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The Newly-Initiated Music Geek's Guide to Musical Season

By ContributorJanuary 4, 2012
bandgeeks_havefeelingstoo breaks down the pros and cons of high school theater, from french fries and Frosties to whiny pits!—Sparkitors I began high school as a lowly freshman, afraid of the world. I emerge after a semester as a... More  →
The Newly-Initiated Music Geek's Guide to Musical Season

January Horoscopes

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 4, 2012
It’s a new year. It’s a leap year. So watch out! To learn what happens in the next twelve months, read your super special horoscope below! Aries (March 21 – April 19) This is the year to learn about zinc! Love will come to you by winter’s... More  →
January Horoscopes

6 Reasons Why "The Artist" Is Possibly The Greatest Movie Ever

By ContributorJanuary 4, 2012
geetargrl59 wants you to see a SILENT film. As in, a film with no talking. Yeah, we're not quite sold on this idea yet either.—Sparkitors Unless you live in an area where artsy-fartsy movies are played in your local cinema instead of... More  →
6 Reasons Why "The Artist" Is Possibly The Greatest Movie Ever

New Year's Resolutions for the Weak-Willed

By Josh PeriloJanuary 4, 2012
New Year’s Day has come and gone, and so have many people’s resolutions. And to be honest, we’re not surprised. The bar is set way too high, people! Enough with the “I will lose twenty pounds in two months” and “I’ll make... More  →
New Year's Resolutions for the Weak-Willed

Who's About to Join the Star-Studded Cast of Les Miserables?

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 4, 2012
If there's one thing we know about you butts (aside from the fact that you secretly Google "Ron Weasley's phone number?" on a regular basis), it's that ya'll are stone cold theater GEEKS. So we know you'll be just as excited/shocked/appalled/sweaty about this news as... More  →
Who's About to Join the Star-Studded Cast of Les Miserables?

Open Thread for January 4

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 4, 2012
An anonymous Sparkler sent us this picture, and it made us giggle. Admit it, you giggled too. Also, ELEPHANTS! Isn't everything related to elephants?... More  →
Open Thread for January 4

How to Look Hot When You Have a Cold

By ShivaniJanuary 3, 2012
I have a head cold, and I know I’m not the only one. Cold and flu season is upon us, which means more sniffling, hacking, and sneezing than other time of year (discounting allergy season, but that’s different for everyone). My issue with getting sick... More  →
How to Look Hot When You Have a Cold

Healthier Eating: 8 Tips

By Rachel KorowitzJanuary 3, 2012
NOTE: The advice below is intended for peeps who are already in decent physical health. I'm no doctor, so if you've got special physical/dietary/medical needs, a chronic illness, an eating disorder, or anything related/similar, talk with your smart, credentialed, doctor-types before you change anything up. Have... More  →
Healthier Eating: 8 Tips

How To Write a Get Well Card

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 3, 2012
We are all delicate, fragile creatures, likely at any moment to be stricken with Yak Flu, or to contract Ebola, or to be hit by a monster truck on the way to get the mail. We all experience life's incessant attempts to kill... More  →
How To Write a Get Well Card

Auntie SparkNotes: Makeouts 101

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 3, 2012
Dear Auntie, I've decided I have no shame by asking you what I'm about to ask you. Because I am that cool. Long story short, my boyfriend of two weeks and I had our first make out session. (Please note neither of us had made out... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Makeouts 101