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Choose Your SparkNotes Flag: THE FINAL ROUND 1 SHOWDOWN

By Emily WinterSeptember 21, 2010
Forty flags were entered. Only eleven of the toughest, strongest, most bloodthirsty SparkNotes Academy flags (or twelve, if there's a tie today!) are moving onto the next round. And that round is called ROUND 2. Which flag will be the last to make it to Round 2 against all... More  →
Choose Your SparkNotes Flag: THE FINAL ROUND 1 SHOWDOWN

Health Class: Not As Good As Sliced Bread

By ContributorSeptember 21, 2010
allthepeopleinthestreet, you are a revolutionary. We salute you.—Sparkitors I'm lucky enough to have health class this year (can you say "w00t"?), and consequently, it's come to my attention that health class is stoopid. I know this may be controversial to... More  →
Health Class: Not As Good As Sliced Bread

Actual Scary Things to Be for Halloween

By Lauren PassellSeptember 21, 2010
Although it seems like just yesterday we were blowing bubbles in our kiddie pools and getting cold headaches from eating ice cream too fast, fall is upon us, and it's time to start hunting for the perfect Halloween costume. You know you're going to see... More  →
Actual Scary Things to Be for Halloween

5 Things Wrong with SparkLife

By ContributorSeptember 21, 2010
We love how you hate us, neomaxizoomdwbi! —Sparkitors Scary title, huh? Before everyone runs away to get torches and pitchforks, hear me out. SparkLife is the most amazing site on the internet. There’s no doubt in my mind about that. But it’s not entirely... More  →
5 Things Wrong with SparkLife

Auntie SparkNotes: The 411 on the HND

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 21, 2010
Today, Auntie hears from a Sparkler worried about losing her dignity. We misplaced our dignity on the shuttle to Times Square roughly 10 years ago, and we don't miss it. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie. My problem has to do with sex. Surprising, isn't it? I'm a really dominant and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The 411 on the HND

Open Thread for September 21

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 21, 2010
HOLD THE PRESSES. We've got yet ANOTHER unbelievably cuddly SparkLife mascot submission, this time from thecanofsoup. Here's what she had to say: This is a Pikachu, but not just any Pikachu.  This is Sparky!  The official (as voted by three sparklers) mascot for the... More  →
Open Thread for September 21

From The Diary of Will Schuester, The World's Greatest Teacher

By ContributorSeptember 20, 2010
Smokey778, your illustrations are pretty much the best thing we've ever, ever seen. WORD. —Sparkitors Since the second season of Glee doesn't start until Wednesday, many people have been getting their Glee fix by stalking their favorite characters via Twitter,... More  →
From The Diary of Will Schuester, The World's Greatest Teacher

Choose Your SparkNotes Flag: Round 1I

By Sarah PeregoySeptember 20, 2010
Happy Monday, Sparklers!! Guess what?? There's only one more day in the SparkLife Academy Flag-Off Round 1 edition. Can you believe it? We can't! And we won't! Anywhooz, congrats to yesterday's winner, prolife795! This flag is oozing with epicness. We don't know how you... More  →
Choose Your SparkNotes Flag: Round 1I

The New Definition of Geek

By ContributorSeptember 20, 2010
nycomic56, you not only redefined a word, you redefined our lives. (We're so profound on Mondays.)—Sparkitors During a very long, boring day, I found myself googling random words. One word I searched was “geek." I was astonished by the... More  →
The New Definition of Geek

The Perfect Playlist: Music Snob Edition

By ContributorSeptember 20, 2010
Thanks for introducing us to some new tunes, {Insert_Witty_Username_Here}!—Sparkitors Pretty much everyone knows me as “that girl who brought her iPod to the dance so she wouldn’t have to listen to Justin Bieber"—and that's... More  →
The Perfect Playlist: Music Snob Edition