School's a full-time job, packed with stress and anxiety and worrying about your future. The last thing anybody needs is to spend a chunk of the day in the company of a teacher who was clearly never intended to interact with human beings.
Sometimes these teachers... More →
In this super amazing post, Sparkler goodnight_kiwi starts with some odd lyrics you're probably familiar with, but quickly delves to the depths of her record collection for weird lyrics from a few artists you may not know. —SparkNotes Editors
Sometimes you hear those lyrics... More →
Sparklers, reading your responses to our posts on nerd culture is giving us a warm feeling in the part of our brains that obsesses over nested fractals and waiting in line for the midnight showing of Harry Potter 7, so keep... More →
Auntie SparkNotes is back from vacation! The mail piled up in my absence, so I’ll be tackling your problems daily for the rest of the week. Let’s see how many questions I get through before I pass out from the jet lag!
First up: A letter-writer... More →
Sparkler bond_chick001 is annoyed. REALLY annoyed. —SparkNotes Editors
I’m learning from experience that not all people are nice or easy to be around. In fact, some have habits that just totally get on my last nerve. Here's a partial list of things that... More →
To further help you in your quest to become a Master of Text (which is sort of like being the Harry Potter of the wizarding world, only way better), we did some online research and found this site, which has every text abbreviation... More →
Because we hate censorship, we love Banned Books Week. But it occurs to us that if we were in a devious and anti-First-Amendment mood, we could use Banned Books Week as a way to get more books banned, particularly those books that make our... More →
Stores are already pushing Christmas merchandise. That can mean only one thing: Halloween season is here! Yes, we know it's still September, but the smell of candy corn in the air has us all excited. We have creepy crawly posts in the works for October,... More →