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Megan Prietzel's Summer Readins' (for the Avid Summer Reader)

By Megan PrietzelJune 30, 2011
Summer is awesome and a big part of that awesomeness is that you get to read. THERE ARE BOOKS, AND YOU GET TO READ THEM, AND THERE IS NO TEACHER MAKING YOU ANALYZE THE SYMBOLISM OF THINGS. During the summer, a lot of us go... More  →
Megan Prietzel's Summer Readins' (for the Avid Summer Reader)

I'm In Love-With Your Talent

By ContributorJune 30, 2011
Adele TheBlond says it's A-OK to crush on a senior citizen—as long as the dude has mad harmonica playin' skillz.—Sparkitors For those of you who aren't familiar with the term "Talent Crush," I'd like to explain. A talent crush... More  →
I'm In Love-With Your Talent

You Know You're from Ukraine When…

By ContributorJune 30, 2011
Do you have to be Ukrainian to obsessively reuse plastic bags, Octoberbird? Because if so, we're getting on a plane. –Sparkitors Although I’m an immigrant with ten years' (as of June 9th!) experience living in the good old United States, I’ve never doubted that... More  →
You Know You're from Ukraine When…

How to Enjoy Your Summer Without Dying a Horrible, Bloody Death

By Megan PrietzelJune 30, 2011
I love summer. The heat! The no snow parts! The sun that makes things not cold! It’s a magical time when walking around without shoes is not only acceptable behavior, it’s PAR-TAY BEHAVIOR! Feel like jumping face first into a giant cement block containing a... More  →
How to Enjoy Your Summer Without Dying a Horrible, Bloody Death

Open Thread for June 30

By SparkLifeJune 30, 2011
Will someone please write a poem about this dog? ... More  →
Open Thread for June 30

How to Make Your Waiter/Waitress Like You

By Kathryn_WilliamsJune 29, 2011
The waiter/waitress–patron relationship is a delicate one. As a former waitress, I always want my waiter/waitress to like me. I want him/her to think, "That girl knows what it's like to be a waiter/waitress." I want him/her to go back into the kitchen and announce... More  →
How to Make Your Waiter/Waitress Like You

Auntie SparkNotes: Keep It In Your Interpants

By kat_rosenfieldJune 29, 2011
Hey Auntie, I've been chatting with this girl I met on an online video chat site, she doesn't have a camera, but she showed me some pictures of herself and even a video. All the pictures and video seemed to be of the same person. She... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Keep It In Your Interpants

Holding On: Chapter 12

By ContributorJune 29, 2011
In this chapter of willwriteforhearts' story, we're dying for Nick to reveal his secret to Sam—but will he ever find the courage to do it?—Sparkitors “Will you stop it?” “Stop what?” Nick’s been jittery since last night’s venture and he hadn’t bothered to tell... More  →
Holding On: Chapter 12

Does This Sparkler Have What It Takes To Get a Rhodes Scholarship?

By ContributorJune 29, 2011
a_larae91 wants to land one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world—and she needs your help to do it!—Sparkitors I was under the impression that... More  →
Does This Sparkler Have What It Takes To Get a Rhodes Scholarship?

Jenny's Summer Book Recommendations

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJune 29, 2011
There are times when it can be really hard to find a good book. Like around 12:30 a.m., when your local library and/or bookstore is closed for the night. Or when you're locked in a room filled with all the extra Twilight novels your bookstore... More  →
Jenny's Summer Book Recommendations