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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

Haymitch Is Katniss's True Love, We Can Prove It

By Abbey ClarkeOctober 20, 2014
Many great things came out of The Hunger Games, but one of the hidden gems of that blockbuster series is the behind-the-scenes best friendship between Hollywood darlings Jennifer Lawrence and Woody Harrelson. There’s no funny business going on—Woody is married and Jen’s got an eye ... More  →
Haymitch Is Katniss's True Love, We Can Prove It

Creepy Clowns Sighted In California, Have Own Instagram Account

By Abbey ClarkeOctober 14, 2014
'Tis the season for scary things! Just when we thought that evil clowns were only in the movies, we hear this: there’s been a rash of creepy clown sightings in the real, not fictional town of Wasco, California. Oh, and these clowns come complete with ... More  →
Creepy Clowns Sighted In California, Have Own Instagram Account

Banned Books We LURVE

By Abbey ClarkeOctober 14, 2014
It’s Teen Reading Week on SparkLife, chilluns! And what better way to celebrate the freedom to read than by calling attention to books that have been banned or challenged by censors? Some of our favorite titles have drawn the ire of the resident moral guardians; read on to More  →
Banned Books We LURVE

Celebs Who Inexplicably Annoy Us (And Our Reasons Why)

By Abbey ClarkeOctober 6, 2014
When we're busy fanning out over celebs, there will often be a cry of "but they're ANNOYING!" from a contrarian Sparkitor. But are these poor creatures of the limelight guilty of agitating us, or are we just h8ters? Here, we look at the real reasons these celeb faces someti More  →
Celebs Who Inexplicably Annoy Us (And Our Reasons Why)
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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