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Auntie SparkNotes: I Upset My Friend But I'm Not Supposed To Know

By kat_rosenfieldJune 9, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, No one likes it when they hurt their friends. However, it happens, and when it does, we are usually able to apologize. In my case, however, I'm not sure I am able to do so. Let me explain. My friend's boyfriend (let's call her... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Upset My Friend But I'm Not Supposed To Know

SPARKLIFE EXCLUSIVE: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Star Thomas Mann On Geeky Habits, High School Awkwardness, and (OF COURSE) Boggarts!

By Emily BrownJune 9, 2015
After reading our post about Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and our interview with the brains behind it, you may very well have pulled back your bedroom curtains for the first time in seven moons, realized that there is a glorious world outside of your internet browser More  →
SPARKLIFE EXCLUSIVE: <i>Me and Earl and the Dying Girl</i> Star Thomas Mann On Geeky Habits, High School Awkwardness, and (OF COURSE) Boggarts!

The First Mockingjay Part 2 Teaser Is Full of SHOCK AND AWWW

By Jessie GaynorJune 9, 2015
If you thought there was too much talking and not enough Katniss running from encroaching waves of black goop in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, JUST WAIT till you see the action-packed feels-factory that is the just-released teaser for Part 2! Gale looks super impatient, Effie's... More  →
The First <i>Mockingjay Part 2</i> Teaser Is Full of SHOCK AND AWWW

Manic Pixie Dream Girls' Summer Vacation Plans

By ziggykelsmanJune 9, 2015
Besides changing lives of young men through the powers of bubbly girlish exuberance and cultivating their air of EFFORTLESS QUIRK, what are MPDGs up to when they're on their own? The most free-spirited, whimsical, crafty summer hobbies around, of course! We present to you More  →
Manic Pixie Dream Girls' Summer Vacation Plans

Impromptu Disney Sing-Off Between Broadway Casts Turns Flight Delay Into PURE MAGIC

By Katherine MollyJune 9, 2015
When most people find out their flight has been delayed six hours, they're not terribly pleased. And by "not terribly pleased" we mean they turn into irritable gnomes who survive exclusively on coffee and will LITERALLY sink their teeth into your arm if you try... More  →
Impromptu Disney Sing-Off Between Broadway Casts Turns Flight Delay Into PURE MAGIC

How to Be Your Most Confident, Excellent Self-WHILE IN A SWIMSUIT

By Elisabeth GeierJune 9, 2015
Ahh, summer at last! Your reward for slogging through the tub of lard known as Finals is that you can now, at long last, get your RELAXATION on. But when the pool party invitations start rolling in, very few people are all like, YES, SWEET,... More  →
How to Be Your Most Confident, Excellent Self-WHILE IN A SWIMSUIT

Celeb Roundup: WHO'S DATING WHO Edition

By Abbey ClarkeJune 9, 2015
It's 2015, Sparklers, which means we bathe in the light of laptop screens, consume Vines with our squirrel-like attention spans, and gain sustenance from the learning all there is to know about celebrities' personal lives and toilet paper preferences. What a time to be al More  →
Celeb Roundup: WHO'S DATING WHO Edition

Open Thread for June 9!

By SparkLifeJune 9, 2015
Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for June 9!

Awesome Feminist Musical Fun Home Wins Big at the 2015 Tony Awards!

By Katherine MollyJune 8, 2015
If you dressed as Eponine for Halloween and have a very strong opinion on Cats, then you probably get more excited about the Tony Awards than you do your own birthday. But even if you're NOT the type of person who has more Stephen Schwartz than... More  →
Awesome Feminist Musical <em>Fun Home</em> Wins Big at the 2015 Tony Awards!