From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
If Charles is any better than Hal, it’s only because he’s more passive and therefore less violent. Last time we checked, though, being the willing sidekick to a violent antagonist didn’t get you off the hook with the Humane Society.