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LURVE IS IN THE AIR (& On the Interwebs) with the SparkLife Illustrator Valentine Roundup!

By SparkLifeFebruary 12, 2016
Just when you thought we'd covered every possible Valentine's Day base—from talking toast to sassy Darth Vader to treat yo'self homages to watercolor gift guides to presidential puns to rejected candy hearts to coma-inducing crush slideshows to ridiculous flowcharts—we More  →
LURVE IS IN THE AIR (& On the Interwebs) with the SparkLife Illustrator Valentine Roundup!

Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did He Cut Me Off with No Explanation?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 12, 2016
Hey Auntie!! I have an issue with this boy (surprise, surprise!) We used to hook up, developed feelings for each other, dated, then broke up (because distance became an issue). We decided to stay friends, which then turned into friends with benefits, which was probably... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did He Cut Me Off with No Explanation?

Why I HATE "There Are Plenty of Other Fish in the Sea"

By Emma W.February 12, 2016

“There are other fish in the sea" are possibly the seven words I hate most in the English language. It's a cliché (which I hate) that also has, to my ear, a "bro/dude" inflection (i.e. "there are other fish in the sea—don't... More  →

Why I HATE "There Are Plenty of Other Fish in the Sea"

40 Virtual Valentines That Prove "Real Life" Is Overrated

By Maddy AaronFebruary 12, 2016
As we have continually told all of our friends, you don't need a date this Valentine's Day because you have virtual Chris Pratt to fulfill your every romantic whim. After all, the internet contains every iteration of love that you could possibly be looking for (your v More  →
40 Virtual Valentines That Prove "Real Life" Is Overrated

RESOLUTIONS OF THE HEART: Valentine's Day 2016

By Ally M.February 12, 2016
February 14, 2016 can mean many things, or nothing at all. But it does, INDISPUTABLY (seriously, don't dispute it), mark the start of a New Romantic Year. Every January 1, people are abuzz with unrealistic-resolution setting: more salad and less ice cream, more lipstick and less... More  →
RESOLUTIONS OF THE HEART: Valentine's Day 2016

The Second Trailer for The Huntsman: Winter's War Just Took It To a Whole New Level

By Maddy AaronFebruary 12, 2016
In case you were ever-so-slightly worried that The Huntsman: Winter's War would be a bit of an empty action flick (O YE OF LITTLE FAITH), the new trailer is here to assure you that Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain, and Charlize Theron's impressive arsenals as... More  →
The Second Trailer for <em>The Huntsman: Winter's War</em> Just Took It To a Whole New Level

All of Rory's Boyfriends Are Coming Back for the Gilmore Girls Revival, So It's Time for Us to Have a Very Serious Conversation

By ElodieFebruary 12, 2016
In case you somehow haven't heard, a Gilmore Girls revival is in the works. Watching these new episodes will cut into the 60 hours a week that I already spend watching the old episodes (seriously, it's like a full-time job), and I'm fine with it. Returning characters so far... More  →
All of Rory's Boyfriends Are Coming Back for the <em>Gilmore Girls</em> Revival, So It's Time for Us to Have a Very Serious Conversation

Open Thread for February 12!

By SparkLifeFebruary 12, 2016
Send your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pictures on the OT... More  →
Open Thread for February 12!

Auntie SparkNotes: He Pretended to Like Me and Broke My Heart

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 11, 2016
Hey there Auntie! So... I've liked this guy we will call Ryan for a few years. My junior year of high school, we actually became really good friends. That's when I started having my suspicions that maybe he was gay. He lived by the gay stereotype, but... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: He Pretended to Like Me and Broke My Heart

QUIZ: Which Harry Potter Are You?

By Emily BrownFebruary 11, 2016

The amount of "Which Harry Potter Character Are You?" quizzes I've taken in my lifetime is pathetic, or amazing, depending on who I'm talking to. But what's possibly sadder than me having taken all these quizzes is that all they've done is confirmed that my personality is

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QUIZ: Which Harry Potter Are You?