Sparkler sakeller92, the author of this post, reminisces about the classic charm of silver screen legends from an era defined by leading men who were, well, manly. Unlike the neatly manicured stars of today's cinema (think Zac Efron), these men ate a steady diet of... More →
How do you say, "Kezzie101 is amazing" in Zulu? —SparkNotes editors
With the dominance of English in international relations, many languages seem to be falling into desuetude. (Much like the word "desuetude" in the English language.) And while it's natural for languages... More →
Dear Auntie Sparknotes,It's Valentines day and I've found myself curled in front of my laptop, eating Ben and Jerry's and crying onto my cat's head. A few weeks ago I sent you a letter about being unsure about dating my ex again -- well, I... More →
From the fast, rough action of hockey and cross to the grace of ice dancing and ski jumping, the second week of the Olympics opened with something for everyone. Thankfully, Sparkler equestrienne10 is back to fill you in on what you may have... More →
Pull up your psychology couch, if you have one lying around. Recline on it in a thoughtful manner. Now, uh, get up and come back to the computer so you can read the rest of this post.
Let's talk about recurring dreams. Did you know that... More →
We think Sparkler BeauYouKnow deserves a full ride to NYU. (Yes, NYU, so she can stop by and say hi!) —SparkNotes editors
I am, and always have been, an excellent student: I've conquered AP and Honors courses, been in clubs, tutored kids at a... More →
Good morning-ish, Sparklers!
Yesterday we asked you to send your collections of killer hot pink robots, but what we got was even better—midget penguins!!!
Thanks, FadingRose, for this adorable pic.... More →
Sparkler synchrogirl117 has earned herself a new book series here on SL. Woot! (But we have a question: How could this be required reading when your class is all about personal choice?) —SparkNotes editors
Hey there, Sparkle buddies! I recently started a new semester... More →
In most cases, an argument with your parents will begin as a "discussion" during which you try to present your case in a reasonable manner. Then objections are raised, and before long, the discussion devolves into a screaming match.
To give yourself a fighting chance, you... More →
We knew KoontzRocks, but we didn't know KoontzRocks in, like, 17 different languages! —SparkNotes editors
We all know the feeling: The dreadful clench in your stomach reminding you of an impending foreign language test. You know you have no hope to understand it at... More →