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Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Wrong to Write Cross-Culturally?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 14, 2017
Hello, Auntie! I am an aspiring author who has been writing for forever. I am also a half-white, half-Hispanic girl (who passes as white) who loves world history and international cultures, and I want to travel the world someday. Thus, some of my stories take place... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Wrong to Write Cross-Culturally?

From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: June 1, 1982

By Nicole DiekerApril 13, 2017
Dear Diary, Elphinstone has asked me to marry him—and I have said yes. Of course, you will know from my entries of late that this was not a surprise; we had been discussing, in between discussing everything else, what it might look like to build a life... More  →
From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: June 1, 1982

Auntie SparkNotes: Which Guy Do I Choose?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 12, 2017
Our beloved Auntie SparkNotes, I'm in a bit of a pinch and I'm not sure what I am to do. The beginning of my problems was the fact that I was broken up with the day before Valentine's day (I cried for about an hour) but... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Which Guy Do I Choose?

"I Wanna See You Be Brave": Empowering Lyrics by Our Fave Female Artists

By Steffi Lynn and Lizzie OwenApril 12, 2017
Every song lyric in this stunning slideshow is pretty much our life motto; we try to say "Who run the world? GIRLS" and "I LOVE MY BUTT AND I WON'T SHUT UP," at least once a day (sometimes more, depending on how good we're feeling about our butts in a given 24-hour period). More  →
"I Wanna See You Be Brave": Empowering Lyrics by Our Fave Female Artists

30 Things You Could Be Doing Instead of Homework

By ElodieApril 11, 2017
You weren’t planning on doing your homework today anyway. Don’t lie to me, I know you. I’ve been you. Here are a bunch of things you could be doing instead, so at least you’re doing something: 1. Floss. 2. Watch YouTube videos of guinea pigs running mazes... More  →
30 Things You Could Be Doing Instead of Homework

Weird Signs That a Guy Might Like You

By Jon_SkindzierApril 11, 2017
A boy is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside of some clothes, hopefully. Sometimes he will demonstrate he likes you by saying "I like you," to you, with his mouth. Other times he will demonstrate that he likes you by hiding behind a potted plant until you have left the ro More  →
Weird Signs That a Guy Might Like You

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Be Ready to Date

By kat_rosenfieldApril 10, 2017
Hi Auntie, I have been dealing with this issue for a while now. First off, I made a promise when I was younger that I wouldn't date till college. Now I'm a college freshman who wants to date, but still don't feel ready—even though I want... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Be Ready to Date

April Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierApril 10, 2017
To make a long story, short, Aries, you should just omit most of it. In honor of April being Volunteer Month, your volunteering idea is to collect coats from the closets of people who are detrimental to society and throw them into the ocean. More  →
April Horoscopes!

Sparklers, We Made These Illos JUST FOR YOU

By Lizzie OwenApril 3, 2017
SPARKLEBUTTS, our entire lives are devoted to a single purpose: MAKING YOU HAPPY. (And also starring alongside Chris Pratt in the big-screen adapation of our forthcoming autobiography, Love in the Time of Velociraptors, Or How We Kidnapped Chris Pratt and Forced Him to St More  →
Sparklers, We Made These Illos JUST FOR YOU

Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate College

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 31, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I started college this past fall and, thanks to some accelerated courses in high school, I am considered a sophomore. Being a sophomore means that I need to decide a major ASAP so I can start taking the necessary courses. The problem, however,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate College