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Rebel Analyzes Your Favorite Cartoons

By ContributorMay 24, 2010
rebel_of_nowhere's getting all cerebral. And we're getting a burrito. —Sparkitors After analyzing Holden Caulfield, East of Eden, and the works of Franz Kafka in high school, it is really nice to enjoy something that doesn’t require your brain... More  →
Rebel Analyzes Your Favorite Cartoons

How to Break Up with Almost Anyone

By ContributorMay 24, 2010
Awww man, jgrudzy! We wish you’d sent this guide just a little bit earlier: we sure could have used it when we were trying to break things off with our pirate-mime boyfriends. — SparkNotes editors So, you want to end it with your not-quite-forever buddy, but... More  →
How to Break Up with Almost Anyone

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerMay 24, 2010

Are you guys sick of having adorable puppies and kittens as the Cute Thing of the Week yet? Well, if you are, you're... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Life According to Ginger: The Odiferous Pottle-Deep Pignut That is Senioritis

By ContributorMay 24, 2010
Why are Ginger's posts in the college section, you ask? Simple: she will be attending college in the fall! We asked her to write about her life, her thoughts, and her grumpiness as she gets ready for school—and then to chronicle her first semester when... More  →
Life According to Ginger: The Odiferous Pottle-Deep Pignut That is Senioritis

Thank-You Card Don'ts: Graduation Party Edition

By Ashley SpencerMay 24, 2010
You just had an off-the-chain graduation party. The champagne was poppin’…for the adults, of course. You hung out with your peeps and made it rain with your graduation cash! Your 'rents let your bad behavior slide, figuring that even if you were actin’ the fool,... More  →
Thank-You Card Don'ts: Graduation Party Edition

Open Thread for May 24

By Chelsea DaggerMay 24, 2010
Even without context, it's obvious that GiraffeWithCookies' dog is adorable. But the best thing about this puffy pooch? Her name. It's "Chelsea." Add a "Dagger" to that tag, and this editor's got herself a mascot. BAM.... More  →
Open Thread for May 24

Open Thread for May 23

By EmmaMay 23, 2010
Here is a cute lime green tree frog potterlover19 found in her backyard. Nice shot, potterlover! Got a picture of something amazing/adorable/weird/fluffy/made of marshmallows? Send it to contribute@sparknotes.com for potential publication in an open thread!... More  →
Open Thread for May 23

Open Thread for May 22

By EmmaMay 22, 2010
This handsome pup is named Seamus. He belonged to kcdancer07, and he was lost a year ago today, when he was three years old. Today's open thread is in memory of Seamus!... More  →
Open Thread for May 22

The Worst Graduation Speech in the World

By Ashley SpencerMay 21, 2010
"Hello Principal Diamond, faculty, teachers, students, parents, grandparents, my girlfriend Sara who is in college, my cousin Sarah who is not my girlfriend and has an H in her name, our school janitor Boris, and also, to my favorite part of our school, hello vending... More  →
The Worst Graduation Speech in the World

Noncommittal Yearbook Signatures

By Robert IsenbergMay 21, 2010
"Have a great summer!" Have four other words ever said so little? If you write this in someone's yearbook, it's a safe bet that you are not now and never will be actual friends. Looking for more original notes for people you barely know? Something polite, but... More  →
Noncommittal Yearbook Signatures