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On Curfews and Lost Trust

By ContributorAugust 1, 2011
We know from her last post that Ginger looks like Emma Stone. Maybe that's why her parents don't want to let her out at night? —Sparkitors Let me tell you a story. In high school, I was a really freaking good kid.... More  →
On Curfews and Lost Trust

Auntie SparkNotes: Curses!

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 1, 2011
Dear Auntie, Hello there! I have a problem. I am a Christian, and I do not believe in using curse words. However, at school, people don't think the same way. They curse all of the time. I know that I will have to deal with it... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Curses!

5 Easy Ways to Stay Politically Active

By ContributorAugust 1, 2011
bricked94 has done the impossible: she's made politics FUNNY.—Sparkitors Most Sparklers are under 18 and, therefore, under the legal voting age, also known as the age of representation (just kidding, I made that up). While it may seem hard to remain... More  →
5 Easy Ways to Stay Politically Active

Awkward.

By Aislinn ShevlinAugust 1, 2011
Is anyone else watching this new MTV show? (Crickets.) Well, you should. It's kind of awesome. It's like a combination of Freaks and Geeks, Juno, and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. They've only shown two episodes so far, but I'm hooked!

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Awkward.

What To Put In Your Purse

By Lucy HutchinsonAugust 1, 2011
Some time around 2004, dogs began to get really tiny. At the same time, women's bags and purses began to get outlandishly huge. Even if you don't have a tiny dog, through the insidious machinations of the fashion industry, you've probably still ended up with a... More  →
What To Put In Your Purse

Open Thread for August 1

By SparkLifeAugust 1, 2011
We LOVE this cool, artsy photo of bamboo taken by Dance.Girl.Sparkle. We used to have an inexplicable forest of bamboo in our backyard growing up, and one time our sister fell on a stump and practically impaled herself... More  →
Open Thread for August 1

Open Thread for July 31

By SparkLifeJuly 31, 2011
TheaterAddict says, "I was sipping my iced tea when I just so happened to think of my fellow Sparklers, and I wondered how their day was going." Anyone who drinks her iced tea from a mason jar, using a green whirly straw, is... More  →
Open Thread for July 31

Open Thread for July 30

By SparkLifeJuly 30, 2011
This may be the saddest AND cutest picture we've ever seen. thesonofrage explains, "This is my Mimi's beagle. Her name is Rosie and she recently had surgery on her torn ACL." We assume Rosie tore her ACL while playing soccer. Feel better soon, Rosie!!!!!! Make your... More  →
Open Thread for July 30

Dear Albert: Worried Beard

By Emily WinterJuly 29, 2011
“Did I fart on you?” I hear myself ask. “You are an Anagram!” WHAT THE BAJESUS AM I SAYING?! Anna Ingram puts her perfect arm around my shoulder and tries to heave me off the floor, but I fumble. Why am I on the floor? Ohhhh, right. She... More  →
Dear Albert: Worried Beard

Ask Jono: Reconnecting

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 29, 2011
Dear Jono, Me and a Mankler were mutually attracted to one another a few months back (without knowing it). Now that we see each other less often and it's gotten to the sad state that we aren't talking like we used... More  →
Ask Jono: Reconnecting