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My Crush is a Platonic Girl-Crush

By ContributorJuly 29, 2010
qooqooquail, you totally left off Justin Bieber! Oh, wait.... —Sparkitors Of all the My Crush posts I’ve seen, none of them are dedicated to that other kind of crush: crushes on girls! They’re just like man-crushes or bro-mances (Dan Bergstein and... More  →
My Crush is a Platonic Girl-Crush

What To Do When a Stranger Touches You

By ContributorJuly 29, 2010
How jtjuvenile can actually make us laugh while writing about such a serious subject, we have no idea. —Sparkitors You’re in a crowded bus packed with bodies. Hands and legs are dangling all over the place, human beings occupy every nook and cranny. When... More  →
What To Do When a Stranger Touches You

A Day In The Life Of An Insanely Busy Teenager

By ContributorJuly 29, 2010
dancedancedance28, may we suggest that you take a vacation from your, uh, vacation?—Sparkitors Most teens spend their summers relaxing, sleeping in, and slacking off—and I'm insanely jealous. Unfortunately for me, my summer schedule is bursting at the seams; I... More  →
A Day In The Life Of An Insanely Busy Teenager

Things That SHOULD Come With Your Tent

By Pete CroattoJuly 29, 2010
Though camping sounds great in theory—like communism or Jake Gyllenhaal: action star—it can be massively annoying in practice. Spending three days with no running water, zero electricity, and the lurking danger of Big Foot would be considerably less awful (or a thousand times worse) if... More  →
Things That SHOULD Come With Your Tent

Blogging Wuthering Heights: Part 7

By ContributorJuly 29, 2010
This week, CoffinMaker blogs Wuthering Heights while on vacation. Now that's what we call a dedicated Sparkler. —Sparkitors Guess what? There's ballistic applesauce in this chapter! Ballistic applesauce is probably one of the most awesome things around besides bagels. Teehee! Bagels! Ba—ba—bahahahagels! Okay, sorry. (Bagels.) At the... More  →
Blogging Wuthering Heights: Part 7

Auntie SparkNotes: Makeup Wakeup

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 29, 2010
We didn't ask our mom if we could wear makeup...we just did it. We're rebellious like that. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, I have a major problem on my hands. I'm 17 years old and a senior in high school. That doesn't seem like much of a problem but... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Makeup Wakeup

Inception = Scrambled Brains and a Side of French Toast

By Kathryn_WilliamsJuly 29, 2010
We finally saw the new Christopher Nolan mind bomb movie last night. Nolan is the Mensa president director of Memento and The Dark Knight (RIP, Heath) and the man responsible for making my head feel... More  →
Inception = Scrambled Brains and a Side of French Toast

Dan Hacks Into Santa's Diary

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 29, 2010
It’s 90 degrees outside and the air smells like sunscreen and firework smoke. What better time to discuss Santa Claus and Halloween? The wonderful Jasmine (aka villainous_mwaha) and the wonderful Miss Marm were chatting about Santa and what he does on October 31st.... More  →
Dan Hacks Into Santa's Diary

Open Thread for July 29

By Emily WinterJuly 29, 2010
We love this short, grumpy e-mail from Pistaciosaregreat about her grumpy cat. Somehow, it brightened our morning: Here's a grumpy cat. She's called Poppy and is unfortunately mine. Send your grumpiest pics to contribute@sparknotes.com for publication on an open thread! ... More  →
Open Thread for July 29

Benefits of Ordering Off the Kids' Menu

By ContributorJuly 28, 2010
epicality, how old do you think is too old for the kids menu? Could the Sparkitors do it? We're sold on the idea. —Sparkitors Sparklers, I have a confession: I am 15 years old, and I still order off of the kids' menu at... More  →
Benefits of Ordering Off the Kids' Menu