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We Ditched Our Makeup for 24 Hours & Hardly Any of Us Died As a Result

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 16, 2016
We here at SparkLife are committed to bringing you cutting-edge journalism of the finest caliber, and nothing—not fear, nor exhaustion, nor the inevitability of defeat—will keep us from that mission. So it goes without saying that when we were first presented... More  →
We Ditched Our Makeup for 24 Hours & Hardly Any of Us Died As a Result

Auntie SparkNotes: Living With My Bigoted Family Is Driving Me Nuts

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 15, 2016
Dear Auntie, I’m 22, still live with my family, and hate going to church. I’m not an atheist or an agnostic, but my spiritual views do not conform to the intolerance spewed by the priest every weekend. I am also bisexual, a fact known to everyone... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Living With My Bigoted Family Is Driving Me Nuts

How to Enter Our Textbook Sweepstakes and Win at Life

By SparkLifeAugust 15, 2016

Don't get up off your flamingo pool lilo just yet, but know that school goes back IMMINENTLY. Like, it's almost time to towel-off.

Assuming you *don't* have a key to a secret vault filled with gold, that means you'll need to buy or... More  →

How to Enter Our Textbook Sweepstakes and Win at Life

How to Use Celebrities As Verbs

By Maddy AaronAugust 15, 2016
It's hard to keep up with all of the lingo that the cool kids are spouting these days. Luckily for you, we keep a running tab of all of the terms that hit the cultural zeitgeist, since we know they will ~eventually~ show up on your... More  →
How to Use Celebrities As Verbs

Auntie SparkNotes: My Girlfriend Slept with *Both* of My Roommates and I'm Furious

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 12, 2016
Dear Auntie, I have a group of friends. There's four of us, including myself, and we basically hang out with just each other. This is part of the problem, because everyone involved is part of the problem itself, so outside perspective would be great. So the four... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Girlfriend Slept with *Both* of My Roommates and I'm Furious

Snapchats from Star Wars

By ElodieAugust 11, 2016
Snapchat is our enduring cultural legacy. There are future world leaders out there right this very second who are taking selfies with the bread filter or face swapping with their cat, and I think we can all agree that’s fantastic. Personally I don’t send a lot of selfie More  →
Snapchats from Star Wars

Auntie SparkNotes: What If My Friend Thinks I Came Out Just to Copy Him?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 10, 2016
Hi Auntie SparkNotes! I'm in a dilemma right now. I have a friend (let's call him Charlie) and we go back years. We're really close, we have the same interests, music tastes, sense of humor. He recently came out as gay, and just before he did I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: What If My Friend Thinks I Came Out Just to Copy Him?

The Perfect College for Every Zodiac Sign

By Kelly HoffmacherAugust 10, 2016
Picking a college can feel as frustrating as searching for Teddy Lupin in Cursed Child (too soon? Not soon enough?). Lucky for you, I’ve put together a guide using none other than your zodiac sign to point you in the right direction.  Skeptics to the left—I'm a total believer... More  →
The Perfect College for Every Zodiac Sign

August Back-To-School-o-Scopes!

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 9, 2016
The zodiacs predict that you will soon go back to school, Aries, and occasionally sideways to school, due to clumsiness. Watch out for DANGER this month, and also possibly for ANGER and MANGERS, because the zodiacs got chocolate smudges all over their mysterious prophecies. More  →
August Back-To-School-o-Scopes!

Auntie SparkNotes: My Tinder Date Has a Girlfriend... and Feelings

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 8, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, Before I start with my story, I just want to get it out there that both me and the guy I'll be talking about are humans of legal age and are capable of agreeing to do the HND. I'm the type of girl who... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Tinder Date Has a Girlfriend... and Feelings