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What High School's REALLY Like: Kathryn Gives Us the Lowdown

By Kathryn_WilliamsJuly 30, 2009
The summer before ninth grade is terrifying. You spend almost every moment in a panic, wondering if you'll be able to find your classes, make new friends, and avoid that junior who wants to kill you because she heard her boyfriend was hitting on you... More  →
What High School's REALLY Like: Kathryn Gives Us the Lowdown

Would You Sell Yourself for $1,800?

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 30, 2009
The Hayden Panettiere film I Love You, Beth Cooper didn't break records at the box office or cause diehard fans to tattoo "I-L-Y-B-C" on their tongues—but not for lack of effort on the part of the marketing people behind the movie. They worked... More  →
Would You Sell Yourself for $1,800?

App Attack!

By Matt_HunzikerJuly 30, 2009

Ever since Facebook added third-party applications (about 611,564,083 Name Quizzes ago, by our count), we’ve all had the opportunity to reject people on a daily basis.

“Take the ‘What does your hair say about you?’ quiz?” REJECT!

“Join Nathan’s army of the... More  →

App Attack!

Fill-in-the-Blank Summer Adventure

By Katie_RolnickJuly 30, 2009
We know you don't want to think about it, but eventually you're going to have to go back to school. Sorry, sorry, SORRY! When you get back, everyone's going to be swapping stories, talking about their amazing vacation adventures rock-climbing, More  →
Fill-in-the-Blank Summer Adventure

Sparklish 101 (Are You a Fribaby?!)

By ContributorJuly 30, 2009
Whether you're new to SparkLife or have been around forever (like, I dunno, April) the following dictionary by Sparkler peaceonearth34 will help you put those recurring SparkLife-y feelings into words! —SparkNotes Editors The community of Sparklers is so broad, so exciting, so different, that... More  →
Sparklish 101 (Are You a Fribaby?!)

A Dancer's Life

By ContributorJuly 30, 2009
Sparkler breannamariee is a dancer who wants to clear up some misconceptions about her future profession. She also sent us the gorgeous photo that appears after the jump! Enjoy! —SparkNotes Editors There are two unfortunate responses I get whenever I tell people I'm going... More  →
A Dancer's Life

What the FUNK? Great Summer Jams

By Joe_LynchJuly 30, 2009
Certain music genres are as essential to summer as iced tea or BBQ. We like to think of funk as one of those genres and as the musical equivalent of iced tea and BBQ (cool n' saucy). Here’s our list of top summer funk jams... More  →
What the FUNK? Great Summer Jams

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterJuly 29, 2009
OK seriously, Sparklers, we had our finger poised over the mouse, ready to publish an Awesome Thing of the Week about this guy who makes totally awesome Lego art—when we had to stop the Wordpresses altogether. Today a Beluga whale saved a drowning girl,... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Celebrity Gossip Girls and Boys

By Rupinder_GillJuly 29, 2009
The Upper East Side may never be the same again: This fall, Hilary Duff is joining the cast of Gossip Girl as a movie star who wants a normal existence. She heads off to NYU where Blair, Dan, and Vanessa (whom she rooms with) are... More  →
Celebrity Gossip Girls and Boys

The Last Days of Summer

By ContributorJuly 29, 2009
Feeling guilty about spending all summer laying on your bed, looking at the ceiling, waiting for your life to start? Lucky for you, Sparkler pikori has some solutions (and excuses) for dealing with the last days of summer. —SparkNotes Editors You might as well... More  →
The Last Days of Summer