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Open Thread for November 8!

By SparkLifeNovember 8, 2014
This looks like a lovely place to get lost. Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for November 8!

Auntie SparkNotes: My Roommate Is Horrible

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 7, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'll cut to the chase. My roommate and I have been living together for a little over a month, and it's REALLY not going well. When we were originally assigned to be together, she described herself as very neat and tidy and very school-oriented. But... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Roommate Is Horrible

NEW MOCKINGJAY CLIP: Katniss's Film Crew Look Awfully Like Guerilla Soldiers

By Janet ManleyNovember 7, 2014
Because we couldn't send you off into the weekend without one last heart-pounding glimpse into the world's worst summer camp, District 13, we have a BRAND NEW CLIP of Katniss meeting her propo crew for the first time! Cressida, played by Natalie Dormer with a shaved... More  →
NEW <i>MOCKINGJAY</i> CLIP: Katniss's Film Crew Look Awfully Like Guerilla Soldiers

Cake-Cutting Urban Legends You MUST BE AWARE OF!

By Jason SaenzNovember 7, 2014
The sword you wield before the cake will seal your fate. Touch the bottom, and you must reveal your boyfriend. Let the groom cut the cake first, and the bride becomes barren. Bake a wedding cake yourself and be cursed to work hard your whole... More  →
Cake-Cutting Urban Legends You MUST BE AWARE OF!
What to Get Your TOTALLY PLATONIC, NOTHING HAPPENING HERE Friend

What to Get Your TOTALLY PLATONIC, NOTHING HAPPENING HERE Friend

By Janet ManleyNovember 7, 2014
We're closing in on the holiday season, and everyone is all "Dave got Cindy DIAMOND EARRINGS!" which you and your close platonic friend since FOREVER thought was super stupid, but at the same time made you worry about what you will get your FRIEND, JUST A FRIEND, DON'T BE CR More  →

It's the Friday Awards!

By Renda DingNovember 7, 2014
They've been brewing in our cauldrons ever since Halloween… delightfully seasoned with tidbits from throughout the week, we present to you a fresh batch of FRIWARDS. Last week's secret message, courtesy of sparkler LuneSpark9, was guessed correctly by 0 sparklers,... More  →
It's the Friday Awards!

There Is Going to Be a Hunger Games Live Arena Show *Whistles*

By Janet ManleyNovember 7, 2014
Even as you prepare yourself to descend into the emotional bunker that Mockingjay Part 1 is sure to be on November 21, we have exciting news for the bobbies, lorry drivers and honeybears who live near Wembley Stadium: in summer 2016, Lionsgate and Imagine Nation will be... More  →
There Is Going to Be a <i>Hunger Games</i> Live Arena Show *Whistles*
Eddie Redmayne Explodes Hearts, Blows Minds as Stephen Hawking in <i>The Theory of Everything</i>

Eddie Redmayne Explodes Hearts, Blows Minds as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything

By Nicole DiekerNovember 7, 2014
I am so excited to tell you about this movie. I'm, like, Hank-Green-screaming-"NO EDGE!" excited. Because the universe does in fact have NO EDGE, and neither does our capacity to love and connect and overcome obstacles. **AND IN THIS MOMENT I SWEAR WE WERE INFINITE** If you aren't... More  →

What's Your Geek Name?

By Sydney ScottNovember 7, 2014
If you’ve seen any sort of fashion-y magazines or articles lately, you’d know that the geek chic trend is all the rage. And even being a bit of a geek in general is totally rad. Snazzy blazers and spiffy oxfords are no longer reserved for... More  →
What's Your Geek Name?