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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream... and Then Somebody Gets Eaten By Zombies

By kat_rosenfieldJune 1, 2009
Ah, summertime! ‘Tis the season for long languid days, hot sultry nights, and, most important, SCREAMING YOUR FACE OFF IN FRONT OF THE TELEVISION. Horror movies are a warm weather tradition. They counterbalance the serious films of Oscar season with the kind of delightfully mindless entertainment ... More  →

Auntie SparkNotes Will Not Tolerate Fathead Fungusface

By kat_rosenfieldMay 29, 2009
This week brought us a comment from a young lady with exceptionally fabulous taste in advice columnists. Hey Auntie Sparknotes, Another great, funny answer for us! I hope you may have one for my own question: I go to school online, therefore, I spend most of my ... More  →

Rippling Pectorals and Heartbroken Hangdogs: A Summertime Guide to Camp Counselors

By kat_rosenfieldMay 28, 2009
Today, we’re exploring the complexities of one of our favorite summer-only social scenes: Sleepaway camp! Unfortunately, my personal camp experience is limited to a single three-week period, during which my parents thought it would be a good idea to ship my then-14-year-old self off to waterski camp. ... More  →

Tiffany Totally Watches Classic Movies

By kat_rosenfieldMay 27, 2009
Hiiiiiiiiiiiiii! Huh? Hiiiiiiiiiiiii! It’s me, y’all! Tiffany Thongbiscuit in the HIZZ-OUSE! Ok, so, like OHMAHGAWD. Do you know what season it is? PROM SEASON! Oh my gaaaaahhhhd! I thought it would NEVER GET HERE, and now that it’s here, I am SO! Flippin! Excited! ... More  →

Crickets in the Caf, Sporks on the Quad, and Other Amusing Senior Pranks

By kat_rosenfieldMay 26, 2009
In my senior year of high school, as we rounded the corner on June and entered the home stretch to graduation, the hallways were suddenly filled with whispers and giggling. Students assembled in furtive groups by the lockers, under the stairwells, or in the corners ... More  →

Auntie SparkNotes vs. Sam I Am

By kat_rosenfieldMay 22, 2009
This week, we heard from a letter-writer with a bonehead friend. Auntie SparkNotes, I need advice. You see, I have this "friend". Note the quotation marks. Let's call the friend Sam. Sam is really annoying. Really, really annoying. I ... More  →

Bio Student Receives F in Class, Life

By kat_rosenfieldMay 22, 2009
Today, your SparkNotes editors spent a full twenty minutes staring blankly at our computer screen after reading this… interesting news report from Pittsburgh. From the AP article: “Pittsburgh police say a high school student is facing charges for using a biology class snake as a jump ... More  →

Dear (Name), I Really Want to (Verb) Your (Noun)

By kat_rosenfieldMay 21, 2009
Since we’ve started taking your questions about prom pickles, friendship fiascos, and relationship rule-breakers, your SparkNotes editors have noticed a trend amongst our commentariat: Tons of you are harboring giant, sweaty crushes on somebody—a friend, a bandmate, or even a total stranger. Crushes that consume ... More  →

Prom Photos 101: Voguing in Formalwear

By kat_rosenfieldMay 18, 2009
Here at SparkNotes, we’ve already given you sage advice on scoring a prom date, hooked you up with some bitchin’ dance moves, and provided you with a fully-illustrated guide to avoiding Classic Prom Pitfalls. But before we let you out the door in your formalwear ... More  →

Thou Shalt Not Hit Upon Someone Else's Prom Date (and Other Commandments from Auntie SparkNotes)

By kat_rosenfieldMay 14, 2009
This week, our advice-seeker was all about prom. Okay, so I have a huge crush on this boy. I have known him my whole life and when we were kids, like about 8 or 9, he really liked me. He was always trying to kiss me ... More  →
About the Author

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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