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Last Minute Les Mis Cast Change: Is Taylor Swift OUT for Eponine???

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 3, 2012
You butts had a bit of a spaz attack when we informed you that Taylor Swift had been cast as Eponine in the big-screen version of one of your all-time favorite musicals, Les Miserables. But as it turns out, all that hullabaloo may... More  →
Last Minute Les Mis Cast Change: Is Taylor Swift OUT for Eponine???

How To Be an Adult (By Elodie, Who's 87% Sure She's Not a Kid Anymore)

By ElodieFebruary 3, 2012
I always assumed that when I became an adult, I would know it. I guess I thought one day some shifty-looking guy would show up at my door, glance left and right, thrust a heavy book at me and whisper, “Here’s the manual. You’re ready... More  →
How To Be an Adult (By Elodie, Who's 87% Sure She's Not a Kid Anymore)

Why I Can't Stop Watching Parental Control

By Lauren PassellFebruary 3, 2012
I cannot stop watching Parental Control, a dumb MTV dating show that’s only on at, like, 3 in the morning. Which is probably why I watch it so much. It’s pretty much the only thing on. But if I turn on the TV in the... More  →
Why I Can't Stop Watching Parental Control

Hate the Super Bowl? Try Super Bowl Bingo!

By Valerie BurnFebruary 3, 2012
Look, the Superbowl is great. But for those of us that don’t care about sports, or football in particular, there isn’t much in it for us. Yes, the commercials are good. But when you’re looking forward to commercials, you know you’ve got it bad. Hence, we... More  →
Hate the Super Bowl? Try Super Bowl Bingo!

Big Miracle: Chelsea Dagger Interviews Director Ken Kwapis and Star Dermot Mulroney (AKA the Hottest Band Geek in the History of the WORLD)

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 3, 2012
You may not know this about me, Sparklers, but my greatest fear, greater even than Voldemort's return or waking up to find that my head has been replaced with a giant potato, is WHALES. Oh yes, those magnificent kings of the sea absolutely terrify me;... More  →
Big Miracle: Chelsea Dagger Interviews Director Ken Kwapis and Star Dermot Mulroney (AKA the Hottest Band Geek in the History of the WORLD)

9 Pro Tips for Prom

By ShivaniFebruary 2, 2012
Ah, the promenade! That magical time when young ladies and gentleman let loose from the stresses of their young lives with a night of dancing and lighthearted revelry. If only... Instead, prom is a pretty stressful occasion. From the dress to the dinner conversation, there are plenty... More  →
9 Pro Tips for Prom

50 Candy Hearts We Wish Existed (and 50 We Would Spit Out on Principle)

By Chrissie GruebelFebruary 2, 2012
Candy hearts: so good or no good? I personally feel that they taste like chalk and should be avoided at all costs, but they're a fan-favorite this time of year, so haters to the left! Me, that means me. To the left I go. But wait! Wouldn't... More  →
50 Candy Hearts We Wish Existed (and 50 We Would Spit Out on Principle)

How To Sort of Pretend You Care About The Super Bowl This Year

By Jon_SkindzierFebruary 2, 2012
It's February, which means that everyone must once again gather around to watch the Super Bowl so that we can all talk about it the following day. "How about when Velocity McFast scored that touchdown by doing The Worm??" people will burble.... More  →
How To Sort of Pretend You Care About The Super Bowl This Year

How to End Your Emails like a Boss

By Melissa AlbertFebruary 2, 2012
You know what you need? A really classy signature email sign-off. You want to exit every email with a flourish, like a majestic Houdini letting your aunt know you liked her e-card about bears! Here are some exciting alternatives to the standard boring email enders: 1. The... More  →
How to End Your Emails like a Boss

The Dubstep Playlist

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 2, 2012
Autumn Fire says... As some Sparklers may remember, our dear Metalhead wrote an article telling us why dubstep wasn't so bad. I couldn't agree more with him. But after his enlightening post, a playlist featuring dubstep never appeared,... More  →
The Dubstep Playlist