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What Your Toothbrush Says About You

By Kathryn_WilliamsAugust 15, 2011
We already explored what your toothpaste brand says about you. (It says that you have stinky breath after you eat burritos and that you cry at ASPCA commercials.) Now we are turning our superior senses of perception on your toothbrush. Little... More  →
What Your Toothbrush Says About You

Auntie SparkNotes Has The Best Update of All Time

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 15, 2011
Here at the secret underground lair of Auntie SparkNotes, we always love to get followup notes from letter-writers past with exciting, fun-filled, heart-warming updates—and since the beginning of this column, we've heard back with good news about the outcomes of everything from bad breakups and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes Has The Best Update of All Time

Help This Sparkler Edit Her College Essay!

By ContributorAugust 15, 2011
sumrsilentmusic wants you to help her with her college essay! We've left it unedited so you can see exactly what she's working with. (Of course, Being Anne Adult might just call us "lazy.") —Sparkitors I'm thinking about using the following as my Common... More  →
Help This Sparkler Edit Her College Essay!

Chat With Dan on THURSDAY!

By Dan_BergsteinAugust 15, 2011

For the record, Dan Bergstein Week here at SparkNotes was not my idea. I suggested Dan Bergstein Month (e.g. Danuary, Darch, or Octobergstein), but my editor only allowed one week of fun, and fun we shall have. Five days from now, when it’s all over,

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Chat With Dan on THURSDAY!

How to React When Your Sibling Becomes a Sparkler

By ContributorAugust 15, 2011
crimsonandclover23, we want a sequel to this post about how to cope when your little sister becomes a SPLOGGER. —Sparkitors You’re minding your own business, perhaps staring down the veritable mountain of summer homework that threatens to eat... More  →
How to React When Your Sibling Becomes a Sparkler

A Very Potter Musical is Over Forever

By ContributorAugust 15, 2011
PrestigiousTimeLady finishes her epically hilarious review of A Very Potter Musical and FINALLY convinces Darren Criss to marry her. (We may have embellished that last part a bit.)—Sparkitors Welcome, Sparklers, one and all, to a verrry special debut of Mr. Manatee’s Marvelous Merchandi—wait, WHAT!? Sparklers,... More  →
A Very Potter Musical is Over Forever

The Horror That Is House Bergstein

By ContributorAugust 15, 2011

Maura44 is about to launch the funniest argument ever against the proud House of Berg. We gotta say, Dan: she makes some valid points, especially about the dolphins.—Sparkitors

Dear Dan,

Congrats on obtaining your own Hogwarts House! Yes, I entered the... More  →
The Horror That Is House Bergstein

Camp Electric: The Final Chapter!

By ContributorAugust 15, 2011
Metalhead865's time at his awesome summer camp comes to an end; was it everything he hoped it would be? (PS. That's him in the pic! Doesn't he look like a total rock star?)—Sparkitors Day 4 (July 20) Time: 5:34 PM (Central) Location: Concert hall Mood: Bring it!!! So... More  →
Camp Electric: The Final Chapter!

How To Survive 5 Types of Awkward Encounters

By ContributorAugust 15, 2011
Apparently, TanTantheLadiesMan is not the smoothest operator on the block—but he does serve up a mean cone of fro-yo.—Sparkitors I’m an incredibly awkward person. I also work at a frozen yogurt store. These two things combine to create many awkward situations for me.... More  →
How To Survive 5 Types of Awkward Encounters

Today Is Dan Bergstein's Birthday

By Emily WinterAugust 15, 2011
AND IT'S DAN BERGSTEIN WEEK! We're in awe of the Anonymous Sparkler who drew this picture of Dan. She says: This a picture I drew for Dan's birthday, but it reminds me of Burger King... Another Anonymous Sparkler says: Dan is one of the awesomest... More  →
Today Is Dan Bergstein's Birthday