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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

Ask Jono: How Should I Message My Crush?

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 14, 2014
Hi Jono! (I feel like I know you so well after reading every single article you've ever written-not being creepy or anything...) So I have a problem *sighs dramatically.* There's a guy and it's long and complicated but here goes... So this guy in the year above ... More  →
Ask Jono: How Should I Message My Crush?

Ask Jono: Getting Over Someone You See Every Day

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 12, 2014
Dear Jono, I need to ask you about something that has been eating me alive for quite some time. I fell in love a few months ago. He was perfect for me. He made me feel more alive than anyone ever has before. We started out ... More  →
Ask Jono: Getting Over Someone You See Every Day

Ask Jono: A Looooong-Distance Relationship

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 10, 2014
Hey Jono, So not to bore you since you get so many guy questions but I have one that's been eating at me forever! I am going to be a senior in college and have never dated, kissed or been a relationship. Not because I've lacked opportunity ... More  →
Ask Jono: A Looooong-Distance Relationship

Ask Jono: My Friend Refuses to Get Over His Ex!

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 5, 2014
Hi Jono! I would just like to say that I have been a Sparkler for about a week and I already think that you are basically omniscient, and largely wonderful. So I hope you can help me. So I have this male friend, and I would like ... More  →
Ask Jono: My Friend Refuses to Get Over His Ex!

November Horoscopes

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 3, 2014
Get ready to be thankful for things, Aries, before immediately forgetting about them again! It's November, the start of the holiday season, as well as National Novel Writing Month, aka National Not Writing a Novel And Then Making Excuses Month. If you feel like you can't fin More  →
November Horoscopes