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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,

Have You Got Tony Awards Fever? Here Are 10 Reasons to Love the Trailer For Annie

By Bailey_SwilleyJune 9, 2014
If you have jazz hands fever after watching the Tony Awards last night, we have good news: The sun’ll come out on Christmas Day 2014, thanks to Jay-Z remake of Annie starring Quvenzhane Wallis! Here’s the sweet and funky trailer. Our musical-loving hearts are on fire! Check off all... More  →
Have You Got Tony Awards Fever? Here Are 10 Reasons to Love the Trailer For <i>Annie</i>
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

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

This Man Does a Tour of UK Accents, and I'm In Love With All of Them!

By Janet ManleyJune 4, 2014
If you have ever crushed on a Doctor, you will know the undeniable power of a pommie/Scottish/British/UK accent. Maybe you've fallen hard for an Estuary English accent (Tenth Doctor, David Tennant), or a Manchester/North accent (Ninth Doctor, Christopher Eccleston), or maybe you're more of a... More  →
This Man Does a Tour of UK Accents, and I'm In Love With All of Them!

Everything You Need to Know About Nat Wolff Before You See The Fault in Our Stars!

By Christin GestJune 3, 2014
Waiting for the premiere of The Fault In Our Stars (FRIDAY, NERDFIGHTERS!) sort of feels like waiting for your birthday. You want the day to ARRIVE ALREADY so you can celebrate with your friends, and cry, and maybe buy yourself a present because, hey! You deserve it! But... More  →
Everything You Need to Know About Nat Wolff Before You See <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i>!
Rihanna Breaks School Dress Code, Isn't Allowed to Take Yearbook Photo

Rihanna Breaks School Dress Code, Isn't Allowed to Take Yearbook Photo

By Janet ManleyJune 3, 2014
KIDDING, here she is stepping out in style at the CDFAs last night. And by "stepping out in style," we of course mean "stepping out in a transparent spell of floating sequins." Her see-through dress left little to the imagination (SparkLife has provided you with... More  →

Try Out '60s Eyes in This Mad Men Tutorial From Lucero!

By LuceroJune 2, 2014
Hey everybody! We're continuing the Megan Draper from Mad Men! It's totally groovy. Leave your requests in the comments, and I'll try to get to as many as possible! Hope you all enjoyed this video! ~Lucero Follow Lucero here! Twitter / Tumblr / Blogspot / Pinterest / Instagram Have you... More  →
Try Out '60s Eyes in This <i>Mad Men</i> Tutorial From Lucero!