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SparkStyle: Stormy Weather

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 14, 2010
BOO: The weather in New York on Sunday was windy, rainy, and humid. YAY: I got to take my new wellies for a watery test drive! Wheeeeee! A good pair of waterproof boots are a must-have for me—partly because living in NYC means lots of rainy-day walking... More  →
SparkStyle: Stormy Weather

What It's Like To Live In...South Dakota

By ContributorDecember 14, 2010
CaptainMorganaMarie is about to get all up in your grill about the great state of South Dakota.—Sparkitors As an army brat, I’ve lived in quite a few states, and I've traveled to even more. My most recent (and hopefully... More  →

How to Dress Like...Emma Pillsbury from Glee

By ContributorDecember 14, 2010
sksk3 teaches us how to dress just like everybody’s fave neurotic guidance counselor, hand sanitizer and all! –Sparkitors Hey, Sparklers. With Glee on hiatus for weeks and weeks, I’m filling the void with a guide to rocking Miss Pillsbury’s prim, pastel-heavy style: Do always have... More  →
How to Dress Like...Emma Pillsbury from Glee

Blogging My Snow Day

By ContributorDecember 14, 2010
thenameselodie got a snow day, and we couldn't be more jealous!—Sparkitors ‘Tis the season… for blizzards, for raging storms of sleet and hail, for squalls (which I didn’t previously know was a type of weather—thank you, Weatherman with the... More  →

The 7 Reasons I Hate Towels

By ContributorDecember 14, 2010
11ksande is on a crusade against towels everywhere. This could get ugly.—Sparkitors When I stumbled upon the recent shower debate, I was rather confused. Why debate petty shower habits?... More  →

Megan's Life Lessons: How Not To Be A Hobo

By Megan PrietzelDecember 14, 2010
After 18 years of life, I am still not a hobo, so it’s probably safe to say that I’ve mastered the art of avoiding hobo-ness. On my path to becoming a not-hobo, I discovered some important life lessons that I'd like to share with you... More  →

Video War: Regina Spektor Vs. Kate Nash

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 14, 2010
GUYS, LISTEN UP: we've got something outrageously important to tell you. Yes, the name of this series is VIDEO War, but that DOESN'T mean you have to cast your vote based solely on the videos of our weekly contestants. Au contraire, fair Sparklers: you can... More  →

Movie Adaptations That Would Be Better With Muppets

By Lucy HutchinsonDecember 14, 2010
Who could forget the Muppet-infused film adaptations of Treasure Island and A Christmas Carol? Jim Henson and company even made one of The Wizard of Oz, although nobody likes to mention it. But why stop there? We see no reason why these well-known... More  →
Movie Adaptations That Would Be Better With Muppets

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiDecember 14, 2010
Today's pick was sent in by an anonymous Sparkler. It's called Everyday Cute and it makes me laugh for a number of reasons, among which are... 1) The blog heading just cracks me up. 2) I just like the word "cute." 3) This comic about foxes... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for December 14

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 14, 2010
Sparkler liveloveanimals recently discovered one of our all-time favorite blogs, Hyperbole and a Half, and fell in love with this awesomely hilarious article. So in love, in fact, that she made these masterpieces in tribute. And we gotta say,... More  →
Open Thread for December 14