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BTW Our TXT Cover is Totally Blown, TTYN

By Valerie BurnAugust 19, 2014
Super legitimate and definitely up-to-date news source the Mail Online has us totally busted. The site recently published a list of "emerging list of new-age abbreviations," including incredibly new abbrevs (ABBVZ) such as LOL, OMG, and FYI, as well as the more subversive TGIF,... More  →
BTW Our TXT Cover is Totally Blown, TTYN
INCREDIBLE SPARKLER COSPLAY

INCREDIBLE SPARKLER COSPLAY

By SparkLifeAugust 19, 2014
We asked for cosplay pics and YOU DELIVERED! As promised, we are now stuffing ourselves into a cannon and ligthing the fuse because HO BOY THESE ARE AMAZING. Get clicking!!! More  →

Taylor Swift Goes Rogue With a New Video and a Live Stream

By Valerie BurnAugust 19, 2014
If you were on the internet yesterday, you might have felt the sonic boom as T. Swift dropped her awesome new single, "Shake It Off." She had been hinting about 8.18 on Instagram and elsewhere, so it's no... More  →
Taylor Swift Goes Rogue With a New Video and a Live Stream
<i>The Giver</i> As Reviewed By A Professional Doodler

The Giver As Reviewed By A Professional Doodler

By ziggykelsmanAugust 19, 2014
A few disclaimers before this review: The last time I read the book The Giver was around 1995, so I could be hazy on some details of the original source material. Also, from here on out, this will be ALL SPOILERS. Opening Scene: The film starts out in black and white. A voi More  →

What in Zeus?! Is Cracking Your Knuckles Actually Bad?

By Andrew TavinAugust 19, 2014
Hello again and welcome back to What in Zeus?!—the column where we look at old wive's tales, rumors, and scientific suppositions to see what's true and what's FILTHY FILTHY LIES TOLD BY DIRTY HOBBITISES! Today's question: is cracking your knuckles actually bad for you? You've probably lost... More  →
What in Zeus?! Is Cracking Your Knuckles Actually Bad?

Open Thread for August 19!

By SparkLifeAugust 19, 2014
Slury and here is your open thread for today!! Thanks to rach_da_crazy for the sweet pic! "I'm having an identity crisis- fish or... More  →
Open Thread for August 19!

Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: New Kid Nerves

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 18, 2014
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Dear Auntie, This year, I'm going to a big public school. Last year, I was home schooled. Before that, I went to a small private school, so I'm not used... More  →
Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: New Kid Nerves

Michael Brown Was Shot: Why, How, When, What, WHAT, WUT?

By H. Alan ScottAugust 18, 2014

It’s difficult to write a concise 'splainer on the events unfolding in Ferguson, because things seem to change at such a quick pace that anything we write will be old news in an hour. We DO have scattered facts about the initial shooting that

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Michael Brown Was Shot: Why, How, When, What, WHAT, WUT?