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Dorm Room Decorating Tips

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 13, 2014
The average dorm room has a lot in common with the average jail cell: blank, featureless walls, furniture that is strictly utilitarian, and a roommate who may very well go insane and stab you at any time. But it doesn't have to be that way! Here are 25 suggestions for making More  →
Dorm Room Decorating Tips

Censorship Fail: School Bans Seven Books, Students Get Books Un-Banned

By Valerie BurnOctober 13, 2014
A high school in Texas just un-banned seven books from the library and classroom instruction, which were initially banned over concerns about references to sex, abortion, rape, and other HIGHLY OBJECTIONABLE CONTENT. Highland Park ISD originally "suspended" the books after pressure from a group of parents... More  →
Censorship Fail: School Bans Seven Books, Students Get Books Un-Banned

Chasing Dave: Summer's End

By AddisonOctober 13, 2014
Hello, Sparkletoes! If you're new to Chasing Dave, here's the B-line: This is a tale of how I went from being single and NBK to being double and slightly less NBK. *** "Addison," He cleared his throat. "I don't know what I'm doing or what this means... More  →
Chasing Dave: Summer's End

Open Thread for October 13!

By SparkLifeOctober 13, 2014
"Nacanaca and I went to an art museum in New York City and saw this weird oil painting by Jeff Koons. You can't tell from the picture, but it's actually about nine feet tall and fourteen feet wide; which is pretty big. It was actually... More  →
Open Thread for October 13!
I Got 3D Scanned at Comic Con So I Could Become a JEM FIGURINE and Make Out With He-Man

I Got 3D Scanned at Comic Con So I Could Become a JEM FIGURINE and Make Out With He-Man

By Janet ManleyOctober 11, 2014
When I heard New York Comic Con would have a 3D scanning booth that makes miniature figurines of your cosplay, I JUMPED ON MY HORSE IN MY JEM ATTIRE AND RODE OUT INTO THE STREETS CRYING, "THE BRITISH ARE COMING! THE BRITISH ARE COMING!"It is not every day you have a chance t More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Not Ready for Third Base, and My BF Is Frustrated

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 10, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, My boyfriend and I are college seniors in a long-distance relationship. He's a sweet, thoughtful, intelligent guy, and I'm a sweet, intelligent, thoughtful girl, and we've been dating for over three years now, and we're deeply in love, and we both appreciate The... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Not Ready for Third Base, and My BF Is Frustrated

REJOICE: The Great J.K. Rowling Twitter Mystery Has Been SOLVED!

By Chelsea DaggerOctober 10, 2014
If there's one thing we're bad at, it's deciphering riddles (and also constructing basement time machines from melon balls and industrial strength wood glue, BUT THAT IS A STORY FOR ANOTHER DAY). So you can imagine our frustration when on Sunday, J.K. Rowling tweeted anMore  →
REJOICE: The Great J.K. Rowling Twitter Mystery Has Been SOLVED!

A Heartbending Farewell to The Legend of Korra at NYCC

By Eric GrundhauserOctober 10, 2014
For twelve years the Avatar team over at Nickelodeon have been Bending the elements and our feels. First with the O.G. team of Avatar Aang, and currently with Avatar Korra's steampunk crew, whose adventures are coming to end this year with the newly premiered Legend... More  →
A Heartbending Farewell to The Legend of Korra at NYCC