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Real Talk: I've Hated My Body for 18 Years, But I'm Learning to Love It with These 3 Lessons

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 14, 2016
AHOY, SPARKLEBUTTS, and welcome to a post I almost didn’t publish. “Why should I share this potentially very embarrassing secret with the world,” I asked myself, “when I could just let it slowly destroy me from the inside out over the next 50 years?” But... More  →
Real Talk: I've Hated My Body for 18 Years, But I'm Learning to Love It with These 3 Lessons

The Ultimate Cat Eye Makeup Tutorial

By Janet ManleyJanuary 14, 2016
Eyeliner is our way of saying, "Helloooo" and also "whassup president snow I am here to rainnn trouble on your parade." It will enhance your already beguiling eyes, or foil onlookers as to the fact you spent five hours last night watching video... More  →
The Ultimate Cat Eye Makeup Tutorial

Raise Your Wands, Sparklers: Alan Rickman Has Passed Away

By ElodieJanuary 14, 2016
Today we woke up to a world devoid of the smooth, leisurely line delivery of the greatest Snape we will ever know. Alan Rickman, best known to many as the flawed hero of Slytherin, the villain from Die Hard, and Sense and Sensibility's Colonel Brandon, has passed away.... More  →
Raise Your Wands, Sparklers: Alan Rickman Has Passed Away

Auntie SparkNotes: Can I Save This Friendship?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 13, 2016
Dear Auntie, A few months ago I completely cut off my best friend, Anna, of six years because she did some things that really hurt my feelings, and made realize that she hadn't always been a very good friend to me. All I really wanted was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Can I Save This Friendship?

The 14 Weirdest College Courses

By Emma W.January 13, 2016
College: the faraway land of freedom from parental supervision, all-night Netflix, soft-serve for dinner, and electives that sound ridiculous and amazing and absolutely useless. Although some of the following are, unfortunately, no longer taught, they'll give you a taste for the upside-down, definitely-not-in-Kansas-anymore world of... More  →
The 14 Weirdest College Courses

The WORST First Kisses in History

By andrew joanisJanuary 13, 2016
Think your first kiss was bad? Historically speaking, you've done a lot better than the rest. More  →
The WORST First Kisses in History

Allons-y! It's a Super Obscure David Tennant Geek Quiz!

By Josh PeriloJanuary 13, 2016
It isn't the first time he's played a baddie, but Tennant's turn as the Purple Man on Jessica Jones has reminded us why we were so obsessed with "Number 10" in the first place. So put on that brown, pin-striped suit and white sneakers and... More  →
Allons-y! It's a Super Obscure David Tennant Geek Quiz!

Classic Novels As Told By YOUR COMMENTS

By ElodieJanuary 13, 2016
Making sense of classic literature for school is like trying to decode the Rosetta Stone while the room is on fire, and also you have an exam in twenty minutes. But that's why you're here perusing SparkNotes in the first place—because it condenses the old timey verbiage o More  →
Classic Novels As Told By YOUR COMMENTS

Auntie SparkNotes: Can I Date Him When His BFF Hates Me?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 12, 2016
Dear Auntie, Is it possible to date someone when their best friend hates you? Recently I've been talking to an ex of mine that I'm good friends with now. We haven't dated for a while (five months) but the idea of getting back together has come... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Can I Date Him When His BFF Hates Me?

January Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 12, 2016
It's true that you often find love in the most unexpected places, Aries, but the police are unlikely to accept this excuse when they find you there. You really need to make a statement to get your love life off the ground this month; "Hello" is a good start, instead of just More  →
January Horoscopes!