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5 More Types of Annoying People

By ContributorMay 10, 2010
Sparkler TheFoxAstronaut is an expert on annoying people. After reading her feelings about them, we should probably know better than to ask her IF SHE'D LIKE TO COME TO OUR SAVE THE WHALES MEETING?!? But we will anyway. Just to be, well, annoying.—... More  →
5 More Types of Annoying People

Joss Whedon: A Public Service Announcement

By ContributorMay 10, 2010
Sparklers, you can thank OrangeMTgirl for getting you caught up on the magic of Joss Whedon in just 600 words. —SparkNotes editors It has recently come to my attention that there are actually some nerds out there who are... More  →
Joss Whedon: A Public Service Announcement

A Day in the Life of a (dun dun dunnn) TEACHER!

By ContributorMay 10, 2010
cleptonun, you're so kind. During our senior year of high school, we couldn't picture our English teacher living in an actual house. We thought he just rose up from Hades every morning on a pile recommendation letters he never sent, amid a flurry... More  →
A Day in the Life of a (dun dun dunnn) TEACHER!

Auntie SparkNotes Just Threw Up in Her Mouth

By kat_rosenfieldMay 10, 2010
Auntie is doing a Facebook chat on Wednesday from 1 to 8 p.m. Swing by to ask her your questions about creepers and anything else that's on your mind! —Sparkitors Dear Auntie Sparknotes, There is this guy who sits next to me not only in... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes Just Threw Up in Her Mouth

Attack of the Synonymous Phrases

By ContributorMay 10, 2010
This article was co-written by Sparklers Aditrs and Hanini_Panini, and we have to say, they make a pretty great team. Maybe they should change their names to Batman and Robin, or Spiderman and...Hanini Panini. Just a thought, guys.— The SparkNotes editors... More  →
Attack of the Synonymous Phrases

Top 5 Reasons to Be Concerned About the Internet

By ContributorMay 10, 2010
Frankly, Sparkler dasp_girly has us more than a little worried about the safety of the web. We're about three Justin Bieber ads away from a full-blown panic attack.— The SparkNotes Editors We use the internet every day, and it seems like we're becoming... More  →
Top 5 Reasons to Be Concerned About the Internet

The SparkNotes Scoop: What Do Sparkitors DO All Day?

By Chelsea DaggerMay 10, 2010
Finally, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for with bated breath and sweaty hands: Dan Bergstein is going to pick his forever buddy, and it’s going to be one of YOU. Just kidding. It’s something even better: the first installment of our new series,... More  →
The SparkNotes Scoop: What Do Sparkitors DO All Day?

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerMay 10, 2010
These days, it seems edible hedgehogs are even more popular than babies (and definitely more popular than Justin Bieber). But are they more popular than squishy dogs with big bug eyes? You tell us, Sparklers. Last week's comments had us cracking up and wishing... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

The Cure for Faileritis

By ContributorMay 10, 2010
If you find yourself somewhat less than prepared for that upcoming test, don't panic. rosefan42 has your exit strategy. —SparkNotes editors You've been there before: It's two days before a test and you know you have to study—but distraction ruins your plans. Before you... More  →
The Cure for Faileritis

Why Don't You LOOOVE MEEE: What to Do if You Forgot About Mother's Day

By Lucy HutchinsonMay 10, 2010
If you haven't watched television, listened to the radio, walked past a restaurant, collected the mail, been inside a mall, or interacted with human society since March, you might have missed the fact that yesterday was Mother's Day. I bet you don't even remember that... More  →
Why Don't You LOOOVE MEEE: What to Do if You Forgot About Mother's Day