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What to Put on A Mix CD for Your Crush

By ContributorFebruary 15, 2012
Metalhead tells you exactly which tunes to give to that cutie in your Calc class!—Sparkitors Recently, Mindhut brought attention to the amazing music medium that is the mix CD. As we learned from the previous post, there are... More  →
What to Put on A Mix CD for Your Crush

Why iPods Are Better Than CDs

By ContributorFebruary 10, 2012
crazywritergirl fires off a rebuttal to Metalhead's post—and she's got some powerful ammunition!—Sparkitors Greetings, my sparkly compatriots!  Yesterday I saw a post from Metalhead that basically attempted to tear apart the foundation of all that I hold true and... More  →
Why iPods Are Better Than CDs

Get Your Culture Pants On and Go to the Opera!

By ContributorFebruary 9, 2012
ChloeChum is a Sparkler with sophisticated taste!—Sparkitors All I wanted for Christmas this year was a ticket to see Opera Australia’s version of Don Giovanni starring the delectable Teddy Tahu Rhodes, and I got my wish: I recently saw... More  →
Get Your Culture Pants On and Go to the Opera!

Why CDs Are Better Than iPods

By ContributorFebruary 9, 2012
Metalhead is on a mission to save good, old-fashioned music. Are you with him?—Sparkitors So recently I was listening to my favorite NPR radio show (yes, I'm a 17-year-old, and I listen to NPR. Don't judge), and I heard a report that major... More  →
Why CDs Are Better Than iPods

Rejected Rap Songs By The Jersey Shore Cast

By Brandon SpecktorFebruary 3, 2012
You probably know Michael "The Situation" Situationovich best for his literary opus, Here's The Situation, a stirring tale of "creepin" about which J.K. Rowling famously wrote, "I only wish the Harry Potter franchise could be as touched with twisted fantasy as Michael's self-image... More  →
Rejected Rap Songs By The Jersey Shore Cast

Five Unusual (and Unusually Awesome) Bands

By ContributorJanuary 31, 2012
Metalhead865 introduces you to some of the best alternative music out there—and his choices are SPOT-ON. (Except for Korn. We just can't get behind that one.)—Sparkitors If you're a Sparkler, chances are you're nowhere near what society would consider... More  →
Five Unusual (and Unusually Awesome) Bands

Which Pop Stars Are Moonlighting As Super Heroes: Part II

By Brandon SpecktorJanuary 30, 2012
The local police didn't believe in us. The FBI didn't believe in us. Even Superman wouldn't give us the time of day. (His secretary was a total jerkalope.) But you believed in us—you believed we were onto something (or on something) when we told... More  →
Which Pop Stars Are Moonlighting As Super Heroes: Part II

The 5 Albums I'm Most Excited for in 2012

By ContributorJanuary 19, 2012
Music expert Metalhead presents the list of albums he can't wait to listen to!—Sparkitors In just the first two weeks of January, my Facebook feed has been flooded with a ton of my favorite bands (old and new) announcing that, yes, they're bringing... More  →
The 5 Albums I'm Most Excited for in 2012

Switchfoot's "Vice Verses": The Best Rock Album Of 2011, Period

By ContributorJanuary 12, 2012
Switchfoot should probably just hire Metalhead as their publicist.—Sparkitors Merry late Christmas, happy late Hanukkah, and happy late Kwanzaa to all of you! I bet all ya'll got a ton of great stuff for the holidays —I know I did. Actually, that's kind... More  →
Switchfoot's

You Know You're Obsessed with K-Pop When...

By ContributorJanuary 11, 2012
~idkwhy.really. wants to suck you into her K-Pop obsession. Proceed at your own risk! —Sparkitors Sit around, young Sparklers and Manklers, as I tell you a story about a teenage girl. This girl was quite normal: half-hipster, half-mainstream, one hundred percent AWESOME (do I... More  →
You Know You're Obsessed with K-Pop When...