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Blogging Hamlet: Part 5

By ElodieJanuary 26, 2017
Before we do anything else, I’d like to take a moment to discuss the fact that Shakespeare had a son named Hamnet (not a typo). Why didn’t I already know this? Why didn’t anyone tell me? I don’t know what to do with this information... More  →
Blogging <em>Hamlet</em>: Part 5

If Fictional Characters Had Tinder

By ElodieJanuary 26, 2017
Given the haunted crypt that is my love life, it makes sense that I would eventually meander my way on over to Tinder, which is like the Taco Bell of dating. And having now swiped right and left  to my lonely heart's desire, I can confirm with absolute certainty that the si More  →
If Fictional Characters Had Tinder

The Awkwardest Awkwardness Vlog: PART 1

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 26, 2017
It's Throwback Thursday, so we cracked open the SparkLife vault and dusted this baby off for ya. You're welcome and/or WE'RE SORRY.  As one of the country's—nay, the world's—foremost expert on all things awkward, I wanted to share some of my personal experiences with awkwardness on today's vlog.... More  →
The Awkwardest Awkwardness Vlog: PART 1

Auntie SparkNotes: The Privileges of Postmodern Crushing

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 25, 2017
Hi Auntie, I'm a working-class brown queer ciswoman in a predominantly rich white school. I've only been physically intimate with and dated men of color before, and then a white guy showed interest in me for the first time, in November. He's rural poor and has... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Privileges of Postmodern Crushing

QUIZ: Should You Tweet That Tweet?

By Elaine AtwellJanuary 25, 2017
Take this quiz or delete your account. ... More  →
QUIZ: Should You Tweet That Tweet?

The Most Relatable Characters in Classic Literature

By ElodieJanuary 25, 2017
Classic literature is like the broccoli of books: nobody likes it, but we’re all going to have to deal with it eventually. (And if you actually like broccoli, congratulations—you’re going to outlive me, and you ruined my analogy. Are you happy?) The problem with classic literature... More  →
The Most Relatable Characters in Classic Literature
Harry Potter Villains Rated From Moderately Evil to Can't Even Deal

Harry Potter Villains Rated From Moderately Evil to Can't Even Deal

By Olivia DolphinJanuary 25, 2017
Villains. We love to hate them. Sometimes we looooove hating them a little too much, and wish we could cradle their misunderstood bodies in our arms (looking at you, Loki fans). Other times, we just plain hate them.Welcome to the SparkLife ranking of our fav/least fav Harry More  →

The Romance Test

By Emma W.January 25, 2017
How romantic are you really? This quiz was originally published in May 2016... More  →
The Romance Test