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Calling All Sparklers: Lend Us Your Ears. And Your Music Reviews. And Your Beach House, If You've Got One.

By Chelsea DaggerMay 4, 2010
All right, Sparklers: it's time to strap on your headphones, charge up your iPods, and bust out your laptops. Why? Because we're... More  →
Calling All Sparklers: Lend Us Your Ears. And Your Music Reviews. And Your Beach House, If You've Got One.

Basic Skills Every Teen Needs to Know

By ContributorApril 19, 2010
helloimamac is so wise, especially on the topic of slang. When this ed was 13, she... More  →
Basic Skills Every Teen Needs to Know

Chris(tmas) Listens: Smoking, Sexting, and Secret Plastic Surgery

By Chris_DikenDecember 25, 2009
I don’t know about you, but I'm celebrating Christmas. That means dudes in red suits, illuminated trees, More  →
Chris(tmas) Listens: Smoking, Sexting, and Secret Plastic Surgery

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterDecember 16, 2009
Sparklers, you're so...good! So moral. So kind. So...unlike your editors. We can't help it: We got a kick out of seeing small children... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Do You Like Music? You Are SO Going to Jail.

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 26, 2009
Pointless worrying is the media's favorite activity ever. Today's news contains yet another report that'll put your parents into a frothing,... More  →
Do You Like Music? You Are SO Going to Jail.

Chris Listens: Tall Guys, Teacher Crushes, and Flirting in Church

By Chris_DikenOctober 9, 2009
Last week, after revealing a few (some might say scant) details about myself and how I obtained this listenership, I... More  →
Chris Listens: Tall Guys, Teacher Crushes, and Flirting in Church

Chris Listens: Trips to Fiji, Loose Friends, and Rock ‘n’ Roll Music

By Chris_DikenSeptember 25, 2009
I have some bad news for you, Sparklers. Summer is over. I just shoved my Garfield beach towel into the... More  →
Chris Listens: Trips to Fiji, Loose Friends, and Rock ‘n’ Roll Music

The Music Snob vs. The Movie Snob

By Dan_BergsteinSeptember 24, 2009
Lurking in every school are two different, yet similar types of students: The Music Snob and The Movie Snob. Each type is... More  →
The Music Snob vs. The Movie Snob

Songs to Help You Read Big European Novels

By Chris_DikenFebruary 23, 2009
We know how you feel. You've a 500+ pager by Charles Dickens or some other long-winded European scribe to read by... More  →