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Auntie SparkNotes: Same-Sex Purely Platonic Date Drama

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 29, 2010
Don't forget: The Auntie SparkNotes Facebook chat is happening on Wednesday, March 31st! RSVP to the event invite here, submit a question here, or befriend Auntie on her very own profile page here. Dear Auntie SparkNotes, Prom is coming up in a month, and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Same-Sex Purely Platonic Date Drama

Epic Practical Jokes

By Robert IsenbergMarch 29, 2010
Every April 1, Americans torment each other with elaborate jokes. Hand-buzzers. Frogs in desk drawers. Pails of water over doorways. And there are always verbal pranks, too. The punchline? Somebody screaming, "APRIL FOOLS!" in your face. Practical jokes are a true art, and some folks take... More  →
Epic Practical Jokes

(Not) Writing a College Paper at 4 a.m.

By ContributorMarch 29, 2010
Thanks, NerdfighterDave, for reminding us of a time when we used to ride the procrastination train all night and wake up on our dorm floor with our faces stuck to the remainder of a Papa John's pizza.  —SparkNotes editors It's 4 a.m. on a... More  →
(Not) Writing a College Paper at 4 a.m.

A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: What to Watch

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 29, 2010
Spring is here, Sparklers, and that means that one of the most exciting events in your academic calendar is officially upon us! Yes, it's SPRING BREAK. And if you're anything like us, you've spent many months in breathless anticipation of that wonderful week—a week when... More  →
A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: What to Watch

Open Thread for March 29

By Emily WinterMarch 29, 2010
Welcome to the universe according to BellaSwan1. We love it here. The earth is clean and pretty, we all get jetpacks, and the rest of the universe looks like it's made up of sprinkles. BellaSwan1, we'd like to spend a day in your... More  →
Open Thread for March 29

Open Thread for March 28

By EmmaMarch 28, 2010
Daisy, one of s7lovesbeatles' cats, looks so cute and defenseless snoozing in this basket. But there's another side to Daisy... THE DICTATOR SIDE! Doesn't it look like Daisy's about to deliver a speech from atop her box balcony? Don't bite us, General Meow!... More  →
Open Thread for March 28

Open Thread for March 27

By EmmaMarch 27, 2010
s7lovesbeatles snapped this photo of two critters in a pet shop. We can't decide if they are: A) Plotting their escape B) Taking a nap C) Mad at each other D) Showing off their cute butts... More  →
Open Thread for March 27

Beating Fate to the Punch

By ContributorMarch 26, 2010
Sparkler ipebble can read our minds! It seems like every time something good happens, we go out to celebrate and find a hair and a colony of maggots in our milkshakes. *sigh* —SparkNotes editors Ever have the feeling that things are going too well?... More  →
Beating Fate to the Punch

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterMarch 26, 2010
We're doing The Friday Awards on THURSDAY night! From BED! In our PJs!!! This is so awesome. Okay, okay, this isn't about us. It's about...we forget. Oh right, YOU! You hilarious, insane, and passionate Sparklers who deserve recognition and a day off. How bout this, we'll take... More  →
The Friday Awards

What It's Like to Live In...Saudi Arabia

By ContributorMarch 26, 2010
It sounds like grind lines aren't on the menu in Lady_Sparkler's Saudi, but as long as we can order McD's fries, we're happy (not really—we need boys!). —SparkNotes editors Even though I’m not Saudi, I’ve lived in Saudi Arabia since... More  →
What It's Like to Live In...Saudi Arabia