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Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerJune 16, 2010
REALLY?!? Really. REALLY. But, seriously: REALLY?!? We give you 57 seconds of the dreamboat savior of the wizarding world, the handsomest redhead we've ever laid eyes on, and Hermione "Bombshell" Granger, and you give us an 8.91?!? That means you guys officially... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

How to Pick Your Stage Name

By Sean BombadilJune 16, 2010

Shakespeare (and Chelsea Dagger) once wrote "that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” But as smart as the bard was, this rule doesn't apply to the entertainment world. If you want... More  →

How to Pick Your Stage Name

Pretty Little Recap: Episode 2

By Emily WinterJune 16, 2010
Memorandum: To: ABC Family From: A Pretty Little Liar Blogger We, The Professional SparkLifian Bloggers of America, are writing to request free, unlimited use of on-set or press photos from your new TV series, Pretty Little Liars. We intend to publish these photos with our weekly... More  →
Pretty Little Recap: Episode 2

19 Teams You Won't See in the World Cup

By kat_rosenfieldJune 16, 2010
Unless you're a cave-dwelling hermit with no TV, no internet access, and no friends, you've probably heard by now that this year's FIFA World Cup is currently underway in South Africa. (Note: The prior statement does not apply if you live in South Africa, where... More  →
19 Teams You Won't See in the World Cup

This Guy Wins the Internet

By kat_rosenfieldJune 16, 2010
You've probably heard by now that Oprah Winfrey—a.k.a. The Grand High Queen of All Things Daytime Television—will throw in the towel next year, leaving her long-running talk show in order to eat gallons of ice cream while sitting on top of a giant... More  →
This Guy Wins the Internet

Open Thread for June 16

By Chelsea DaggerJune 16, 2010
Today's open thread image comes all the way from South Africa—where this editor happened to live for 5 months! Sparkler alex r. says:  I thought our open threads needed a little FIFA World Cup spirit! I took this photo of mosaic on... More  →
Open Thread for June 16

The Committee of Cool: Metro Station

By Chelsea DaggerJune 15, 2010
If you've managed to stop dry-heaving after last week's hipster heart surgery, congratulations. Those popsicle-stick ribs and horribly unhygienic doctors are still making us queasy, and things are about to take a turn for the worst—especially for a certain Mankler-turned-author-turned-casanova named MaxVZ.... More  →
The Committee of Cool: Metro Station

The Advantages of Art Class

By ContributorJune 15, 2010
Maddiooo, you've inspired our inner artists to emerge. We're going to bust out the finger paints and get all Van Gogh up in this joint!— Sparkitors The general opinion seems to be that art isn't the most useful subject to study. After all,... More  →
The Advantages of Art Class

Is Your Tattoo Better/Worse Than Dan Bergstein's?

By Kathryn_WilliamsJune 15, 2010
Last week, SparkLife Coach and guiding light Dan Bergstein (aka dantuty) revealed to the world that he is maybe, kinda, sort of beginning to regret his Toad the Wet Sprocket tattoo (that's TTWS to Sprocketheads), at which we snorted an açai berry out... More  →
Is Your Tattoo Better/Worse Than Dan Bergstein's?

Movie Review: The Karate Kid

By Rachel KorowitzJune 15, 2010
I've never been good with change. For example, I went to a bizarro elementary school that spanned nursery school through 9th grade. I was with the same kids for over a decade, and even though I didn't exactly love my classmates, starting my sophomore year... More  →
Movie Review: The Karate Kid