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The Diary of Ashley Spencer: Mentally Reuniting The Ghosts of Valentine’s Day Past

By Ashley SpencerFebruary 9, 2010
I had one really great boyfriend in high school. He played volleyball and had thick curly hair that I loved, even though it was vaguely reminiscent of the late MJ’s fro. Unlike the guys I “dated” in college, he enjoyed holding hands and talking on... More  →
The Diary of Ashley Spencer: Mentally Reuniting The Ghosts of Valentine’s Day Past

It's the Mr. Literary Finale!

By SparkLifeFebruary 9, 2010
If your blind date spoke exclusively in quotations, would you run away, or ... More  →
It's the Mr. Literary Finale!

Real Actual Legit Ways Not to Impress Boys (This Time We Ain't Kiddin' Around)

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 9, 2010
Since our last post on this subject left a little something to be desired in the practicality department, we’ve decided to write a slightly more helpful follow-up. Below are things you should never ever do if you want to impress a special someone.... More  →
Real Actual Legit Ways Not to Impress Boys (This Time We Ain't Kiddin' Around)

Auntie SparkNotes: Of Old Ladies and Unspoken Love

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 9, 2010
It's rapid-fire response time! Today, before we get to the down-and-dirty giving of advice, I've got some quick and dirty answers to a few of your quips and queries from the comments. From zella: How do I deal with a Chihuahua's separation anxiety? Sadly, Chihuahuas are... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Of Old Ladies and Unspoken Love

Coping with February Breakups

By ContributorFebruary 8, 2010
Sparkler africanstardust has a few evil clever suggestions for dealing with breakups. We're gonna try these on our Sanctimonious Oaf! —SparkNotes editors Most of us have been there (and the least lucky of us have been there on or around Valentine's Day): you're... More  →
Coping with February Breakups

Who Dat! Five Awesome Moments from Superbowl XLIV

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 8, 2010
Last night, like every other red-blooded, football-loving American who also enjoys the sight of burly dudes in spandex pants trying to inflict brain injuries on each other, your SparkNotes editors tuned in to the SUPERBOWL—ready to watch the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints... More  →
Who Dat! Five Awesome Moments from Superbowl XLIV

Blind Date = Bad Idea

By ContributorFebruary 8, 2010
At least we know how GoingBananas got her nickname... —SparkNotes editors If your friend says “me and my boy/girlfriend are going out and we want you to come. We fixed you up with someone awesome!,” or tells you that you're going to a movie... More  →
Blind Date = Bad Idea

Cute Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterFebruary 8, 2010
Grizzly bears aren't scary! They're adorable! Unless you're sitting across the dinner table from one and you realize it's gnawing on your dismembered arm. But still, it would be kind of cute. What caption do you give this fuzzy griz? Leave it in the comments! Last week,... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

The Best Revenge Songs

By ContributorFebruary 8, 2010
Sparkler RunningFromLions is angry—and is taking it out on vintage vinyl. —SparkNotes editors Is it just me, or have there been an insane amount of dating posts on SparkNotes recently? For those of us with relationship dramas that couldn't be solved by knowledgeable SparkNotes writers,... More  →
The Best Revenge Songs

Auntie SparkNotes: Flirting with Tourette's

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 8, 2010
Hi Auntie Sparknotes, I really liked your flirting guide because it gave me some advice as to how I could approach a new girl in my biology class. She seems really nice and I didn't know how to talk to her until I read your guide.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Flirting with Tourette's