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Why I Fell in Love with The Great Gatsby

By ContributorFebruary 24, 2012
DinatheDinasaur didn't expect to like this literary legend; read on to find out what made her change her mind!–Sparkitors Everyone looks at The Great Gatsby as just another typical American novel thrown into the high... More  →
Why I Fell in Love with The Great Gatsby

Auntie SparkNotes: Victim or Viper?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 24, 2012
Dear Auntie, I am a 17 year old boy who is in love with a 16 year old girl. This girl (let's call her Allie) is absolutely amazing and I have (let's face it) been in love with her for a few months now. The problem is... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Victim or Viper?

How To Be a Modern-Day Rebel Without a Cause

By Lucy HutchinsonFebruary 24, 2012
Have you seen Rebel Without A Cause? Some say it's a classic; we say it's dated, tedious and smells funny, but maybe that's just because we were forced to watch it in every Important Films 101 class we ever took, so we're bitter.... More  →
How To Be a Modern-Day Rebel Without a Cause

How to Go to Prom If You're Not an Upperclassman

By ContributorFebruary 24, 2012
heroesandthieves schemes up some hilarious ways to get your lowerclassman butt into prom!—Sparkitors I don’t know about you, Sparklers, but all this prom talk has gotten me in the mood to actually go to prom. This is a problem... More  →
How to Go to Prom If You're Not an Upperclassman

Exam Day: An Exercise in Murphy's Law

By ElodieFebruary 24, 2012
According to Murphy’s Law, anything that can go wrong will go wrong, and nowhere is this more evident than in the mind-bending, hellish nightmare of stress that is exam day. Let us examine a typical instance of said nightmare under Murphy’s Law: You will wake up... More  →
Exam Day: An Exercise in Murphy's Law

Too Late to Apologize (the History Version)

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 24, 2012
If you're like us, you really, really hate learning about the American Revolution. Not 'cause you're an anti-patriot or anything, just 'cause you've been learning about it since you were two. Well, to make the whole studying process much more fun and interesting, check out... More  →
Too Late to Apologize (the History Version)

Open Thread for February 24

By SparkLifeFebruary 24, 2012
KJ_Vball took this when she was bored on a plane. Color us impressed! When we get bored on planes, we take naps or make propeller noises. Or basically anything that is not take awesome pictures like this!... More  →
Open Thread for February 24

Top 20 Replies to "I Love You"

By ContributorFebruary 23, 2012
Terrified to say the L word? monicarima can help. —Sparkitors When someone tells you they love you, you may be tempted to reply, "I love you too." But what if you're not ready to return the sentiment—or you think saying "I love you too"... More  →
Top 20 Replies to "I Love You"

What Will JK Rowling's Next Book Be About?

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 23, 2012
By now you’ve heard that JK Rowling has a deal to write a new book. Instead of throwing her words at the YA crowd, her next novel will be aimed at adults. A grown up Harry Potter? Maybe. A sexy Harry Potter? Probably... More  →
What Will JK Rowling's Next Book Be About?

The Worst Fictional Significant Others

By Melissa AlbertFebruary 23, 2012
With Valentine's Day in the rear view, you're off the hook for state-mandated romance for a whole year! What better time to offload a dangerous, jerky, or otherwise undesirable SO? For inspiration, here's a gallery of some of the worst romantic partners... More  →
The Worst Fictional Significant Others