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Creative Ways to Ask Someone to Homecoming

By Rachel KorowitzSeptember 27, 2010
You know that tapping your crush on the shoulder and mumbling, "So, you wanna, um, go to that thing or whatever?" just isn't going to cut it. But you're shy! And scared! And the combination: scyred! Before you resort to shady Facebook stalketry (or shadier... More  →
Creative Ways to Ask Someone to Homecoming

The Dictionary of Southernisms

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2010
We realllllly want to hear LilMissSunshine7's adorable accent! —Sparkitors When I've asked people what they think the stereotypical Southerner is like, I've gotten answers ranging from “drunken, trigger-happy, uneducated, and racist” to “polite, well-mannered, and rich.” Honestly, the South is a mix of... More  →
The Dictionary of Southernisms

People-Watching at a Company Picnic

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2010
11ksande, you totally NAILED "The Guy Who Stands By The Food." Er, we mean, thank you for this stunningly accurate portrayal of a rarely-seen social hierarchy. —Sparkitors Company picnics are normally quite painful. On the... More  →
People-Watching at a Company Picnic

How To Be A Rock Star

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2010
aleyna22 never fails to make us laugh and teach us something profound, like the importance of hip-thrusting. Thanks, dude.—Sparkitors I was lying on my floor, listening to Nirvana and playing those cheesy games... More  →
How To Be A Rock Star

Really Dumb Stuff

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2010
mj_adams has just figured out that most people are idiots. Welcome to our world! —Sparkitors This week I noticed some ridiculous labels and procedures that really irked me. Here are the top three. 1. THE TAG-22 I bought a new shirt. I wore it and then, naturally,... More  →
Really Dumb Stuff

Auntie SparkNotes: Pushing, Punking

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 27, 2010
Sometimes "frenemies" is too kind a word. Let's bring back plain old "enemies" as a trend for 2010! —Sparkitors Dear Auntie Sparknotes, One of my best friends just started dating this girl he really likes. She's super nice, and we all used to hang out together a... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Pushing, Punking

A Day In The Life Of a Synchronized Swimmer

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2010
synchrogirl117 is not gonna sit there and let you make fun of synchronized swimming, so don't even think about it. Seriously. —Sparkitors There are lots of stereotypes about synchro. "Oh, you're a synchronized swimmer?" people ask. "So you, like, spin around in the pool and... More  →
A Day In The Life Of a Synchronized Swimmer

QUIZINATOR: Sparkler Series, Part 3 aka Doctor Who For The Win!

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2010
Due to the enormously positive response that last week's Doctor Who quiz received, we've decided to give you Whovians (is that the correct term? We're in unfamiliar territory, here) a second dose of the medicine you've come to love: another Doctor Who Quizinator, this... More  →
QUIZINATOR: Sparkler Series, Part 3 aka Doctor Who For The Win!

How to Dress Like... Rachel Berry From Glee

By Lucy HutchinsonSeptember 27, 2010
It probably takes a lot of effort to maintain Rachel's preppy look. She must brush her hair, like, every day. If you're willing to take on that responsibility, here are a few staples of the Rachel Berry look. (But please, don't also adopt the bratty... More  →
How to Dress Like... Rachel Berry From Glee

Prince Charming: Hunger Games Edition

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2010
If you think about it, you can solve most of life's problems with composite literary characters. Right,  japannah17? —Sparkitors Chessmedalist's article about Post-Potter Depression turned my thoughts to my own post-Hunger Games depression. Fanfic helps, but Mockingjay just came out.... More  →
Prince Charming: Hunger Games Edition