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 →
You're stuck at home because a) everything is closed b) mass transit is down and c) the weather people have ordered you to stay indoors OR ELSE. Hyperbolic news coverage aside, you've watched all the seasons of Doctor Who ten times, you've replayed Star Wars... More →
Aw, hail, no, Masterminds! As the late, great Ned Stark once said: “Winter is coming.” And with it, all kinds of crazy, unpredictable weather. Like, say, a rogue hurricane hitting New York City and the surrounding tri-state area. So, we thought we’d highlight some snazzy... More →
Looks like I get to put up the OT today. Because of Hurican Sandy, I thought people might need chearing up, so I decided to use this picture of a happy koala from the selection of sample pictures that came with my computer. Stay safe... More →