kleptotophat, thank you for writing this brave, fascinating article. –Sparkitors
Hey there, Sparklers and Manklers. Many of you have been through the turmoil and heartache that can only be caused by being the victim of bullying. As for me, I'm on the other side... More →
I have this theory that you can get used to anything. For instance, there was a brief period in my childhood where my dog had to wear diapers. I kid you not. You can imagine the hilarity—the potential for jokes was virtually limitless. Before long,... More →
In honor of SparkLife Academy week, our Sploggers are sharing their skills with you, the lucky, ignorant masses. In this post, Melissa tells you how to worm your way out of menial labor (without committing arson)!
With a little dedication and a lot of bad... More →
When asked what topic I would like to teach at the famed SparkLife Academy, the answer was easy: Knitting. I've already taught you how to become hotshot writers, and knitting is my only other area of expertise. In this lesson, I will teach... More →
It’s currently two o’clock in the morning, and that huge paper—you know, the one you found out about a month ago—needs to be handed in five hours and 53 minutes from now. What are you going to do about it? Procrastinate some more, of course!... More →
When it comes time to select your classes at SparkLife Academy, you may find it helpful to peruse the course list, which our house-elf has been so kind as to chisel on stone tablets for us. Unfortunately, these lists are housed... More →
You're a snowflake, a flower, an albino Aleut who freestyles and speaks Esperanto, and we love that about you.
With that said, it doesn't matter how unique you are; there are a few things that just about every college freshman... More →
First off, let me apologize for posting this week's Writer Wars column a day late. I think I have malaria, or maybe a sinus infection; either way, I took yesterday off so I could swig Nyquil straight from the bottle and practice coughing to the... More →
Welcome to Jono's SparkLife Academy class! Prepare to become pretentious. —Sparkitors
Due to a series of increasingly bad decisions, the thing I am most qualified to talk about is film studies, which is the discipline of explaining why no movies are any good and then... More →
Unless you're so deep in back-to-school hell that you're sweating ink, BeeHappy94's advice will brighten your day. –Sparkitors
So long as you don't live under a rock located in the deepest part of the ocean, right now you're being accosted by commercials claiming that... More →