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Adventures in Climbing

By ContributorApril 5, 2012
I spent several days this week trying to find someone with the moxie (and free time) to climb the rock wall with me. My friends don’t seem to realize that when I make a promise to a group of internet people, as I did at... More  →
Adventures in Climbing

"Most Likely to Sleep with His Briefcase": How Josh Perilo Beat His Bullies with a Bookbag (Not Literally, Though)

By Josh PeriloApril 5, 2012
To show his support for The Bully Project, splogger Josh Perilo shares a story about how he took a stand against teasing in 8th grade! In the fall of my eighth grade year at Martin Luther King Junior Science Center at Horace... More  →
"Most Likely to Sleep with His Briefcase": How Josh Perilo Beat His Bullies with a Bookbag (Not Literally, Though)

Psych: The Show That Manklers LOVE (and You Will Too)

By ContributorApril 5, 2012
I've written extensively about my favorite bands, some about my favorite movies, and a bit about my favorite video games, but never once have I gone into television. Truth is, most TV sucks. Like, seriously. There are, however, a few shows that actually deserve their... More  →
Psych: The Show That Manklers LOVE (and You Will Too)

How Not to Be a Llama

By ContributorApril 5, 2012
This is perhaps the most important life lesson we've learned all week: don't be a llama! Faye must be taking notes from the Emperor's New Groove.Sparkitors FAYE! My name is Faye and I want to be a Pokémon trainer! Also, despite the fact that... More  →
How Not to Be a Llama

Dear Moms: Stop Discussing Our Weight in Public.

By SissyApril 5, 2012
Dear Moms, Have you read the Vogue article about Dara Lynn-Weiss, who put her adorable nine-year-old, Bea, on a diet? When Bea was seven, she weighed 93 pounds. At her yearly checkup, her doctor said her weight was becoming a problem. Bea’s momma saw a obesity specialist... More  →
Dear Moms: Stop Discussing Our Weight in Public.

April Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierApril 4, 2012
You will butt heads with your best friend this month, but remember, his bark is worse than his bite. Incidentally, if your best friend is not a bison or dog, then you should be deeply concerned about him. Always look for the silver lining in everything, because ever since th More  →
April Horoscopes!

What to Read If You're Suffering from Hunger Games Withdrawal

By Melissa AlbertApril 4, 2012
You've read every book, seen the movie four times, and married your cat to your dog in a sumptuous, Panem-inspired ceremony. But it's still not enough. So until Suzanne Collins decides to write a fourth HG book (Eating Bark's Not So Bad!: In... More  →
What to Read If You're Suffering from Hunger Games Withdrawal

Why You Should Be Watching "Awake"

By ContributorApril 4, 2012
For all you Sparklers out there who didn't know, NBC's new series Awake premiered on March 1—and it is awesome. Awake centers around Michael Britten, a homicide detective who's in an awful car accident and afterwards can't tell if he's awake or dreaming. He's basically... More  →
Why You Should Be Watching "Awake"

It's Baseball Season! Pickup Lines

By Emily WinterApril 4, 2012
It’s the first day of regular-season, stateside BASEBALL. YUS! So, you gonna get out there and hit on some girls or what. Uh, you're going to. That was not a question. Why? Because we happened to have some very fine baseball-themed pickup lines for you to use... More  →
It's Baseball Season! Pickup Lines

The 5 Types of Movie Watchers

By ContributorApril 4, 2012
You know the drill: it’s time to watch a movie in your living room, and you're surrounded by your family, your friends, or even total strangers (if it’s the latter, I don’t even want to know what that's about). No matter who you're sitting next to,... More  →
The 5 Types of Movie Watchers