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Dan's Five Worst Days of High School

By Dan_BergsteinAugust 19, 2011
High school was pretty good for me, but five days and events stick out in my mind and haunt my life. First up: The day I had the wind knocked out of me. In my sophomore year, I was placed in the worst gym glass of all time, a class made up of the oldest, toughest, meanest More  →
Dan's Five Worst Days of High School

Ask Jono: Getting Over a Crush

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 19, 2011
Dear Jono, So there's this girl that I met at a summer camp, and I really like her. But while we were at camp, my cabin mates told me that they heard her say that she wasn't interested in dating, but I can't know for sure... More  →
Ask Jono: Getting Over a Crush

How Dan Bergstein Saved My Year

By ContributorAugust 19, 2011
fns112 writes of an act of hilarious heroism; just another day in the life of Bergstein. –Sparkitors This is the tale of how Dan Bergstein saved my junior year. I'll begin at the beginning: I'm one of those reasonably intelligent people who hangs out with people... More  →
How Dan Bergstein Saved My Year

The Perks and Perils of Being Tan

By ContributorAugust 19, 2011
cheezepleeze is basically a bronzed goddess year-round. Us and our pasty elbows are trying VERY hard not to be jealous.—Sparkitors I know my title doesn't sound as good as The Perks and Perils of Being Pale, but... More  →
The Perks and Perils of Being Tan

Nice Guys Finish First: How to NOT Be A Scuzzbag

By ContributorAugust 19, 2011
TanTan does a favor for ladies everywhere and tells dudes to tone down the tool 'tude. (That alliteration was awful, but we apologize for nothing.)—Sparkitors I had a terrible dream last night. It involved clowns, zombies, hula-hooping leprechauns, and scuzzbags. Lots... More  →
Nice Guys Finish First: How to NOT Be A Scuzzbag

Thank You For Not Being an Idiot, Dan

By ContributorAugust 19, 2011
Colleen, we're pretty sure that Dan is going to frame this post and hang it above his jello mold collection.—Sparkitors So, here's the thing. In my day to day life, I'm surrounded by idiots. Maybe that's mean, but I think it's honest. The people... More  →
Thank You For Not Being an Idiot, Dan

The Pros and Cons of Babysitting

By ContributorAugust 19, 2011
EmilyP summons up an amazing amount of enthusiasm for a job that frequently involves poop. –Sparkitors Though I'll tell anyone who cares to listen that babysitting is the best job EVER, that doesn't mean it's without its downside. In the interest of helping all... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Babysitting

A Day in the Life of a Freelance Writer

By Dan_BergsteinAugust 18, 2011
After reading my article, Dan's Advice for Aspiring Writers, you should be well on your way to becoming a writer. What type of life can you look forward to? Here’s a peek into my average day. 10:00 a.m. Wake up. The nice thing about... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Freelance Writer

Dan Destroyed My English Essay (But He Also Sort of Got Me a Job, Indirectly)

By ElodieAugust 18, 2011
Let me paint you a little picture: it’s a late summer’s night, and I’m a hot mess. In fact, I’m teetering somewhere between "okay, it's cool, I can finish this essay on time" and "SWEET MOTHER OF GOD, THIS ESSAY IS GNAWING AWAY AT MY... More  →
Dan Destroyed My English Essay (But He Also Sort of Got Me a Job, Indirectly)

The Best Of SparkLife: Quotes Edition

By ContributorAugust 18, 2011
lia.lovegood has put together a priceless collection of some of the most hilarious words ever written on SparkLife. You better put on your laughing pants.—Sparkitors I'm just an average teenager who is (GASP!) completely obsessed with the Harry Potter phenomenon and reading in general.... More  →
The Best Of SparkLife: Quotes Edition