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THERE ARE SO MANY REASONS TO BE HAPPY (& We're Going to Make a Slideshow About ALL OF THEM)

THERE ARE SO MANY REASONS TO BE HAPPY (& We're Going to Make a Slideshow About ALL OF THEM)

By Chelsea DaggerMarch 6, 2015
AHOY, SPARKLEBUTTS. I had a very good idea today, and like most of my good ideas (treatin' yo' self, TIME TRAVEL, ice cream in a bag) I STOLE IT FROM SOMEBODY ELSE. When fabulous graphic designer Adam J. Kurtz (the More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: What Makes Love Different from Being 'In Love'?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 6, 2015
Dear Auntie, I've been having trouble with an ex-boyfriend. We were together a year ago but it didn't work out, and we've stayed sort-of friends since then. Its been a bumpy road since he has a lot of issues (depression and family problems being some) but... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: What Makes Love Different from Being 'In Love'?

28 Signs You Are "The Chosen One" Of Test-Taking

By Jason SaenzMarch 6, 2015
Heroes are born on epic journeys requiring extreme self-belief and sacrifice, but heroes are also created through a slow, decades-long regime of dull, one-paragraph-answer, color-in-the-circle-with-a-2B-pencil tests (Mathletes aren't carried on their teammates shoulders often, but it does happen). Among those of us... More  →
28 Signs You Are "The Chosen One" Of Test-Taking

THE AWKWARD GAMES: Your Worst Birthday Nightmare Realized + We're Looking For GREAT/TERRIBLE Spring Break Stories

By Page SchumacherMarch 6, 2015
Last week's Awkward Games challenge was to gift us the story of your worst/weirdest/most awkward party experience. And this week's victor, AvatarKyoshi, our super hardcore earth-bending connection to the spirit world, used her awesome avatar powers to survive the most awkward birthday party.... More  →
THE AWKWARD GAMES: Your Worst Birthday Nightmare Realized + We're Looking For GREAT/TERRIBLE Spring Break Stories

You'll Never Guess Who Was Just Cast in Emma Watson's Upcoming Fairy Tale Flick!

By Chelsea DaggerMarch 5, 2015
When Granger Danger first announced that she'd be starring in a remake of the Disney classic Beauty & the Beast, my first thought was, BUT HERMIONE, YOU ALREADY DID THAT. IT WAS CALLED DATING VIKTOR KRUM. (And then I high-fived myself for... More  →
You'll Never Guess Who Was Just Cast in Emma Watson's Upcoming Fairy Tale Flick!

Welcome to SPARKTROPOLIS, the YA Mall!

By Kit FraserMarch 5, 2015
Welcome to Sparktropolis, the YA Mall! We got your hobbits, we got your dementors, we got your Hunger Games—actually, we don’t have Hunger Games. They're very illegal and Katniss would never allow it. But we do have four floors of stores offering fabulous stuff from ev More  →
Welcome to SPARKTROPOLIS, the YA Mall!

Facebook: Doing Something Right for Once

By Ashley Brooke RobertsMarch 5, 2015
What Have You Done For Us Lately, Oh-Oh, Facebook (<<< to be sung in tune to Janet Jackson’s What Have You Done For Me Lately). Honestly, we think there was a time when Facebook didn’t completely bum us out. We close our eyes and strain... More  →
Facebook: Doing Something Right for Once

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Dad That I've Experimented With Alcohol?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 4, 2015
Hey Auntie! I am 17, and like many of my peers, I have dabbled in the occasional alcohol consumption (and a very VERY minor amount of pot smoking (like two times, I'm not kidding)). This summer, my family is moving from a pretty sober town to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Dad That I've Experimented With Alcohol?