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Lesser-Known Creatures Who Bring You Things

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 2, 2011
When it comes to everyday magical entities, we mostly know the major ones: Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny, and, of course, David Blaine. But that's not all there is! NOOOO. In fact, there are thousands of magical creatures you may well encounter ... More  →
Lesser-Known Creatures Who Bring You Things

Auntie SparkNotes: The Mysterious Case of the Pooped-Upon Party

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 1, 2011
Hi Auntie, It’s a couple of weeks until my 16th birthday and I want to do something special (doesn’t everyone?). I’ve always wanted to do a murder mystery party set in a certain era (say, the 20’s? i.e. gangsters, flappers, gamblers, etc.) but seeing as I’ve ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Mysterious Case of the Pooped-Upon Party

Auntie SparkNotes: It's All Fun And Games Until Somebody Loses His Dignity

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 31, 2011
Dear Auntie, This may seem like a silly thing to be conflicted about, and a bit early for thinking about it, but I want to take one of my guy friends to prom. I have no feelings for any of them, I just love them to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: It's All Fun And Games Until Somebody Loses His Dignity

Auntie SparkNotes: The Politics of Gum

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 28, 2011
Dear Auntie, This isn’t really a huge dilemma, or even kind of a big one, but it makes me a little curious. I was just wondering if it’s rude to ask people for gum. Picture the following scenario: Random acquaintance: Hey! Is that gum you are chewing?? ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Politics of Gum

SparkStyle: Don't Look At My Head

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 28, 2011
This week's shopping trip was more than a pleasure jaunt; it was highly necessary therapy. Why? Because I have just gotten the Undisputed Worst Haircut Of My Entire Life—a haircut so terrible that nothing but the siren song of pretty clothes could salve the emotional ... More  →
SparkStyle: Don't Look At My Head

Ask Kat: No-Rush Nuptials

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 28, 2011
"Ask Kat" is a new Sparknotes advice column aimed at a college audience. Although Kat and Auntie SparkNotes are the same person, "Ask Kat" is not the same thing as "Auntie SparkNotes." This has been a public service announcement from the department of Sorry for ... More  →
Ask Kat: No-Rush Nuptials

Auntie SparkNotes: No Damnation For Participation

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 27, 2011
Dear Auntie, I am very involved my school's "chapel" community, as I think of it. I sing in the Chapel Choir (which means that I have to go to Sunday services sometimes), I get along well with the school minister, and I attend a sort of ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: No Damnation For Participation

Guide to Prom Etiquette

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 27, 2011
Don't accidentally act like a jerk at prom. Read Jon's guide instead! ... More  →
Guide to Prom Etiquette

Auntie SparkNotes: Crushy Convos

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 26, 2011
Dear Auntie, I started talking to this boy, and I find I'm really liking him. I'm pretty sure he doesn't despise me, and he invited me to a concert by a band we both like. My problem really is that the more I like him, the ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Crushy Convos

How to Dance: The Illustrated Guide

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 26, 2011
Here's one for the No Fun File: earlier this month, a Vermont school was forced to cancel its Winter Ball due to slow ticket sales... which, in turn, was a direct result of the principal telling kids that they couldn't grind at the dance. BOOOOO. ... More  →
How to Dance: The Illustrated Guide
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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