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SparkStyle: Riding Hood Redux

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 17, 2011
Last week, courtesy of my other job, I had the exciting chance to sit in on an early screening of "Red Riding Hood." Perhaps you've heard of it; it's a new movie based on that old kiddie story about a little girl, a... More  →
SparkStyle: Riding Hood Redux

The Think Tank: Oh, How The Tables Have Turned

By Chelsea DaggerMarch 17, 2011
Chelsea Dagger is le'diculously excited about today's riddle ("le'diculous" is a lot like "ridiculous," except better, because it seems French)—so excited, in fact, that she spent the last hour doing victorious hip thrusts back and forth from the vending machine to her desk (the two... More  →
The Think Tank: Oh, How The Tables Have Turned

5 Reasons Prom Is Totally Not Worth the Hype but You Should Go Anyway

By ContributorMarch 17, 2011
Ogehsim does prom her own way, while simultaneously avoiding Mafia fish inspection. Don't ask, just read. –Sparkitors I do not like dresses. I do not like dancing. I do not like hip-hop music. Watching people grind shamelessly makes me barf a little in the... More  →
5 Reasons Prom Is Totally Not Worth the Hype but You Should Go Anyway

My French Adventure: Crepes, Culture Shock, and Scandal!

By ContributorMarch 17, 2011
LadyM, this is the funniest vocab lesson we've ever had. —Sparkitors The tail end of my glorious February vacation has arrived. Naturally, you want to know all about it. So we'll do this in the style of a French vocabulary lesson. Ready? 1. Rentrer: To... More  →
My French Adventure: Crepes, Culture Shock, and Scandal!

You Know You're from Philadelphia When...

By ContributorMarch 17, 2011
leaha_the_shteve, what is "wooder ice," and more importantly, does it involve chocolate? —Sparkitors The City of Brotherly love. A top historical spot in America, this city is booming with passionate people. Are you one of them? You know you're from Philadelphia when… ... More  →
You Know You're from Philadelphia When...

Unsolved Mystery: The Lone Shoe on the Highway

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 17, 2011
Drive down any highway in America, and sooner or later you’ll spot a lone shoe on the side of the road. It’s usually black, but sometimes un-black. It looks beaten up and defeated as it sits on the road, watching the cars zoom past with... More  →
Unsolved Mystery: The Lone Shoe on the Highway

Playlist of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMarch 17, 2011
Welcome to the fourth day in a week-long introduction to some great bands you didn't know you were dying to meet (thanks CaptainAbbey!) Today's band (another British one) is called Kaiser Chiefs. "Na Na Na Na Naa" "Oh My God" "Ruby" "Never Miss... More  →
Playlist of the Day

Never Been Kissed Michigan: Pool Sharks and Broken Hearts

By ContributorMarch 17, 2011
thenameselodie is a pool-playin' hustla; she'll win the game, but will she get the guy?—Sparkitors Last week I was at my friend Holly’s house, engaged in one of the most ancient of female traditions: trying on outfits in anticipation of what I call... More  →
Never Been Kissed Michigan: Pool Sharks and Broken Hearts

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMarch 17, 2011
I know I'm not the only one here with a web-crush on Rhett and Link, so at least one of you should enjoy this video. Despite its super-sized order of ... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for St. Patrick's Day

By Emily WinterMarch 17, 2011
Shout out to all the leprechauns in the houuuuuuuuuuse! ... More  →
Open Thread for St. Patrick's Day