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Casting Call: A Guide to Auditioning for the School Play, Part 2

By ContributorDecember 3, 2009
Sparkler Sappranoconda says she's seen some tragic school play auditions lately, and wanted to add to her previous post, A Guide to Auditioning for the School Play. We hope it helps! —SparkNotes editors You've read my last fabulous article and picked up... More  →
Casting Call: A Guide to Auditioning for the School Play, Part 2

Blogging Eclipse: Part 4

By Dan_BergsteinDecember 3, 2009
Chapter Four: Nature Better Title: (Read in sing-song manner) Bella and Jacob Sitting By the Sea….N-O-T (SPACE) K-I-S-S-I-N-G If this book were a bowl of Lucky Charms, this chapter would be the oddly-shaped bits of cereal that no one really likes, and that only exist because people... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 4

Reading While Tired

By laura_buchholzDecember 2, 2009
Warning: reading while tired is proven to be a dangerously ineffective way to study. Reading while tired can lead to confusion, bookmark stasis, facial bruising, and paper cuts on your eyebrow. The following essay is a re-enactment showing what might happen if you try... More  →
Reading While Tired

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterDecember 2, 2009
This week's Awesome Thing was submitted by Sparkler PB_and_Jenni, and it may haunt your dreams. That's right, PB_and_Jenni sent it to us because it's "incredibly creepy." We totally agree. In fact, we're throwing out all the pencils in the office. From now on, we'll... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

My Crush is Dead

By ContributorDecember 2, 2009
We applaud wildegirl55's willingness to profess her love. It's just too bad her crushes can't respond! —SparkNotes editors Have you ever thought about having a romantic relationship with a dead person? Not even once? Come on, you know how it starts: You're trying to... More  →
My Crush is Dead

Auntie SparkNotes: Eating Disorders and Penguins

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 2, 2009
Auntie, I have something I was wanting to ask that I don't know if you can answer or not: I have suffered from an eating disorder and am feeling that it is coming back again. I am a college student (and am 15--stressful) I know it... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Eating Disorders and Penguins

And You Are...?

By ContributorDecember 2, 2009
We've wondered for a while what's behind Sparkler rebel_of_nowhere's cool nickname, and it appears she's been wondering the same about you! —SparkNotes editors Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Maybe, but I don’t think Sparkler comments would have quite the... More  →
And You Are...?

What the... (Easter Bunny Edition)

By Kathryn_WilliamsDecember 2, 2009
A couple weeks ago (before we were temporarily disabled by postprandial Thanksgiving somnolence, i.e., nappy time after too much turkey), we let you in on one of the top secret, magical ingredients of a SparkLife post: the Shutterstock image. We have a... More  →
What the... (Easter Bunny Edition)

Top 10 Christmas Movies

By ContributorDecember 1, 2009
Yesterday we were giving out some serious Christmas negativity, so today we thought we'd switch gears and let mochalatte7362 give you a few reasons to get excited about the holiday! —SparkNotes editors I've been reading posts about how people are getting excited... More  →
Top 10 Christmas Movies

Movies You Might Have Missed: The Other Cusack

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 1, 2009
Last week, we posted a roundup of video clips in honor of Thanksgiving, including one of our favorite scenes from the classic nineties movie The Addams Family Values. We knew you'd love it, but what we didn't know was that super-savvy commenter More  →
Movies You Might Have Missed: The Other Cusack