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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

The Demonic Flip-side to Your Zodiac Sign

By SparkLifeOctober 26, 2016
Astrology is usually about flattering you with heroic descriptions of your winning traits, but certain celestial events can bring out the flipside of your personality strengths, and frankly we are more worried rn about the kinds of demons that Halloween will unleash on this More  →
The Demonic Flip-side to Your Zodiac Sign

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Mad That I'm Saving for a New Phone

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 24, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, In the past year, my phone was stolen. It was a really nice phone, and my parents were upset, but for my birthday, I got another phone: one of a much older model that didn't work most of the time. Since then, I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Mad That I'm Saving for a New Phone

20 Questions You MUST Ask Your Crush Before Dating Them

By Chelsea DaggerOctober 24, 2016
History has shown us that incompatibility leads to terrible things, like crying and the French revolution and Nick Carroway sucking back martinis like this, an image that will surely haunt your dreams for the rest of your life. If you don't want your relationship to end th More  →
20 Questions You MUST Ask Your Crush Before Dating Them

Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Has Flaws

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 21, 2016
Dear Auntie, I have a crush on a girl at my school. I'm sure you've gotten one million emails from other boys with the exact same scenario, so I'll get to the point. When I didn't know much about her, I watched her from a distance and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Has Flaws

Your Perfect Halloween Costume, According to Your Astrological Sign

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 21, 2016
Aries, you are determined and confident, so you are well-suited to dressing up as the Bat-Man (that is, a traveling bat salesman). You may also dress as Power Girl or Spider-Man, but only if you work for the power company or are completely covered with spiders.  More  →
Your Perfect Halloween Costume, According to Your Astrological Sign

10 Bizarre Reasons People Were Accused of Witchcraft During the Salem Witch Trials

By ElodieOctober 20, 2016
As a country we have done some silly things, but by far the silliest was when we decided people were dabbling in the occult because a bunch of teenagers said it was so. This resulted in the executions of twenty innocent men and women between... More  →
10 Bizarre Reasons People Were Accused of Witchcraft During the Salem Witch Trials