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The 11 Most Awkward Moments in Fiction

By ElodieMay 7, 2014
Awkward moments are awful enough to behold in real life, where you can’t really do anything about them (and where, more often... More  →
The 11 Most Awkward Moments in Fiction

Let's Look at How the Internet Is Adult-Splaining Mean Girls on Its Tenth Anniversary!

By Janet ManleyMay 1, 2014
Mean Girls is the best. The BEST! We all know this. We know that it nailed the power struggles, cliques, and identity crises... More  →
Let's Look at How the Internet Is Adult-Splaining <i>Mean Girls</i> on Its Tenth Anniversary!

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Judgey Friend Why Other People Don't Like Her?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 4, 2014
Dear Auntie, I have a best friend, and we do everything together. We always hang out together mostly just by ourselves. I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Judgey Friend Why Other People Don't Like Her?

7 Signs Your Mom Is Trying to Take Over Your Life

By Christi ChielloFebruary 11, 2014
This post deals with COOL MOM SYNDROME (CMS), and was written by Christi Chiello, whose mom Laura has been suffering from CMS her... More  →
7 Signs Your Mom Is Trying to Take Over Your Life

So Fetch! It's Mean Girls Jewelry!

By Bailey_SwilleyJanuary 14, 2014
Los Angeles jewelers Stella and Bow heard our inner thoughts, dreams, and hopes, and are releasing a Mean Girls-themed jewelry... More  →
So Fetch! It's Mean Girls Jewelry!

10 Adult Actors Who Nail It in Teenage Roles

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 27, 2013
True story, Sparkletariat: your television lies. And it lies hardest of all when it comes to the actors who get cast on... More  →
10 Adult Actors Who Nail It in Teenage Roles

The Funniest Names in Fiction

By Melissa AlbertSeptember 30, 2013
Some fictional names make us smile, and some flat-out make us LOL. Whether they come from distant galaxies, postapocalyptic cultures,... More  →
The Funniest Names in Fiction

The 6 Best Character Transformations in Pop Culture

By Chrissie GruebelSeptember 30, 2013
Remember how in the olden days, all it took to turn "bad” was to paint on leather pants, tease your... More  →
The 6 Best Character Transformations in Pop Culture

The Best Fictional Characters Everyone Forgets About

By ElodieAugust 30, 2013
Protagonists get all the glory, accolades, and victory cookies. But for every protagonist that wins the Big Final Battle or makes a... More  →
The Best Fictional Characters Everyone Forgets About

The Best and Worst Ways to Respond to a Compliment

By Valerie BurnAugust 22, 2013
Why is accepting a compliment so awkward? We think it has something to do with this Mean Girls exchange. Regina George: So,... More  →
The Best and Worst Ways to Respond to a Compliment