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The Top Ten Unintentionally Creepy Mascots

By ContributorOctober 24, 2011
Nicole_Lyn has just ruined popcorn for us. WHY NICOLE, WHY?—Sparkitors Everybody loves October. It has Halloween, and Halloween kicks off the cluster of awesome, corporately promoted end-of-the-year holidays that we all know and... More  →
The Top Ten Unintentionally Creepy Mascots

Open Thread for October 24

By SparkLifeOctober 24, 2011
What better way to kick off Creeper Week than with this awesome pic from 'olwhatshername? She writes: I made this little pumpkin picture to wish my fellow Sparklers a happy Halloween, and NO IT IS NOT SNOWING. (Those are supposed to be... More  →
Open Thread for October 24

No Boys Like You. Sorry. (Blogging The Introduction of He's Just Not That Into You)

By Chelsea DaggerOctober 21, 2011
Last week, I gave you the best gift you've ever received: a guided tour of my love life, which, much like Mordor, is a barren wasteland riddled with fire, ash, and tiny, shoeless men. (Only one sentence in and already an LOTR reference!... More  →
No Boys Like You. Sorry. (Blogging The Introduction of He's Just Not That Into You)

Halloween Costumes for English Majors

By ContributorOctober 21, 2011
Life’s full of tough choices, especially when you're a college student. Every new semester, I encounter the dilemma of choosing which classes to take. Every afternoon at lunch, I face the issue of where to sit in the dining hall. Every evening, I enter my... More  →
Halloween Costumes for English Majors

Auntie SparkNotes: Bully's Remorse

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 21, 2011
Auntie Sparknotes, I need some help, and it's not a happy topic. In middle school, there was this boy, who I'll call Mark. Mark was awkward and goofy, and nobody really liked him. Looking back, he was probably gay, but I can't be sure. Everyone was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Bully's Remorse

Grossed Out by Making Out? Here's How to FIGHT It!

By ContributorOctober 21, 2011
Debbira refuses to stand idly by while other people MACK in public.—Sparkitors Everyone’s seen it, and everyone hates it: the couple eating each other’s faces off RIGHT in front of your locker, or, even worse, two inches away from you while you’re trying... More  →
Grossed Out by Making Out? Here's How to FIGHT It!

The Five Stages of a Really Bad Haircut

By ElodieOctober 21, 2011
I’m coming off a really bad haircut, guys. You know, the kind where the hairstylist decides to go the “please chop off twelve inches and make me look androgynous” route? The kind where you can only stare gloomily into the mirror and contemplate universal suffering?... More  →
The Five Stages of a Really Bad Haircut

The Introvert's Guide to College

By ContributorOctober 21, 2011
Zayz wants to remind us all that shy is just one more way to be. We think she's right, and we love this wise article. –Sparkitors Within my first month of college, I discovered an unhappy truth: college is not a particularly introvert-friendly place.... More  →
The Introvert's Guide to College

Auntie SparkNotes: Tools Rush In

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 20, 2011
Dear Auntie, I am hoping you can help me settle a problem with a girl who used to be my friend, but now she treats me like crap. Things turned for the worse in sophomore year, when I thought we were getting along, and I built... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Tools Rush In

Do You BLOG? We Want to Know So We Can Stalk You.

By ContributorOctober 20, 2011
Bexxrose had the awesome idea to ask you butts about your personal blogs! We can't wait to see who else is ONLINE!—Sparkitors My dearest Sparklers and Manklers, It has come to my attention, through the genius of the weekly Writer Wars competition, that... More  →
Do You BLOG? We Want to Know So We Can Stalk You.