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This Three-Year-Old Gave the Most Intense Motivational Speech You'll EVER SEE

By Emily BrownJune 25, 2015
What you're about to witness is either one of two things: the cutest three-year-old on the planet delivering her rendition of Shia LaBeouf's famous motivational speech, or Shia LeBeouf on helium dressed as Boo from Monsters Inc. Regardless, it's been scientifically proven that this video drives eleven ... More  →
This Three-Year-Old Gave the Most Intense Motivational Speech You'll EVER SEE

SAVE THE DATE: John Green's Next Movie Is Coming!

By Emily BrownJune 22, 2015
Do you know how we know that John Green is a god among men? Because of this. But also because he knows that in approximately one month, we'll all be eating salted caramel gelato out of the tub and crying into our spoons in a state of post-Paper ... More  →
SAVE THE DATE: John Green's Next Movie Is Coming!

Alan Rickman Says "Harry Potter" on Helium, Fulfills Our Wildest Dreams

By Emily BrownJune 22, 2015
Drop your Fritos and sit up straight, Sparklers, because it's very important that you pay full attention as you watch THIS CLIP of Alan Rickman circa 2001 hissing, "Clearly, fame... isn't... evrything... is it, Mr. Potter...?" Take your time; we'll wait. Done? Great. Can we just talk about how ... More  →
Alan Rickman Says "Harry Potter" on Helium, Fulfills Our Wildest Dreams

Yoga with Cats: IT'S A THING

By Emily BrownJune 19, 2015
Cats have taken over the internet. They've taken over cafes. My own cat has even taken over my chair at the dining room table, and now I have to eat in the litter box room. Savvy to our signals for FELINE WORLD DOMINATION, Connie's Yoga ... More  →
Yoga with Cats: IT'S A THING

Genius Twitter Account Matches Book Covers with Pics of Harry Styles

By Emily BrownJune 18, 2015
If you (a) enjoy books, (b) have ever been remotely intrigued about human mop Harry Styles, or (c) have a vague idea of what Twitter is, then you are in for the TREAT OF YOUR LIFE. But before you start jumping to all sorts of conclusions: ... More  →
Genius Twitter Account Matches Book Covers with Pics of Harry Styles

SUCK IT, WAGE GAP: JLaw to Make More Money than Costar Chris Pratt

By Emily BrownJune 17, 2015
In today's segment of "Things That Exist," we bring you: THE GENDER PAY GAP. You may already know a thing or five about this globally problematic situation, like how it's still there even though the education gap closed twenty years ago, or how male surgeons ... More  →
SUCK IT, WAGE GAP: JLaw to Make More Money than Costar Chris Pratt

Old-School Cigarette Ads Said WHAAAT?

By Emily BrownJune 17, 2015
If you haven't heard of the Fine Brothers, we're here to tell you that not only are they the finest in the species of male siblings, but are also genius Youtubers with the creativity and wit of ten thousand Aziz Ansaris. Last week, as part of ... More  →
Old-School Cigarette Ads Said WHAAAT?

SPARKLIFE EXCLUSIVE: We Talked to RJ Cyler from Me & Earl & the Dying Girl About Cliques, Cuttlefish, and the Advantages of Being Weird

By Emily BrownJune 12, 2015
ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL COMES OUT TODAY, SPARKLERS. So while we wait in the throes of anticipation to hear *just how much* you loved it, we present to you our exclusive interview with Earl in the non-character form of Instagram-videographer-extraordinaire/taco-button-down wearer RJ CYLER. We ... More  →
SPARKLIFE EXCLUSIVE: We Talked to RJ Cyler from <i>Me & Earl & the Dying Girl</i> About Cliques, Cuttlefish, and the Advantages of Being Weird

J.K. Rowling Confirms Existence of American Wizard School

By Emily BrownJune 10, 2015
Now that the (adorably freckle-cheeked) cat is out of the (feature-film-sized) bag, queen of the universe J.K. Rowling has begun to disseminate vague information regarding the plot of her new Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. THE FIRST NUGGET OF GOLD? Confirmation that there is, in ... More  →
J.K. Rowling Confirms Existence of American Wizard School

Scruffy, Swoony Jake Johnson Gives Us the Scoop On Jurassic World In This EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW!

By Emily BrownJune 10, 2015
When we looked into Chris Pratt's eyeballs and saw his soul in the first Jurassic World trailer, we were a solid 9 out of 10 on the freak-out scale. But when we realized JAKE JOHNSON (certified wink master and frown-facer extraordinaire) would be added to the mix of giant ... More  →
Scruffy, Swoony Jake Johnson Gives Us the Scoop On <i>Jurassic World</i> In This EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW!