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Mother's Day Cards for the Bae-est Moms

By Janet ManleyMay 3, 2016
It's almost Mother's Day (this Sunday! Alert alert!), and you need to find a way to reward your mom for all the crusts she cut off your PB&Js, for her DVD of Dirty Dancing, for her guidance in the field of bangs trimming, and—BLESS HER—for trying to keep up with social m More  →
Mother's Day Cards for the Bae-est Moms

Open Thread for May 3!

By SparkLifeMay 3, 2016
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Open Thread for May 3!

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Brother He Drank Semen?!

By kat_rosenfieldMay 2, 2016
Hi Auntie, This is kind of a weird story. My older brother was at a party, and my friend was there too. She confided in me later the next day that, while at the party, she gave a guy a blowjob, used a water bottle for... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Brother He Drank Semen?!

Real Talk: I was Heartbroken and It Really, Really Hurt. Here's How I Survived.

By Emma W.May 2, 2016
I signed onto write this piece because I've been heartbroken. Like really, really, Emma, it's time to move on, how can you seriously still be hung up on that dude, watched all of Buffy in two months, still talked about him a lot two, three, four years... More  →
Real Talk: I was Heartbroken and It Really, Really Hurt. Here's How I Survived.

POLL: Which Classic Novel Should I Blog Next & Probably Ruin For Everybody?

By ElodieMay 2, 2016
I just finished blogging The Great Gatsby, and oh boy. What a time. We had some chuckles along the way. Some tears. Some existential dread about the vitality of our illusions. Remember Nick Carraway’s inexplicable car fetish? I do. I will never... More  →
POLL: Which Classic Novel Should I Blog Next & Probably Ruin For Everybody?

Where the Hogwarts Gang Would Go to College

By Janet and EmilyMay 2, 2016
It's college acceptance deadline day, with seniors across the country deciding whether to board the Harvard Express (Malia!!!!) or the Rutgers Express (Amtrak) come September. But where would the Hogwarts crowd go post-Voldemort? Would Hermione really go to Brown, or is the More  →
Where the Hogwarts Gang Would Go to College

From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: October 12, 1954

By Nicole DiekerMay 2, 2016

Dear Diary,

Having to go to work every day seems like a great unfairness. How do so many adults manage it? I suppose I am also an adult now, although I do not feel like it—and I do not think the other adults feel like... More  →

From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: October 12, 1954

The Jedi Test

By Janet ManleyMay 2, 2016
None of that midichlorian nonsense. Let's go! ... More  →
The Jedi Test

Open Thread for May 2!

By SparkLifeMay 2, 2016
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Open Thread for May 2!

Open Thread for May 1!

By SparkLifeMay 1, 2016
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Open Thread for May 1!