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A Day In The Life of a Socially-Clueless Smart Kid

By ContributorSeptember 14, 2010
Real Alias, you just need to rock some confidence pants—that social awkwardness will disappear in no... More  →
A Day In The Life of a Socially-Clueless Smart Kid

Hanging with Your Ex: All the Fun, None of the Awkward

By Lucy HutchinsonAugust 31, 2010
"I think we should still be friends." "Yeah, I'd like that." This is possibly the most optimistic exchange of words since, "You know, I'm... More  →
Hanging with Your Ex: All the Fun, None of the Awkward

Auntie SparkNotes: Age-Discrepant Mingling

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 23, 2010
Sure, this post is great, but we really just want to know how Auntie SparkNotes learned to draw alligators so well.—Sparkitors Hello, Auntie... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Age-Discrepant Mingling

Auntie SparkNotes: Father Knows FAIL

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 9, 2010
Now we're fixated on the word "lurk." Lurk lurk lurklurklurk. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, So I'm having this issue with my dad. He's a single... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Father Knows FAIL

Auntie SparkNotes: Screw Perfect

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 6, 2010
We say "awnty"...and sometimes "ant-y." Because we're fickle weirdos (aka not perfect). —Sparkitors Hello Auntie! In your head, do you pronounce Auntie "ant-y" or... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Screw Perfect

How to Deal With Unexpected First Date Questions

By Lucy HutchinsonAugust 2, 2010
First dates are nerve-wracking. You most likely bring a mental list of questions and topics to bring up in case the conversation... More  →
How to Deal With Unexpected First Date Questions

Auntie SparkNotes: The Red Scare

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 30, 2010
Oh, Auntie! Sometimes we just want to hug you through our moniters. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, I have a bizarre and slightly embarrassing/infuriating problem. I'll... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Red Scare

Bad Dinner Table Conversation Topics

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 27, 2010
One of life's most uncomfortable sounds—falling somewhere between Chalkboard Fingernails and The Chittering Noise Insects Make In Movies—is the Dinner Silence. Whether you're... More  →
Bad Dinner Table Conversation Topics

Auntie SparkNotes: Dad's Dirty Little Not-So-Secret

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 20, 2010
Today, Auntie hears from a Sparkler who keeps finding porn on the family computer. Yiiiiikes. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie Sparknotes, A month ago, I was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Dad's Dirty Little Not-So-Secret

Interpreting Your Goodnight Diss

By Pete CroattoJuly 15, 2010
Don't worry, this isn't another post about kissing; it's about something much worse: NOT KISSING—otherwise known as "gettin' rejected," otherwise known as... More  →
Interpreting Your Goodnight Diss