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Why Working, Eating, and LIVING in Medieval Times Was Super Hard

By Abbey ClarkeDecember 16, 2014
We've all dreamed about living in medieval times, being a lord or lady caught up in the action of swordplay or in the romance of chivalry. Sometimes it seems like it would be really nice to live in a simpler time, full of adventure and ... More  →
Why Working, Eating, and LIVING in Medieval Times Was Super Hard

The 20 Most Couple-y Things You Can Do This Holiday Season

By Abbey ClarkeDecember 16, 2014
Say you’re part of a couple. Or you’re not, but you’re taking notes. What’re you planning on doing this holiday season? There’s something about this time that can get even grinches into a lovey-dovey mood. But if you’re stuck on how to exactly express your ... More  →
The 20 Most Couple-y Things You Can Do This Holiday Season
Gifts That Will Help Your Buddy Survive ANY AND ALL Apocalypses

Gifts That Will Help Your Buddy Survive ANY AND ALL Apocalypses

By Abbey ClarkeDecember 11, 2014
There are many ways the world could end. A virus could wipe out half the population, or it could turn them into zombies. A natural disaster could melt all of the polar caps and cover our world with water. Monsters or aliens could attack. Robots could turn against us. Or w More  →
Gifts For That Special Someone's Secret Laboratory (aka Cool Nerd Merch)

Gifts For That Special Someone's Secret Laboratory (aka Cool Nerd Merch)

By Abbey ClarkeDecember 10, 2014
GET INTO YOUR MILLENIUM FALCONS and GET YOUR BUTTS INTO HYPERSPEED, the season of gift giving is almost upon us! (Though we are sure gifts are welcome in other seasons as well.)We know that the nerdy runs deep among Sparklers, so we searched the internet high and low for the More  →

The Return of Sparksgiving

By TheDoctor212November 25, 2014
Listen up, y'all. Because it's only fifteen days away from November 30th, aka Sparksgiving Day. Now in case you weren't here around this time of year last year, you might not know what Sparksgiving is. Sparksgiving last year was started by our wonderful fourtris, and is a ... More  →

Sci Fi & Fantasy That's So Bad It's Good!

By Abbey ClarkeNovember 18, 2014
We hope you like hams and cheese, because we have found ALL the hams and cheese you could ever desire in this totally-subjective list of our favorite sci fi and fantasy works that are, in our humble professional opinions, so bad they’re good. More  →
Sci Fi & Fantasy That's So Bad It's Good!

The Best Sci Fi & Fantasy DVD Commentary!

By Abbey ClarkeNovember 17, 2014
Normally when you think of DVD commentaries, you probably yawn. We love watching movies as much as the next media buff, but the idea of people talking over a movie on purpose makes our eye twitch a bit. However, there are a few DVD commentaries that transcend the medium to More  →
The Best Sci Fi & Fantasy DVD Commentary!
Wonder Woman Is EASILY the Best Superhero of All Time

Wonder Woman Is EASILY the Best Superhero of All Time

By Abbey ClarkeNovember 12, 2014
For a while, Wonder Woman really seemed to be getting the shaft. The rallying cry of the feminist geek community for the past year or so has been the incessant question, “Why don’t we have a Wonder Woman movie? We’ve had oodles of Batman and ... More  →

The 10 Weirdest (or COOLEST) Things You Can Volunteer For

By Abbey ClarkeNovember 4, 2014
Volunteering is a great thing to do—it gets you good experience and you can help people out. But let’s say the run-of-the-mill brownie bake doesn’t strike fire in your heart, and ends up with more brownies in your tum-tum than sold to sugar-desiring do-gooders. Read on More  →
The 10 Weirdest (or COOLEST) Things You Can Volunteer For

20 Celebs Who Have Been Bullied, And How They Coped

By Abbey ClarkeOctober 21, 2014
Have you seen that beautiful thing that happened on Instagram? Our own TSwift reached out to bullied fan, writing her a heartwarming letter expressing sympathy and encouragement. Taylor was bullied in junior high, and her experience gave her empathy for her fan. There are More  →
20 Celebs Who Have Been Bullied, And How They Coped
About the Author
Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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