First things first: Yes, I will now be blogging To Kill a Mockingbird. No, I will not be making fun of this classic book. I will be making jokes about the plot and askingstupid questions about the events but I will not, I repeat,... More →
Over the weekend, teen country sensation (and recent Kanye West abusee) Taylor Swift pulled double-duty as the host and musical guest for Saturday Night Live. And while we haven't quite forgiven her for yet another performance of “You Belong With Me” (the song has been... More →
When someone uses Britney Spears as a punch line, do you say, “I know she’s not a genius, but you have to admit ‘Toxic’ is brilliant”? If someone disses disco, do you respond by extolling the virtues of “Dancing Queen,” despite... More →
By this point in the semester, your tests are probably starting to pile up like dirty laundry. Just when you think you're in the clear and have a few days to relax and focus on homework, you remember that your foreign language teacher... More →
Hello again. Right now you may be thinking, "Didn't we just do this whole question-listen-answer thing a couple of days ago?" Well, let me reassure you that your brain is not deceiving you. Your computer is not trying to pull the wool over your... More →
It's Frrrrriday, Sparklers, and you know what means: Much-needed hours of movie watching, french fry gobbling, and SparkLife reading are ahead of you. Phew!
Even if you're reading this Sunday night, you still have something to look forward to—Dan Bergstein's Facebook chat next Thursday! RSVP and... More →
Sparklers, you may not know this, but we're experts at failure. Below are some lessons we learned the hard way.
How to Fail at Driving: While backing out of your driveway, calmly look into your rear view mirror and confirm that the coast is clear. Then... More →
This week's letter-writer thinks she can read my mind.
Dear Auntie Sparknotes,
So I have a love problem (nothing new for you this time). I have been having this fling type of thing with this guy. We have been really close and I like him a lot.... More →
If you don't know about Awkward Turtle, you're missing out. Luckily, Sparkler hannakathryn is here to explain! —SparkNotes Editors
You walk up to your friends with a smile on your face and a bounce in your step. "Howdy y'all!" you chirp. You're in a... More →
Sparkler camip0p may live in Florida, but she certainly knows all about fall (and great music!). Hope you like her playlist as much as we do! —SparkNotes editors
Fall is all about pumpkin pie, comfy sweaters, touches of nostalgia, and changing leaves. (Unless you... More →