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Hanging Out with Jazzy: What Not to Say During an Interview

By ContributorMay 20, 2010
Interviews are a lot like malaria: they give you nightmares, make you nauseous, and can ruin your week. Fortunately, Villanous_mwaha has some advice on how to conquer any interview. Too bad these tips don't also cure mysterious jungle diseases. — SparkNotes editors At some... More  →
Hanging Out with Jazzy: What Not to Say During an Interview

Where Have All the Good Movie Songs Gone?

By Dan_BergsteinMay 20, 2010
Tonight at 8 p.m. (EST) I’ll be live-blogging Ghostbusters on Twitter and Facebook as part of the spectacular SparkNotes Movie Club. (Side note: I think it’s awesome that Ghostbusters is in my computer’s spell-check system.) Even if tonight will... More  →
Where Have All the Good Movie Songs Gone?

Committee of Cool: The Jonas Brothers

By Chelsea DaggerMay 20, 2010
Okay, we know what you're thinking: the Jonas Brothers? Have the SparkNotes editors no shame? Have they completely lost their minds? Are they single-handedly responsible for the ruination of music? NO, YES, AND YES. But don't revoke our CoolTown citizenship just yet: you might be surprised... More  →
Committee of Cool: The Jonas Brothers

Open Thread for May 20

By Emily WinterMay 20, 2010
Guess what we learned last night? It's super illegalsauce to put your foot up on a New York City subway car, even if no one else is around, even if the spot is already gross and dirty with egg goo, even if you've unsuccessfully been trying... More  →
Open Thread for May 20

A Day in the Life of a Student at a "Bad" High School

By ContributorMay 19, 2010
HarryPotterLoverGrL, between the eccentric teachers and underground rubber band trade, your school actually sounds like fun.  Sorry about the bad rap! —Sparkitors Hey you! No, not you, the other person next to you. Oh, there’s no one next to you? Then yeah, I guess... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Student at a

Personal Ads That'll Keep You Single

By kat_rosenfieldMay 19, 2010
A long time ago, personal ads were considered an embarrassing last resort for those looking for love—the domain of hopelessly undesirable people who turned to typewriters and post-office boxes in a last-ditch effort to find romance. But thanks to the internet, that stigma (along with... More  →
Personal Ads That'll Keep You Single

How to Make a Lucky Charm

By Dan_BergsteinMay 19, 2010
Note: This is not about the cereal. If you’re looking for a Lucky Charms cereal recipe please go to…um…. why don’t you just buy a darn box? With finals approaching and grades being shipped out soon, you need a lucky charm now more than ever. And... More  →
How to Make a Lucky Charm

How to Sprinkle Your Life with Awesome

By ContributorMay 19, 2010
Pimento111, are you this peppy all the time? Or just when we need you the most? —Sparkitors Your life has entered some sort of monotonous slump. Your daily routine lacks excitement. You get bored easily. Well, you're not alone, and we all know that... More  →
How to Sprinkle Your Life with Awesome

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerMay 19, 2010
And......WE'RE BACK. Last week's Awesome Thing was finally deemed to be worthy of its name, and you rated it a massive 8.89 on the indomitable Scale of Awesomeness. You've repaired our egos, restored Awesomeness to its rightful place on the Awesome... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Alternate Graduation Headwear

By Kathryn_WilliamsMay 19, 2010
Different schools have different traditions, but thanks to Hollywood, there is a specific uniform we all envision when talking about Graduation Day. It involves a black robe and a cardboard hat that has been aerodynamically engineered to fly. The truth is... More  →
Alternate Graduation Headwear