectly Capture the First Day of School

From 'Mean Girls' to 'Harry Potter.'


Why ‘X-Men’ are the Best Metaphor for First Day of School Anxiety

Xavier's School For Gifted Youngsters is all about figuring out how to fit in, even when you don't


ScarJo's Mother-in-Law Tried to Get Her to Change Their 'Hippie' Baby Name

Colin Jost revealed that his own mom was "was slightly thrown by" her son and Scarlett Johansson giving their son the name Cosmo.

The First Father's Day

The Forgotten Tragedy Behind the Very First Father’s Day

The surprisingly solemn and moving origins of the holiday we think we know.


The 4 Best Sketches From the ‘SNL’ Mother’s Day Episode All Crushed

Aidy Bryant anchored one of the funniest 'Mother's Day' skits in history.


Here’s Why HBO Max Is Beating Netflix In One Huge Way

The streaming wars are heating up.


30 Classic Outdoor Games For Kids And How to Play Them

From Tag to Steal the Bacon, we rank the best unorganized sports games that are light on rules and heavy on fun.


This Amazing 979 Piece Lego Thor Hammer Actually Can Smash Stuff

Surprisingly sturdy. Are you worthy to wield it?

Baby Names

Harvey, Hazel, And The Vintage Name Boom

Some of the most popular names of the future are being borrowed from the past.


Data Reveals 20th Century Baby Names Are Out, 19th Century Baby Names Are In

We are loving these Victorian era baby names.


Keanu Reeve’s Almost Got the Worst Stage Name Ever

After he was told his name was 'a little too exotic,' Keanu came up with a 'ridiculous' alias.


Netflix Is Getting Serious About Password Sharing and — Gasp! — Rolling Out Ads

Is Netflix about to become awful?


Man’s Coworkers Threw Him Birthday Party at the Office. He Sued For $450,000

When people say they don't want a party, maybe they're serious?


Natalie Portman Is Totally Jacked, Ready to Replace Thor in New ‘Love and Thunder’ Trailer

The Portman hammer is coming down.


Who’s that Zookeeper? The 4 Most Hilarious Moments From Lizzo’s ‘SNL’

Lizzo's 'Saturday Night Live' was equally parts sweet and raunchy.


Netflix Finally Fixes It's Biggest Problem With 'Stranger Things' Season 4

It was officially confirmed that Netflix is abandoning its binging strategy and instead will be releasing the new season in two batches.


Chucky’s Back! These Are the 4 Best Sketches From Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘SNL’

Jake Gyllenhaal sang...Celine Dion?


RIP Estelle Harris: 5 Best Mrs. Constanza Moments From Seinfeld

Estelle will always be remembered as the funniest mom in television history.


“Short Ass Movies” and the Best Sketches From Jerrod Carmichael’s ‘SNL’

From baby clothes, to "The Slap," here's the funniest bits from the most recent 'Saturday Night Live.'