We ranked the worst breakups in literature
Tfw you don't have the energy to deal with Mr. Rochester
How indecisive are you on a scale from 1 to Hamlet?
Classic literature, mansplained
Why Hermione should've dated Fred instead
WE'RE NOT KIDDING (WE'RE 100% KIDDING CALM DOWN)
8 Books That Actually SHOULD Be Banned
September 20, 2018
8 Books You Won't Believe Got Banned
May 15, 2018
Good, important books get banned all the time. It’s dumb, sure, but unfortunately it’s nothing new. For instance, you probably wouldn’t be...
Judy Blume Brings the Realness, Has Something to Tell Your Parents
September 16, 2015
For fans of YA, Judy Blume is our
Mufasa in the sky
, always there to guide us and give us #realtalk...
About That Weird Censorship
An Open Letter to School Administrators and Yearbook Editors
April 24, 2015
To the administrators and editors who
blacked out the text of a girl's "feminist" t-shirt
in the yearbook: "Feminist" is not...
Cover Your Eyes!!!
Student's "Rape Culture" Art Piece Banned, Rape Culture Magically Disappears
May 14, 2014
That thing is happening again, where an artist's freedom of expression, their message, the baring of their soul, is censored because it...
Should "Blurred Lines" Be Banned?
September 23, 2013
Robin Thicke might have had the worst best summer ever. First his single becomes the song of the summer and everyone's all,...
This Sparkler Post was popular enough to be featured on SparkLife!
August 27, 2013
SOPA, also known as the Stop Internet Piracy Act and House Bill 3261, is a bill proposed by Texas representative
Is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Too Hot For Middle Schoolers?
August 2, 2013
Here at SparkLife headquarters, there are just two things that make us weep with frustration: not being able to get the cap...
Oh, That Dirty Dictionary
January 28, 2010
If you're between the ages of 12 and 20, and you've ever spent time unsupervised in a library, classroom, or other area...
Oh, the Vulgarity: Great Books with Raw Language, Profane Themes, and Poor Grooming Habits
June 23, 2009
Students at Chicago’s Antioch High School might want to get an early start on their summer reading this year—'cause one of the...
18 Ways to Respond to Awkward Questions at Holiday Parties
The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts
Shakespeare Quotes That Would Make Great Tinder Bios
10 Fictional Outfits You Can Wear to Thanksgiving Dinner That Will Make Your Grandma Say, "You're Wearing THAT?"
15 Ways to Break Up Any Argument at the Dinner Table This Thanksgiving
What Every Zodiac Sign Should Write About For Their College Application Essay
Auntie SparkNotes: My Grandma Slut-Shamed My Cosplay
Pick 5 Fictional Couples and We'll Tell You if Your Relationship is Doomed
The 7 Most Hardcore Deaths in Literature
All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence
How to Kiss, According to Shakespeare
The 7 Most Underrated Heartthrobs in Fiction
QUIZ: How Dateable Would You Be in the 16th Century?
The 15 Most Iconic Lines in All of
7 Dirty Jokes You Didn't Catch in Shakespeare's Most Popular Plays
What You Thought These Famous Literary Quotes Meant VS. What They