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Enter the SparkNotes Yearbook Awards Now for a Chance to Win a $300 Visa Gift Card!

By Emily WinterApril 1, 2014
Sparklers and Masterminds, You are cordially invited to participate in THE 6TH ANNUAL SPARKNOTES YEARBOOK AWARDS! BOOM. CAN YOU FEEL THE HEAT?  Turn... More  →
Enter the SparkNotes Yearbook Awards Now for a Chance to Win a $300 Visa Gift Card!

Help Us Decide on This Year's Yearbook Awards Categories!

By Emily WinterMarch 12, 2014
Our annual Yearbook Awards is approaching! For the uninitiated, the Yearbook Awards is a contest in which SparkNotes readers submit photos or video... More  →
Help Us Decide on This Year's Yearbook Awards Categories!

Writer Wars: Alien Perspective

By reidfaylorMarch 3, 2014
Hello, writers! Welcome to this week's Writer Wars. How are you? Are you feeling refreshed? Filled with writing energy? Eager to slap... More  →
Writer Wars: Alien Perspective

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Silently Redefines the Word "Awesome" in Lip-Sync Karaoke

By Josh SorokachSeptember 26, 2013
DID EVERYBODY SEE THIS?! Wow, sorry for "all-capping" you. Where are our manners today? Hello. Greetings. Salutations. Now, DID EVERYBODY SEE THIS?... More  →
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Silently Redefines the Word

Who's Your Pick for World's Ugliest Dog?

By Josh SorokachJune 19, 2013
This Friday marks the 25th anniversary celebration of the "World's Ugliest Dog" contest sponsored in part by the word WHAT? Kidding. We... More  →
Who's Your Pick for World's Ugliest Dog?

Write a Song, and You Could Win $1000!

By Emily WinterJune 14, 2013
Now that the 2013 SparkNotes Yearbook Awards are over, we at SparkLife Headquarters wanted to give you guys a fresh... More  →
Write a Song, and You Could Win $1000!

Voting for the SparkNotes Yearbook Awards Ends TONIGHT!

By Emily WinterJune 7, 2013
DEAREST SPARKLENUGGETS. My favorite event of the year—THE SPARKNOTES YEARBOOK AWARDS—is coming to a close tonight at 11:59 PM. (11:59! So... More  →
Voting for the SparkNotes Yearbook Awards Ends TONIGHT!

It's Time to VOTE on the 2013 SparkNotes YEARBOOK AWARDS!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMay 17, 2013
Have you ever wanted to be a bigger part of the democratic process? Or wished to be a mysterious benefactor, handing out... More  →
It's Time to VOTE on the 2013 SparkNotes YEARBOOK AWARDS!

Are You the Biggest Geek EVAR? Then Enter For a Chance to Win $250!

By Josh PeriloMay 9, 2013
Do you have all six Star Wars movies memorized? Can you recite every actor who played the Doctor... in REVERSE ORDER? Have... More  →
Are You the Biggest Geek EVAR? Then Enter For a Chance to Win $250!