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Author Lev Grossman Opens Up About SyFy's Adaptation of His Magicians Novels

By Ryan BrittFebruary 3, 2016
Back in 2009, fans of magical schools, Harry Potter, and fantasy genre mash-ups were introduced to the world of Brakebills and Fillory via Lev Grossman's novel The Magicians. Seven years and two books later, this world and its characters have hit the SyFy channel in an all-new... More  →
Author Lev Grossman Opens Up About SyFy's Adaptation of His <em>Magicians</em> Novels

Valentines Real Talk: I Met My Girlfriend While I Was Dating Someone Else

By Noah AppelbaumFebruary 3, 2016
I don't tend to put a lot of stock in “fate,” but sometimes things just work out like you feel they're supposed to. Sometimes it takes some patience, and sometimes it takes a girl with a big goofy smile who likes good books, makes tea... More  →
Valentines Real Talk: I Met My Girlfriend While I Was Dating Someone Else

Fight off the Undead Hordes of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies with Our Jane Austen Quiz

By Josh PeriloFebruary 3, 2016
This weekend Elizabeth Bennet will kick some serious zombie butt on the big screen and we are SO EXCITED. So, to get ready for the ZombAustenPocolypse (TM), we bring you this week's Jane Austen quiz. Brush up on the classic before you head off to... More  →
Fight off the Undead Hordes of <i>Pride and Prejudice and Zombies</i> with Our Jane Austen Quiz

5 Perfectly Reasonable Reactions To A College Rejection

By Brit McGinnisFebruary 3, 2016
You've applied to your flavorite colleges and universities, and now you're starting to hear back. The first letter arrives, you tear it open and see these five fatal words: "We regret to inform you..." First there's shock. Then there's nothing. And suddenly you're overcome with urgent emotions... More  →
5 Perfectly Reasonable Reactions To A College Rejection

Auntie SparkNotes: Did He Ever Like Me? Is It Too Late?!

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 2, 2016
Dear Auntie, I need help with this guy I like. You see, there's this guy at my school that I like. He is a year older than me. Last year, when I was just a freshman, he was in a few of my classes. In the... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Did He Ever Like Me? Is It Too Late?!

I Dated Two Guys At Once and Don't Regret It

By ShivaniFebruary 2, 2016
When I was in high school, the idea of dating even one person seemed completely impossible. Dating two (or more) people seemed like the kind of candy-breathing dragon nonsense that only happened on TV, or in my sizable collection of Archie Comics (mint and from... More  →
I Dated Two Guys At Once and Don't Regret It

Guide to a Not-Weird Valentine's Day with Someone You've Been Dating Less Than a Month

By Christopher CalogeroFebruary 2, 2016
The new year isn’t even a month old and you met someone great! How amazing to start dating a person on January 25th, boy oh boy do you guys get along! Just think of how much fun you are going to have and... More  →
Guide to a Not-Weird Valentine's Day with Someone You've Been Dating Less Than a Month

Auntie SparkNotes Live: How Do I Tell Someone I Don't Like Them "That Way?"

By Josh PeriloFebruary 2, 2016
Having your heart broken by someone who isn't that into you is awful. But what about when the shoe is on the other foot? When you've got someone who's WAY more into you than you are into them, there's a right and a wrong way... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes Live: How Do I Tell Someone I Don't Like Them "That Way?"

GLAM OVERDOSE: Our Favorite Looks from the 2016 SAG Awards & the Pride, Prejudice, and Zombies Premiere!

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 1, 2016
HAPPY MONDAY, BUTTS. As you may or may not be aware, we here at SparkLife recently-ish made our first foray onto Tumblr, a kingdom that we hope to one day rule with an iron, glitter-covered fist (AESTHETIC: THIS + THIS + THIS). As a result, we've learned quite a bit of INT More  →
GLAM OVERDOSE: Our Favorite Looks from the 2016 SAG Awards & the <em>Pride, Prejudice, and Zombies</em> Premiere!

Auntie SparkNotes: My Favorite Hobby Is Breaking My Heart

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 1, 2016
Hello Auntie! I have an issue that I think might be a bit different, and I haven't found any problems like this yet. I've been doing literary role-plays for years now—since the summer of eighth grade, which was maybe five years ago. Nothing sexual, but they... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Favorite Hobby Is Breaking My Heart