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MORE Creepy Text Messages Never to Send

By Jason SaenzJune 26, 2015
It's so easy to get the tone of a text message wrong. A period instead of an exclamation point can turn an expression of excitement into something that sounds more like a threat. "Looking forward to it!" "Looking forward to it." Texting "Hey, what's up" at 7:00 p.m.... More  →
MORE Creepy Text Messages Never to Send

J.K. Rowling FINALLY Reveals the Dursley Backstory

By AddisonJune 26, 2015
It feels like only yesterday when we were sitting on our beanbags and tearing through pages-worth of the Dursley's bigot-driven antics in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—not to mention celebrating the fact that Harry never had to deal with them again (we sooo do... More  →
J.K. Rowling FINALLY Reveals the Dursley Backstory

The Looking for Alaska Movie is No Longer Just a Faraway Dream... It's REALLY HAPPENING

By ElodieJune 26, 2015
On Wednesday, in the deep, dark netherworld of the Internet, there was a brilliant burst of white light as JOHN GREEN ANNOUNCED THAT THE LOOKING FOR ALASKA MOVIE IS OFFICIALLY HAPPENING. IT EVEN HAS A DIRECTOR AND EVERYTHING. We know this became a thing... More  →
The <em>Looking for Alaska</em> Movie is No Longer Just a Faraway Dream... It's REALLY HAPPENING

Open Thread for June 26!

By SparkLifeJune 26, 2015
Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for June 26!

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Such a Perfectionist About Who I Date?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 25, 2015
Hi Auntie, I'm a freshman in high school. I have had two or three girlfriends (I'm gay), the relationships spanning anywhere from two weeks to six months. I am currently single but may be going on a date soon. I had always only dated friends,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Such a Perfectionist About Who I Date?

The Debate You've All Been Waiting For: Grumpy Cat or Christmas Mug?

By SparkLifeJune 25, 2015
For the last three weeks, SparkLife's resident debate team (membership: 2) has gone through some of the most pressing of life's eternal questions. We argued over breakfast foods, rap-battled over optimal body temperature, and almost competed in a jousting tournament to settle More  →
The Debate You've All Been Waiting For: Grumpy Cat or Christmas Mug?

The WORST Fictional Character Blind Dates

By Iracema and Kate AllanJune 25, 2015
Remember the first time you saw that Cappuccino-flavored Lays at the checkout aisle of your local Target? Remember that gag reflex and the dreaded realization that your potato chip realm and your coffee universe had come together to create this caffeinated tuber aberration More  →
The WORST Fictional Character Blind Dates

This Three-Year-Old Gave the Most Intense Motivational Speech You'll EVER SEE

By Emily BrownJune 25, 2015
What you're about to witness is either one of two things: the cutest three-year-old on the planet delivering her rendition of Shia LaBeouf's famous motivational speech, or Shia LeBeouf on helium dressed as Boo from Monsters Inc. Regardless, it's been scientifically proven that... More  →
This Three-Year-Old Gave the Most Intense Motivational Speech You'll EVER SEE

We KENT EVEN with This Stonehenge Made out of Refrigerators

By AddisonJune 25, 2015
Last Sunday marked the summer solstice, or the LONGEST day of the year. Other than getting to watch three whole extra minutes of Kimmy Schmidt in the daylight, we were up to our eyeballs spending time doing NOTHING. Because we literally have... More  →
We KENT EVEN with This Stonehenge Made out of Refrigerators