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What's Your Divergent Name?

By Sydney ScottSeptember 16, 2014
When I loaded Divergent into my DVD player, I knew nothing about the film other than the fact that there was about to be a whole lotta YA novel-inspired dystopianness up on my TV. But by the time those credits were rolling, I... More  →
What's Your Divergent Name?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Sulky Friend Ruined Our Camping Trip

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 15, 2014
Hi Auntie! Me and four of my closest friends just went on a camping trip to celebrate graduating high school. It was ridiculously fun, but one of my guy friends (we’ll call him Aaron) got on everyone’s nerves the whole time. Here’s what happened: One of the... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Sulky Friend Ruined Our Camping Trip

Welcome to Adulthood! Have Some Bed Bugs

By Marty AllenSeptember 15, 2014
Perhaps you've just moved into the dorms, or perhaps you and a couple of friends (10) are getting an off-campus house to live the high life in. Things are all dandy until you start noticing bites, and scratching sounds in the dead of night, and pass by a mattress kicked onto More  →
Welcome to Adulthood! Have Some Bed Bugs

The 11 Biggest Lies About College

By Chrissie GruebelSeptember 15, 2014
People need to stop. They mean well, but all the suggestions and the grand exclamations and the warnings about college? In the immortal words of Mary Schmich, "Advice is a form of nostalgia, dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal,... More  →
The 11 Biggest Lies About College

Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Crazy If My Boyfriend Moves Country To Be With Me?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 12, 2014
Hello Auntie, In this email I may sound like a crazy teenager high on hormones, but I REALLY do need your amazing advice regarding a pretty complex situation. My boyfriend and I met a couple years ago while he was an Irish foreign exchange student at... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Crazy If My Boyfriend Moves Country To Be With Me?

A Guide to Being Involved in Your Parent's Wedding

By Valerie BurnSeptember 12, 2014
So, one of your parents is getting married. Cool! (Well, generally speaking.) Evil stepparents aside, gaining a new parent is pretty fun. Chances are, this person has been in your life for a while, and, even if the new step-parent isn't THE BEST EVER, you want... More  →
A Guide to Being Involved in Your Parent's Wedding

What in Zeus?! Do Cats Always Land On Their Feet?

By Andrew TavinSeptember 12, 2014
Hello and welcome back to What in Zeus?! Once again it's time for us to take a look at conventional wisdom and use science to separate the truth from fibs told be FILTHY, FILTHY HOBBITSES. Today's question: do cats actually always land on their feet? This may... More  →
What in Zeus?! Do Cats Always Land On Their Feet?

High School Reality Shows We Think Need the Green Light

By Andrew TavinSeptember 12, 2014
Look, we pay attention to the trends, and there's nothing bigger these days than reality shows! Yes, if you come up with a great idea for a reality show you'll be absolutely covered in cash! Just rolling in dough! Drowning in dollars! You'll have tons... More  →
High School Reality Shows We Think Need the Green Light

WHAM BAM ALL-OUT GLAM: The Style Recap You've Been Waiting For

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 12, 2014
THE ALL-CAPS ATTACK IS BACK, JACK. (What, no Mighty Ducks fans out there? DAMMIT BUTTS, YOU'RE MISSING OUT ON ONE OF THE FINEST CINEMATIC EXPERIENCES OF THIS OR ANY CENTURY. GET SOME CULTURE, CAKE-EATERS.)  Now that we've gotten that tangental movie reference out of th More  →
WHAM BAM ALL-OUT GLAM: The Style Recap You've Been Waiting For