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Open Thread for May 28!

By SparkLifeMay 28, 2016
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Open Thread for May 28!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Told My Crush Something Soooo Embarrassing

By kat_rosenfieldMay 27, 2016
Hi Auntie. I am a high school student, and I have a huge problem. I actually have other, more interesting and pressing problems right now, but this is by far the most mortifying. I made a middle school-aged boy, who I shall call P, cry. P was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Told My Crush Something Soooo Embarrassing

The Graduation Test

By Kelly HoffmacherMay 27, 2016
I remember having conflicting feelings as my high school graduation neared. I mostly couldn’t wait to get the hell out of Atlantic City, New Jersey and move to NYC. There I would let my freak flag fly, find people who were into the same (old)... More  →
The Graduation Test

How to Go on a Date, According to Beowulf

By ElodieMay 27, 2016
If you’re anything like me, your dating life is a lot of hot garbage, and you need help. Fortunately, there are experts on hand to handle this sort of thing. One of those experts is Beowulf. I don’t know why you’re looking at... More  →
How to Go on a Date, According to Beowulf

Real Talk: I Have Generalized Anxiety Disorder, But I Don't Let It Rule My Life

By Kate AllanMay 27, 2016
#illustratorgoals Kate Allan has brilliantly tackled a laundry list of difficult topics on SparkLife, from dealing with depression and leaving her religion to loving yourselfwholeheartedly. Today, she gets personal about her experience with Generalized Anxiety Disorde More  →
Real Talk: I Have Generalized Anxiety Disorder, But I Don't Let It Rule My Life

Here's What Would've Happened if Hermione Had Been the Protagonist of the Harry Potter Series

By ElodieMay 27, 2016
Statistics show that you are probably not Hermione, and thus are doomed to fail. Fail what? Doesn’t matter. All of it. You’re going to fail all of it. Harry knows that game. He bumbled his way through seven whole books knowing full and damn well... More  →
Here's What Would've Happened if Hermione Had Been the Protagonist of the <em> Harry Potter </em> Series

Get Matched With Your Perfect Summer Read

By Janet ManleyMay 27, 2016
Maybe you will make out with Devon Sawa this summer, maybe not. Either way, we guarantee you an epic adventure with this test, which detects your underlying hunger for fantasy, freakiness, murder, or shirt-ripping romance and matches you with your PERFECT SUMMER READ. Of... More  →
Get Matched With Your Perfect Summer Read

Open Thread for May 27!

By SparkLifeMay 27, 2016
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Open Thread for May 27!

OPINION: Snape Is Actually the Worst

By Andrew TavinMay 26, 2016
I believed that Severus Snape was a genuine asshat for years of my life, as did Harry and gang. YEARS. But of course (it's here that I warn you of major spoilers, but... c'mon:) we learn that Snape was in love with Harry's mom, and that he's actually a decent guy.... More  →
OPINION: Snape Is Actually the Worst

Dream Graduation Speakers, Ranked

By Taylor NolesMay 26, 2016
It's that time of year-- who's super excited to hear their principal in the brown sweater list out statistics about who made it into the National Honor Society???!!?! No? You're right. It'd be nicer if we got to pick from some, er, fresher choices. For your consideration: 10. Maleficent Pros: Killer... More  →
Dream Graduation Speakers, Ranked