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Open Thread for December 18!

By SparkLifeDecember 18, 2014
I'm sure this place is totally safe, don't worry about it. Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for December 18!

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Say I Don't Want to Be Friends, but in a Friendly Way?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 17, 2014
Hi Auntie, This may not seem like a big problem but to me it is. So I've been friends with this guy named "Nate" ever since the fourth grade. I had my awkward stage in middle school when I gained weight, was incredibly nerdy, and had... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Say I Don't Want to Be Friends, but in a Friendly Way?

We Go Into the Into The Woods Soundtrack and Live Happy Ever After

By Nicole DiekerDecember 17, 2014
We are slowly working our way through our Into the Woods advent calendar of frozen burritos (ONLY EIGHT DAYS UNTIL WE OPEN THE FREEZER ON THE LAST BEAN AND CHEESE), but got a special treat this week: Disney released the soundtrack on iTunes, More  →
We Go Into the <i>Into The Woods</i> Soundtrack and Live Happy Ever After
Annie Goss: We Interview the Cast and Dance With Brooms!

Annie Goss: We Interview the Cast and Dance With Brooms!

By Janet ManleyDecember 17, 2014
If you ever secretly wished you were orphaned, lovably precocious, capable of hitting a high A, and forced to dance while doing menial labor, YOU LOVED ANNIE as a wee tot. If you had red hair, that went doubly (Annie, and also Pippi Longstocking).In which case you will be VU More  →
Draco Malfoy, Band-Aids, & Nutella: Here's What We're Getting Our Celeb Besties This Christmas!

Draco Malfoy, Band-Aids, & Nutella: Here's What We're Getting Our Celeb Besties This Christmas!

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 17, 2014
THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS UPON US, BUTTSKIS, which means it's time to spend exorbitant amounts of money on presents that people will most likely never use (case in point: my greedy, greedy sister has yet to frame the signed headshot I gave her last year. IS IT REALLY SO MUCH TO More  →

Malala Speaks Out in Solidarity With Victims of Pakistani School Attack

By SparkLifeDecember 17, 2014
One week after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, our personal hero Malala Yousafzai has spoken out against the actions of the Pakistani Taliban, who killed 145 school kids and teachers in Peshawar (a mountainous region near the Afghanistan border) this week in retaliation for Pakistan's... More  →
Malala Speaks Out in Solidarity With Victims of Pakistani School Attack

An Open Letter to Willow Smith Regarding Her Opinion that School Is Stupid

By Sean McCarthyDecember 17, 2014
"I went to school for one year. It was the best experience but the worst experience. The best experience because I was, like, “Oh, now I know why kids are so depressed.” But it was the worst experience because I was depressed." —Willow Smith Dear... More  →
An Open Letter to Willow Smith Regarding Her Opinion that School Is Stupid

Open Thread for December 17!

By SparkLifeDecember 17, 2014
A cozy fire to keep your toes warm! Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for December 17!

Auntie SparkNotes: Nobody Believes That I'm Happy Being Single

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 16, 2014
Dear Auntie, So I'm a senior in college this year and as comes with entering the big bad world a lot of my friends are growing up and getting married, or in serious relationships. There is nothing wrong with this, I'm happy for them and wish... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Nobody Believes That I'm Happy Being Single