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Popular Novels Explained by the Characters of The Great Gatsby

By ShahzodaJuly 16, 2018
How would you explain the plot of Pride and Prejudice? “Elizabeth is one of five unmarried daughters, there’s a dance, Darcy is hot but rude, everything works out in the end” seems to be the standard response. But how would FICTIONAL CHARACTERS explain the plot of Pr More  →
Popular Novels Explained by the Characters of <i>The Great Gatsby</i>

These Harry Potter Character Illos Are SO GOOD WE CAN'T STAND IT

By Lila SelleJuly 16, 2018
As soon as we saw her amazing, YA-and-Harry-Potter-inspired character illustrations, we knew we had to ask Lila Selle to appear on SparkLife. After all, Sparklers, we live to make you happy, and these illos are going to make you VERY HAPPY INDEED. Click through to see some More  →
These Harry Potter Character Illos Are SO GOOD WE CAN'T STAND IT

QUIZ: What Vibe Do You Give Off?

By ElodieJuly 13, 2018
Do you give off a weird vibe? A judgmental vibe? An IDGAF vibe? Perhaps you are some kind of bizarre otherworldly entity and therefore give off no vibes at all. (But realistically, there’s only like a 12% chance of that happening, so don’t worry.) ... More  →
QUIZ: What Vibe Do You Give Off?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Online Crush Has a Terrible Boyfriend

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 13, 2018
Hi Auntie Sparknotes, I have a crush on a girl (we'll call her Jill) in one of my online friend-groups, and according to a few of our mutual friends it's pretty likely she has a crush on me, too. In fact, one of the biggest in-jokes... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Online Crush Has a Terrible Boyfriend

Dating With Science: To Girls, "Hot" Can Mean Basically Anything

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 13, 2018
Science Fact: Women can find entirely different facial features attractive, depending on the kind of relationship they're looking for. Furthermore, they have a much broader definition of "attractive" than men do. Explanation: Guys are pretty consistent when it comes to at More  →
Dating With Science: To Girls, "Hot" Can Mean Basically Anything

QUIZ: Is This a Panic! at the Disco Song or a Robert Frost Poem?

By ElodieJuly 12, 2018
Unless you have taken to the woods, all Thoreau-like, you probably know that there's a new Panic! at the Disco album out. You probably also know that Panic! at the Disco is best-known for 1) being the soundtrack to most of our collective teenage angst,... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Panic! at the Disco Song or a Robert Frost Poem?

20 of the Most Heartbreaking Lines in Literature (If These Don't Make You Cry You're a Monster)

By ElodieJuly 12, 2018
I’m just going to be super up-front about this: my goal here is to make you cry. I cried while writing this thing, and if I had to be tearful and sniffling in a coffee shop full of stupefied strangers trying desperately not to meet my eye, then so do you. Anyway, here are More  →
20 of the Most Heartbreaking Lines in Literature (If These Don't Make You Cry You're a Monster)

40 Rejected Hogwarts Classes

By ElodieJuly 12, 2018
You’ve heard of Potions, Transfiguration, and Charms. However, I have no doubt that some well-meaning Hogwarts professor tried to suggest a few new courses to Dumbledore and received a stern "No. For God’s sake, Stuart, there’s a three-headed dog on the third floor and a... More  →
40 Rejected Hogwarts Classes