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The Ultimate Roommate Questionnaire

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJanuary 16, 2015
So, last semester's roommate assignment didn't work out so well, and you're conducting interviews for a suitable replacement. The old vetting method is obviously flawed ("you like Panda Cam, I like Panda Cam, we'll be bosom friends!"), so we've drummed up a questionnaire that gets... More  →
The Ultimate Roommate Questionnaire

Open Thread for January 16!

By SparkLifeJanuary 16, 2015
DRAWINGS, PHOTOS, TATTOOS, WEIRD TYPOGRAPHY.  IF YOU MADE IT, WE WANT IT.  WE WILL KEEP ASKING UNTIL WE GET SOME! Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for January 16!

Auntie SparkNotes: Update! My Friend Came Out, And I Believe Her, But She's Still Driving Me Crazy

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 15, 2015
We've got a treat today, Sparklers! A followup from the letter-writer whose pushy, obnoxious friend came out as trans, in which the drama continues. If you missed Part 1, click here. Hi Auntie! Thanks so much for replying to my last letter. I really appreciated... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Update! My Friend Came Out, And I Believe Her, But She's Still Driving Me Crazy
EXCLUSIVE Sneak Peek at <i>Insurgent</i> Reveals Tris's Haircut, the Amity Faction, Factionless Compound + Insight From Shailene

EXCLUSIVE Sneak Peek at Insurgent Reveals Tris's Haircut, the Amity Faction, Factionless Compound + Insight From Shailene

By Janet ManleyJanuary 15, 2015
For all those of you who got all WHAT IS IN THE BOX after we shared the last trailer for Insurgent, and ogled the new Terminator-ish version of Tris in these splashy pics, we've got an exclusive look behind the scenes that will... More  →

DROP EVERYTHING: JLaw Interviewed Eddie Redmayne & We've Got All the Best Parts!

By Chrissie GruebelJanuary 15, 2015
BREAKING NEWS: Apparently, Jlaw isn't just an unparalleled champ at answering questions, she is also REALLY GOOD AT ASKING THEM. The subject of our Polyjuice potion dreams recently sat down with Golden Globe winner Eddie “Lord of... More  →
DROP EVERYTHING: JLaw Interviewed Eddie Redmayne & We've Got All the Best Parts!

Action Film Blackhat Lets Chris Hemsworth Flex His Coding Muscles Against a New Kind of Monster

By Rebecca Jane StokesJanuary 15, 2015
Tonight, Chris Hemsworth’s new movie Blackhat hits cinemas, and his new short 'do will hack your adrenaline-maker. When a nuclear power plant in China explodes due to a major computer hack, our secret boyfriend who probably gives the BEST back rubs a computer genius who also happens... More  →
Action Film <i>Blackhat</i> Lets Chris Hemsworth Flex His Coding Muscles Against a New Kind of Monster

Chris Hemsworth Falls Victim to One of the Classic Blunders: Never Get Involved in a Water War on Jimmy Fallon's Show

By Nicole DiekerJanuary 15, 2015
Most of us are familiar with that scene in The Princess Bride where the beautiful and dashing Westley sits across from the scheming Vizzini and engages in a battle of wits. (In fact, a lot of us could probably quote the entire thing from memory. "NMore  →
Chris Hemsworth Falls Victim to One of the Classic Blunders: Never Get Involved in a Water War on Jimmy Fallon's Show

The Biggest Cliches About Private School

By Anthony DeVitoJanuary 15, 2015
Ask yourself “Do I own a velvet sport coat, but I’m not a magician?” If you answered "yes," you’re probably enrolled in a private school, according to popular folklore. Here are the other top cliches about attending a private school... You can distinguish between forty different types... More  →
The Biggest Cliches About Private School

Plan Your Oscars-Watching Outfit Around THESE NOMINEES!

By Janet ManleyJanuary 15, 2015
Today, Oscars season was officially kicked off with the award nominations being announced while you lay in bed debating whether to get up and cook yourself some nutritious porridge for breakfast, or just wash down an Eskimo Pie with a cup of coffee. Who... More  →
Plan Your Oscars-Watching Outfit Around THESE NOMINEES!