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Over It Part Two: How to Break Up with a Friend

By Laura_WassonJune 8, 2009
Judging by the comments to our 5 Signs You Need to Break Up with a Friend post, it's safe to say that we are all in agreement: Breaking up with friends blows. It's worse than breaking up with an s.o., worse than failing... More  →

Staying Plugged In on the Road

By Jeff_AlexanderJune 8, 2009
School's our (or nearly so). It's the time of fleeting romance, delicious laziness, SparkLife posts, monotonous part-time work (that you'll be talking about for years to come, we promise), and—best of all—road trips. And while these trips might be amazing or a More  →

We're Back! Kind of...

By Emily WinterJune 8, 2009
Hi again, Sparklers! First, we just want to say a big, big SORRY to everyone about our technical problems, especially if it was/is your birthday. You guys have been so supportive and patient and generally awesome that we might just cry a little. But we don't have... More  →

What's Happening to Your (Spark)Life?!?!

By Emily WinterJune 5, 2009
Hey Sparklers! We're sorry there haven't been new posts in a few days. The truth is a gaggle of zombies came in and ate half the office on Wednesday night there's been a server glitch, and our tech team is working on it like... More  →

Wii Wednesdays And Other Ideas For Making the School Week Bearable

By Jeff_AlexanderJune 3, 2009
An elementary school in Florida is giving kiddies an unusual opportunity: time to play video games. Before you start sporting pigtails and sailor outfits in an attempt to pass for a 10-year old, we should specify that it's not available as an entire class. It's just something that... More  →

Surviving your Family Vacation

By Katie_RolnickJune 3, 2009
Yeah, it's cool to go on an all-expenses-paid vaca. But the family vacation also carries some hefty burdens: number one being your parents, with your pesky sibs coming in... More  →

I'm a Guy, But...

By ContributorJune 3, 2009
mikey_nz is a super Sparkler who opens up about being a guy with a few "girly" habits. We're totally digging his honesty, and we can't wait to hear what you think! Enjoy!  –SparkNotes Editors In this modern world, where girls ride motorbikes and guys are full-time... More  →

Chris Listens: Rude Ex-BFs, Older Guys, Promzilla, and Pizza-Flavored Perfume

By Chris_DikenJune 3, 2009
Well Sparklers, you really brought out the big guns this week. I received the usual spate of inquiries re: sandwiches and silly TV ads, but it seems you predominantly want to know how to handle huge, difficult, complex life issues, the kind of questions that... More  →

Blogging Twilight: Part 10

By Dan_BergsteinJune 3, 2009
SparkLife contributor Dan Bergstein is reading Twilight and blogging about it. Catch up on the first installments: Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. A few... More  →
Blogging Twilight: Part 10

Dear Sparklers, Please Stop Hugging and Go Steal a Car

By kat_rosenfieldJune 3, 2009
Well, Sparklers, it’s come to this. Get in here, close the door, and sit down, ‘cause we need to have a serious discussion about your behavior. See, it used to be that we couldn’t turn on the television or open a newspaper without reading a terrifying... More  →