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You Know You're a Figure Skater When...

By ContributorSeptember 13, 2011
It's 85 degrees in NY today; we wish we were cruising around an ice rink with Isk8jen instead of sweating onto our keyboards.—Sparkitors I've skated for years, so I'm something of an expert on this topic. You know you're a figure skater when... -The... More  →
You Know You're a Figure Skater When...

Mohawk-ed Mimes

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 13, 2011
Normally I think mimes are creepy, but when it comes to Japanese mimes with mohawks...well, you can understand why I'd change my mind. (And the lack of face paint helps.) Send us your favorite videos at contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Mohawk-ed Mimes

Q&A Session With a REAL, ACTUAL Hufflepuff! (You Can't Prove She's Not)

By ContributorSeptember 13, 2011
geetargrl59 answers your most burning questions about the huffiest, puffiest house at Hogwarts (and yes, those adjectives are meant as compliments).—Sparkitors Wow. I mean...wow. Sparklers, I must say that I was shocked, amazed, surprised, confounded, astonished, flabbergasted, and delighted to... More  →
Q&A Session With a REAL, ACTUAL Hufflepuff! (You Can't Prove She's Not)

The Dating Game: Audition Edition

By ContributorSeptember 13, 2011
newyorkmabbie's still looking for a new actor, but who should she choose? —Sparkitors It’s time to play The Dating Game; Audition Edition! Let’s meet our lovely contestant, Mabbie! Now, Mabbie, behind these three doors are three potential Douchey Boyfriends! You have until time... More  →
The Dating Game: Audition Edition

Open Thread for September 13

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 13, 2011
We could hardly even figure out how to do subtraction on our graphing calculator, much less write a sentence; hermionerules5 clearly does not have this problem. I was up late finishing my math homework when I thought of all... More  →
Open Thread for September 13

Why Sparklers Should Crochet

By ContributorSeptember 12, 2011
lissalovesmusic can speak in spy-code, but more importantly, she can create S'mores out of yarn. We are jealous. —Sparkitors. Sparklers are fond of a lot of very cool things. Some of my favorites are bacon (yum), writing (hello, WriMos!), good literature (of... More  →
Why Sparklers Should Crochet

The Second Rule of Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

By ContributorSeptember 12, 2011
Chirii's back with part two of her guide to slaying the undead. Keep reading if you enjoy having a brain! —Sparkitors I was discussing my next zombie article with my friend and he said, “Stay as a group, study your surroundings very... More  →
The Second Rule of Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Moving On After Harry Potter

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 12, 2011
For those of you who, like me, still haven't gotten over the end of Harry Potter (yes, I know, Pottermore, but it's not the same), here's some encouragement to move on. (No, you won't actually move on—you will feel even more nostalgic.) If you don't send a... More  →
Moving On After Harry Potter

Confessions of a Really Shy Sparkler

By ContributorSeptember 12, 2011
zara95 is the voice of all the soft-spoken Sparklers out there!—Sparkitors I’m pretty sure some of you Sparklers know what it’s like to be the shy girl (or guy) in school. My heart goes out to all of you; I... More  →
Confessions of a Really Shy Sparkler

Auntie SparkNotes: Mismeddled

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 12, 2011
My Dearest Auntie, I have a best friend, "Jon." I have known him since before my shoes mattered, and I recall a brief middle school romance that comes into play later, and he is very important to me. Recently, he confided in me that he was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Mismeddled