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Greatest Hits from the Auntie SparkNotes Chat

By kat_rosenfieldMay 14, 2010
On Wednesday, May 12th, Auntie SparkNotes did a marathon live advice-giving chat on Facebook. She discussed crushes, family dramas, sibling rivalries, and bribes involving Mexican food. If you missed it/don't have a FB, stop crying! We've rounded up the best of the Q&A... More  →
Greatest Hits from the Auntie SparkNotes Chat

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

By ContributorMay 14, 2010
We'd love to get a letter from you, iplayharp! —Sparkitors With the fairly-recent inventions of texting, emailing, and Facebook, we are in constant communication with one another. As these contact methods gain in popularity, we are quickly losing a form of communication that has... More  →
The Lost Art of Letter Writing

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterMay 14, 2010
Last week, this ed scrambled for birthday attention by asking you guys which female, teen character from a novel was born on May 8. And someone got it right. The answer was the incredible Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games. The first... More  →
The Friday Awards

The Subject You Hate (And Why That's Okay)

By Jon_SkindzierMay 14, 2010
Everyone's bad at something. If you're not, please go back to Mount Olympus and let the rest of us wallow in our misery, because some classes simply do not make sense, and never will. The following is a list of terror-inducing classes, what it feels... More  →
The Subject You Hate (And Why That's Okay)

Never Mind My Potbelly, Look Over There!!

By Ashley SpencerMay 14, 2010
Summer is practically here, which is great. But with great sun comes great exposure. It’s swimsuit season, and even if you are “svelte,” it can be holy awkward to hang out in front of the opposite sex when you’re basically naked. You may think people... More  →
Never Mind My Potbelly, Look Over There!!

The Potential Boyfriend Checklist

By ContributorMay 14, 2010
Sparkler VanillaFace is wise beyond her years—and she isn’t afraid to ask the hard questions. Which is good, because we are afraid. To ask them. The hard questions, we mean. Gah. Just read the post.— SparkNotes editors Before I present you with my Potential... More  →
The Potential Boyfriend Checklist

A Sparkler's Guide to Winning Class Elections

By ContributorMay 14, 2010
romancingvulcans is our very own Tracy Flick! Minus the insanity. —SparkNotes editors It's that not-so-wonderful time of the year: School election season! If you find yourself running for office, you may want to check out these tips from a seasoned school politician: 1. Become... More  →
A Sparkler's Guide to Winning Class Elections

Three Reasons the World Won’t End In 2012

By ContributorMay 14, 2010
xxDramaQueenxx is being a major xxAntiDramaQueenxx in this post, so we'll have to just take her word for it. —SparkNotes editors We’ve all heard it at one point or another, and, chances are, either you or someone you know believes it: Something catastrophic will... More  →
Three Reasons the World Won’t End In 2012

Four Infomercial Products Everyone Needs to Own

By ContributorMay 14, 2010
McGonagall62, what are you doing up in the middle of the night? —SparkNotes editors Infomercials are something all of us live with; they are like the creaky stair, or the lint in your bellybutton. The products  advertised often claim0—falsely—to make already-simple product even simpler,... More  →
Four Infomercial Products Everyone Needs to Own

Blogging Eclipse: Part 25

By Dan_BergsteinMay 14, 2010
Chapter Twenty-Five: Mirror Better Title: Why Are There Still Three Chapters Left? The chapter begins with Bella feeling sad about something and Edward ripping up whatever is left of Victoria. Eddie prepares a fire to burn the remains, and Seth brings over the chunks of Riley he... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 25