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Enter MindHut's Marvel Amazing Spider-Man Sweepstakes!

Enter MindHut's Marvel Amazing Spider-Man Sweepstakes!

By Josh PeriloJuly 28, 2014
Five lucky winners will each receive a brand spanking new Amazing Spider-Man: Behind the Scenes and Beyond the Web to celebrate Marvel Day for Get Pop Cultured. Heck, if it were up to us EVERY DAY would be Marvel Day! Tony Stark would... More  →

What Your Decision to Quit Trumpet (and Other Pursuits) Says About You

By Andrew TavinJuly 28, 2014
Sometimes enough is enough. You gave it a good go. You tried. You really, really did and it just wasn't for you. That's OK. Sometimes it's fine to quit. No one will judge you for it, though they may JUDGE YOU for quitting, handing down... More  →
What Your Decision to Quit Trumpet (and Other Pursuits) Says About You

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Petite Trailer Has Teasers in All the Right Places

By Janet ManleyJuly 28, 2014
We have slept at the office all weekend waiting for this moment; waiting for our first glimpse of the Mockingjay. And the Mockingjay is indeed dangled in front of us for a tantalizing moment, before being snatched away. We must wait... More  →
<i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1</i> Petite Trailer Has Teasers in All the Right Places

Open Thread for July 28!

By SparkLifeJuly 28, 2014
Thanks for the photo, Anastasia!

Luck of the Irish

Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com to be featured on an OT! Help us to help you to help us!

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Open Thread for July 28!
We Interviewed the Cast of The Hobbit: Five Armies at SDCC!

We Interviewed the Cast of The Hobbit: Five Armies at SDCC!

By Josh PeriloJuly 27, 2014
So much Jackson! An abundance of Serkis! A veritable plethora of Cumberbatch! We got to attend The Hobbit press junket, ask some pressing questions, and even find out who Evangeline Lilly thinks DOESN'T know how to pronounce the name Smaug. Check out the insane coverage! More  →

Open Thread for July 27!

By SparkLifeJuly 27, 2014
Thanks for the pic, levackkid!

In philosophy we were doing the "what is art?" unit, and our teacher told us to make a drawing with meaning.  This was my group's masterpiece.  We actually had a purpose for each aspect of it

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Open Thread for July 27!
The Amazing Women of SDCC Cosplay!

The Amazing Women of SDCC Cosplay!

By Josh PeriloJuly 26, 2014
If there's one thing that can be said about SDCC cosplay this year, it's that it was all about the women! The female cosplayers have dominated and brought some amazing ingenuity and specificity to their wild and varying costumes. So, let's hear it for the amazing women of 20 More  →

Open Thread for July 26!

By SparkLifeJuly 26, 2014
Thanks, DoctorClaraHolmes!

I made Spaghetti Neopolitan for dinner. It's a Japanese dish made with sausage, spaghetti, onions, peppers, ketchup, and Parmesan. It's good too. Here's the recipe if you're interested. 

Enjoy!

 

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Open Thread for July 26!

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Wanted to Take a Break... How Do I Get Him Back?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 25, 2014
Hello Auntie, I, like every other LW in the universe, am having boy trouble. To properly explain, allow me to backtrack about two years. I met Robbie a few weeks before the beginning of our senior year of high school. We started dating and a few months... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Wanted to Take a Break... How Do I Get Him Back?

COMIC CON EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Writer Brian K. Vaughan

By Josh PeriloJuly 25, 2014
If you've read comic books in the last decade, then you have at least HEARD OF Y: The Last Man, the apocalyptic tale of a world where all men suddenly die at the exact same moment, except for one (un)lucky fella. It was one of... More  →
COMIC CON EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Writer Brian K. Vaughan