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A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old-Self

By SissyApril 23, 2012
Dear Sixteen-Year-Old-Self, Alright girl, seriously, what is with all the low-rise jeans and sparkly clothing? Does a top have to be completely covered in glitter for you to consider putting it on? And why is your makeup exactly the same as your shirts: colorful and shimmery?... More  →
A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old-Self

How to Tell if You're a Lit Nerd

By ContributorApril 23, 2012
Hey there, Sparklers (and Gary)! Today I was sitting on my bed, wearing a Moby Dick shirt, reading Chaucer, and drinking a freakishly large mug of tea when I suddenly lurched from my resting place, sloshed my delicious stewed-plants-with-cream-and-honey beverage everywhere, and creeched “I... More  →
How to Tell if You're a Lit Nerd

The Worst and Best Catcalls of All Time

By Valerie BurnApril 23, 2012
"Blossoming" into an adult has many perks. You grow a little taller, lose some of that acne, and start to figure out what you want in life. Still, the more you start to look like an adult, the more creepy adults try to hit on... More  →
The Worst and Best Catcalls of All Time

My School's Solution to the Mid-Semester Slump: Zombies!

By ContributorApril 23, 2012
I have this theory (and by "theory," I mean "hesitant hypothesis based on a minimal amount of questionably gathered evidence") that around 78.2% of the way through the semester, a universal slump occurs. Grades drop by a percent or ten, attendance becomes lax, and professor/student... More  →
My School's Solution to the Mid-Semester Slump: Zombies!

How NOT To Drive a Stick Shift

By ContributorApril 23, 2012
When I bought my first car, I was ecstatic. Overjoyed. Super-extra-amazingly happy.
Except for one little snafu:
I couldn’t drive it.
I had foolishly decided to buy a stick shift (also known as a standard or manual transmission.) My mom has had virtually nothing but a stick shift her... More  →
How NOT To Drive a Stick Shift

So You Want to Make a Viral Video

By ContributorApril 23, 2012
So you think that you have the brains, the talent, and the unbeatable big-head+British-accent combination to be the next internet sensation? Well then your confidence level is exactly at the delusional state we want it to be in! For while marketers in every... More  →
So You Want to Make a Viral Video

Teen Girl Band Cherri Bomb Rocks Out with The Avengers

By Brandon SpecktorApril 23, 2012
If you could date one Avenger, we asked 14-year-old Rena Lovelis of the all-chick rock group Cherri Bomb, who would your first choice be? "Oh, Iron Man" the spunky bassist answers without a second of thought. "He's got an iron butt!" Well played. The current lineup... More  →
Teen Girl Band Cherri Bomb Rocks Out with The Avengers

23 Ways To Tell Your Crush You Like Them Without Saying "I Like You"

By Lauren PassellApril 23, 2012
1. Say their name. If no one is around you, say baby I love you, if you ain't runnin' game. Beyonce is right about everything. 2. Give him/her your own nickname. Yeah, forget that stuff about saying her name. Say the special nickname that... More  →
23 Ways To Tell Your Crush You Like Them Without Saying "I Like You"

How Can You Tell if a Guy Likes You?

By ContributorApril 20, 2012
We always thought guys ignored us on purpose...turns out, they're probably just oblivious. Thanks Faye! Sparkitors How do you know if a guy likes you? That’s the question every girl wants the answer to. Now Sparklers,... More  →
How Can You Tell if a Guy Likes You?

Blogging Disney: Bambi

By Scott GreenstoneApril 20, 2012
Bambi marked Disney's first environmentally conscious film. (The Little Mermaid was going to be their second, but Walt Disney decided to change the storyline—the fact that Ariel was caught in a tuna net and ground up was deemed slightly too traumatizing for young audiences.) While... More  →
Blogging Disney: Bambi