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Death to Cursive!

By Dan_BergsteinAugust 4, 2011
Cursive (or script writing if you’re fancy folk) is a dead art, and we’d like to drop a shovelful of dirt on its grave. Last month the education industry erupted with shouts and hollers when school districts in Hawaii and Indiana considered dropping... More  →
Death to Cursive!

Auntie SparkNotes: Picky McPickerton

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 4, 2011
Dearest Auntie, Needless to say, I have a problem. Mine's not about boys or school, but about food. It's not that I'm anorexic or anything; I really like food. Certain kinds of food, that is. You see, I'm a picky eater. And I'm not talking... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Picky McPickerton

Crab Attack: This Music Trend Will Traumatize You Forever

By ContributorAugust 4, 2011
reicherroo is our newest and most hilarious music expert; check out her last awesome post right here!—Sparkitors So, we’ve pretty much gone over how weird music can be. Unfortunately, it doesn’t stop at Terminator-themed rock... More  →
Crab Attack: This Music Trend Will Traumatize You Forever

Liz Lemon's Jamican/Irish Accent

By Aislinn ShevlinAugust 4, 2011
30 Rock is one of my favorite shows. OF ALL TIME. I love it.  And Liz Lemon is one of my favorite characters on television. I could watch this clip all day and still laugh every time. Send in your favorite videos at contribute@sparknotes.com... More  →
Liz Lemon's Jamican/Irish Accent

Orange Hair, Secret Identities, and Ear Training: Camp Electric Part 3!

By ContributorAugust 4, 2011
Metalhead865 wraps up his stay at camp; we're dying to know if  he met any great girls!—Sparkitors Planet Electric: Day 1 (July 17) 11:30 PM (Central) Location: Dorm I am so freaking tired. But man, what an awesome night. First of all, I've learned Electra's secret... More  →
Orange Hair, Secret Identities, and Ear Training: Camp Electric Part 3!

Five Days, Five Looks!

By ApneetAugust 4, 2011
I enjoy shooting in a studio setting and styling clothes, but this week I thought I'd show how I wear vintage in an "everyday" sense. I shot all the outfits I wore last week and then did a bit of research so I could date... More  →
Five Days, Five Looks!

Remember When You Could Still Pull These Things Off? Those Were the Days

By Kathryn_WilliamsAugust 4, 2011
Old people say youth is wasted on the young. Young people say, "Suckahs! You smell funny." But there's no denying that being young has its unique advantages. Kids get away with everything. When aliens most definitely, positively do come to inhabit our planet,... More  →
Remember When You Could Still Pull These Things Off? Those Were the Days

Elodie Is Now An Actual Wizard

By ContributorAugust 4, 2011
The more sleep-deprived thenameselodie becomes, the funnier she gets.—Sparkitors 12 AM: Hello Sparklers! I’m writing this at midnight on the second of August, and I am live-blogging my attempt to get into Pottermore! Now, here’s... More  →
Elodie Is Now An Actual Wizard

Open Thread for August 4

By SparkLifeAugust 4, 2011
P!nkaLicious, you have no idea how happy your bowling pin cupcakes have made me. I was just told this week that I'll soon have to give a funny speech about SparkLife to a ton of strangers—in a bowling alley! I am terrified. I've... More  →
Open Thread for August 4

Twilight: Ignoring the Menstrual Cycle

By ContributorAugust 3, 2011
This open letter to Stephenie Meyer—by Mollyisa*—is short, sweet, and to the point. Period. —Sparkitors Dear Mrs. Meyer: While your stories are riveting in many ways (at least to young girls and goldfish, who find most things riveting since their memory lasts approximately 3 seconds),... More  →
Twilight: Ignoring the Menstrual Cycle