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Remember When You Could Still Pull These Things Off? Those Were the Days

By Kathryn_WilliamsAugust 4, 2011
Old people say youth is wasted on the young. Young people say, "Suckahs! You smell funny." But there's no denying that being young has its unique advantages. Kids get away with everything. When aliens most definitely, positively do come to inhabit our planet,... More  →
Remember When You Could Still Pull These Things Off? Those Were the Days

Elodie Is Now An Actual Wizard

By ContributorAugust 4, 2011
The more sleep-deprived thenameselodie becomes, the funnier she gets.—Sparkitors 12 AM: Hello Sparklers! I’m writing this at midnight on the second of August, and I am live-blogging my attempt to get into Pottermore! Now, here’s... More  →
Elodie Is Now An Actual Wizard

Open Thread for August 4

By SparkLifeAugust 4, 2011
P!nkaLicious, you have no idea how happy your bowling pin cupcakes have made me. I was just told this week that I'll soon have to give a funny speech about SparkLife to a ton of strangers—in a bowling alley! I am terrified. I've... More  →
Open Thread for August 4

Twilight: Ignoring the Menstrual Cycle

By ContributorAugust 3, 2011
This open letter to Stephenie Meyer—by Mollyisa*—is short, sweet, and to the point. Period. —Sparkitors Dear Mrs. Meyer: While your stories are riveting in many ways (at least to young girls and goldfish, who find most things riveting since their memory lasts approximately 3 seconds),... More  →
Twilight: Ignoring the Menstrual Cycle

Franchise Reboots Hollywood Is Bound to Make

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 3, 2011
Movie reboots are nothing new. They're often made when a beloved character becomes a campy embarrassment (the 1966 Batman involved Batman fighting an exploding shark with shark repellent), or when a series grows stale and dated (all James Bond used to do was joke... More  →
Franchise Reboots Hollywood Is Bound to Make

Auntie SparkNotes: An Uneventful Life

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 3, 2011
Auntie, I have this overwhelming anxiety that I'm living my life entirely incorrectly. I am an all honors/AP student, and my grades are stellar. I am involved in multiple extracurricular activities and excel in all things academic. I'm into reading, and I love deep philosophical discussions.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: An Uneventful Life

Are You Sleep-Deprived? Are You Sleeping Right Now? IS THIS ALL A DREAM?!

By ContributorAugust 3, 2011
Anne_The_Bam can't get enough SparkLife, which means she can't get enough sleep. We blame ourselves—but we also give ourselves HIGH FIVES for being AWESOME.—Sparkitors Hi, my name is Anne_The_Bam, and I have a problem: I have an addiction to Spark Life. I know... More  →
Are You Sleep-Deprived? Are You Sleeping Right Now? IS THIS ALL A DREAM?!

Life in Britain (It's A Lot of Waffle, Really).

By ContributorAugust 3, 2011
GiGiGrace knows we're suckers for flattery and British slang.—Sparkitors Recently I discovered an online treasure trove of hilarious, ironic and (believe-it-or-not) helpful articles. I think you all know what website I am talking about. It’s the amazingly... More  →
Life in Britain (It's A Lot of Waffle, Really).

Summer Romance and Disability Camp

By ContributorAugust 3, 2011
thatshowiroll21 is a Sparkler with Cerebral Palsy who's also preparing for her first year of college. —Sparkitors Last you heard from me, I was just about to graduate. Well, that's one thing checked off my list: Diplomas: 1 Kisses: 0 Parties: 0 College experience: ZILCH. Just keeping tabs! Just so... More  →
Summer Romance and Disability Camp

Cry Me A River and I'll Totally Freak Out: How Are Guys Supposed To Deal With Tears?

By ContributorAugust 3, 2011
TanTan needs an answer from you, Sparklers—just be careful not to start sobbing while you give it, because he will have NO IDEA what to do.—Sparkitors I have a question for all you ladies out there, and I’m sure many other guys would... More  →
Cry Me A River and I'll Totally Freak Out: How Are Guys Supposed To Deal With Tears?