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Open Thread for August 18!

By SparkLifeAugust 18, 2015
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Open Thread for August 18!

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Being Bullied With a Stupid Nickname

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 17, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm a female 17 year-old senior in high school. I'm not involved in much except the theater program at school and in my town. I'm not popular. I'm more of that odd, quirky girl who does theater. I have a good friend group... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Being Bullied With a Stupid Nickname
Presenting the 2015 Teen Choice Awards, ALL-CAPS-RECAPPED FOR YOUR VIEWING PLEASURE

Presenting the 2015 Teen Choice Awards, ALL-CAPS-RECAPPED FOR YOUR VIEWING PLEASURE

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 17, 2015
GREETINGS ON THIS SUB-PAR MONDAY, BUTTSKIS. Do you remember when I posted that All-Caps Recap last month and was like, "I'M TOTALLY GOING TO DO THESE EVERY WEEK!" And then you guys just shook your heads and smiled knowingly and thought, "Oh Chelsea, you sweaty, all-caps- More  →

What Is Going On in This Shirtless Pic of Ansel Elgort and Theo James?!

By Janet ManleyAugust 17, 2015
It has been far too long since last we beheld a vision of Caleb Prior floundering across a dystopian landscape in salmon pants. tbt: YouTube/Summit Entertainment Thankfully, filming for Allegiant (the third book and third and fourth films in Veronica Roth's Divergent series) just wrapped, and... More  →
What Is Going On in This Shirtless Pic of Ansel Elgort and Theo James?!

How To Make Friends in a Ginormous Seminar

By Ally M.August 17, 2015
It's the first week of college and the one word that encompasses all that you're feeling is ZWAHH?? The dinner options in in the dining halls are overwhelming: tacos or rice bowls? Lemonade or Soda? The myriad majors you can chose from (BRB, applying to... More  →
How To Make Friends in a Ginormous Seminar

Would You Rather... (Grab Your Deep Thinking Hats and BUCKLE UP)

By ElodieAugust 17, 2015
:It turns out asking "Which of these studly stud-muffins would play Sirius Black in a Marauders TV show?" is a good way to ignite the fires of reasoned debate. So basically, last time, we just talked about hair. We didn't reach a consensus about which actor more aptly embo More  →
Would You Rather... (Grab Your Deep Thinking Hats and BUCKLE UP)

Here's Why I'm Dying to See "Hamilton" (And You Should Be, Too)

By Emily BrownAugust 17, 2015
It's no longer a secret that of all my historical crushes, Alexander Hamilton is by far the biggest (Suleiman the Magnificent is honorary side-bae). You'd be lying if you took a good look at a ten dollar bill and told me the... More  →
Here's Why I'm Dying to See "Hamilton" (And You Should Be, Too)

Jennifer Lawrence Is at Peak JLaw in the New Joy Movie Poster

By Janet ManleyAugust 17, 2015
Like a portrait hanging in the halls of Hogwarts, Jennifer Lawrence only blesses us with her appearance when she feels like it. Most often, we are left peering down the corridor in hopes of catching her fleeting visage on Instagram, or replaying... More  →
Jennifer Lawrence Is at Peak JLaw in the New <i>Joy</i> Movie Poster

Miley Explains Why You Would Never Want to Be a Child Star

By Janet ManleyAugust 17, 2015
Normal girl by day, superstar by night. Funnnn, right? Not according to Miley Cyrus, who opened up to Marie Claire about the body dysmorphia that she acquired during her Hannah Montana days (now you know why "The Climb" was so heavy). In case you've ever wondered... More  →
Miley Explains Why You Would Never Want to Be a Child Star