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At Far From the Madding Crowd Press Conference, Carey Mulligan Says the Best Way to Propose Is With a Lamb

By Janet ManleyApril 28, 2015
This Friday, a film adaptation of Far From the Madding Crowd opens, with Carey Mulligan and THREE SCRUMPTIOUS VICTORIAN GENTLEMAN in the lead roles. If you've been busy carving out lino-block prints of Austenian crushes Mr. Darcy and Mr. Knightley, you should seriously consider... More  →
At <i>Far From the Madding Crowd</i> Press Conference, Carey Mulligan Says the Best Way to Propose Is With a Lamb

Five Ways to Take Your Fanfic Mainstream

By KathApril 28, 2015
It's 2015, which means that any minute now, fan fiction will become as prolific and profitable as biblical fan art was in Renaissance Italy. We're already closer than ever; Kindle will give you actual moolah if you write and publish in one of their More  →
Five Ways to Take Your Fanfic Mainstream

Your Avengers: Age of Ultron Primer

By KathApril 28, 2015
Avengers: Age of Ultron is happening this week. REPEAT: AGE OF ULTRON IS HAPPENING THIS WEEK. How did it come to this? How is it already here? Was it really three whole years ago that we watched the gang feast upon shawarma together? In... More  →
Your <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> Primer
Our Favorite Fictional Heroines Go to Prom in THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SLIDESHOW WE'VE EVER SEEN

Our Favorite Fictional Heroines Go to Prom in THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SLIDESHOW WE'VE EVER SEEN

By Karen EdinaApril 27, 2015
When we first laid eyes upon Karen Edina Espiritu's gorgeous illustrations, we knew that we had to hire her as a SparkLife illustrator or DIE TRYING. Fortunately for us, for you, and for THE ENTIRE WORLD, Karen is as kind as she is talented, and enthusiastically agreed to cr More  →

ALBY, A Choose Your Own Adventure Story: Horn of Flame

By reidfaylorApril 24, 2015
Catch up on ALL OF ALBY right here! More  →
ALBY, A Choose Your Own Adventure Story: Horn of Flame
RonNotes: Ron Weasley Explains the Classics

RonNotes: Ron Weasley Explains the Classics

By Nicole DiekerApril 23, 2015
RonNotes are exactly like SparkNotes, if the SparkNotes editors read half of each book before quitting and were only reading them in the first place to impress the brightest witch of their age. So, actually not at all like SparkNotes. More  →

5 Books That Should Be in Your Sexual-Education Quiver

By Olivia DolphinApril 23, 2015
We are fording our way through Sex Ed Week here on SparkLife, and we still have MOUNTAINS OF RESOURCES to stoke onto the fires of sexual knowledge.

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Even though the internets contain just about every Ultimate Truth you could possibly... More  →
5 Books That Should Be in Your Sexual-Education Quiver

10 Things We Love About Gilbert Blythe

By ziggykelsmanApril 23, 2015
Like all aspiring carrots, we were devastated to hear that Jonathan Crombie, who played Gilbert Blythe in the Canadian Anne of Green Gables movie series, had passed away at age 48. For many of us, he WAS GILBERT, always creeping from... More  →
10 Things We Love About Gilbert Blythe

Iconic NBKs and Girls Who Just Don't Wanna Date

By Abbey ClarkeApril 23, 2015
SEX ED WEEK IS HEEEEERE. While we are super psyched for widespread legit understanding of how our tingly bits work, we also want to issue a friendly neighborhood reminder that it’s totally cool to not want to or be ready to exercise that valuable knowledge! Whether you More  →
Iconic NBKs and Girls Who Just Don't Wanna Date

Scout Finch Fixes Cranky Old Etiquette Guides

By Ashley Brooke RobertsApril 21, 2015
There is a whole industry devoted to telling girls how they should and shouldn't behave, and we think it is bollocks (oh, we will WEAR SCRUNCHIES IF WE WANT), but no one has ever been better at telling the Emily Posts of the... More  →
Scout Finch Fixes Cranky Old Etiquette Guides