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Sleepaway Camp—With Clowns!

By Rachel KorowitzMay 17, 2011
A jiggity-jillion years ago, when Calvin Coolidge was a hot, young upstart and everyone wanted a Discman, I went to this amazing sleepaway camp. And being a kid who regularly quoted Tom Lehrer lyrics and read The Mists... More  →
Sleepaway Camp—With Clowns!

We Have the Recipe for Unicorn Salad.

By ShivaniMay 17, 2011
Shivani's back this week with the world's cutest recipes. —Sparkitors Oh, man! Before I get to the cooking, I need to get something off my chest. I will never have to take another AP exam EVER AGAIN! I’m bursting with joy and insane verve. The... More  →
We Have the Recipe for Unicorn Salad.

The Most Awesome Class Video

By Aislinn ShevlinMay 17, 2011
I wish my senior class had done a sweet video like this when I was in high school! This makes me wonder: how are you guys commemorating your last days in high school? (Thanks to an anonymous Sparkler for sending this.) Send in your videos... More  →
The Most Awesome Class Video

Auntie SparkNotes: Dads Behaving Badly

By kat_rosenfieldMay 17, 2011
Dear Auntie, I recently found out that my dad is having an affair with another woman. It has apparently been going for four years. I'm 15 and my mom already knew about it, she said that she did not want me to get involved. I think... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Dads Behaving Badly

THE COMMENTING APOCALYPSE IS UPON US

By Chelsea DaggerMay 17, 2011
EVERYBODY PUT DOWN THE ILLEGAL FIRECRACKERS AND STEP AWAY FROM THAT PROVERBIAL LEDGE: it's going to be OKAY. We know there have been mad problems up in this heezy recently with Gary the Terrible, and we are as sorry as a sorry, sorry... More  →
THE COMMENTING APOCALYPSE IS UPON US

Back to Paris!

By ContributorMay 17, 2011
LadyM's vacation draws to a close—and just in time, because we were about to DIE of jealousy.—Sparkitors Your favorite eager traveller was thrilled to return to Paris... it's a wonderful, wonderful city, and you all need to visit it before you die. Sadly,... More  →
Back to Paris!

Dan Went to Prom

By Dan_BergsteinMay 17, 2011
No. I didn’t go to a real prom this weekend. That would be creepy. Instead, SparkNotes sent me to check out the new movie, Disney’s Prom. Or should it be DISNEY’S Prom? I would use a larger font and draw stars around the... More  →
Dan Went to Prom

What Are Sisters For? (No, Really.)

By ContributorMay 17, 2011
mysticjadeshoe has something to say to her sister! —Sparkitors I can tell you who I appreciate. She's been by my side for every turn for the worst, and every shining moment. She's held my hand through the muck and let it go to let... More  →
What Are Sisters For? (No, Really.)

If Not Yale, Then Where?

By ContributorMay 17, 2011
Laura (and her alterego, rosefan42) has profuse thanks and even profuser QUESTIONS for all you college-prepping, Harry Potter-loving Sparklers, because she's a British Sparkler trying to get into Yale with your help! –Sparkitors Are you there, Sparklers? It’s me, Laura. Let me just... More  →
If Not Yale, Then Where?

Nightmare on Stock Photo Street

By Kathryn_WilliamsMay 17, 2011
Guys, our Stock Photo Face-Off comments are flagging, so we decided to find some EXTRA creepy, EXTRA bizarre, EXTRA seizure-inducing stock photos for this week's face-off. We cannot promise that these won't give you nightmares, okay? So you might... More  →
Nightmare on Stock Photo Street