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Ask Jono: How Do I Ask Him to Prom? Should I?

By Jon_SkindzierApril 18, 2014
Jono, So. I just got on to SparkNotes to get help for an assignment when suddenly, I saw an article (distraction) on the side!  It happened to be your Ask Jono column.  Three hours later of reading later, I now realize that I have a question ... More  →
Ask Jono: How Do I Ask Him to Prom? Should I?

Ask Jono: This Guy Agreed to a Date, Then He Flaked!

By Jon_SkindzierApril 17, 2014
Dear Jono, I love your advice column, keep up the good work! This guy (yada yada, I know) and I are both juniors in college. There was flirting towards the end of last semester that started with him coming up to hug me at a bar ... More  →
Ask Jono: This Guy Agreed to a Date, Then He Flaked!

Ask Jono: Help Me Get Over This Boy!

By Jon_SkindzierApril 14, 2014
Dear Jono, In The Sun Also Rises, Hemingway says "It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing." He's only half wrong. Yes, it is very difficult to be rational at night and avoid emotional ... More  →
Ask Jono: Help Me Get Over This Boy!

Ask Jono: Do Guys Flirt Insincerely?

By Jon_SkindzierApril 11, 2014
I thought of this question while reading your response to guys' feelings (I'm still completely unconvinced they know what those are). Anyway, my question: do guys flirt with girls they don't "like like"? And if so do they know they are doing it and just think ... More  →
Ask Jono: Do Guys Flirt Insincerely?

Ask Jono: Dating a (Significantly) Older Guy

By Jon_SkindzierApril 9, 2014
Dear Jono, I do love your advice, I know everyone says it but, still, has to be said. Just 1 quick question that I can't seem to get consensus on from any of my girl friends. Do the same signs for if a guy likes you ... More  →
Ask Jono: Dating a (Significantly) Older Guy

April 2014 Horoscopes

By Jon_SkindzierApril 2, 2014
Spring is in the air, Aries (but only due to an explosion at a nearby spring factory). If you are in Minnesota you are still surrounded by snow drifts. But stay positive; pleasant weather is right around the corner (but only in the sense that if you turned the corner and wal More  →
April 2014 Horoscopes

Ask Jono: Can I Go to Two Proms??

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 31, 2014
Dear Jono, I have the utmost respect for the advice you have to offer, not only because it's unbelievably hilarious, but because you've been through the perils of being a high school boy. And you walked away with your head on your shoulders with enough dignity ... More  →
Ask Jono: Can I Go to Two Proms??

Ask Jono: Why is This Boy Calling Me "Pal??"

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 25, 2014
Dear Jono, I'm gonna get to the situation right off the bat cause it's a bit complicated. So I have a crush on this guy who I'm really good friends with. The problem is, he used to date my best friend. They only went on one actual ... More  →
Ask Jono: Why is This Boy Calling Me

Ask Jono: I Am an Introverted Barn Owl

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 21, 2014
Dear Jono, Hello. Please don't sulk behind the SparkLife dumpster. I would like to say that I have read lots of your answers, and I must say you are no Bohr. (I hope you take physics). There is this guy, which I shall proceed to call Smurf. ... More  →
Ask Jono: I Am an Introverted Barn Owl

Ask Jono: Finding Closure

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 18, 2014
Dear Jono, I have read (mostly) all your posts and I think you are udderly fantastic, like a cow that makes ice-cream instead of milk. (But not that you're a cow or anything.) So there's this guy... hahaha, just kidding. (There's two guys, actually. I know, I ... More  →
Ask Jono: Finding Closure