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Ask Jono: Why Guys Suddenly Ignore You

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 3, 2011
Hi Jono, I once read that girls brains are like spaghetti, with all the thoughts mixing together at the same time, and that boy brains are like waffles, with boys only being able to focus on one square at a time. But I've... More  →
Ask Jono: Why Guys Suddenly Ignore You

Auntie SparkNotes: Speak Up

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 3, 2011
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I was hoping you can help me. In my school we have a Model UN club, which is basically the United Nations for high school kids. Anyway, I am a really shy person who doesn't talk a lot and that is my problem.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Speak Up

Moving On to the More-Than-Friends-Zone

By ContributorNovember 3, 2011
Faye is still stuck in the Friend Zone with no way out. What now? —Sparkitors My crush Ash thinks I’m hot! *SQUEEEE!* But I'm getting ahead of myself. Here’s the story: It was Saturday night (technically early Sunday morning) and Ash, my fake-boyfriend and I were hanging... More  →
Moving On to the More-Than-Friends-Zone

Why the Disney Fairies Almost Make Up For the Disney Princesses

By ContributorNovember 3, 2011
All_is_Mal recently wrote a hotly debated post about Disney princesses; will she continue the controversy with this article?—Sparkitors Now, I know what you’re thinking: "All_is_Mal, you hate princesses, but you like this TinkerBell?? The jealous,... More  →
Why the Disney Fairies Almost Make Up For the Disney Princesses

You Guys Are the Best Looking Monsters in the World (AKA Sparkler Halloween Costumes)

By Jennifer GrudzieckiNovember 3, 2011
We have to say, we weren't surprised by the Harry Potter costume trend. But we were impressed with how legit xStrawberryxAvalanchex's costume was! More  →
The Sparkler Halloween Costume Slideshow: You Guys Are the Best Looking Monsters EVER

Uberman: The Sleep of Champions

By ContributorNovember 3, 2011
TheaterAddict is an innovator in the art of catchin' Zs—but will you be brave enough to try this method?—Sparkitors Do you have a crazy schedule? Are you constantly tired because you just can't fit in 7 hours of sleep a... More  →
Uberman: The Sleep of Champions

Help This Sparkler Edit Her Essay!

By ContributorNovember 3, 2011
elephantandcastle wrote this practice college entrance essay and would love your input. What do you think? —Sparkitors Lightning slashes the distant sky, rain falls gently on crop fields, cattle bray and snort at the footfalls of thunder. I’m sitting in... More  →
Help This Sparkler Edit Her Essay!

Dropping a Class: My Scarlet W

By ContributorNovember 3, 2011
Just like Hester Prynne and her Scarlet A, my transcript now bears its own mark of shame—a big, black, permanent, W, which stands for “Withdrawl.” OK, so it’s really not as bad as it sounds, and it’s definitely not a huge deal in the long run.... More  →
Dropping a Class: My Scarlet W

How To Write a Great Party Invitation

By Lucy HutchinsonNovember 3, 2011
So you're planning a party. It's gonna be a good one. Your parents have agreed to stay upstairs all night, and everyone you've told so far has said "Yeah, cool."  You'll have a slick outfit, great music, and three different kinds of chips. All that’s... More  →
How To Write a Great Party Invitation

My First Kiss Was STOLEN!

By ContributorNovember 3, 2011
Mollyisa* tells a hilarious tale of kisses lost and gained. But mostly lost. And some dignity went down the drain as well.—Sparkitors Dear Sparklers, Thank you for your never-ending wit about, and persevering acknowledgement of, one major topic: LOVE. This... More  →
My First Kiss Was STOLEN!