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Open Thread for November 15!

By SparkLifeNovember 15, 2014
Riding our bikes anywhere leaves us in perpetual fear it will get stolen or otherwise hacked to bits to be sold on the black market for bikes… YIKES. Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for November 15!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Thought Dating Was Supposed To Get Better In College

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 14, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, Something has been really deeply bothering me for a while now and I was wondering if you could shed some light on it. I know it may sound insane, but what are my chances of dying alone? And I don't mean that in a... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Thought Dating Was Supposed To Get Better In College

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Cook Up a Batch of Impersonations, Including Alan Rickman, Taylor Swift, and Tom Hiddleston (SWOON!)

By Nicole DiekerNovember 14, 2014
Okay, so Benedict Cumberbatch is starring as computer scientist and WWII code-breaker Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, which opens November 21. (Have fun figuring out whether you're going to see Benedict Cumberbatch or Katniss Everdeen first, since both movies open on the same day!) We've... More  →
Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Cook Up a Batch of Impersonations, Including Alan Rickman, Taylor Swift, and Tom Hiddleston (SWOON!)

Just How Humble Is Anna Kendrick? Find Out in This Week's Celeb Twitter Slideshow!

By Aislinn ShevlinNovember 14, 2014
Check out this week's coolest, funniest, and craziest tweets right here! HAPPY FRIDAY!  More  →
Just How Humble Is Anna Kendrick? Find Out in This Week's Celeb Twitter Slideshow!

How To Celebrate Each Relationship Anniversary: High School Edition

By Andrew TavinNovember 14, 2014
Did you know that a couple's first anniversary is their "paper anniversary"? Presumably that is because they are still paying off the wedding at the one-year mark (THOSE SHERLOCK INVITATIONS DON'T PAY FOR THEMSELVES). A couple's third anniversary is their "leather" anniversary, because... More  →
How To Celebrate Each Relationship Anniversary: High School Edition

The Friday Awards: Tips for Cleaning Your Fridge

By Renda DingNovember 14, 2014
Exciting developments, Sparklers! We have SECRET CHALLENGE winners at last! Several enlightened Sparklers correctly guessed the answer  was "Benedict Cumberbatch," so in honor of your efforts we have prepared a letter of congrats. Feel free to print it, frame it, put it on mugs, shoes, pet... More  →
The Friday Awards: Tips for Cleaning Your Fridge

Kale And Peetniss Go Head to Head in New Mockingjay Clip

By Janet ManleyNovember 14, 2014
YOUR DAILY SOURCE OF MOCKINGSAUCE HAS ARRIVED, PANEMANIANS. The triad we deserve, JLaw, Hutch and Hemmie, appeared on Good Morning America to debut a Mockingjay Part 1 clip and generally shenanigan their way through a segment. (Pizza night at Josh's house is my happy place). THE CLIP IS EVERYTHING.... More  →
Kale And Peetniss Go Head to Head in New <i>Mockingjay</i> Clip

Sherlock! Star Trek! Otters? Dream Themes for Benedict Cumberbatch's Cumberwedding

By Nicole DiekerNovember 14, 2014
We cannot marry Benedict Cumberbatch—some of us have to remind ourselves of that fact every day—but we can plan his wedding! How better than to celebrate the Batch no longer being a bachelor than to throw ourselves against a church window screaming "marry me instead!" like... More  →
Sherlock! Star Trek! Otters? Dream Themes for Benedict Cumberbatch's Cumberwedding

Ask Jono: How Should I Message My Crush?

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 14, 2014
Hi Jono! (I feel like I know you so well after reading every single article you've ever written-not being creepy or anything...) So I have a problem *sighs dramatically.* There's a guy and it's long and complicated but here goes... So this guy in the year above... More  →
Ask Jono: How Should I Message My Crush?