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Open Thread for February 28

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 28, 2011
We've had this pic in our inbox forever, and we're so happy to finally post it; a pup this precious deserves some airtime! Here's what LittleMissMoonshine had to say about her: This is my 7 month-old puppy named Pepper. She is a cockapoo,... More  →
Open Thread for February 28

Open Thread for February 27

By EmmaFebruary 27, 2011
I'd Rather Be In Dublin writes...

The OT's down at the moment (as sometimes happens), which prompted me to wonder where my good OT frock-coat-wearing chum Amadeus had gotten too. So I made this, to enquire—in the hope that she might see it and

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Open Thread for February 27

Open Thread for February 26

By EmmaFebruary 26, 2011
jtjuvenil's masterpiece is clearly a commentary on the isolation engendered by modern technology and its effect on the collective unconscious of the nation. Or maybe it's a man in a spacesuit!... More  →
Open Thread for February 26

Confessions of an RA: Pleasing the Parentals

By Lindsay PuvelFebruary 25, 2011
College is a big step…for parents. 18 years prior to our enthusiastic plunge from the nest, our moms were sticking headphones on their bellies and playing Mozart just so we’d have somewhere promising to land. As much as we’d rather concentrate on how nosy, overprotective,... More  →
Confessions of an RA: Pleasing the Parentals

Boy Hunt: A Brief History of Utter Humiliation

By ContributorFebruary 25, 2011
Hello, and welcome to another week of Geeraff’s success attempt at hunting talking to boys (the weirdest species I’ve ever encountered). Today will be a day of revelations. Today will be a day of history. Today will be a day of... More  →
Boy Hunt: A Brief History of Utter Humiliation

Blogging Once Upon a Prom: Dream, Part 3

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 25, 2011
It is currently 4 weeks, 6 days, 1 hour, and 6 minutes to prom, and I have to say it: I'm impressed. So far the author has made an amazing amount of action happen in only 1 hour and 21 minutes, which almost exactly the... More  →
Blogging Once Upon a Prom: Dream, Part 3

Thrifted Thursday (Friday Edition): Good Morning, Baltimore

By ApneetFebruary 25, 2011
This weekend I took a short trip to Baltimore and was delighted with the thrift scene in the area! I visited The Zone, a vintage store in the Mt. Vernon neighborhood, and was impressed with their selection of dresses from the 1920s and 1930s. It’s not... More  →
Thrifted Thursday (Friday Edition): Good Morning, Baltimore

Choose Your Sparkler Post Badge: Round 3D

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 25, 2011
Congratulations IsabellaXCM! You and Badge #15 are the winner of Round 3C! And now, the final section of Round 3. In celebration, we have found what is officially the cutest background picture ever. Come on, guys. Look at that adorable chubby little... More  →
Choose Your Sparkler Post Badge: Round 3D

Celebrating the Non-Leap Year

By Kathryn_WilliamsFebruary 25, 2011
Leap years were invented in 1093 A.D. when Copernicus decided that he’d had enough of the winter blahs and if he had to live through one more cold, grey February day, he would suffocate himself with his linen hood. As a result, February has only 28 days, except during leap More  →
Celebrating the Non Leap Year

The Jane Austen Dating School: Just Say "No" To Mansfield Park

By ContributorFebruary 25, 2011

We want to know why so many of our columnists are in theater, and why more than one has an on-stage kiss?! But we're getting ahead of ourselves—take it away, enthusiasm&austen! —Sparkitors

I’d like to start by handing out some

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 The Jane Austen Dating School: Just Say "No" To Mansfield Park