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What To Give To the Friend Who's Got Everything

By ContributorDecember 21, 2010
Having trouble shopping for the pal who's got it all? JimSauce can help.—Sparkitors We all have that friend, right? You know the one: his parents invented those animal-shaped rubber band bracelets and are now gazillionaires,... More  →
What To Give To the Friend Who's Got Everything

A Day in the Life of a Jewish High School Student

By ContributorDecember 21, 2010
trekkie-bookie has so much going on it makes our elbows tired, and she's learning Hebrew to boot. –Sparkitors Unlike lanzoscrublet, who attended a school strictly for Orthodox Jewish students, I'm a student at a pluralistic Jewish day school. That means that I have... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Jewish High School Student

Auntie SparkNotes: It's Our Pleasure To Perv You

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 21, 2010
Hi Auntie! I'm a waitress, and my workplace seems to be a magnet for men who like to flirt. Which I guess wouldn't be a problem AT ALL if they weren't all old and grody. I've tried to keep it polite rather than running away screaming,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: It's Our Pleasure To Perv You

Words We Want to Make Happen Before 2010 Ends

By Lauren PassellDecember 21, 2010
Start using 'em now, time's running out! Emberrorist—a person who radically embarrasses others. I knew Aunt Peggy was an emberrorist when she showed up to my college dorm party with naked pictures of me playing in the tub when I was 2. Espacular—something especially spectacular Twenty pounds of... More  →
Words We Want to Make Happen Before 2010 Ends

Best and Worst Movies of 2010

By Rachel KorowitzDecember 21, 2010
It's been quite a year for flicks, Sparklers. We've had a few butt-kickin' sequels and decent remakes, some moderately harrowing romances, and Jay Baruchel, Michael Cera and Jesse Eisenberg... More  →
Best and Worst Movies of 2010

My Crush Is...A Guy Who Died Years Ago

By ContributorDecember 21, 2010
Converse96 likes dead guys. You think we're kidding, but we're not.—Sparkitors After reading through tons of My Crush posts, I've come to the conclusion that we're in desperate need of a post about the military, literary,... More  →
My Crush Is...A Guy Who Died Years Ago

8 Reasons Brussels Sprouts Are Awesome

By ContributorDecember 21, 2010
TheEpicNinjaOfEpicness has been reading our weirdly pro-Brussels sprouts diary. But she's so funny that we're not even mad! –Sparkitors Having witnessed the totally epic Tomato Soup Battle of 2010, I respect the undeniable power of food arguments. And I realized something: one of... More  →
8 Reasons Brussels Sprouts Are Awesome

Choose Your Sparkler Post Badge: Round 1B

By Jennifer GrudzieckiDecember 21, 2010
Congratulations to Sparkler locoproxi for winning the first round of the Sparkler Post Badge contest! (Badge #3 will move on to Round 2, after we've completed Round 1.) We'd also like to give a big pat on the back to... More  →
Choose Your Sparkler Post Badge: Round 1B

Video War: Flight of the Conchords Vs. Art vs. Science

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 21, 2010
Let's face it, guys: Chelsea Dagger is a genius. We all know this. It's an irrefutable fact of life, just like "Chelsea Dagger is also astoundingly good-looking," or "Chelsea Dagger lies a lot." But all seriousness aside, despite her mad brain power,  Chelsea Dagger still... More  →
Video War: Flight of the Conchords Vs. Art vs. Science

Playlist of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiDecember 21, 2010
Today's playlist, sent in by Neon_POP, is for all you Rock Star Goddesses out there! "Love/Hate Heartbreak" by Halestorm "Weight of the World" by Evanescence "Born for This" by Paramore "Again" by... More  →
Playlist of the Day