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The Five Most Confusing Movies

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 21, 2011
After last night's Inception liveblog for the SparkNotes Movie Club, we’ve decided to look at some of the most brain-hurting films of all time. Inception is surely a trippy movie that forces you to pay attention and keep notes on your arm in... More  →
The Five Most Confusing Movies

A Day in the Life of a Hospital Patient

By ContributorJanuary 21, 2011
Stupid_Nickel trades real food and decent sleep for a veritable parade of babies and hot nurses. Good deal?  –Sparkitors Hi there! After reading this post, I thought to myself, "Hey, I was just in the hospital a little while ago for jaw surgery!... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Hospital Patient

A Day in the Life of a Dancer on School Break

By ContributorJanuary 21, 2011
Yadayadayada, just reading this makes us sweat. —Sparkitors This is my average Saturday: 6 a.m.: My alarm clock, which I forgot to reset for school break, goes off. Unlike some Sparklers, I never click the snooze button... mostly because there isn't one (gasp). Instead, I... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Dancer on School Break

10 Things I Learned at the Aquarium

By ContributorJanuary 21, 2011
MMflowers' post makes us want to go SCUBA diving reallllll bad. —Sparkitors I just went to the Aquarium of the Pacific in California with my cousins, because nothing screams "winter activity" like going to the aquarium. Anyway, here are some things I learned: 1. If... More  →
10 Things I Learned at the Aquarium

Thrifted Thursday (on Friday): Thrifted Winter Gear

By ApneetJanuary 21, 2011
We're late publishing Apneet's post because of server upgrades something something tech blazzity blah Gary. Sorry about the delay! —Sparkitors Fall blazers and jumpers were fun to wear, but in this frigid weather, I need some heavy duty warmth. Even if it's pricey, a good winter coat... More  →
Thrifted Thursday (on Friday): Thrifted Winter Gear

Four Epic (and Insane) Ways to Reject Someone Kindly

By ContributorJanuary 21, 2011
CaféSuave is a connoisseur of the crazy. We're asking her out just to see what happens! –Sparkitors So this Harry Potter-hater who can’t even tell the difference between Gandalf and Dumbledore just asked you out, or implied that he or she likes you as... More  →
Four Epic (and Insane) Ways to Reject Someone Kindly

How to Keep Your Little Bro/Sis Out of Your Room

By Rachel KorowitzJanuary 21, 2011
Little brothers and sisters have their rockstar moments, but when they're rooting though your closet, commandeering your computer, stealing your iPod, repeating stuff you thought you said in private, and generally messing with your life, it's hard to remember why you haven't drop-kicked them into... More  →
How to Keep Your Little Bro/Sis Out of Your Room

Unwhole: Chapter 3

By ContributorJanuary 21, 2011
This is chapter 3 of DarkLite808's promising new novel, Unwhole. Enjoy! —Sparkitors The next day I was still flying. My whole body was sore. I was exhausted; I had to take a break. I wasn't used to that much... More  →
Unwhole: Chapter 3

Ask Kat: The Misunderstood Introvert

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 21, 2011
Hi Kat, I am a freshman in college and I have a bit of a problem. I am not a very outgoing person and like to think of myself as very independent. I don't need a big group of friends around me all the time to... More  →
Ask Kat: The Misunderstood Introvert

Auntie SparkNotes: A Deadly Game of Dookie

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 21, 2011
Hi Auntie, So, me and this guy dated, let's just call him Andrew. Andrew had a girlfriend for six months before he met me, and our first conversations were mostly about her. He cared about her so much, but he talked about how annoying she was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: A Deadly Game of Dookie