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Playlists of Famous Authors (Vol. 1)

By ziggykelsmanJuly 30, 2015
"Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician.”―Kurt Vonnegut We're really glad Kurt Vonnegut ended up a writer (even though he probably would have been a killer lyricist), but point taken! Musicians and authors have a special relationship (and we're not jus More  →
Playlists of Famous Authors (Vol. 1)

Happy Sweet 16, "Summer Girls"!

By Jessie GaynorJune 26, 2015
Sparklers, don't ask a lady how old she is. It's impolite. Besides, if word gets out, she might not be allowed to play a 55-year-old man's love interest in a movie! So as not to spoil our chances at playing Dave Coulier's... More  →
Happy Sweet 16, "Summer Girls"!

Us the Duo Covers All of 2014's Biggest Hits in Under 3 Minutes & OMG IT'S INCREDIBLE

By Victoria ProvostDecember 16, 2014
As the year of stalking Benedict Cumberbatch and waiting feverishly for Mockingjay Part 1 draws to a close, it's time to sit back and reflect on the fact that another 525,600 minutes have gone by without you dating a member of One Direction. Or, for... More  →
Us the Duo Covers All of 2014's Biggest Hits in Under 3 Minutes & OMG IT'S INCREDIBLE

The ABCs of Aussie Indie Music

By Sydney ScottFebruary 25, 2014
G'day, mates! How'd ya like to go on a little musical walkabout with some of the best indie jams from Down Under? From A to Zed and pop to hip-hop, these tunes are sure to liven up your playlists for spring. So go ahead and... More  →
The ABCs of Aussie Indie Music

We Interviewed Carly Rae Jepsen about Her Favorite Literature!

By Emily WinterNovember 13, 2013
Carly Rae is in the HOUSE TONIGHT. And she's here to NERD OUT like a proper lady. You guys probs know by now that Carly Rae runs this NEAT BOOK CLUB, which is right up SparkLife alley. Her November book is the Billie Holiday biography Lady Sings The... More  →
We Interviewed Carly Rae Jepsen about Her Favorite Literature!

80 More Songs from the 80s Everyone Should Know

By Sydney ScottOctober 11, 2013
You’re in need of new workout jamz, you say? Or maybe some study tunes or perhaps a ballad or two to listen to whilst living as a human burrito? Well, look no further, Sparklers! The next best thing to finding new songs is uncovering... More  →
80 More Songs from the 80s Everyone Should Know

5 Observations About Lady Gaga's "Applause"

By Josh SorokachAugust 14, 2013
Little Monsters, prepare to mash! After taking to Twitter to declare a "Pop Music Emergency," Lady Gaga has released "Applause," the first single off her forthcoming album ARTPOP, a week early. "DUE TO HACKERS AN ABUNDANCE OF LOW/HIGH QUALITY LEAKS," Lady Gaga wrote on... More  →
5 Observations About Lady Gaga's "Applause"

Your Ultimate Summer Playlist

By Sydney ScottJuly 25, 2013
Whether you’re spending the summer chilling on the beach, exploring theme parks, and chatting up lifeguards...or you're spending it stuck inside hiding from the heat and babysitting for your little cousin, you're always in need of a great musical soundtrack. The playlist below will take... More  →
Your Ultimate Summer Playlist

80 Songs from the 80s Everyone Should Know

By Sydney ScottJuly 2, 2013
While artists like Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 make amazing music, kids our age shouldn't tune out everything that isn't currently at the top of the charts. In an effort to expand my generation’s knowledge of pop music, I’ve compiled a playlist of songs from... More  →
80 Songs from the 80s Everyone Should Know

And the Boy Band Bracket Winner Iiiiiiiiiiiiiissss....

By Kathryn_WilliamsJuly 1, 2013
Not since the infamous 1990 YMCA Indian Princesses Longhouse, when Joey McIntyre was officially voted more cute than Jordan Knight, has there been such an upset in the boy band cosmos. Are you ready for this jelly, Directionals? By a landslide, the winner of the SparkLif More  →
And the Boy Band Bracket Winner Iiiiiiiiiiiiiissss....