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The Official SparkLife Review of Hamilton

By Emily BrownJanuary 21, 2016
Last I spoke of Hamilton, I was out preaching the gospel of Lin-Manuel, freaking out over the possibility of spoken... More  →
The Official SparkLife Review of <i>Hamilton</i>

The WORST First Kisses in History

By andrew joanisJanuary 13, 2016
Think your first kiss was bad? Historically speaking, you've done a lot better than the... More  →
The WORST First Kisses in History
A History Geek's Guide to <i>The Hunger Games</i>

A History Geek's Guide to The Hunger Games

By Emily BrownNovember 20, 2015
Welcome to a history geek's guide to an even bigger history geek's dystopian novel! It comes as no surprise (or as a huge... More  →

Flirting Through History

By Emily BrownNovember 16, 2015
After extensive archival research,* I propose to you my hypothesis that the act of flirting has existed as a total enigma since... More  →
Flirting Through History
How Well Do You Know Your Shakespeare Quotations? Geek Quiz Wants to Know!

How Well Do You Know Your Shakespeare Quotations? Geek Quiz Wants to Know!

By Josh PeriloNovember 11, 2015
One line is all you have to make a guess About which play the very quote is from. Your knowledge of The Bard will... More  →

Why We Have NO CHOICE but to Embrace the Word "Bae," as Evidenced by History

By Emily BrownOctober 29, 2015
If there are two things in this world on which you and I can agree, it's that 1. peanut butter is objectively... More  →
Why We Have NO CHOICE but to Embrace the Word "Bae," as Evidenced by History

The Hamilton Musical Cast Recording Is Busting Over With Colonial Hunks

By Nicole DiekerSeptember 30, 2015
There are three types of people in the world: those who have spent the past weekend listening to theĀ Hamilton original cast recording... More  →
The Hamilton Musical Cast Recording Is Busting Over With Colonial Hunks
Little Known Facts About Famous Innovators

Little Known Facts About Famous Innovators

By Jon LyonsSeptember 24, 2015
Many brilliant men and women throughout the centuries have contributed wonderful things to humanity, but being human themselves, they were ultimately still... More  →

Mount McKinley Renamed Denali (Thanks, Obama! No, Really. Thank You)

By Emily BrownSeptember 2, 2015
A few days ago, President Obama wielded his executive powers and restored Mount McKinley to its aboriginal name of Denali, which resulted... More  →
Mount McKinley Renamed Denali (Thanks, Obama! No, Really. Thank You)