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What to Get Your TOTALLY PLATONIC, NOTHING HAPPENING HERE Friend

What to Get Your TOTALLY PLATONIC, NOTHING HAPPENING HERE Friend

By Janet ManleyNovember 7, 2014
We're closing in on the holiday season, and everyone is all "Dave got Cindy DIAMOND EARRINGS!" which you and your close platonic friend since FOREVER thought was super stupid, but at the same time made you worry about what you will get your FRIEND, JUST A FRIEND, DON'T BE CR More  →

What's Your Geek Name?

By Sydney ScottNovember 7, 2014
If you’ve seen any sort of fashion-y magazines or articles lately, you’d know that the geek chic trend is all the rage. And even being a bit of a geek in general is totally rad. Snazzy blazers and spiffy oxfords are no longer reserved for... More  →
What's Your Geek Name?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Ask This Guy to Give Me Some Space?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 6, 2014
Hi Auntie! I have this acquaintance, or something. He's on my theatre crew and he chats at me in the hall or at tech meetings. Overall, I'd be fine with this, except for how FRUSTRATINGLY CLOSE he moves when he's talking to me. My bubble is... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Ask This Guy to Give Me Some Space?

Do-You-Like-Me Notes From Your Fav Lit Characters

By Erik BergstromNovember 6, 2014
If you ever tried dispatching a friend with a note reading "Do you like me, circle YES or NO?" you will know that it is a far superior technique to actually talking to someone and risking being seen. These literary characters surely know it, judging by their notes to crushes More  →
Do-You-Like-Me Notes From Your Fav Lit Characters

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is Coming to Netflix!

By ElodieNovember 6, 2014
Hold on to your childhoods, Sparklers, BECAUSE ALL YOUR DREAMS ARE ABOUT TO COME TRUE RIGHT NOW: Netflix has decided to produce an original series based on Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events! The adventures of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire were what... More  →
Lemony Snicket's <em>A Series of Unfortunate Events</em> is Coming to Netflix!

There Is No Glitter Or Hairspray Left on The Planet After Last Night's Country Music Awards

By Chelsea DaggerNovember 6, 2014
Last night the 48th annual CMAs were on, and I won't lie, buttskis: I DEFINITELY DID NOT WATCH THEM. I'm not what you might call an aficionado of country music, and besides, I was too heartbroken over the Benedict Cumberbtch engagement news to... More  →
There Is No Glitter Or Hairspray Left on The Planet After Last Night's Country Music Awards

The Cutest Lunches You Could Ever Stuff Into Your Belly

By Andrew TavinNovember 6, 2014
How adorable would you say your average meal is? Not very? We're going to go ahead and guess that the bologna sandwich you packed for lunch isn't that great at cuddling. Well, a little while back we showcased some adorable bento work that made your tummy feel empty and you More  →
The Cutest Lunches You Could Ever Stuff Into Your Belly

Nail That College Application Essay Using Only Your Brain Nugget and a Superhero Narrative

By Sean McCarthyNovember 6, 2014

You have locked yourself away in the attic for four long days, and all you have to show for it is "In the summer of 2009, everything changed. [insert first-hand account of pivotal tale] And that is why I think I would be a

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Nail That College Application Essay Using Only Your Brain Nugget and a Superhero Narrative

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Still So Mad That My Ex Cheated on Me

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 5, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, My first love ended abruptly. The story is long and tiresome, but the punchline is that I didn't know he was cheating until weeks after we last spoke, which was the day he broke up with me. He doesn't know that I know... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Still So Mad That My Ex Cheated on Me