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Career Wha? The Fashion Designer

Career Wha? The Fashion Designer

By Ashley Brooke RobertsDecember 9, 2014
Career Wha? is designed to give you a little insight into different careers, because lots of teens have no clue what to do in the grownup world beyond “fake it with a briefcase until you make it.” If you have a suggestion for a career... More  →

Other Christmas Miracles

By reidfaylorDecember 9, 2014
For every snowman that comes to life and angel that gets its wings, there's a lesser known but equally awesome Christmas miracle. More  →
Other Christmas Miracles

Anna Kendrick's The Last Five Year Trailer Makes Us Want to Dance in the Streets & CRY FOREVER

By Katherine MollyDecember 9, 2014
If you are a fan of A: Anna Kendrick (and let's be real, who isn't?), B: the feeeeeeelz, and/or C: obscure but TOTALLY AWESOME off-Broadway musicals, THEN THIS IS A THING YOU MUST WATCH NOW! For those of you not in the musical-theater-know, The Last Five... More  →
Anna Kendrick's <em>The Last Five Year Trailer</em> Makes Us Want to Dance in the Streets & CRY FOREVER

Get Your Dork on With Frank Portman's Hyperrrr Sequel King Dork Approximately, Out Today!

By Janet ManleyDecember 9, 2014
ICYMI, Frank Portman is everything we wish we could be: unabashedly obsessed with Holden Caulfield, cursed with terrible nicknames, suspicious of teachers, and one of the funniest authors OF. ALL. TIME. You may already be in love with his YA creation, Tom Henderson, star... More  →
Get Your Dork on With Frank Portman's Hyperrrr Sequel <i>King Dork Approximately</i>, Out Today!

THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: TATE

By Janet ManleyDecember 9, 2014
Janet has crushed on just about everything, from boys to rowing coaches to English teachers to ski patrollers to boys with mohawks to Jack Black to Nick Miller. At times, she has worried that her crushability might not have a limit. What next, she has worried, a... More  →
THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: TATE

Hold on to Your Elder Wands, Sparklers: J.K. Rowling Is Releasing Brand New Content About DRACO MALFOY!

By ElodieDecember 9, 2014
Apparently even an Umbridge exposé can't exhaust the magic quill of J.K. Rowling—as evidenced by the glorious fact that starting December 12th, she'll be releasing new material on Pottermore every single day until Christmas! All you have to do is answer a daily riddleto... More  →
Hold on to Your Elder Wands, Sparklers: J.K. Rowling Is Releasing Brand New Content About DRACO MALFOY!

"Why Are You Crying?" Response Extender Pack

By Jason SaenzDecember 9, 2014
NO ONE BELIEVES YOU WHEN YOU SAY YOU HAVE BEEN CUTTING ONIONS. THEY SEE RIGHT THROUGH THAT RUSE TO YOUR SWOLLEN, PUFFY FACE. Try one of these excuses instead. My parrot just ate my homework. My parrot just ran off with my dog. My parrot keeps drawing pictures of... More  →

Open Thread for December 9!

By SparkLifeDecember 9, 2014
IS IT ALREADY DECEMBER 9?!! Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for December 9!

Auntie SparkNotes: When Should I Be Monogamous About Coffee Dates?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 8, 2014
Dear Auntie, I’ve spent five happy years listening to you dispense your sage words of advice to the Sparkler community, but in all my years I have not once come across a column dealing with the possibly trivial problem that now faces me. I recently moved to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: When Should I Be Monogamous About Coffee Dates?