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Open Thread for January 26

By Emily WinterJanuary 26, 2011
A castle! In... Illinois? Thanks, Mystery Sparkler. I had no idea there's a castle in my home state! ... More  →
Open Thread for January 26

What Does Your Extracurricular Say About You?

By Ashley SpencerJanuary 25, 2011
From 8:30 to 3:30, you go through the motions—the bell rings, the books open, and you begin to take notes, make good grades (we hope), and bring the teachers to their knees with your sharp, witty answers. But how do you stand out from the... More  →
What Does Your Extracurricular Say About You?

NBK in Alberta: The Brownie Batter Thickens

By ContributorJanuary 25, 2011
LunarCircus is back—and he's got updates! —Sparkitors Holy Mother of Brownies, Sparklers. You’re not going to believe this. I say... So much has happened over these past few weeks that there’s enough material to fill a whole season of 90210. I don’t watch the show,... More  →
NBK in Alberta: The Brownie Batter Thickens

What It's Like on Dance Team

By ContributorJanuary 25, 2011
Dancergirl78, we respect you. We couldn't even dance if we had, like, 100 feet. —Sparkitors If you’re in high school I’m pretty positive at one point in time you’ve looked at your schools dance team members and thought that you want to be them,... More  →
What It's Like on Dance Team

Unwhole: Chapter 4

By ContributorJanuary 25, 2011
DarkLite808 sent us her book Unwhole, and though we normally don't publish fiction, we were instantly hooked on this chilling Faery tale. —Sparkitors The next morning I got up early. Katie was still snoring away and, judging by the foggy light streaming through the... More  →
Unwhole: Chapter 4

Ask Jono: Dudes Feeling Feelings

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 25, 2011
Wow, guys. I thought I was going to get, like, two questions, including the one I sent myself about where I put my keys. I got a bunch though! If I didn't get to you today, it's because your question was bad and... More  →
Ask Jono: Dudes Feeling Feelings

You Know You’re An Orch Dork When…

By ContributorJanuary 25, 2011
Longer_Than_Forever is a huge dork—and proud of it.—Sparkitors I have a confession to make: I’m an orch dork. I play in my school's orchestra, and I've become just a tad obsessed. If any of... More  →
 You Know You’re An Orch Dork When…

Auntie SparkNotes: A Brief Guide To Getting (Public) Schooled

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 25, 2011
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I have a problem. A rather large problem (for me, at least). See, I've been homeschooled all my life, but because of recent family issues, I'm going to public school next year. This might not sound so scary to you, but frankly, I'm... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: A Brief Guide To Getting (Public) Schooled

What Your Favorite Disney Princess Says About You

By ContributorJanuary 25, 2011
i'm_a_walking_contradiction is here to solve one of life's greatest mysteries. You can thank her later.—Sparkitors Have you ever wondered what your favorite Disney Princess says about you? I'm sure it's something you contemplate every morning while brushing your teeth and... More  →
What Your Favorite Disney Princess Says About You

Playlist of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 25, 2011
Today's playlist was sent in by Your_Average_Zebra. "All These Things That I've Done" by The Killers "Good Times Bad Times" by Led Zeppelin "Daylight" by Matt and... More  →
Playlist of the Day