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If Books Were Bands

By Ana RuizAugust 10, 2016
Any hardcore fan of The Doors knows that the band got its name from Aldous Huxley's book The Doors of Perception. If I had... More  →
If Books Were Bands

How Good a Scholar of Shakespeare and/or Taylor Swift Are You?

By SparkLifeAugust 10, 2016
Think you're a 1989-level Swiftie phenom? Believe that the only plot more convoluted than King Lear is that of the perplexing Tay-Tay-Katy Perry... More  →
How Good a Scholar of Shakespeare and/or Taylor Swift Are You?

Which Taylor Swift Are You?

By Amanda BellJuly 13, 2016
Taylor Swift might still be young, but the girl has already gone through enough publicized ~phases~ to give us all a case... More  →
Which Taylor Swift Are You?

Here's What Happened When I Met My Hero

By Kelly HoffmacherJune 17, 2016
Confession: I was named after Joe Strummer, leader of the 70’s punk band The Clash. My real name is…well, you can probably... More  →
Here's What Happened When I Met My Hero

My All-Time Favorite Dadvice

By Kelly HoffmacherJune 15, 2016
It’s a close call. I can’t quite decide between two pearls of wisdom from the old man. Maybe you can help. One... More  →
My All-Time Favorite Dadvice

Which Drake Lyrics Describe Your Life?

By Emma W.May 31, 2016
We all know that Drake is secretly the oracle of Delphi. Take this SparkTest to find out which of his cryptic sayings describe... More  →
Which Drake Lyrics Describe Your Life?

Everything We Learned at a Q&A With Lin-Manuel Miranda Was Beyond Our Wildest Dreams

By Emily BrownMarch 9, 2016
When my neighbor told me Lin-Manuel Miranda was coming to a private middle school near our town in New Jersey to give a... More  →
Everything We Learned at a Q&A With Lin-Manuel Miranda Was Beyond Our Wildest Dreams

Real Talk: The Female Singer-Songwriters of the Mid-'90s Got Me Through Middle School

By Amanda BellFebruary 18, 2016
High school may have a bad rap for being brutal, but for me it was the middle school era that... More  →
Real Talk: The Female Singer-Songwriters of the Mid-'90s Got Me Through Middle School

Find Your Valentine's Anthem: Slow-Dance Jams of the 2010s

By ziggykelsmanFebruary 11, 2016

We could argue that the '90s or even the early aughts were the slow jam’s true golden age, what... More  →

Find Your Valentine's Anthem: Slow-Dance Jams of the 2010s