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Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Uses Me as an Emotional Dumpster

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 4, 2016
Dear Auntie, I have this new friend, let's call her Anne. I met Anne at our university's cafeteria about two weeks ago. We both had a great conversation about art, a passion we both share, and the conversation ended with us both deciding to get to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Uses Me as an Emotional Dumpster

November Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 4, 2016
If you're working on NaNoWriMo this month, remember that short, simple words are often best, so if you have a thesaurus nearby, cross out "Thesaurus" and write "Other Words Book." Your lucky plot twist is that the butler did it, but your unlucky plot twist is that you have a More  →
November Horoscopes!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Regret Never Posting on Social Media

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 3, 2016
Hi Auntie! I've never cared about social media. I made a Facebook and Snapchat to talk to my friends, but I never posted any of my own stuff. It honestly didn't matter to me. I thought I would be able to live the rest of my life... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Regret Never Posting on Social Media

9 Other Harry Potter Spin-Offs That We Desperately Need

By ElodieNovember 3, 2016
If you’re not excited about seeing Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on November 18th, then you really don’t deserve to have eyeballs. I’m sorry. That was aggressive. It’s just that I’m excited about this movie and I don’t know what to do with all that e More  →
9 Other <em>Harry Potter</em> Spin-Offs That We Desperately Need

The 9 Worst Villain Names in All of Fiction

By ElodieNovember 2, 2016
What’s in a name? Well, if you’re a fictional villain, probably lots of heavy-handed and scary-sounding imagery. Seriously, sometimes it feels like all villains are named things like Cruella de Vil or Murder Rose or Dr. Skull. Has there ever been a villain named Steve, o More  →
The 9 Worst Villain Names in All of Fiction

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get Treatment for My Eating Disorder?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 31, 2016
Dear Auntie, So, I've been struggling with an eating disorder for years now. As in like eight years. And it's even been in remission before, but it's reared its ugly head once again, this time worse than ever. Long story short: I haven't eaten anything at... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get Treatment for My Eating Disorder?

Auntie SparkNotes: Was It Okay that He Pressured Me?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 28, 2016
Hi Auntie SparkNotes, My freshman year in high school I was a part of my school's debate team. We travel all around the country, so we stayed in hotels a lot without chaperones because our coach was pretty old and just didn’t care. During the... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Was It Okay that He Pressured Me?

If Your Favorite Characters Could Vote

By andrew joanisOctober 28, 2016
With the presidential election right around the corner, genius illustrator Andrew Joanis couldn't help imagining what would happen if we gave our favorite classic lit characters a ballot. Make your way through, and then tell us: Do you agree? Who's missing? And would Gatsb More  →
If Your Favorite Characters Could Vote

These Are the 12 Worst Kinds of Halloween Candy, End of Discussion

By ElodieOctober 28, 2016
Not all Halloween candy is good, and every single one of us will be better off if we just admit that. Look, I get it: beggars can’t be choosers. And you’re never more of a beggar than when you’re traipsing through the neighborhood dressed as sexy... More  →
These Are the 12 Worst Kinds of Halloween Candy, End of Discussion

Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Forgive Myself for Cheating

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 26, 2016
Hi Auntie, I'm a freshman in college. I have made a grievous mistake that I am struggling to move past, not only because of the impact this has on my grades, but more importantly, the hit that my own integrity has taken. I cheated on my... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Forgive Myself for Cheating