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You Have to WATCH These Toys to Understand How Cool They Are

By Josh PeriloFebruary 18, 2015
The true awesomeness of a lot of the toys at this year's Toy Fair had to be seen in motion to be understood completely. That's why we put together this video clip of some of our favorite highlights! So, obviously, there are people out there who... More  →
You Have to WATCH These Toys to Understand How Cool They Are

Old Man Haircuts and Other Terrible Acts of Parental Revenge

By Emma LordFebruary 18, 2015
Unless you're living with the Dursleys, for the most part our parents (or guardians/benefactors/aunt and uncle that a batty if not well-meaning wizard left us at the doorstep of after our parents were murdered by a psychopath) generally want whats best for us. And yeah, on occasion,... More  →
Old Man Haircuts and Other Terrible Acts of Parental Revenge

Why the JoCo Cruise Is Your Dream Vacation

By Nicole DiekerFebruary 18, 2015
Imagine a place where you could be exactly who you are, whether that means ice skating in an owl kigurumi, wearing your steampunk corset to dinner, playing ukulele in a melee, dancing to "Shake It Off" half-a-dozen times in one night, or cramming into a rollercoaster car More  →
Why the JoCo Cruise Is Your Dream Vacation
We Came! We Saw! We Played With Toys at the 2015 International Toy Fair!

We Came! We Saw! We Played With Toys at the 2015 International Toy Fair!

By Josh PeriloFebruary 18, 2015
GET READY FOR A BOWL FULL OF JELLY because we went to the 2015 International Toy Fair and got to play with ALL OF THEMZ. So much amazing cool stuff: floating swords, poop masks, sideways unicycle-ish roller skatey... things. You have to see this stuff to believe it actually More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: My New Boyfriend Triggered Memories of My Assault

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 17, 2015
Dear Auntie, I'm afraid I really messed up. About seven months ago, I was raped. I told a few of my friends but no one else because I was briefly dating the person who did it, and I didn't want to admit to my parents that... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My New Boyfriend Triggered Memories of My Assault

We're Swooning Over These Gorgeous Cinderella Premiere Pix!

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 17, 2015
This Tuesday dose of HAPPILY EVER AFTER is brought to you by the new Cinderella movie, which stars the impossibly lovely Lily James (IT'S LIKE SHE WAS BORN TO BE IN A HARRY POTTER FAN-FIC MOVIE) and the intensely blue-eyed Richard Madden, and promises to be the most specta More  →
We're Swooning Over These Gorgeous <em>Cinderella</em> Premiere Pix!

25 Oscar Speeches We'd LOVE to See

By ElodieFebruary 17, 2015
Oscar speeches are basically just long, rambling interludes between selfies, surprise pizza deliveries, and (CROSS YOUR FINGERS FOR SUNDAY) big Neil Patrick Harris musical numbers. They’re boring. They’re predictable. Have some fun with it, people! We want bad puns, dramatic... More  →
25 Oscar Speeches We'd LOVE to See

Emma Watson's New Regression Trailer is Scaring Our Over-the-Knee Socks off!

By Allison EmmFebruary 17, 2015
The ‘90s are so hot right now. The makeup is back, the tinted sunglasses are back, the cheesy television shows are back—and for the most part, it’s a good thing. But apparently, the decade that brought us awesome light-up... More  →
Emma Watson's New <EM>Regression</EM> Trailer is Scaring Our Over-the-Knee Socks off!
25 Signs You Read Too Many Horse Books As a Kid

25 Signs You Read Too Many Horse Books As a Kid

By Nicole DiekerFebruary 17, 2015
HORSE GIRLS UNITE! (Also horse boys! Horses love all genders!) Which of our sparkiest Sparklers spent their elementary and junior high-school years cheekbones deep in a feedbag of horse books? You read about feeding colts and trimming fetlocks and winning competitions, and you dreamed... More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Okay to Date an Older Guy?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 16, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I've gotten myself in a bit of a pickle. I'd love it if you could help, though I'm afraid the options for solutions are bound to be painful. Backstory: I met a guy a couple months ago at a bus stop by my mall--... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Okay to Date an Older Guy?