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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  →

Can We Get an Upgrade?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 13, 2009
Ah, technology. You have given us so much. Without the advancements you've provided, the world would be a cold, inhospitable place—a place in which people are required to speak to each other face-to-face, ride horses to school, and, worst of all, flush their toilets by ... More  →

Get Over It: A Guide to Breakups

By kat_rosenfieldMay 8, 2009
There’s no getting around it: Being dumped is the pits. One day you’re sooo happy together, skipping hand in hand down the rainbow-colored Path of Romance, wandering in the unicorn-infested Forest of Love, snuggling together on the couch to watch Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist ... More  →

Auntie SparkNotes Knows Who Makes the Rules Around Here

By kat_rosenfieldMay 7, 2009
This week, we heard from a young man who really loved his girlfriend... until she broke the rules. [Cue threatening theme music!] Okay, here is the situation. I have a gf I love very much. The day before I moved 600 miles away we had been ... More  →

Disney Princesses: Live Happily Ever After, Even If You're a Total Freak

By kat_rosenfieldMay 6, 2009
In recent years, Disney hasn't been that into princesses. Instead of cute girls in twinkly tiaras, it's given us other, funner fare: monsters, bugs, superheroes, and, of course, WALL-E. But with footage from brand-spanking-new flick The Princess and the Frog making rounds on the internet ... More  →

Hope You Slept Well...'Cause It's Time to Die!

By kat_rosenfieldMay 1, 2009
Have you ever wanted a surefire way to be awake, alert, and out the door in time for the first homeroom bell? Then perhaps you’d like to receive a high-tech wakeup call… …from the shrieking, disembodied head of Darth Vader. We don’t know about you, but with ... More  →

A Tale of Two Proud and Prejudiced Artists as a Moby Franken-Dick

By kat_rosenfieldApril 30, 2009
If you’ve ever looked over your English class's Required Reading list and thought to yourself, WTF?! There’s no way I’ll ever be able to read all these books!, your SparkNotes editors have some important news for you: You’re right. Yep, you are totally effed. Because not only ... 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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