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These 8 Foods Would Make the Best SOs (YES, THAT IS THE ACTUAL TITLE OF THIS SLIDESHOW)

By Jon_SkindzierFebruary 4, 2016
Is the concept behind this slideshow completely ridiculous? ABSO-GOURDDAMN-LUTELY. But we here at SparkLife are committed to pushing the boundaries of investigative journalism (nope), and we will defend our choices TO THE DEATH. Now quit shaking your head in bemusement and c More  →
These 8 Foods Would Make the Best SOs (YES, THAT IS THE ACTUAL TITLE OF THIS SLIDESHOW)

Open Thread for February 4

By SparkLifeFebruary 4, 2016
When your pet rock grows up and moves out of home. Send your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pictures on the OT.... More  →
Open Thread for February 4

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Cheated on His Ex

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 3, 2016
Note: Auntie will be away for the next few days. Advice-giving resumes on its regular schedule February 8. Hi Auntie! I am a freshman in college, and have been dating a wonderful, amazing guy for almost three months. We'll call him D. This is my first boyfriend,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Cheated on His Ex

Author Lev Grossman Opens Up About SyFy's Adaptation of His Magicians Novels

By Ryan BrittFebruary 3, 2016
Back in 2009, fans of magical schools, Harry Potter, and fantasy genre mash-ups were introduced to the world of Brakebills and Fillory via Lev Grossman's novel The Magicians. Seven years and two books later, this world and its characters have hit the SyFy channel in an all-new... More  →
Author Lev Grossman Opens Up About SyFy's Adaptation of His <em>Magicians</em> Novels

How to Get Over Your Creative Block

By Elliana EsquivelFebruary 3, 2016
We've advised about writer's block many a time, but what of the world's non-wordy artists? Painters, musicians, freestyle dancers, doodlers—you, too, likely know that feeling of running low on brain juice. Our brilliant illustrator, Elliana Equivel, knows the feeling too. Through her experiences, she's drawn... More  →
How to Get Over Your Creative Block

Valentines Real Talk: I Met My Girlfriend While I Was Dating Someone Else

By Noah AppelbaumFebruary 3, 2016
I don't tend to put a lot of stock in “fate,” but sometimes things just work out like you feel they're supposed to. Sometimes it takes some patience, and sometimes it takes a girl with a big goofy smile who likes good books, makes tea... More  →
Valentines Real Talk: I Met My Girlfriend While I Was Dating Someone Else

Fight off the Undead Hordes of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies with Our Jane Austen Quiz

By Josh PeriloFebruary 3, 2016
This weekend Elizabeth Bennet will kick some serious zombie butt on the big screen and we are SO EXCITED. So, to get ready for the ZombAustenPocolypse (TM), we bring you this week's Jane Austen quiz. Brush up on the classic before you head off to... More  →
Fight off the Undead Hordes of <i>Pride and Prejudice and Zombies</i> with Our Jane Austen Quiz

5 Perfectly Reasonable Reactions To A College Rejection

By Brit McGinnisFebruary 3, 2016
You've applied to your flavorite colleges and universities, and now you're starting to hear back. The first letter arrives, you tear it open and see these five fatal words: "We regret to inform you..." First there's shock. Then there's nothing. And suddenly you're overcome with urgent emotions... More  →
5 Perfectly Reasonable Reactions To A College Rejection

I Did My Eyebrows Like Cara Delevingne for a Week and Here's What Happened

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 3, 2016
True fact: All of Cara Delevingne's body parts contain trace amounts of magic. But after nearly a decade of research (a.k.a. combing Pinterest late into the night), top scientists (a.k.a. myself and my cat) have concluded that the bulk of her powers are concentrated in... More  →
I Did My Eyebrows Like Cara Delevingne for a Week and Here's What Happened

Open Thread for February 3!

By SparkLifeFebruary 3, 2016
What if your camouflage tactic was "look like a mustard couch poof"? Send your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pictures on the OT!... More  →
Open Thread for February 3!