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Get to Third Base with Edgar Allan Poe!

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 3, 2009
Um...wait, that came out wrong. What we meant to say is: literary-minded shirtmaker Novel-T has released a lineup of baseball jerseys that feature the names of authors and literary characters (instead of, like, actual baseball players). If you've ever wondered which infield position Hester Prynne would ... More  →
Get to Third Base with Edgar Allan Poe!

Auntie SparkNotes: Eating Disorders and Penguins

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 2, 2009
Auntie, I have something I was wanting to ask that I don't know if you can answer or not: I have suffered from an eating disorder and am feeling that it is coming back again. I am a college student (and am 15--stressful) I know it ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Eating Disorders and Penguins

Movies You Might Have Missed: The Other Cusack

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 1, 2009
Last week, we posted a roundup of video clips in honor of Thanksgiving, including one of our favorite scenes from the classic nineties movie The Addams Family Values. We knew you'd love it, but what we didn't know was that super-savvy commenter IheartWOOKIES would make ... More  →
Movies You Might Have Missed: The Other Cusack

Counting Badgers, and Other Useful Math Skills

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 1, 2009
Do you hate math? Are you hoping to attend state school in Baltimore, MD? We have bad news for you: UM administrators might require incoming students to take math during their senior year of high school. In light of the latest push for more kids in ... More  →
Counting Badgers, and Other Useful Math Skills

Auntie SparkNotes: Being a Somebody

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 1, 2009
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, It's a little embarrassing to talk about this, but this is really stressing me out. See, I always get really good marks in school and, because of this, it seems that EVERYONE expects me to become "A Somebody". All my teachers, relatives, friends ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Being a Somebody

Big Fat Books: Three Reasons to Love 'Em (sponsored)

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 1, 2009
Anyone who's ever taken an English class knows that when it comes to classic literature, things can go from zero to "this sucks" in the blink of an eye. One minute you're doing some easily-digestible reading, happily parsing Shakespearean sonnets or witticizing with Dorothy Parker...and ... More  →
Big Fat Books: Three Reasons to Love 'Em (sponsored)

Thanksgiving Video Roundup

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 26, 2009
Thanksgiving just doesn't feel right without a turkey...or a collection of funny, semi-relevant, weirdly macabre video clips from the annals of YouTube. So here at SparkNotes, we're celebrating the holiday with a collection of our favorites. They're perfect for a quick viewing after you've passed ... More  →
Thanksgiving Video Roundup

Surviving Thanksgiving: Make It Through the Meal

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 26, 2009
Turkey Day is upon us! And by now, you should be safely ensconced in the bosom of your family. (Heh. We said "bosom.") But before you swoon with relief and head for the pie, know this: You still have to make it through dinner. Worried? Don't ... More  →
Surviving Thanksgiving: Make It Through the Meal

Surviving Turkey Day Travel: De PLANE!

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 25, 2009
This is the final boarding call! Time to check your bags, put your seat back and tray table in their upright positions, and get ready to spend several hours hurtling through the air inside a pressurized metal tube full of irritable Thanksgiving-bound travelers! What, that ... More  →
Surviving Turkey Day Travel: De PLANE!

Auntie SparkNotes: Like Who Makes You Happy

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 23, 2009
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, So I like this guy, which isn't unusual, but what IS unusual is that I'm almost positive he likes me back. Now, I personally think he's fantastic. He's nice and funny and he makes me SO SO happy. He's a really sweet, adorable ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Like Who Makes You Happy
About the Author
kat_rosenfield

Kat Rosenfield is a writer, illustrator, advice columnist, YA author, and enthusiastic licker of that plastic liner that comes inside a box of Cheez-Its. She loves zombies and cats. She hates zombie cats. Follow her on Twitter or Tumblr @katrosenfield.

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