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Ask Jono: Sleazeball Alarm

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 13, 2011
Dear Jono, I SERIOUSLY need your help. I'm confused about this guy in my class, let's call him Jake. Three weeks ago, Jake started flirting with me hardcore out of nowhere (hardcore meaning HND-related). He also talk about how smart I am... More  →
Ask Jono: Sleazeball Alarm

Do Teachers Gossip About Each Other?

By Miss MahoneyOctober 13, 2011
Q: Do teachers gossip about each other? A: Gossip is the root of all evil. If an individual has a problem, it should be addressed in a healthy, productive manner in which all parties feel as though the outcome is mutually beneficial. Right. Yeah, about... More  →
Do Teachers Gossip About Each Other?

Your Sparkling Death Cometh (Surprisingly, This is a Post About a Band, Not Your Imminent Demise)

By ContributorOctober 13, 2011
Wondering who will grace the next Rolling Stones cover? If Metalhead865 has anything to do with it, the honor will go to Falling Up.—Sparkitors If you've been keeping tabs on my Hit Lists, you know that I love an experimental rock band called... More  →
Your Sparkling Death Cometh (Surprisingly, This is a Post About a Band, Not Your Imminent Demise)

Party Dresses of the '80s!

By ApneetOctober 13, 2011
I acquired several vintage dresses from a friend recently and decided to shoot them all! This week, my looks are "gifted," not "thrifted," but the sentiment is basically the same. You may be wondering, "What makes these dresses so totally '80s?" Here are a few... More  →
Party Dresses of the '80s!

Signs You Should Quit Your High School Sports Team

By Lauren PassellOctober 13, 2011
Ahhh, high school sports! The thrill, the chase, the pulsing excitement of the thrilling chase! Or something. Actually, joining a high school sport can seem like a really good idea until high school sports actually start. Unless you're the team superstar, it's easy to start wondering... More  →
Signs You Should Quit Your High School Sports Team

An Analysis of Comfort Food

By ContributorOctober 13, 2011
Why can't we break free from that pint of Ben & Jerry's? jayt919 provides insight into the oh-so intricate workings of the female food psyche.—Sparkitors Admit it, ladies: at one point or another, you've drowned your sorrows in food. Despite our best intentions, a... More  →
An Analysis of Comfort Food

What's Better Than Giving Out Halloween Candy? These Things

By Kathryn_WilliamsOctober 13, 2011
Giving out candy on October 31 is like giving out pickles on the Ides of March. Everybody does it. This Halloween we're starting a new trend. a few of them, actually. We're prepared for a line around the block of Taylor-Swift-concert-tickets proportions, because freeloaders More  →
What's Better Than Giving Out Candy on Halloween? These Things

This Week's Prompt Is the Best Prompt We've Ever Thought Of, Maybe. But Our Standards Aren't Really That High.

By Chelsea DaggerOctober 12, 2011
You probably want to know why Writer Wars is a day late, don't you, butts. Well, I'll tell you: it's because yesterday, in a spectacular and unforgettable display of athletic ability, I fell off the treadmill at the gym (I had it amped up to... More  →
This Week's Prompt Is the Best Prompt We've Ever Thought Of, Maybe. But Our Standards Aren't Really That High.

Why Camping is Man's Crappiest Invention

By ContributorOctober 12, 2011
greenbubbly12, where on earth are these compulsory camping trips coming from??—Sparkitors I recently came back from a camping and hiking expedition. Simply put, it was a nightmare. Filthy, exhausted, and slightly catatonic, I stumbled into my house and vowed never to go... More  →
Why Camping is Man's Crappiest Invention

In Defense of the Disney Princesses

By ContributorOctober 12, 2011
After reading this controversial post, GreatLightBorrowers is coming to the defense of the Disney Princess. Which side are you on?—Sparkitors I, along with many other Sparklers, was extraordinarily distressed... More  →
In Defense of the Disney Princesses