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Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Dumped Me. How Can I Move On?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 27, 2015
Dearest Auntie: I'm writing to you out of desperation. Seriously, I've looked at not only your archives, but anything else I could find on Sparknotes. While I did find some articles that were sorta-helpful, it's not enough. Only you can help me now. Now that I've put... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Dumped Me. How Can I Move On?

The Instagrams You MUST TAKE During This Mega Storm/Whimsical Dusting!

By Olivia DolphinJanuary 27, 2015
If you're out on Long Island or positioned in a lobster shack on the Connecticut coastline, you're probably being dumped on right now. If you're further west, you will be enjoying ALL THE SPOILS of a snow day with VERY LITTLE of the shoveling. THE... More  →
The Instagrams You MUST TAKE During This Mega Storm/Whimsical Dusting!

Winter Storm Juno? Roaring Blizzard Almanzo? FIND YOUR WINTER STORM NAME HERE

By Nicole DiekerJanuary 27, 2015
If you took our East Coast vs. West Coast quiz last week and found yourself on the East Coast, you are probably in the middle of Winter Storm Snow Day Juno right now. And you probably know that Winter Storm Juno wasn't named... More  →
Winter Storm Juno? Roaring Blizzard Almanzo? FIND YOUR WINTER STORM NAME HERE

Open Thread for January 27!

By SparkLifeJanuary 27, 2015
Sorry guys, the snow storm got us all kinds of messed up. Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for January 27!
The Most Stunning Style (& a Few Fashion Fails) at the 2015 SAG Awards!

The Most Stunning Style (& a Few Fashion Fails) at the 2015 SAG Awards!

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 26, 2015
Do you know what my least favorite thing about Mondays is, butts? EVERYTHING. There is literally no part of Monday that is not the worst—except the part where it turns into Tuesday, and THAT HARDLY COUNTS. Normally I spend Mondays crying quietly and eating breakfast chees More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Convince My Dad to Let Me Work Where I Want To?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 26, 2015
Dear Auntie, I've been working at a summer camp for the past five years and I love it! They pay well, they give you a free place to stay, they do your laundry every week, and you don't have to pay for food. The main reason... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Convince My Dad to Let Me Work Where I Want To?

A New Ed Sheeran Impersonator Has Taken Over the Internet: All Hail Ed Sheerchin

By Valerie BurnJanuary 26, 2015
There have been many Ed Sheeran impersonators over the years: Rupert Grinch, a mini-ginge with a guitar, and this ball of orange yarn. BUT NONE HAVE SWEPT US AWAY QUITE LIKE ED SHEERCHIN. In recent days, the affections of the at-large public... More  →
A New Ed Sheeran Impersonator Has Taken Over the Internet: All Hail Ed Sheerchin

The Awkwardest Ways to Accept a Compliment

By Kit FraserJanuary 26, 2015
No one ever teaches us how to politely receive a compliment, so it's no surprise that the typical reaction is PANIC. And where there is panic, there is awkwardness. Here are our favorite (aka the WORST) ways to receive that piping hot compliment that nice person just dish More  →
The Awkwardest Ways to Accept a Compliment

What Do You Get When You Mix Ri-Ri With Kanye and a Beatles God? A GOOD TUNE FOR A SNOWPOCALYPSE

By Valerie BurnJanuary 26, 2015
Everyone's favorite bad girl, bad guy and bewildered, successful dad are back with a new song called "FourFive Seconds." That's right, Rihanna, Kanye, and Paul McCartney are at it again*,**! We would normally expect an incredibly hot club jam from the likes of Rihanna and Kanye, but... More  →
What Do You Get When You Mix Ri-Ri With Kanye and a Beatles God? A GOOD TUNE FOR A SNOWPOCALYPSE