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Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Jokes About My OCD

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 3, 2015
Dear Auntie, I guess I'll start with saying that mild to moderate obsessive compulsive disorder runs in my dad's side of the family. My grandfather has it, my dad has it, I have it. There was a very large period of my life where I didn't... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Jokes About My OCD

Bookworms: This Baby IS YOU

By Emily BrownSeptember 3, 2015
I could not let this footage go unseen by your eyeballs, Sparklers. If you're a bookworm, the emotions streaming out of this forlorn baby hit so close to home that you should make sure you're at least 100 paces away from the nearest Harry Potter... More  →
Bookworms: This Baby IS YOU

Would You Rather... (There's 10 MILLION BUCKS on the Line!)

By ElodieSeptember 3, 2015
Before we find out what twisted things you people would be willing to do for some cold, hard cash, I feel like we should pay tribute to last week's question. I asked whether you'd rather be able to jump in and out of existing fictional worlds or have your own stories come t More  →
Would You Rather... (There's 10 MILLION BUCKS on the Line!)

Cat Café and Cupcakery Combine! Okay, Okay, Just in a Dictionary.

By Taylor NolesSeptember 3, 2015
Everyone knows that it's fun to make up new words. Example: "Hurging" is when you hug somebody so hard that you start to crack their back. "Squeebling" is the sound and action your dopey, adorable dog makes when you get home from school.... More  →
Cat Café and Cupcakery Combine! Okay, Okay, Just in a Dictionary.
EXCLUSIVE: <i>The Scorch Trials</i> Interview Bonanza: Dylan O'Brien Reacts to His Hand Fandom, Dexter Darden Talks Carbo-Loading, Scorching Is Had

EXCLUSIVE: The Scorch Trials Interview Bonanza: Dylan O'Brien Reacts to His Hand Fandom, Dexter Darden Talks Carbo-Loading, Scorching Is Had

By H. Alan ScottSeptember 3, 2015
Regardless of whether your shoes are tied and you are ready for it, The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials is smashing its way into theaters and through the soft weaves of its stars' dystopian henleys on September 18, and we recently sat down with all the stars, including GL More  →

Everything You Need to Know About School You Already Learned in The Hunger Games

By Janet ManleySeptember 3, 2015
If, like me, you like to spend Saturday night aka "date night" re-watching Catching Fire with your overfed tabby and a hubcap of popcorn, you will be full up on Hunger Games wisdom nuggets—things like, you can trust the shiny merman, and when in doubt, assume the entire... More  →
Everything You Need to Know About School You Already Learned in <i>The Hunger Games</i>

100 Things That Will Turn You From Girl to Woman

By Christi ChielloSeptember 3, 2015
RT if you eye roll when you hear the phrase "that summer, I went from being a girl... to being a woman" on television. The way movies and commercials tell it, one second you are stuffing Play-Doh up your nose and pooping in the pool, and the next you are taping your boobs More  →
100 Things That Will Turn You From Girl to Woman

How to Deal with Trolls

By andrew joanisSeptember 3, 2015
The modern phenomenon of internet trolls (hailed by some as skilled artisans, derided by others as the bottom-feeders of the internet) has eclipsed the centuries-old but e'er-relevant phenomenon of actual trolls. While a simple Google search of "how to deal with trolls" wi More  →
How to Deal with Trolls

Open Thread for September 3!

By SparkLifeSeptember 3, 2015
Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pictures on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for September 3!

Jem and the Holograms Is Ready to Explode Hearts, Speakers, Keytars

By Janet ManleySeptember 2, 2015
We have watched the trailer for Jem and the Holograms about 40 times at this point, and COLOR US PINKY PURPLE if it doesn't make us want to live like every day is the VMAs. (The... More  →
<i>Jem and the Holograms</i> Is Ready to Explode Hearts, Speakers, Keytars