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CapNiss? Thorzzie? We've Crossed Fictional Universes to Bring You These 'Ships!

By Maddy Aaron and Lila SelleJanuary 5, 2017
Do you spend your time imagining all of your favorite characters hanging out at some sort of intergalactic-cross-series-time-travel arcade bar named something... More  →
CapNiss? Thorzzie? We've Crossed Fictional Universes to Bring You These 'Ships!

6 Superfandoms, Illustrated

By SparkNotesDecember 29, 2016
Over the last year, we've accumulated six illustrations of our favorite fandoms from a handful of talented fandom experts/artists, and the results are almost too relatable... More  →
6 Superfandoms, Illustrated

11 MORE Awkward Moments in Fiction

By ElodieNovember 25, 2016
Remember that time we talked about awkward moments in fiction, and it was pretty much awful? Well, we’ve all collectively... More  →
11 MORE Awkward Moments in Fiction

The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 7, 2016
Thinking of turning over a new leaf, a better leaf this semester? Pondering a run for class president? Do you have the makings of a... More  →
The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

Aliens Like You and Me

By Janet ManleySeptember 12, 2016
The best thing to come out of summer 2016, and this year's most promising Halloween theme is Stranger Things, Netflix's paranormal thriller... More  →
Aliens Like You and Me

Anatomy of a Game of Thrones Fangirl

By SparkLifeAugust 15, 2016
Welcome back to Anatomy of a Fangirl! To see our previous installments, click here. This week, the unparalleled Vitoria Bas gives... More  →
Anatomy of a <i>Game of Thrones</i> Fangirl

The Saddest Fictional Sacrifices of All Time

By Vitoria BasJune 28, 2016
The self-sacrifice is an essential plot-point in so much of fiction. It can be redemptive ("Look...at...me..."), allegorical (when in doubt, safe to... More  →
The Saddest Fictional Sacrifices of All Time