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Eat Better and Get Stronger in 2015 So You Can Reign Supreme Over All Beings Great and Small

By Chrissie GruebelJanuary 13, 2015
Your outsides are looking real good, everyone—great job! You radiate a glow of limitless potential! Your cheekbones are cut from the sharpest cuttlefish and your eyes shine like beautiful sea rocks. IF ONLY Joseph Gordon-Levitt had met you first, you know? Things might have turned... More  →
Eat Better and Get Stronger in 2015 So You Can Reign Supreme Over All Beings Great and Small

All the Times that Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Made Us Laugh, Cringe, & Do Victorious Hip Thrusts During the 2015 Golden Globes

By Katherine MollyJanuary 13, 2015
Not gonna lie: The main reason we watched the 2015 Golden Globes is because we want to be co-host Tina Fey when we grow up. Okay, that's SORT OF a lie. We watched the Golden Globes because we want to be co-host Amy Poehler when... More  →
All the Times that Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Made Us Laugh, Cringe, & Do Victorious Hip Thrusts During the 2015 Golden Globes
BEHOLD: the Most Glorious Dresses, Cheekbones, & CumberBombs of the 2015 Golden Globes!

BEHOLD: the Most Glorious Dresses, Cheekbones, & CumberBombs of the 2015 Golden Globes!

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 13, 2015
Dagger Disclaimer: ONE MILLION APOLOGIES FOR THE LATENESS OF THIS SLIDESHOW, BUTTSKIS! Once again, our photo site failed to post the Golden Globe pix in a timely manner, so I spent most of yesterday alternately shaking my sweaty fists at the sky, being eaten alive by murd More  →

New Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Full of Evil Baymax and Lots of Sadface

By Nicole DiekerJanuary 13, 2015
The new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer just launched, and boy-oh-boy is it a downer. While the first Avengers movie was pretty much "WHEEEEE! We get to be Avengers together! Friendship! Brotherhood! Driving off in convertibles with a new science buddy!" the second... More  →
New <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> Trailer Full of Evil Baymax and Lots of Sadface

Quvenzhané Wallis and Why It's Annoying When People Mispronounce Her Name

By Valerie BurnJanuary 13, 2015
Quvenzhané Wallis is a dream. She's hilarious in interviews, cute as a button (remember how she did her bit about how parents should LISTEN TO THEIR KIDS with her mom in the room at our interview?!! LOOLLL), and a tremendous actress.... More  →
Quvenzhané Wallis and Why It's Annoying When People Mispronounce Her Name

Open Thread for January 13!

By SparkLifeJanuary 13, 2015
I dunno man, that house looks awfully vulnerable... Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for January 13!

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Still Think About My Exes?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 12, 2015
Dear Auntie, What is an appropriate amount of time to think about exes when you're in a relationship? Here's the thing, I do not miss my exes! And I love my boyfriend. He's easily the most amazing person I've ever dated and one of the most... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Still Think About My Exes?

We Want to Read Your Fortunes: Send Us Your Palms, Tea Leaves, Tarot Cards and Spooky Words You Find in Your Alphabet Soup

By Janet ManleyJanuary 12, 2015
TODAY IS NOT THE FIRST TIME we have withdrawn the velvet curtain from our seeing eyes and looked piercingly into your souls like the Nazgul. We have previously analyzed your avatars and sung all the colors of your auras. BUT NOW WE WANT YOUR... More  →
We Want to Read Your Fortunes: Send Us Your Palms, Tea Leaves, Tarot Cards and Spooky Words You Find in Your Alphabet Soup
The Great Butterbeer Showdown: We Test-Drive the Top Recipes and Award the Triwizard Cup to the Best!

The Great Butterbeer Showdown: We Test-Drive the Top Recipes and Award the Triwizard Cup to the Best!

By KathJanuary 12, 2015
"Seriously," said my buddy Amy recently. "You really gotta go to Universal Studios sometime. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!" "I know," I said. "Butterbeer's there!" "It's like a fangirl's dream come true," said Amy, a bit louder. "You can actually go in the shops and More  →

The Top Ten Curses in Nerd History, Not Including the One That Made Ron Barf Slugs

By Jason SaenzJanuary 12, 2015
Skipped over at basketball tryouts? Spurned by that cute boy in psychology? Constantly retching up slugs on the turf at school? You might be the victim of an ancient curse! But before you can break the spell, you need to figure out exactly... More  →
The Top Ten Curses in Nerd History, Not Including the One That Made Ron Barf Slugs