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You Know You Live in Southern California When…

By ContributorFebruary 11, 2011
Do you have to be from SoCal to get in on Fish Taco Tuesdays, nicole2212? And can Michael Cera come? –Sparkitors This goes out to all my Southern California broskis. You just might be a Southern Californian if... You never order off the “regular” menu... More  →
You Know You Live in Southern California When…

How To Hate Valentine's Day Effectively

By ContributorFebruary 11, 2011
amaryllismoon isn't a huge fan of February 14th, but she does love dinosaurs, and that makes her A-OK in our book.—Sparkitors There are plenty of reasons to hate Valentine's Day: you're single, the color red sends you into... More  →
How To Hate Valentine's Day Effectively

Trials of a Tall Sophmore

By ContributorFebruary 11, 2011
Wickedchick825 has the same problem assark2013, except from the other end of the spectrum —Sparkitors I won’t deny it, I’m tall. Like, REALLY tall. The average girl in America is 5’4. I’m a few heads above that crowd: 6’1. Yes, I... More  →
Trials of a Tall Sophmore

Rock Band Commandments

By Rachel KorowitzFebruary 11, 2011
Not all of us play instruments well, sing in a non-tone-deaf way, or plan to ever, ever wear leather pants. That's where the amazingness of Rock Band kicks in. As long as you have teensy bit of hand-eye coordination and a rock-worthy attitude, you're mostly... More  →
Rock Band Commandments

Interview With A Sparkler, Round: Shakespeare Was An Idiot

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 11, 2011
That's right, we said it. That old bard was dumb as a bag of half-price bricks. All that "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" stuff may have sounded pretty, but it was garbage.... More  →
Interview With A Sparkler, Round: Shakespeare Was An Idiot

Ask Kat: A Squirmin' German

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 11, 2011
Hello, Kat, I am a Freshman in college, and in one of my classes we are reading and researching the Holocaust. No big deal, right, and a very good thing to be studying. However, I have a bit of a problem in this topic... I... More  →
Ask Kat: A Squirmin' German

Playlist of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 11, 2011
Today's playlist, sent in by hlucero06, is titled I'm Way Too Obsessed With This Random Mish-mosh of Songs, but Can't Stop Listening Since They're Epic-bomb Masterpieces. "A Thousand Miles" by Vanessa Carlton "Speed of Sound" by Coldplay "Head Over Heels" by... More  →
Playlist of the Day

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 11, 2011
Today's pick was picked because: a) it reminds me of an old teacher of mine who used to show us these commericials, and b) I love the E-trade baby commercials. They're clever and... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for February 11

By Emily WinterFebruary 11, 2011
This anonymous Sparkler's cat is named Toffee. Is Toffee possessed by a demon named Chad? No. Toffee is yawning. Get with the program. The Sparkler also said Toffee likes to rip giant lizards to shreds. We're no longer so sure about Chad. ... More  →
Open Thread for February 11

Thrifted Thursday: Vintage Valentine

By ApneetFebruary 10, 2011
Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and that means finding the perfect date outfit! And who cares if you don't have a Valentine—it's a holiday, which gives you reason enough to go shopping. I teamed up with Market Publique this week to bring you... More  →
Thrifted Thursday: Vintage Valentine