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I'm In Love-With Your Talent

By ContributorJune 30, 2011
Adele TheBlond says it's A-OK to crush on a senior citizen—as long as the dude has mad harmonica playin' skillz.—Sparkitors For those of you who aren't familiar with the term "Talent Crush," I'd like to explain. A talent crush... More  →
I'm In Love-With Your Talent

You Know You're from Ukraine When…

By ContributorJune 30, 2011
Do you have to be Ukrainian to obsessively reuse plastic bags, Octoberbird? Because if so, we're getting on a plane. –Sparkitors Although I’m an immigrant with ten years' (as of June 9th!) experience living in the good old United States, I’ve never doubted that... More  →
You Know You're from Ukraine When…

How to Enjoy Your Summer Without Dying a Horrible, Bloody Death

By Megan PrietzelJune 30, 2011
I love summer. The heat! The no snow parts! The sun that makes things not cold! It’s a magical time when walking around without shoes is not only acceptable behavior, it’s PAR-TAY BEHAVIOR! Feel like jumping face first into a giant cement block containing a... More  →
How to Enjoy Your Summer Without Dying a Horrible, Bloody Death

How to Make Your Waiter/Waitress Like You

By Kathryn_WilliamsJune 29, 2011
The waiter/waitress–patron relationship is a delicate one. As a former waitress, I always want my waiter/waitress to like me. I want him/her to think, "That girl knows what it's like to be a waiter/waitress." I want him/her to go back into the kitchen and announce... More  →
How to Make Your Waiter/Waitress Like You

Holding On: Chapter 12

By ContributorJune 29, 2011
In this chapter of willwriteforhearts' story, we're dying for Nick to reveal his secret to Sam—but will he ever find the courage to do it?—Sparkitors “Will you stop it?” “Stop what?” Nick’s been jittery since last night’s venture and he hadn’t bothered to tell... More  →
Holding On: Chapter 12

Does This Sparkler Have What It Takes To Get a Rhodes Scholarship?

By ContributorJune 29, 2011
a_larae91 wants to land one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world—and she needs your help to do it!—Sparkitors I was under the impression that... More  →
Does This Sparkler Have What It Takes To Get a Rhodes Scholarship?

How To Act When You Run Into Popular Kids Over The Summer

By Jon_SkindzierJune 29, 2011
It's always awkward figuring out how to approach people from school in the summer months, though the problem is a little more pronounced with teachers. (Do they sit around all summer droning about supply-side economics to the dog? Almost certainly yes.) Other... More  →
How To Act When You Run Into Popular Kids Over The Summer

Lazy Summer Days: The Perfect Time to Fall in Love

By ContributorJune 29, 2011
TanTanTheLadiesMan has fallen hard—for a girl he's never even met. Ah, the things that happen on Lazy Days!—Sparkitors Darn it! If only my Lazy Day was once a week instead of biweekly, I would have had this article written... More  →
Lazy Summer Days: The Perfect Time to Fall in Love

Inside the SparkNotes Office!

By ContributorJune 29, 2011
Courtney Guth stopped by for a visit last week, and now she's here with a full report!  —Sparkitors My trips to New York City are often filled with spontaneous adventures and fun touristy stops at all the famous attractions. Throw in a few Broadway shows, and... More  →
Inside the SparkNotes Office!

The Hunger Games Cast is HERE! (You Will Be Thrilled And/Or Disappointed)

By Chelsea DaggerJune 29, 2011
Your life is about to change forever: the entire cast of the Hunger Games movie series has officially been released! We already knew the main players (Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson), but this list (sent to us by jesusfreak823) gives... More  →
The Hunger Games Cast is HERE! (You Will Be Thrilled And/Or Disappointed)