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Why I Don't Believe in Tipping

By ContributorJuly 27, 2011
ChloeChum defends her country's custom of not adding gratuity at restaurants. -Sparkitors Before all the waiter/ waitress Sparklers on here run at me with the steak knives they were supposed to be delivering to table 12, I’d just like to point out... More  →
Why I Don't Believe in Tipping

Check Out This Sparkler's AMAZING Acne Makeover!

By ContributorJuly 27, 2011
erkkilakc2 shares her incredible skin makeover!—Sparkitors My skin has always been bad, but I never really realized how bad until just now when I was looking through some recent photographs. I decided to share my acne story in the hopes of inspiring others and proving... More  →
Check Out This Sparkler's AMAZING Acne Makeover!

GONE vs. Twilight vs. The Hunger Games

By ContributorJuly 27, 2011
inksplatteredfingerzz has had it up to HERE with Twilight. We're guessing you can commiserate.—Sparkitors I have accepted that, for reasons I can't understand, the interest of young adult readers everywhere has been captured by a whiny damsel-in-distress, her sexy, sparkly boyfriend,... More  →
GONE vs. Twilight vs. The Hunger Games

Blogging Doctor Who

By ContributorJuly 27, 2011
TheaterAddict, if loving Harry Potter and Star Wars is nerdy, we don't want to be cool. –Sparkitors Sparklers (and Manklers), I have a confession to make: I have never seen a single episode of Doctor Who. Which is weird, especially to me!... More  →
Blogging Doctor Who

The Screwtape Letters

By ContributorJuly 27, 2011
Lonks is THIIIIS CLOSE to being halfway done with her epic challenge!—Sparkitors Book #49: The Screwtape Letters Author: C.S. Lewis Reason for Reading: Who doesn’t want to read two C.S. Lewis books in a row? Quote: "Whatever their bodies do affects their souls. It... More  →
The Screwtape Letters

Open Thread for July 27

By SparkLifeJuly 27, 2011
Sparkler Codegirl likes that we're not above BEGGING MERCILESSLY for new Open Thread pictures. She says... As soon as I read your plea for an new pic, I opened up Photoshop and BAM made this awesomesauce gradient for you! I love how it looks... More  →

Austrian Death Machine-Your New Favorite Band?

By ContributorJuly 26, 2011
Reicherroo may have just become our favorite new music critic. Step aside, Lester Bangs.—Sparkitors Becoming successful in the music business is like doing a carefully calculated experiment, and, akin to your chemistry labs in school, most of... More  →
Austrian Death Machine-Your New Favorite Band?

How To Deal With Other People's Annoying Behaviors

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 26, 2011
Most people have at least a few aggravating traits. Some folks share way too much personal information; others shower only when they happen to find themselves already standing in the shower, for unrelated reasons. Some people treat conversation as though it were... More  →
How To Deal With Other People's Annoying Behaviors

Auntie SparkNotes: Glutton for Punishment

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 26, 2011
Dear Auntie, I've liked this guy since freshman year (I'm going to be a junior this coming year). And he's really great. He's got the trifecta and, just... he's perfect for me. We've been friends since I was a freshman—he's a year my senior—until.... I told... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Glutton for Punishment

Pick Laura's Personal Essay!

By ContributorJuly 26, 2011
Laura, aka rosefan42, is a British Sparkler applying to Yale. This week she needs your help on her personal essay! —Sparkitors And so, at last, we come to the post you've all been waiting for. The post that is so important,... More  →
Pick Laura's Personal Essay!