Two things: 1) Until Auntie gets a new computer, we'll have to make do with pictures of dogs wearing glasses. 2) Gary is the best fake name ever! We're visualizing a big gray guy who eats comments for lunch. —SparkNotes editorsHi Auntie:Well, here's the scoop.... More →
Standing next to AllisonJY on a crowded bus? Better get off at the next stop. —SparkNotes editors
One of the most irritating things in today's world is lack of personal space, particularly where public transport is concerned. People no longer keep a reasonable distance... More →
What’s better than watching the Olympics? Being in the Olympics! We’re hoping one of you wonderful Sparklers will make it there one day, and that you'll shout us out in your post-competition interview. (“I’d like to thank the writers at SparkLife for keeping me entertained... More →
Meet Bear. Bear belongs to Sparkler MarauderPrincess, and this is a pic of him when he was just a wee pup. He's about the size of a peanut (more like a puppy-sized mound of peanuts, but still), which makes his name so so... More →
What's cuter than being cute? Ice cuuuuuute!
It's too bad that this doe got caught in a blizzard, but we've heard deer are down with the snow. (Unlike your editors, who've been known to shriek if one single snowflake lands anywhere that's not the top... More →
Sparkler equestrienne10 says hockey coverage will appear in Wednesday's edition of her highlights series. Thanks again for all this great info, equestrienne10! —SparkNotes editors
It’s been a busy weekend in Vancouver—new records, new controversies, and a new gold for Harry... More →
MaggieGirl2013 thinks we can be bought! For the record, we do not accept bribes (unless they come in the form of cheese). —SparkNotes editors
Ah, SparkLife: the place where nerds like me come to worship, pray, and live.
One day, you read something Dan Bergstein... More →
Note: Due to a computer-related disaster, Auntie is not able to draw a cartoon today (did you know she's the advice-giver AND the artist?? Amazing, no?). Instead, here is picture of her dog wearing a pair of Lolita sunglasses. Normal cartooning will resume soon.
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You may have noticed that I’ve been rather scarce around these parts lately. And I apologize for that—I didn’t mean to leave you hanging! The thing is, I’ve been dealing with, you know, stuff. Stuff that would actually make pretty good fodder for Chris Listens: family... More →
Sparkler iplayharp makes some pretty convincing arguments in this fashion post. *nervously hides harem pants under hot pink and brown shoulder pads* —SparkNotes editors
Maybe it’s just me, but modern fashion makes absolutely NO sense at all. Look in any issue of Vogue or... More →