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The Ultimate Guide to Bingewatching

By Cuddles and RageAugust 8, 2016
Summer's death knell is tolling: you have just weeks to blitz through all eight Harry Potter films, 100 episodes of Steven Universe, the third season of Bojack Horseman, eight wall-melting episodes of Stranger Things, and your annual rewatch of The Lion King. HOW ARE YOU GOI More  →
The Ultimate Guide to Bingewatching

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Lied to Me About Her Sex Life

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 5, 2016
Dear Auntie, During the summer between eighth and ninth grade, my friend told me that she had lost her virginity and that she had been over to this kid's house multiple times to hook up. My friend and I, we can call her C, went to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Lied to Me About Her Sex Life

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Give Up on This Summer Fling?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 3, 2016
Dear Auntie, Recently, I returned home for an internship. By home, I mean a super small mining camp. I’ve spent my whole life here and know the ins and outs pretty well, but each summer college interns from all over the world come into town, and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Give Up on This Summer Fling?

How to Survive the 8 Worst Types of Professors You Will Meet at College

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 3, 2016
The hardest thing about college is identifying the location of the butter, and also figuring out exactly what each professor wants from you so you can make it through their class with minimal panic blackouts. Here are eight of the most exasperating professors you'll run More  →
How to Survive the 8 Worst Types of Professors You Will Meet at College

Auntie SparkNotes: Can My Dad Force Me to Take Out Loans for College?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 1, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, So I'm currently a senior in high school, I've applied for several jobs and I want to pay my college tuition through my time in college rather than taking loans. My parents have told me that they can't afford to fund my... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Can My Dad Force Me to Take Out Loans for College?

Lazy Hair Tips from Mermaids

By Paulina BasAugust 1, 2016
These natural-haired mermaids are in a heat dome, just like the rest of us; we all just want to be reclining on algae-slick divans, eating popsicles and NOT worrying about our hair. Check out Part One of our mermaid hair tutorial! More  →
Lazy Hair Tips from Mermaids

Auntie SparkNotes: I Have Nothing in Common with My Peers

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 29, 2016
Dear Auntie, Well, I have a problem. I'm different. (Dramatic music in the background) In all seriousness, I'm have almost nothing in common with my high school peers. I don't have that much social media, I focus and care a lot about my education, and most... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Have Nothing in Common with My Peers

Auntie SparkNotes: Am I the Toxic Friend?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 28, 2016
Dear Auntie, I’ve seen your posts about friend-breakups and toxic friendships, and I love the advice that you give about these situations. My question here is, though, what if you are (were) that toxic friend? I was blessed enough to have a wonderful mentor/semi-maternal figure in my... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Am I the Toxic Friend?

What I Learned Growing Up as the Child of Immigrants

By Ally M.July 28, 2016

Recently, my boyfriend was over at my house and asked if he could defrost some of my mom's homemade Indian cooking. I tried to get him to eat something else instead—a sandwich, some mac and cheese, but what he really wanted was the kebabs my... More  →

What I Learned Growing Up as the Child of Immigrants

The Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Book Release Is Happening This Weekend, and Barnes & Noble Is Making a Day Of It!

By ElodieJuly 27, 2016
We’re just days away from the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and I am so excited I want to fling my entire self into the sun. How many days, I hear you ask? Allow me to plonk a giant countdown clock below, that we... More  →
The <em>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</em> Book Release Is Happening This Weekend, and Barnes & Noble Is Making a Day Of It!