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Open Thread for April 13

By Emily WinterApril 13, 2010
If Dan B. and Auntie SparkNotes had a baby... ...and that baby turned out to be a graphic, it would be this graphic. Thanks, mystery Sparkler, for sending this awesome pic! (Who are you, btw? Tell us your nickname in the comments!) ... More  →
Open Thread for April 13

Cute Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterApril 12, 2010

"I can has cheezburger."

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Cute Thing of the Week

Auntie SparkNotes: Mister Perfect-Except-He's-Not

By kat_rosenfieldApril 12, 2010
SparkLife is a place for tolerance, hugz, and rainbows. Therefore, we can't allow any anti-gay comments, or discussions about the "morality" of homosexuality (hint: you can't "disagree" with homosexuality any more than you can "disagree" with eye color). 'K? 'K! —SparkNotes editors Dear Auntie Sparknotes, So, there's... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Mister Perfect-Except-He's-Not

How to Be a Good Houseguest

By Kathryn_WilliamsApril 12, 2010
If you're planning college visits (or looking forward to summertime, when your family will criss-cross the country with its musical act), you may want to consider couch surfing. Imposing on Staying with friends and relatives is... More  →
How to Be a Good Houseguest

Open Thread for April 12

By Emily WinterApril 12, 2010
The pups were out on the streets of NYC this weekend, and it was glorious. Even though we saw adorable dogs of every shape and size (and one with a mohawk on roller skates!),  we think ComeAndGetMeLoki's dog Kupono is the most scruffy... More  →
Open Thread for April 12

Open Thread for April 11

By EmmaApril 11, 2010
This is Katie's dog, Abby. Abby looks so snuggly and silky! We just want to sniff the top of her head!! ...is that weird? We don't think it's that weird. What, like you don't sniff your pets! OK, we're going back to sleep. Send your snuggliest pics... More  →
Open Thread for April 11

Open Thread for April 10

By EmmaApril 10, 2010
We love Tina Fey and we love donuts. Imagine our joy when we read that Tina Fey loves a place called Peter Pan Donuts! Today we are going to this magical donut shop to stuff ourselves like pigs (hence the pic from heyitscamille). NOM... More  →
Open Thread for April 10

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterApril 9, 2010
It's the second Friday of the month, and you know what that means.... actually, you might not: This is your day to give a Friday Award to the one person you think deserves it most, like the Sparkler who made you LOL up your milkshake.... More  →
The Friday Awards

The Real-Life Questions You Need to Ask Your College Tour Guides

By Ashley SpencerApril 9, 2010
Visiting college campuses becomes the hobby of many students eager to get away from the iron grips of their strict moms and strong fathers. It’s so important to find out about the schools so you can make an educated decision about where you’re going to... More  →
The Real-Life Questions You Need to Ask Your College Tour Guides

The Pros and Cons of Laundry Duty

By ContributorApril 9, 2010
lefthanded_love, you make a pretty compelling case about the pros and cons of laundry. In the end, though, it's probably a wash.—SparkNotes editors Even though I'm only 15, I'm in charge of doing all the laundry for myself, my dad, and my 18-year-old brother.... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Laundry Duty