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Assassinations, Invasions, Beheadings, and Other Text-Worthy Moments in History

By kat_rosenfieldJune 15, 2009
If you’ve ever watched an episode of the original Saved by the Bell, you know that cell phone technology was, er, a bit different back in the mid-1990s. Whereas today’s phones let you do everything from texting to gaming to taking ill-advised digital photographs of ... More  →

Auntie SparkNotes Tackles Your Prickly Pickles

By kat_rosenfieldJune 12, 2009
Before we begin, Auntie SparkNotes would like to apologize to all you Scottish grammar sticklers for the previous post’s egregious combining of “Loch Ness” into (gasp!) one word. (Good heavens! The HORROR you must have felt!) Well, let me assure you, Sparklers, that it will never ... More  →

"What the...?" Files: Stodgy School Admins on Anti-Fun Crusade

By kat_rosenfieldJune 11, 2009
Between the bad-touch ban, the prom suspension fiasco, and the gal from Wisconsin who got arrested for hiding a cellphone in her behind, your SparkNotes editors can’t help noticing that 2009 has truly been the year of the Stodgy School Administrator. You know who we’re ... More  →

Who's the Mystery Girl? Ask Auntie SparkNotes.

By kat_rosenfieldJune 10, 2009
Auntie SparkNotes missed you all terribly during our little technical mishap last week! So to make up for it, there will be not one, but TWO advice posts this week. (You're welcome.) First up, a girl with a crush: I have a dilemma, obviously. I’ve had ... More  →

Even Boy Band Members Have Hormones! (and Other Exciting News)

By kat_rosenfieldJune 9, 2009
If you’ve been privately (or not-so-privately) pining away for the Jonas brothers, here’s some news that will interest you: Even the brothers’ mother thinks her boys might be, er, susceptible to temptation. Or as this article's headline puts it, “Jonas mom believes sons could be seduced ... More  →

Dear Sparklers, Please Stop Hugging and Go Steal a Car

By kat_rosenfieldJune 3, 2009
Well, Sparklers, it’s come to this. Get in here, close the door, and sit down, ‘cause we need to have a serious discussion about your behavior. See, it used to be that we couldn’t turn on the television or open a newspaper without reading a terrifying ... More  →

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  →
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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