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SparkNotes Movie Club Discussion: Ghostbusters

By Dan_BergsteinMay 26, 2010
Glad to see you made it back in one piece. Now that we’ve all seen Ghostbusters, it’s time to take a closer look at this one-of-a-kind, classic movie. In this post, I’ll not only ask a few questions, but provide my own answers. Wanna fight... More  →
SparkNotes Movie Club Discussion: Ghostbusters

The Pros and Cons of Old People

By ContributorMay 26, 2010
ScrtShdwHntr manages to mention Nerf guns, pea pods, and dinosaurs all in the same article. AWESOME.— SparkNotes editors I hardly ever see old people do anything cool—it seems like they mostly just sleep, yell... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Old People

Graduation Party Guide: How to Make a Memorable Appearance

By Ed DemariaMay 26, 2010
So you've shaken your principal’s sweaty hand and tripped on stage in front of thousands of people. You're now in possession of your very own diploma—a dream come true! But just as you're savoring the sweet feeling of being a free man or woman, you're... More  →
Graduation Party Guide: How to Make a Memorable Appearance

Open Thread for May 26

By Emily WinterMay 26, 2010
Noms noms nomisicle noms!!! Thanks for making us salivate onto our keyboards, bpotatoe! bpotatoe said she went to an Italian wedding in Pittsburgh recently, and tried to take one of every type of cookie available. They didn't fit on her plate, so this is only... More  →
Open Thread for May 26

Auntie SparkNotes: When Is It Okay to Have Sex?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 25, 2010
To have sex, or not to have sex? That is the question that brave Auntie will answer. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I've been going out with my boyfriend for half a year now. He's wonderfully sweet and considerate, among many other great qualities that I won't list... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: When Is It Okay to Have Sex?

Guide to Surviving First Period Gym Class

By ContributorMay 25, 2010
Why even try to look decent when you're stuck with first period gym? At least locomadsy here knows how to handle this scheduling nightmare. —Sparkitors For those of you who actually ENJOY gym class, go bang your heads against a wall. For the rest... More  →
Guide to Surviving First Period Gym Class

Blogging My Stage Fright

By ContributorMay 25, 2010
When we get on stage, we break out in hives and cry. We're in awe of you, Trini94! —Sparkitors My high school drama class recently put on its first show that was more than just a series of small skits—Frankenstein. As a... More  →
Blogging My Stage Fright

Your Day, as Imagined by Your Dentist

By Robert IsenbergMay 25, 2010
6 a.m.: Wake. Rush to bathroom. Squeeze heavenly dollop of toothpaste onto your pristine Scepter of the Mouth, otherwise known as your "toothbrush." Brush using swirly motion. 6:15 a.m.: Floss. 6:30 a.m.: Eat a healthy, soft, low-sugar breakfast. Preferably some kind of oatmeal. Or gruel. 7 a.m.: Arrive... More  →
Your Day, as Imagined by Your Dentist

A Day in the Life of an Academy of Liberal Arts School Girl

By ContributorMay 25, 2010
ColorfulMusic gets teased for being the "baby" of her high school, since she skipped a grade and is only 13. If we were a year younger than our peers, we'd take a gap year and travel the world. Think about it, Music! —Sparkitors I... More  →
A Day in the Life of an Academy of Liberal Arts School Girl

Emoticons Are Dumb

By ContributorMay 25, 2010
FadingRose sent us this hilarious post, which she says is the result of one of the many "enlightening discourses" that she's shared with rebel_of_nowhere. Keep talkin', guys: we love what you come up with! —SparkNotes editors Nowadays, it’s way... More  →
Emoticons Are Dumb