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Television Crystal Ball: Future MTV Hits

By Lauren PassellJanuary 28, 2011
MTV has been churning out genius entertainment for your television-watching pleasure since 1981. That's longer than you've been breathing. Go ahead—make fun of Jersey Shore or Teen Mom. You know you like it. Most of the shows are so bad they go way past bad... More  →
Television Crystal Ball: Future MTV Hits

The Top Fell! Let's Fight About Inception

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 27, 2011
How are your brains? By now you should have all seen Inception for the SparkNotes Movie Club. If you haven’t, stop reading, because we’re about to get into some heavy-duty spoilers. In fact, if you’ve never seen Inception, you probably shouldn’t have read... More  →
The Top Fell! Let's Fight About Inception

Things I Learned From Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

By ContributorJanuary 27, 2011
MontyMayhem isn't a huge fan of Disney Channel movies, but that doesn't stop her from learning their valuable lessons.—Sparkitors For the most part, Sparklers are book-lovers and science-fiction folk. Sure, we enjoy the hilarity of Glee and the suspense of Pretty... More  →
Things I Learned From Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

Cartoons That Make Me Miss Being a Kid, Round 2

By ContributorJanuary 26, 2011
SyedaW used to a be a huge fan of cartoons—and some things never change.—Sparkitors Although Mochalatte's recently published list of awesome cartoons is, well, awesome, I'd like to add a few forgotten gems.... More  →
Cartoons That Make Me Miss Being a Kid, Round 2

The Hunger Games Movie Comes Out in 421 Days!

By Miss MarmJanuary 26, 2011
GUESS WHAT?!? Lionsgate has announced that The Hunger Games movie will premiere on March 23, 2012! Now we just have to wait for the cast announcements. (If the producers are still looking for someone to play Katniss, the Sparkitors happen to be available for auditions.) Are you... More  →
The Hunger Games Movie Comes Out in 421 Days!

The Five Most Confusing Movies

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 21, 2011
After last night's Inception liveblog for the SparkNotes Movie Club, we’ve decided to look at some of the most brain-hurting films of all time. Inception is surely a trippy movie that forces you to pay attention and keep notes on your arm in... More  →
The Five Most Confusing Movies

Why Everyone Should Watch NCIS

By ContributorJanuary 21, 2011
Zayz thinks NCIS is the best show out there, and she's got plenty  of proof.—Sparkitors Watching TV has always posed a bit of a problem for me, because I’m extremely picky about what I watch. I need clever writing,... More  →
Why Everyone Should Watch NCIS

The Best Calvin and Hobbes Stories

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 19, 2011
We missed the 25th anniversary of Calvin and Hobbes by a few months (the first strip was published in November of 1985), but turning in assignments late is something Calvin would surely understand. Throughout the 80’s and 90’s, the short-legged boy with big ideas and... More  →
The Best Calvin and Hobbes Stories

SparkNotes Movie Club Presents: Inception

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 13, 2011
“Inception is a movie about things.” – Dan Bergstein That’s what it should say on the DVD cover of Inception. For this month’s Movie Club, we’re going to look at one of the most popular and confusing films of the year. What happened in... More  →
SparkNotes Movie Club Presents: Inception

The Greatest Companions of Doctor Who

By ContributorJanuary 13, 2011

Mogseltof is the most hardcore aficionado of the Doctor we've ever seen—and this post proves it.—Sparkitors

Let's get one thing straight: when I say "companions," I’m not talking about Amy, Donna, Martha, and Rose. I’m talking about all the companions, stretching... More  →
The Greatest Companions of Doctor Who