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10 Life Lessons You Can Only Learn as a Middle Child

By Brandon SpecktorJune 16, 2015
Things in the middle are the best—just ask the Golden Mean, or toasted marshmallows, or Nebraska! Being a middle child, however, can... More  →
10 Life Lessons You Can Only Learn as a Middle Child

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Straight Friend That I Have a Gay Crush On Her?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 10, 2015
Dear Auntie, I'm having some serious girl issues, and I haven't really had the opportunity to talk to anyone else about it. I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Straight Friend That I Have a Gay Crush On Her?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Agree to an Open Relationship to Be with the Girl I Love?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 1, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I fell in love with my best friend, “Z.” It happened about four years ago, and we spent a... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Agree to an Open Relationship to Be with the Girl I Love?

8 Things John Mayer Taught Me About Life

By AddisonOctober 22, 2014
John Mayer is my all-time favorite musician, even if he doesn't always let his duet partners do much of the... More  →
8 Things John Mayer Taught Me About Life

Don't Accidentally Insult the Movie Stars (& Other Things I Learned During My Internship at a Film Festival)

By ElodieSeptember 23, 2014
Over the summer, I somehow wrangled myself an internship at a film festival. The glitz! The glamour! The long hours answering phones and... More  →
Don't Accidentally Insult the Movie Stars (& Other Things I Learned During My Internship at a Film Festival)

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Figure Out What To Do After College?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 20, 2014
Dear Auntie, I will be graduating a semester early from college in December. I haven't made any friends since I came to college... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Figure Out What To Do After College?

7 Life Lessons We Learned from Amy Poehler

By Josh SorokachJanuary 24, 2014
Amy Poehler guided me through the most difficult breakup of my life. I was 22, and new enough to New York City... More  →
7 Life Lessons We Learned from Amy Poehler

Life Skills We Learned From Ordering Pizza

By ShivaniJanuary 23, 2014
If the internet could rebuild the food pyramid, pizza would definitely become the foundation, if not the entire structure. It’s... More  →
Life Skills We Learned From Ordering Pizza

5 Self-Help Books You Shouldn't be Embarrassed to Read

By Bo LarkinSeptember 27, 2013
You need help. We all need help. Though So You Fart Uncontrollably in Public, Now What? may not be a title... More  →
5 Self-Help Books You Shouldn't be Embarrassed to Read

6 Lessons They Don't Teach You in Driver's Ed

By ShivaniMarch 14, 2013
Getting your license and finally being able to drive yourself around like an adult is one of the best experiences in the... More  →
6 Lessons They Don't Teach You in Driver's Ed