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Myspace vs. Facebook: The Verdict is In

By Emily WinterMarch 6, 2009
You know what really thrashes our tail? As much as the media talks about the MySpace/Facebook Rivalry, no one ever seems to want to declare the winner. For example, just this week, USA Today "wondered" if Facebook's newest improvements put them ahead of... More  →

We Are All 30 Rockers

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 5, 2009
On last week’s 30 Rock, Liz Lemon convinced Kenneth the Page to accompany her on a mad race to Queens, just so she could retrieve her lost phone from a nefarious cab driver. Why all the urgency? Because the phone contained a naughty... More  →

Who Needs Science When You Have Metaphors?

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 5, 2009
Last night, we learned that Locke successfully stopped the brain-melting time warps—but in doing so, he trapped the gang in 1974. As the suddenly somber Daniel Faraday puts it, "The record is moving again, but playing the wrong song." This isn't the first time Faraday has... More  →

Set Your Watch Back for Watchmen

By Jeff_AlexanderMarch 5, 2009
After a quarter of a century, the film version of Alan Moore's graphic novel Watchmen is finally coming to the big screen. Of course, that quarter-century means that by now it's become something of a period piece. So for those of you who weren't alive... More  →

SparkNotes Cartoon Zone

By Emily WinterMarch 5, 2009
Quel horror! A day at the mall turns, ugh, political when our two heroines reach the makeup counter. What will happen when the girls’ favorite lipsticks—Perfect Pink and Ravishing Red—have been replaced?! Read the comic after the... More  →

The Thirteen Types of Bosses

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 4, 2009
Everyone must deal with bosses (unless you started your own assassin business, in which case, are you hiring?). A boss can be your best friend or your worst nightmare, and often you won't know which until it's too late. To give you a hand, we've... More  →

Can You Think On Your Feet?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 4, 2009
If you’ve ever looked around the room during class, you’ll notice that there’s a whole lot of twitching going on. Billy Tweedles is kicking the chair in front of him, Devin McFatwad is wiggling around like he’s got to pee, Lindsay Chickenbutt is bouncing up... More  →

The Devil Runs in Prada Heels: Part One

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 4, 2009
As someone who worked in magazines for a time, mostly as an intern, I am almost able to justify my fascination with the brain candy that is the Style Network’s new reality show, “Running in Heels.” Sure, it's a thinly veiled infomerical for... More  →

Things that Will Ruin Your Life in the Night 101

By Emily WinterMarch 4, 2009
If you live in the suburbs, you probably hate it. There's not one good thing about the sterile rows of houses, lack of culture, and rash of Applebee's, right? Wrong. We at SparkNotes can tell you that your parents' pristine house has one thing going for... More  →

Mail Goggles: It Just Might Save Your Life

By Katie_RolnickMarch 3, 2009
By the time something digital makes its way to the pages of the New York Times, the rest of us already know about it. For example, this week's tip on Gadgetwise, the Times' blog about personal technology, is about editing photos on Picasa. Um, duh. But,... More  →