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Don't Accept Gauche Dates

By ContributorJune 21, 2011
Scott-Free blogs one dating rule from the book THE RULES each week. Today he's not too happy with the book's phone-related advice. —Sparkitors This post is dedicated to the word "gauche" (GOHsh). Gauche is a word meaning tacky or crude. However, in my hometown... More  →
Don't Accept Gauche Dates

Gym Class Hero: How I (Almost) Won My Crush's Heart

By ContributorJune 21, 2011
Suporna is a badass, no question about it.—Sparkitors When I was in 5th grade, I had a monstrous crush on this South African kid in my class—let's call him Sebastian. I was always with him, laughing and joking and... More  →
Gym Class Hero: How I (Almost) Won My Crush's Heart

What to Do When You Share a Crush

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJune 21, 2011
It has generally been agreed by The People Who Agree On Things that crushes suck. But they suck even more when you and your friend have the same crush. It's one of the ultimate causes of conflicts seen throughout history, causing rifts between people who... More  →
What to Do When You Share a Crush

To Thine Own (AWESOME) Self Be True

By ContributorJune 21, 2011
TanTantheLadiesMan is back with some sage advice on the art of appreciating YOURSELF.—Sparkitors I’ve never been the skinniest kid on the block, or the fastest, or the funniest, or the best looking, or the second best looking.  In fact, I’ve pretty much never... More  →
To Thine Own (AWESOME) Self Be True

Open Thread for June 21

By SparkLifeJune 21, 2011
So here's what happened: prolife795 decided to take a little day trip through the Mojave desert. Unfortunately, 18 hours and 20 buckets of sweat later, she discovered that her water bottle was empty. And that's when she decided to shoot this charming little... More  →
Open Thread for June 21

Summer Books for Smarties

By ContributorJune 20, 2011
Ginger's summer reading list is less Nicholas Sparks, more Hawking and quarks. Sparkitors Question: How weird is it that I read less at 19 than I did at 13? Answer: So weird. Probable causes: time constraints due to work, and/or something that almost (but... More  →
Summer Books for Smarties

Auntie SparkNotes: Feelings! EWWWWWW!

By kat_rosenfieldJune 20, 2011
Dear Auntie, I'm currently in a relationship with a great girl who I really like. In most respects it's brilliant. The problem is with the way we always share and discuss our problems. It might sound somewhat odd, but I wish we did it a lot... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Feelings! EWWWWWW!

Which Extracurriculars Will Impress Yale?

By ContributorJune 20, 2011
Laura (aka rosefan42) is a British Sparkler applying to college in the US. In this post, she asks for your help figuring out which extracurriculars will look best on her application. —Sparkitors Hello Sparklers. This post, much like Voldemort's soul comes to... More  →
Which Extracurriculars Will Impress Yale?

Lessons I've Learned from Crushes

By Ashley SpencerJune 20, 2011
Why do we call them “crushes”? Because they usually end up weighing upon your soul, “crushing” your very essence and turning your regular, normal life into a crazy world full of yearning and burning. In most cases, what you get from crush is not a... More  →
Lessons I've Learned from Crushes

Is Anyone Else Watching The Glee Project?

By Emily WinterJune 20, 2011
I was walking through Chelsea Market at 1:18 p.m. today to pick up my Pad Pak Vegetables WHEN. I SAW. EMILY AND MARISSA FROM THE GLEE PROJECT! Emily had her signature bright lipstick on, and Marissa had her cat eyes and flowing... More  →
Is Anyone Else Watching The Glee Project?