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The Rules of FanFic

By Christin GestJune 11, 2014
Fan fiction—what is it, exactly? Why should you care? Why do we care? WHY DOES ANYONE CARE ABOUT ANYTHING!?!? Fanfic is a story, or stories, written by a fan of something (be it music, film, television) in a fictional universe. That's uh, about as basic as... More  →
The Rules of FanFic
30 Signs You Are a YA Protagonist

30 Signs You Are a YA Protagonist

By Brandon SpecktorJune 10, 2014
Every teen has to deal with the daily adventure of their changing body, their unpredictable brain, and an increasing suspicion that the rules of the adult world don’t make sense. A select few among you also get the adventure of battling cybernetic demon-hounds with a... More  →

Which Hogwarts House Would These Celebrities Be In?

By Andrew TavinJune 10, 2014
We often wonder what it would be like to be under the sorting hat. What would our destiny be? Well, as it turns out, we have access to a sorting hat and we got some celebrity guests to try it on. Here are the results: Jennifer Lawrence Gryffindor.... More  →
Which Hogwarts House Would These Celebrities Be In?

Find Out How Harry Potter Spells Got Their Names!

By Andrew TavinJune 10, 2014
Are you ready for the most magical etymology lesson of your life? What's etymology you ask (or maybe you didn't, it's tough to hear you through the computer)? It's the study of the origin of words! And today we're going to find out where different... More  →
Find Out How <i>Harry Potter</i> Spells Got Their Names!

Ermigah You Guys, People Are TALKING About You! Yes, You, "Book Girls"

By Janet ManleyJune 9, 2014
Morning, Sparklers and Manklers! Today in newspapers, the Growns are super surprised at how well The Fault in Our Stars did opening weekend (it beat out that Tom Cruise thing with the giant Lego guns!), and have YOU to thank—YOU being what they have dubbed... More  →
Ermigah You Guys, People Are TALKING About You! Yes, You,
The Fault in Our Eyeballs: SparkLife Attends <i>The Night Before Our Stars</i> Screening

The Fault in Our Eyeballs: SparkLife Attends The Night Before Our Stars Screening

By Janet ManleyJune 6, 2014
Last night, in 650 theaters across the country, Temple Hill Entertainment chopped enough onions to make five thousand lasagnas. There were piercing screams when John Green popped up on screen at the beginning to tell everyone to participate in #askTFIOS after the movie, and the... More  →

Field of Dreams Is Basically Magic Realism + Baseball

By Tom LisiJune 6, 2014
If you build it, your dad will start paying attention to you again. So goeth the core mantra in American classic Field of Dreams, which came out 25 years ago this summer and is based on a novel by W.P. Kinsella. We know. Baseball, exploring father-son... More  →
<i>Field of Dreams</i> Is Basically Magic Realism + Baseball

LAST MINUTE UPDATE: John Green Was a Total Crybaby During the Filming of TFIOS

By Chelsea DaggerJune 5, 2014
The Fault in Our Stars, otherwise known as THE MOVIE EVENT OF OUR YOUNG LIFETIMES, opens tomorrow, and if John Green’s reaction to the film (a CEASELESS, TORRENTIAL DOWNPOUR OF TEARS, APPARENTLY) is any indication, you are going to... More  →
LAST MINUTE UPDATE: John Green Was a Total Crybaby During the Filming of TFIOS

10 Reasons the TFIOS Movie Won't Let You Down

By Lauren PassellJune 5, 2014
I was one of the lucky people who got to see a preview of The Fault In Our Stars—who wants to touch me?! Seriously, you guys. I wish you had been there. It would have been much more fun. The guy sitting next to me was... More  →
10 Reasons the <i>TFIOS</i> Movie Won't Let You Down