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Why I Don't Wear Pants

By Janet ManleyJuly 14, 2014
Skinny jeans came and went; the epoch of the jeggings rose and set; wide-leg jeans rose from the ashes of yesteryear's acid-wash jeans, but I remained unmoved. Harem pants hung low over our culture, high-waisted pants hoisted society up, but I strode on, unaffected, immune... More  →
Why I Don't Wear Pants
Flex Your Geek Muscle at Get Pop Cultured!

Flex Your Geek Muscle at Get Pop Cultured!

By Josh PeriloJuly 14, 2014
We love free stuff! Mostly because it's free, and partially because it's stuff... but mainly because it's FREE STUFF. This summer, Barnes & Noble is inviting all geeks worth their weight in graphic novels to come into their local stores for a month-long giveaway-athon called Get Pop... More  →

The Hottest Celeb Looks on the French Revolution Red Carpet

By KathJuly 14, 2014
Bonjour, Barb, and happy Bastille Day! Mon dieu, it is so good to be with you once again this year as the stars of our bloody revolution take the center stage at the Tuileries Gardens. Tonight’s banquet, which is certainly not a cover-up for any nefarious activity, will ho More  →
The Hottest Celeb Looks on the French Revolution Red Carpet

Grad Party 2014 Sign-in Sheet

By Nacanaca12July 13, 2014
Were you at the grad party? Are you still there? Awesome! Follow the directions in the comments below so we can have something to remember it by! Because the party lives on in our hearts, and this sign-in sheet. ... More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Temporarily Homeless. Where Should I Live This Summer?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 11, 2014
Dear Auntie, I was recently accepted to an exchange program that would allow me to attend a school in a country I've always wanted to visit. The school is also one of the best in my discipline, and it would be a huge asset for me... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Temporarily Homeless. Where Should I Live This Summer?

Alby Will Be Up Monday, Y'all!

By Emily WinterJuly 11, 2014
Reid is stuck between another dimension and an existential crisis and cannot come to the phone right now. Only a true frog's kiss can save him. If you have a frog, please give it permission to teleport to the SparkLife HQ in New York City.... More  →
Alby Will Be Up Monday, Y'all!

Dream Summer Dresses Brought to You By Sparklers!

By Emily BrownJuly 11, 2014
WARNING: THERE IS A LOT—I REPEAT, A LOT—OF TALENT IN THIS SLIDESHOW. Side effects of viewing include: shortness of breath, dropping of jaw, beauty-induced blindness, dangerous desire to go online shopping, extreme sadness upon realization that these dresses don't actuall More  →
Dream Summer Dresses Brought to You By Sparklers!

Does Deodorant Cause Cancer? We Have the Answers You Need!

By Andrew TavinJuly 11, 2014
So you may have heard someone say that deodorant causes cancer. Were they telling you the truth, or do they just want an excuse for being a smelly person? Well we've done some INTENSE Internet Research (TM) in order to bring the answers you need! First... More  →
Does Deodorant Cause Cancer? We Have the Answers You Need!

TGIF! How the Days of the Week Got Their Nicknames

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJuly 11, 2014
Sure, sure, what are “days of the week” if not meaningless names assigned to a seemingly infinite number of sun cycles? Why even have “names,” or “time,” or “posts about ‘days of the week’ on the internet”? Wow. Wow. Wow. So many great questions. We... More  →
TGIF! How the Days of the Week Got Their Nicknames

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Fangirling Is Out of Control

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 10, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, Hello, we are three girls who are concerned about a mutual friend of ours. We'll just call this friend Cookie. Over the past year, we have discovered Cookie's obsession with The Vampire Diaries, or more specifically, Damon Salvatore. At first, we believed it... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Fangirling Is Out of Control