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My First Manga

By ContributorJuly 1, 2011
Icepal's got a new literary jam, just in time for summer. –Sparkitors About a month ago, my bookworm sister came home with a manga. For those who don’t know what manga is, it’s like a...um...like a...see for yourself. I was bored, so... More  →
My First Manga

Can Guys and Girls Be Friends?

By ContributorJuly 1, 2011
The Boy Diet may be over, but Talie's not going anywhere. :) —Sparkitors To answer all of your questions: YES, the Boy Diet really is over. Sorry to disappoint anyone out there, but that time of my life is pretty much over now that... More  →
Can Guys and Girls Be Friends?

Saturday Night Live: Great Women Writers

By Aislinn ShevlinJuly 1, 2011
I love this. Tina Fey reminds us that sometimes the best way to make a serious point is to laugh... at ourselves! Send in your favorite videos at contribute@sparknotes.com... More  →
Saturday Night Live: Great Women Writers

You Know You're From Rural Arkansas When...

By ContributorJuly 1, 2011
Elwyn15, city girls go to the HOSPITAL when they find cow poop in their hair! You impress us, sir. –Sparkitors Though there's been a post or two on how to know if you're from the country, this post is different: I'm talking about Arkansas... More  →
You Know You're From Rural Arkansas When...

Open Thread for July 1

By SparkLifeJuly 1, 2011
The Sparkler who took this picture says, "I wasn't stupid enough to eat someplace with a defribillator on the sign." Smart girl. But where in the world ARE YOU,  Fawkesie?!?Send your OT pics to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for July 1

How to Win at Summer

By Dan_BergsteinJune 30, 2011
If you're going to win summer, you need to get smart. Everyone will warn you about sun protection, but few speak out against the moon. This is silly. The sun is millions of miles away. The moon is right up there, so close you can almost smell it! Surely the moon poses a grea More  →
How to Win at Summer

A Recipe Fit for a Princess

By ContributorJune 30, 2011
Shivani is back! Yay! —Sparkitors My apologies for leaving you guys so long without a recipe, but I was plunged headfirst into the world of summer sickness. It was glorious, especially the fever dreams I had; life will never be the same now that... More  →
A Recipe Fit for a Princess

I'm a Lesbian, and I'm Just Like You

By ContributorJune 30, 2011
BroccoliBiatch is an amazing writer, and we love her LGBT Awareness Month contribution! —Sparkitors I’m just going to let the title of this post sink in for some of you, as I know that some Sparklers have certain opinions on topics such as this.... More  →
I'm a Lesbian, and I'm Just Like You

The Rock Is Always Camera Ready

By Aislinn ShevlinJune 30, 2011
This picture makes me laugh out loud. I never buy these pictures at amusement parks because I always look like a crazed lunatic on roller coasters, which is why I'm so impressed by this pose. Did he sit like this the whole ride or did he just... More  →
The Rock Is Always Camera Ready

Auntie SparkNotes: Religious Differences

By kat_rosenfieldJune 30, 2011
Hello Auntie, So to get straight to the point: I am Jewish. And my bestest friend in the whole entire world is OK with that. We do everything together - go to the movies, work on assignments, etc. The problem is, however, said friend's parents. Y'see, his... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Religious Differences