November is National Novel Writing month: are any Masterminds submitting? Whether or not you're taking on the challenge, it's always good to review the work of your fellow nerd authors for inspiration. That's why we're bringing you this list of our top 10 nerdiest female... More →
Being trapped in your apartment by a storm has gotten our gears going: what would you do if suddenly the dead rose and you was faced with World War Z? Or aliens suddenly landed and decided humans were the chaff of the wheat that is... More →
Nothing stays the same over time, and when it comes to some holiday traditions, that’s certainly true. Look back far enough, and some of our favorite holidays are barely recognizable. And in a few cases, it looks like some really cool stuff got abandoned along... More →
It's no secret that acting can make or break a movie, but there are indeed rare moments where performances are so mind-blowingly bad that they don't just break the movie, they shatter it into a billion pieces. These are those moments. Enjoy!
"Oh God, oh man"... More →
You know he wrote Lord of the Rings, but J.R.R. Tolkien filled volumes with Middle Earth history, poetry, and tales that extend the stories of familiar characters and introduce totally different ones. Find out which Tolkien book you are!
1. You’re choosing a book to read... More →
Q: “What would a teacher do if they see a student go through an abusive situation but they don't want to report it?”A:A teacher will and should report it.
If I were to ask you what’s the paramount priority of any adult in a school,... More →
Greetings from under a pile of blankets in my exboyfriend's apartment—the only place within walking distance that has working internet. Thank you so much for thinking of us Sparkitors during post-Frankenstorm.
Here's a little status update:
-Our office in downtown Manhattan has no power. We're... More →
Disney just announced that it will purchase George Lucas' Lucasfilm for the nothing to sneeze at sum of $4.05 billion. And if that's not enough "wait, what?" news for you, Disney also announced that come 2015 it will release Star Wars Episode VII: the movie... More →
Hello friends. First, I hope that everybody reading this is safe and sound. We east coasters are a resilient bunch, and I know we'll get through this with grace and aplomb. Second... wait, seriously west coast? Relax, I wasn't saying you're not resilient. Of course... More →