Our Favorite Shakespearian Adaptations

Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth

Shakespeare’s plays are awesome enough in their own right, but they’ve also given us tons of great adaptations, like the upcoming Romeo and Juliet. These fantastic movies take Shakespeare’s classic tragedies, comedies, and romances and put their own twists on them. Which of these Shakespearian adaptations do you love the most? Check out our picks now and vote below! Continue reading

How to Survive Homecoming

Homecoming is a big weekend in a high-schooler’s life. You’ve got pep rallies, the football game, the parade, the dance…there’s a lot going on, and it can be more than a little overwhelming. But don’t fret: Figment’s here to guide you through! From picking out the perfect outfit to coming up with the best football cheers, we’ll help you figure out this Homecoming thing once and for all. Continue reading

Pop Culture’s Craziest Dreams

Maggie Stiefvater, Raven Boys

It would be pretty insane to be able to bring parts of your dreams into the real world, like Ronan in Maggie Stiefvater’s The Dream Thieves. But that’s just one of many crazy things that can happen in dreams, according to popular culture. What are the most bizarre dreams in books, movies, and TV shows? Check out our picks, then vote for your faves below! Continue reading

How We Felt When We Heard About the Fantastic Beasts Movie

Figs, all of our greatest wishes have been answered! J.K. Rowling is writing a film series based off on ”Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” That means more premieres, more midnight releases, and more brand-new stories. We could tell you how absolutely insanely excited we are, but why would we do that when we could show you…through GIFS, of course! Continue reading

Legend of Korra: Benders We Want on Our Side

Okay, Figs. We’ve been waiting more than a year to say the following sentence: Legend of Korra Book 2 premieres tomorrow! And in all of our excitement about the upcoming season, we’ve been thinking about what it’d be like to live in Republic City. If we were to hang out there, we’d want a couple of strong fighters to watch our backs. Which of these Benders would you most want on your side in a fight? Vote now! Continue reading

Figment’s Fall Roundup

There are a lot of new releases coming in the next couple of months, from the literary world and beyond. What are we looking forward to most? We’re glad you asked! Check out a list of the books, movies, and TV shows we’re most excited for this fall. Take a look at our picks, then let us know what you’re psyched about in the comments! Continue reading

How to Survive Applying to College

We hate to burst your bubbles, but the summer’s officially over. That means it’s everyone’s (least) favorite time of year: College application season! It’s easy to get overwhelmed, but but luckily, Figment’s here to help you out. We’ve compiled a super accurate, extremely informative list to guide you through the process. Continue reading