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Auntie SparkNotes: The Lick of Love

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 12, 2011
Dear Auntie, I've got this boyfriend, this fantastic man-creature that has decided to spend his time with me and call himself mine. Great, right? Yes, except that he keeps licking me. No, I don't mean that way -- I'm talking just basic licking. My face, my neck,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Lick of Love

Ten Ways To Make New Friends This Summer

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 12, 2011
Have you ever looked around at your group of friends and thought to yourself, wow, these guys are awful? If so, there's a strong possibility that you might be a jerk, but that's okay. We're going to help you out anyway. As it happens, summer is... More  →
Ten Ways To Make New Friends This Summer

Announcing the New Fiction Contest!

By Miss MarmJuly 12, 2011
What do butts, Louis CK, and penguins have in common? They are all funny. And the theme of our new fiction contest is FUNNY STORIES THAT MAKE US LAUGH. FAQs, activate! What do you mean by "funny"? We mean David Sedaris, Dear Albert, Nancy... More  →
Announcing the New Fiction Contest!

Utter Terror and Squid Metaphors: Coming Out and My Journey to Happiness!

By ContributorJuly 12, 2011
We've published a lot of really awesome coming out posts lately, but this one by the brave and hilarious horcruxnumber7 might just be our favorite.—Sparkitors As teenagers, we all go through what I call “those gut-wrenching-horrifically-scary-reduce-you-to-a-puddle-of-anxiety-jello moments.” For whatever reason (I personally blame... More  →
Utter Terror and Squid Metaphors: Coming Out and My Journey to Happiness!

Emma Watson Is Lost in Translation

By Aislinn ShevlinJuly 12, 2011
Emma Watson is one of my favorite people ever, and I'm convinced that we would be best friends if I went to Brown. I hope she acts/lives forever. Send in your favorite videos at contribute@sparknotes.com... More  →
Emma Watson Is Lost in Translation

How to Survive Summer School

By ContributorJuly 12, 2011
WhoSaidGazillionWasntANumber is about to save you from Dante's inferno, so get out your granola bars and listen up.—Sparkitors While some of you may be joyously skipping in the grass outside, sipping cold lemonade, or hanging at the beach with some... More  →
How to Survive Summer School

How to Write a Funny Story

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 12, 2011
Why did we ask Dan to share his comedy secrets? Because we're having a fiction contest, and the theme is FUNNY STORIES THAT ARE FUNNY. Check back a little later for more details! —Sparkitors If you clicked on this post, then you might be a sad... More  →
How to Write a Funny Story

3 Reasons The Hunger Games Is Just Like Twilight

By ContributorJuly 12, 2011
alexsarcastic221 makes a claim that just might start a war. Whose side will you be on?—Sparkitors

WAIT, WAIT, WAIT!!! Put that arrow down and back away from the tracker jacker nest! I promise that I am a

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3 Reasons The Hunger Games Is Just Like Twilight

Locks of LOL: A Hairy Tale

By Emily WinterJuly 12, 2011
Why is there a slideshow about my hair that exists in the world? 1. Emma made me. 2. I've had a lot of hair doings in my life. 3. Watching a pasty white girl try to pull of dreadlocks is fun for the whole family. Oh yes, there will be dreadlocks. More  →
Locks of LOL: A Hairy Tale

Writer Wars: Rabies Isn't As Fun As It Seems

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 12, 2011
DUDES, how did you become such prolific and spectacular scribes? Your fictional foibles stunned the sweat out of me; I couldn't be prouder of the literary greatness you butts are producing in the comments. Give yourselves several hearty claps on the back and buy a... More  →
Writer Wars: Rabies Isn't As Fun As It Seems