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How to Annoy People in the Elevator

By ContributorAugust 4, 2011
GingerRain is a master of annoyance, and we LOVE that about her.—Sparkitors Once again, you've been whisked away and dragged to an unbelievably boring place. Whether you're stuck in a hotel in Missouri or glued to your parents while they shop for oversized underwear... More  →
How to Annoy People in the Elevator

Reading List for the Yale-Bound

By ContributorAugust 4, 2011
Laura, aka rosefan42, is a British Sparkler applying to Yale. This week she shows us her summer reading list! —Sparkitors Happy summer, Sparklers! I am in FRANCE right now, typing away at a really weird French keyboard, so if my writing goes a... More  →
Reading List for the Yale-Bound

Death to Cursive!

By Dan_BergsteinAugust 4, 2011
Cursive (or script writing if you’re fancy folk) is a dead art, and we’d like to drop a shovelful of dirt on its grave. Last month the education industry erupted with shouts and hollers when school districts in Hawaii and Indiana considered dropping... More  →
Death to Cursive!

Auntie SparkNotes: Picky McPickerton

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 4, 2011
Dearest Auntie, Needless to say, I have a problem. Mine's not about boys or school, but about food. It's not that I'm anorexic or anything; I really like food. Certain kinds of food, that is. You see, I'm a picky eater. And I'm not talking... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Picky McPickerton

Crab Attack: This Music Trend Will Traumatize You Forever

By ContributorAugust 4, 2011
reicherroo is our newest and most hilarious music expert; check out her last awesome post right here!—Sparkitors So, we’ve pretty much gone over how weird music can be. Unfortunately, it doesn’t stop at Terminator-themed rock... More  →
Crab Attack: This Music Trend Will Traumatize You Forever

Liz Lemon's Jamican/Irish Accent

By Aislinn ShevlinAugust 4, 2011
30 Rock is one of my favorite shows. OF ALL TIME. I love it.  And Liz Lemon is one of my favorite characters on television. I could watch this clip all day and still laugh every time. Send in your favorite videos at contribute@sparknotes.com... More  →
Liz Lemon's Jamican/Irish Accent

Orange Hair, Secret Identities, and Ear Training: Camp Electric Part 3!

By ContributorAugust 4, 2011
Metalhead865 wraps up his stay at camp; we're dying to know if  he met any great girls!—Sparkitors Planet Electric: Day 1 (July 17) 11:30 PM (Central) Location: Dorm I am so freaking tired. But man, what an awesome night. First of all, I've learned Electra's secret... More  →
Orange Hair, Secret Identities, and Ear Training: Camp Electric Part 3!

Five Days, Five Looks!

By ApneetAugust 4, 2011
I enjoy shooting in a studio setting and styling clothes, but this week I thought I'd show how I wear vintage in an "everyday" sense. I shot all the outfits I wore last week and then did a bit of research so I could date... More  →
Five Days, Five Looks!

Remember When You Could Still Pull These Things Off? Those Were the Days

By Kathryn_WilliamsAugust 4, 2011
Old people say youth is wasted on the young. Young people say, "Suckahs! You smell funny." But there's no denying that being young has its unique advantages. Kids get away with everything. When aliens most definitely, positively do come to inhabit our planet,... More  →
Remember When You Could Still Pull These Things Off? Those Were the Days

Elodie Is Now An Actual Wizard

By ContributorAugust 4, 2011
The more sleep-deprived thenameselodie becomes, the funnier she gets.—Sparkitors 12 AM: Hello Sparklers! I’m writing this at midnight on the second of August, and I am live-blogging my attempt to get into Pottermore! Now, here’s... More  →
Elodie Is Now An Actual Wizard