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George Clooney Wins New York Comic Con

By Ryan BrittOctober 10, 2014
A double panel on Thursday at New York City Comic Con featured teasing tidbits about two hotly anticipated Disney Studio films; the animated Big Hero 6 and the live action Tomorrowland. And though we were given insight into both films there was one moment that... More  →
George Clooney Wins New York Comic Con

What Does Sloth Smell Like? Find Out at the Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab's Very Hagridy Fragrance Booth!

By Janet ManleyOctober 10, 2014
In between Harley Quinns at Comic Con, we stopped by the Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab booth, where Beth was busy purveying the best fragrances this side of Diagon Alley, including such scents as Twilight, Velvet, Sin, Titus Andronicus and Squirting Cucumber—the perfect scent... More  →
What Does Sloth Smell Like? Find Out at the Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab's Very Hagridy Fragrance Booth!

Tween Pens Scathing Letter to Sporting Goods Chain Because, Shockingly, Girls Play Sports, Too

By Valerie BurnOctober 10, 2014
Sit down and think about the people you know who participate in sports—football, soccer, tennis, volleyball, basketball, and countless others. None of them are girls, right? WRONG, obviously. Probably a lot of them are girls, because, especially through high school, boys' and girls' organized sports participation is... More  →
Tween Pens Scathing Letter to Sporting Goods Chain Because, Shockingly, Girls Play Sports, Too

Malala Wins Nobel Prize and We Are Off to Eat Croissants!

By Janet ManleyOctober 10, 2014
Pakistani human rights activist we just want to PUT IN OUR POCKET, Malala Yousafzi, has won the Nobel peace prize! She shares the honor with Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi. IT IS A GOOD DAY TO BE EATING PATISSERIE TREATS, OR PERHAPS SOME BALUSHAHI, TO CELEBRATE... More  →
Malala Wins Nobel Prize and We Are Off to Eat Croissants!

Open Thread for October 10!

By SparkLifeOctober 10, 2014
We'd like to dive head-long into this yummy submission by Koalapear.   We now proclaim you SparkLife's official cake decorator. Report to SparkLife HQ, STAT. Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for October 10!

Auntie SparkNotes: My Best Friend Is Irritating Me

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 9, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'm a freshman in high school, and I have three really awesome close best friends. Lets call them Christina, Tris, and Tori. The four of us are insanely, amazingly close, and I love love love them. They are honestly like my second family and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Best Friend Is Irritating Me
BEHOLD: Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth, & the Handsome Bad Boys of <em>The Riot Club</em>!

BEHOLD: Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth, & the Handsome Bad Boys of The Riot Club!

By Chelsea DaggerOctober 9, 2014
If you make a movie with three of the most chisel-jawed British dudes in Hollywood, and then you put those dudes in TUXEDOS, and then you create a trailer so riveting and fast-paced that it literally leaves the viewer BREATHLESS—welp, YOU CAN BET YOUR BUTT I'M GONNA BE SIT More  →

What Your Favorite Candy Says About You

By Christi ChielloOctober 9, 2014
It’s almost that time!!! The time of year when it’s acceptable to eat candy for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And no, we're not talking about the week after a breakup… we're talking about Halloween, when the candy corn is harvested from the field, just as... More  →
What Your Favorite Candy Says About You