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Snapchats from Star Wars

By ElodieAugust 11, 2016
Snapchat is our enduring cultural legacy. There are future world leaders out there right this very second who are taking selfies with the bread filter or face swapping with their cat, and I think we can all agree that’s fantastic. Personally I don’t send a lot of selfie More  →
Snapchats from Star Wars

Open Thread for August 11!

By SparkLifeAugust 11, 2016
Send your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pictures on the OT... More  →
Open Thread for August 11!

Auntie SparkNotes: What If My Friend Thinks I Came Out Just to Copy Him?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 10, 2016
Hi Auntie SparkNotes! I'm in a dilemma right now. I have a friend (let's call him Charlie) and we go back years. We're really close, we have the same interests, music tastes, sense of humor. He recently came out as gay, and just before he did I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: What If My Friend Thinks I Came Out Just to Copy Him?

How Well Do You Know Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

By ElodieAugust 10, 2016
"How well do you know Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?" is a rhetorical question, actually, with the unspoken rhetorical answer being "better than I know my entire self." Look, I'll level with you here: we like our readers to know things. It reflects well... More  →
How Well Do You Know Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

What's the Deal with Ilvermorny?!

By Maddy Aaron and Kelsey MurphyAugust 10, 2016
Is the house we got sorted into cool? Is Pukwudgie the American version of Hufflepuff? Are all schools of magic started by orphans? These are the burning questions that Maddy and Kelsey need answers for. If you have the answers (or your own queries) watch... More  →
What's the Deal with Ilvermorny?!

If Books Were Bands

By Ana RuizAugust 10, 2016
Any hardcore fan of The Doors knows that the band got its name from Aldous Huxley's book The Doors of Perception. If I had a shred of musical talent, there is a great chance that I'd follow in the footsteps of Modest Mouse, Belle & Sebastian, Titus Andronicus,... More  →
If Books Were Bands

The Perfect College for Every Zodiac Sign

By Kelly HoffmacherAugust 10, 2016
Picking a college can feel as frustrating as searching for Teddy Lupin in Cursed Child (too soon? Not soon enough?). Lucky for you, I’ve put together a guide using none other than your zodiac sign to point you in the right direction.  Skeptics to the left—I'm a total believer... More  →
The Perfect College for Every Zodiac Sign

How Good a Scholar of Shakespeare and/or Taylor Swift Are You?

By SparkLifeAugust 10, 2016
Think you're a 1989-level Swiftie phenom? Believe that the only plot more convoluted than King Lear is that of the perplexing Tay-Tay-Katy Perry tiff? In honor of Barnes & Noble's Vinyl Day, which takes place THIS SATURDAY at Barnes & Noble stores across the nation and... More  →
How Good a Scholar of Shakespeare and/or Taylor Swift Are You?

Open Thread for August 10!

By SparkLifeAugust 10, 2016
Send your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pictures on the OT... More  →
Open Thread for August 10!