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The Best-Written Video Games

By Dan_BergsteinMay 5, 2011
Writing is a celebrated art form. Novelists, playwrights, screenwriters, journalists…they all have various awards and commendations for their craft. But the writers of videos games never get the respect they deserve. This is due mostly to the fact that until about twenty years ago, video... More  →
The Best-Written Video Games

Okay, You Win: We've Extended The Prom Photo Deadline!

By Chelsea DaggerMay 5, 2011
Well, you sparkling cabbage-heads have the persuasive powers of tiny, whiny Jedis; your noble pleading has convinced us to push the prom photo deadline to MONDAY, MAY 16. We know that some of you will still miss... More  →
Okay, You Win: We've Extended The Prom Photo Deadline!

You Know You're From South Carolina When...

By ContributorMay 5, 2011
Dirt bikes, Go Karts, and monster trucks, Katie B.? You really know how to get around in the South! –Sparkitors South Carolina is usually recognized for being the first state to secede during the Civil War—something that most people are still proud of. But there's... More  →
You Know You're From South Carolina When...

Neville And Draco Are Trapped In A Well With A Pogo Stick. This Shizz Just Got Interesting.

By Chelsea DaggerMay 5, 2011
Chelsea Dagger is awfully sorry to have missed the Tank last week, butterbeans, but she's here now, munching on apologetic cherry tomatoes and weeping quietly like usual, and that's all that matters. She even cooked up a shiny new riddle-thang for you to puzzle over,... More  →
Neville And Draco Are Trapped In A Well With A Pogo Stick. This Shizz Just Got Interesting.

Emma Woodhouse Knows How to Treat a Man

By ContributorMay 5, 2011
enthusiasm&austen gets her dating tips from the works of Jane Austen. Today's featured character: Emma! —Sparkitors All right, go ahead. Throw your rotten tomatos at me, I deserve it! I haven’t updated you in far too long—especially considering how much... More  →
Emma Woodhouse Knows How to Treat a Man

Like Cupcakes for your Ears

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMay 5, 2011
bowchloe's playlist is so sweet, it's like dessert for your ears! "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers "Under Cover of Darkness" by The Strokes "L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N." by Noah and the Whale "This Is Why We Fight" by The Decemberists "She's Like a Comet"... More  →
Like Cupcakes for your Ears

What It's Really Like To Attend An English Boarding School

By ContributorMay 5, 2011
We totally thought that English boarding school would be EXACTLY like Hogwarts—but Sushii24 tells us the real deal.—Sparkitors I’m currently an A-level student in a private English boarding school in the countryside.I went to boarding school hoping for midnight feasts and... More  →
What It's Really Like To Attend An English Boarding School

Quadruple Dates=Quadruple Disaster (There Are Dead Fish Involved)

By ContributorMay 5, 2011
thenameselodie finally has a cute guy wrapped around her little finger—so what's the hold-up?—Sparkitors WARNING: The following post details a simple movie night that ultimately mushroomed into something more. A goldfish may or may not have been killed. A... More  →
Quadruple Dates=Quadruple Disaster (There Are Dead Fish Involved)

New Intern! New Intern's Pick!

By ContributorMay 5, 2011
Hi Sparklers!  My name is Aislinn, and I'm the new INTERN! I'm super excited about working at SparkLife this summer and can't wait for you to email me stuff at contribute@sparknotes.com.  This video is one that I'm kind of obsessed with and watch... More  →
New Intern! New Intern's Pick!

Open Thread for May 5

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMay 5, 2011
Don't kill us, Sparklers, but these zombies are actually kind of... cute... OreosAndMountainDew sent them in with this explanation: It's the first ever SparkLife zombies: Dan and his shmexy zombie girlfriend... Who looks just like me... Yay Zombie Love! if that zombie looks just... More  →
Open Thread for May 5