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Open Thread for June 22

By Chelsea DaggerJune 22, 2010
We can't publicly condone the rearranging of bookstore shelves, but after reading this email, we will privately condone it any day... More  →
Open Thread for June 22

How to Get Out of a Date

By Kathryn_WilliamsJune 21, 2010
Maybe you discovered that he's your third cousin once removed. Maybe you accepted the date under the influence of a box of Krispy Kremes and your fifteenth viewing of The Notebook. Maybe you just changed your mind. Whatever the reason, one day you will find... More  →
How to Get Out of a Date

My Crush Is a Creeper

By ContributorJune 21, 2010
LOTR_junkie6, we're dying to know—what is "glomping"? —Sparkitors Sorry, Edward Cullen, but you’re not on my list. The guys on my list kick butt, and you, well, don’t. Tough. Anyway, Sparklers, you have all encountered the "creeper" guy in books, movies, manga, etc. There's something... More  →
My Crush Is a Creeper

Stress-Busting Tools with Pizzazz

By ContributorJune 21, 2010
Battle strategy 5: Read posts by ellielikespie, and you'll LOL so hard you forget you're stressed. —Sparkitors I'm going to let you in on a secret. Promise not to tell? THE STRESS FROM MY SUMMER JOB MAKES ME HATE EVERYTHING WITH THE BURNING PASSION... More  →
Stress-Busting Tools with Pizzazz

Three Epic Summer FAILS

By Ashley SpencerJune 21, 2010
An epic FAIL is the kind of episode people don’t easily forget. Remember that epic FAIL moment you had last winter? When you were the lead in the school musical and you got a bloody nose during your kissing scene? Now when you try... More  →
Three Epic Summer FAILS

Auntie Sparknotes: The "L" Word. No, the OTHER "L" Word.

By kat_rosenfieldJune 21, 2010
How should you react when your best friend comes out to you? Auntie knows. —Sparkitors Hi Auntie! I have something weird going on: my best friend has just admitted that she is a lesbian to me. I'm accepting and open-minded about this type of stuff, but many... More  →
Auntie Sparknotes: The "L" Word. No, the OTHER "L" Word.

QUIZINATOR: Are YOU Harry Potter? The Warm-Up Round

By Chelsea DaggerJune 21, 2010
You sure had us fooled, Sparklers: all this time, we thought we knew who you were. Had it not been for last week's kick-off Quizinator post, we might have lived out our lives in blissful ignorance, never realizing the dark secret of your true identity. But... More  →
QUIZINATOR: Are YOU Harry Potter? The Warm-Up Round

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerJune 21, 2010
This adorable, bundled-up pup is wrapped in layers of cuddle-worthy fleece, making her a veritable burrito of cuteness—minus the beans, which are sort of gross anyway. minipinkelephant is the lucky owner of this Yorkshire Terrier named Minnie, and she More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

A Sparkler’s Guide to Being Editor-in-Chief

By ContributorJune 21, 2010
dudebobby was/is editor of his high school paper for two years?! That's unheard of! —Sparkitors So you’ve been named editor-in-chief of your high school paper? Congratulations. Or maybe you’re considering going for the editor-in-chief position? Well, congratulations anyway—having ambition takes guts. As someone who has... More  →
A Sparkler’s Guide to Being Editor-in-Chief

Open Thread for June 21

By Chelsea DaggerJune 21, 2010
The best part about this photograph, besides everything, is the subject line muffinsarejustbetter included with it: believe me, this is a chicken. You know what, muffins? PROVE IT. ... More  →
Open Thread for June 21