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Not So Silly Bands

By ContributorAugust 1, 2011
azn4life33 is back with the second installment in his summer fitness series. We just ask that he keep us posted on his break dancing progress!  –Sparkitors Great news, Sparklers! I’ve collected a grand total of 8 neon plastic bracelets, compliments of my gym.... More  →
Not So Silly Bands

How to Live Every Week Like It's Shark Week

By Aislinn ShevlinAugust 1, 2011
There are only two weeks out of the year when I feel totally in my element. One is THIS WEEK, Shark Week, the television equivalent of Hanukkah, if Hanukkah were seven days long and celebrated by shark whisperers. (The other week incidentally, is the one... More  →
How to Live Every Week Like It's Shark Week

Time for Takeoff: Camp Electric Part 2!

By ContributorAugust 1, 2011
Metalhead865 arrives at Camp Electric—but will it live up to his high expectations?—Sparkitors T-minus 1 day (July 16, 2011) Time: 10:44 PM (Eastern) Location: A hotel in Knoxville Mood: EXTREMELY psyched! Nothing really happened today, aside from a five-hour drive to Tennessee,... More  →
Time for Takeoff: Camp Electric Part 2!

On Curfews and Lost Trust

By ContributorAugust 1, 2011
We know from her last post that Ginger looks like Emma Stone. Maybe that's why her parents don't want to let her out at night? —Sparkitors Let me tell you a story. In high school, I was a really freaking good kid.... More  →
On Curfews and Lost Trust

Auntie SparkNotes: Curses!

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 1, 2011
Dear Auntie, Hello there! I have a problem. I am a Christian, and I do not believe in using curse words. However, at school, people don't think the same way. They curse all of the time. I know that I will have to deal with it... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Curses!

5 Easy Ways to Stay Politically Active

By ContributorAugust 1, 2011
bricked94 has done the impossible: she's made politics FUNNY.—Sparkitors Most Sparklers are under 18 and, therefore, under the legal voting age, also known as the age of representation (just kidding, I made that up). While it may seem hard to remain... More  →
5 Easy Ways to Stay Politically Active

Awkward.

By Aislinn ShevlinAugust 1, 2011
Is anyone else watching this new MTV show? (Crickets.) Well, you should. It's kind of awesome. It's like a combination of Freaks and Geeks, Juno, and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. They've only shown two episodes so far, but I'm hooked!

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Awkward.

What To Put In Your Purse

By Lucy HutchinsonAugust 1, 2011
Some time around 2004, dogs began to get really tiny. At the same time, women's bags and purses began to get outlandishly huge. Even if you don't have a tiny dog, through the insidious machinations of the fashion industry, you've probably still ended up with a... More  →
What To Put In Your Purse

Open Thread for August 1

By SparkLifeAugust 1, 2011
We LOVE this cool, artsy photo of bamboo taken by Dance.Girl.Sparkle. We used to have an inexplicable forest of bamboo in our backyard growing up, and one time our sister fell on a stump and practically impaled herself... More  →
Open Thread for August 1

Open Thread for July 31

By SparkLifeJuly 31, 2011
TheaterAddict says, "I was sipping my iced tea when I just so happened to think of my fellow Sparklers, and I wondered how their day was going." Anyone who drinks her iced tea from a mason jar, using a green whirly straw, is... More  →
Open Thread for July 31