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Ask Jono: I'm This Guy's Second Choice!

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 30, 2015
Hi Jono! I sincerely hope I am sending this properly (SparkLife really needs instructions on how to send you emails); if not, I apologize, and whoever's inbox this ends up in, you can just ignore it. Assuming that it actually is you, I would like to take ... More  →
Ask Jono: I'm This Guy's Second Choice!

Ask Jono: How Can I Help My Sister With Her Anxiety?

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 23, 2015
Dear Jono, hello! I hope you are doing well. I have a question that should be refreshing for you, as it does not even remotely pertain to boys. But I truly do not know what to do in this situation. *prepares self for a question about ... More  →
Ask Jono: How Can I Help My Sister With Her Anxiety?

January Late-O-Scopes

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 6, 2015
Aries (March 21 – April 19)Happy New Year, Aries! May your 2015 be a good one, and may all your shortcomings turn into away-goings. The most common resolution in 2014 was "lose weight," while the most common resolution in 1947 was "improve my disposition," which was probab More  →
January Late-O-Scopes

Hidden Talents from Our Friends in the Animal Kingdom

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 5, 2015
Nature is full of surprises, and even the goofiest animals are capable of things you might not expect. For example, an ostrich is less likely to hide its head in the sand than to outrun a cheetah or kick a lion to death; meanwhile, lemmings are surprisingly aggressive, a More  →
Hidden Talents from Our Friends in the Animal Kingdom

Ask Jono: I Suck at Being Liked!

By Jon_SkindzierDecember 29, 2014
Hi Jono, I have a question for you: How are you? I bet you get a lot of other people's questions, but never one that concerns your own well-being, so here ya go!! Alive and upright, Sparkler. Thank you for asking! But… while I've got your attention. ... More  →
Ask Jono: I Suck at Being Liked!

24 Icebreakers NOT to Text Your Crush

By Jon_SkindzierDecember 12, 2014
You've managed to get your crush's phone number, possibly due to pity, wizardry, or mistaken identity. The next step is to text him something casual and lighthearted to break the ice, something that says hello and gets a conversation going. So what do you say ... More  →
24 Icebreakers NOT to Text Your Crush

Ask Jono: Should I Try to Date this Guy in a Boy Band?

By Jon_SkindzierDecember 11, 2014
Wise and all-knowing Jono, First of all, I must say I adore your column. I read it religiously (well, not exactly, but I do read it whenever I'm putting off homework, which is often). It always brings a smile to my face, and I occasionally/usually/always have ... More  →
Ask Jono: Should I Try to Date this Guy in a Boy Band?

December Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierDecember 3, 2014
Aries (March 21 – April 19) The 4th actually is Santa's List Day, Aries, so don't do anything to antagonize Santa in the next few days, such as punching a reindeer or advocating for an Elvish labor union. If you find the opportunity to flirt with someone you like this mon More  →
December Horoscopes!

Preventing Holiday Weight Gain

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 24, 2014
Life is like a box of chocolates: it makes you fat. The holiday season is especially difficult, as it is an inescapable quagmire of happiness, togetherness, and good cheer, all of which leads to us gaining up to five pounds, and even those who gain less weighttend never to More  →
Preventing Holiday Weight Gain

Ask Jono: I'm in Love With My Much Older Ex-Teacher

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 20, 2014
http://img.sparknotes.com/content/sparklife/sparktalk/donttellmeicant_LargeWide.jpgDear Jono, You are a guy, and I think this is just a question for you. I’m begging you to answer this, because my feelings towards him are strong. Here is the story… I really had a tough row to hoe with my French. I could swear ... More  →
Ask Jono: I'm in Love With My Much Older Ex-Teacher