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How to Be Awesome: Blogger's Edition

By ContributorAugust 17, 2010
There are zillions of boring, jargon-y articles written by "industry professionals" about how to get blog followers. jgrudzy's post is so much better than all of them. —Sparkitors These days, everybody has a blog. I have a blog, you probably have a... More  →
How to Be Awesome: Blogger's Edition

The A to Z of School Supplies

By Lucy HutchinsonAugust 17, 2010
The most exciting part of going back to school is shopping for new school supplies. After that, everything goes downhill fast. Don't rush the supply-buying process; savor it, and follow our A-Z guide to make sure you have everything you need. A is for... Anxiety. What... More  →
The A to Z of School Supplies

Auntie SparkNotes: Can You Be Friends With Your Ex?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 17, 2010
If you don't have a boyfriend like this right now, you will at some point. Memorize Auntie's advice, y'all! —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, I have been dating this guy for a few months now, though recently, things haven't been so well between us. We argue almost every day,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Can You Be Friends With Your Ex?

My Crush Isn't Human

By ContributorAugust 17, 2010
Sen-chan, we're totally with you—Merry and Pippin are studs!—Sparkitors With all the gorgeous homosapien boys out there, sometimes our non-human friends get overlooked. They may not always be swoon-worthy, but they're irresistibly cute! So in the interest of diversity, here are my picks... More  →
My Crush Isn't Human

Open Thread for August 17

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 17, 2010
WE WANT ONE, WE WANT ONE! We want a Pygmy puff in every color and every size. We would name them all "Larry" and we would teach them how to moonwalk. If any of y'all have a secret supply of these adorable little cotton balls,... More  →
Open Thread for August 17

My Crush Is a Studio Ghibli Character

By ContributorAugust 16, 2010
in her edition of the My Crush Is series, ChangminsBabyGirl mentions that there are a million of these posts. Do you guys remember the first one? —Sparkitors This whole “My Crush is…” bandwagon is getting insanely huge. Big enough to hold all... More  →
My Crush Is a Studio Ghibli Character

Life According to Ginger: Headed to College!

By ContributorAugust 16, 2010
At long last, my time has finally come! I have waited years upon years for this very event, and as it approaches, I feel little apprehension and I grow restless with excitement. I am to leave for college tomorrow, after spending a final week with... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Headed to College!

QUIZINATOR: The Un-Final Countdown

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 16, 2010
We know what you're thinking, Sparklers: "Wait, Leonardo DiCaprio is supposed to be dreaming at the end of Inception?" Or maybe, "Jokes about Inception are so played out—except for this one." You might even be thinking, "Man, I'd sell my whole... More  →
QUIZINATOR: The Un-Final Countdown

The Summertime Schedule of a Girl Who’s Just Been Dumped

By ContributorAugust 16, 2010
LaGinataRoja, we don't know whether to laugh or cry! —Sparkitors 7:43 a.m.: Wake up. Wonder briefly why there are lumps of wet mascara hanging from eyelashes. Then the "dumping" rushes back...along with another flurry of tears. 7:49 a.m.: Sit back, still crying, and wonder... More  →
The Summertime Schedule of a Girl Who’s Just Been Dumped

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 16, 2010
minipinkelephant submitted this week's photo, and it is rife with potential for hilarity. That's right, RIFE. So do us proud and make us laugh; you've never failed before! If you need some inspiration, check out last week's best captions; they were GLORIOUS. Yellow chick... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week