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Life According to Ginger: Graduation Weekend

By ContributorJune 7, 2010
There was a ninja at Ginger's graduation ceremony! Wowzers! —SparkNotes editors I'm sitting home right now in my pajamas. My makeup is smudged,... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Graduation Weekend

Auntie SparkNotes: Strident Teetotalers and Sloppy Drunks

By kat_rosenfieldJune 7, 2010
Today, Auntie hears from a Sparkler who doesn't drink—and doesn't want her friends to drink, either. —SparkNotes editors Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I'm an eighteen... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Strident Teetotalers and Sloppy Drunks

Graduation Party Guide: How to Make a Memorable Appearance

By Ed DemariaMay 26, 2010
So you've shaken your principal’s sweaty hand and tripped on stage in front of thousands of people. You're now in possession... More  →
Graduation Party Guide: How to Make a Memorable Appearance

The Dos and Don'ts of Being an Awesome Host

By Ashley SpencerApril 30, 2010
Being a good host means striking the perfect balance between casualness and carefulness—which can also mean the difference between life and death.... More  →
The Dos and Don'ts of Being an Awesome Host

Chris Listens: Reading Books, Writing Stories, and Drinking Alcohol

By Chris_DikenDecember 18, 2009
Holy guacamole, there’s only one weekend left before Christmas. That means if you haven't started buying or crafting or donating-in-someone's-name... More  →
Chris Listens: Reading Books, Writing Stories, and Drinking Alcohol

Parties for Picky Eaters

By Julie KrautDecember 18, 2009
For something so basic, eating is strangely particular. Everyone has his or her likes and dislikes when it comes to food, but... More  →
Parties for Picky Eaters

"The State" Was Like SNL, But Funny

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 16, 2009
It's always good to have a DVD handy to play during a party. And this week, the perfect party DVD was born. "The... More  →

The Friday Awards (It's "Partying" Time...)

By Emily WinterJuly 10, 2009
When you were little, did you think that when someone was kicked off a game show, s/he received a "partying gift"? Did... More  →

Movies for Every Situation

By ContributorJuly 9, 2009
Sparkler inthenameofjd will keep you busy this summer with a list of summer must-sees! Enjoy! —SparkNotes Editors Summer is the time to see... More  →

Graduation Party Survival Guide

By Jeff_AlexanderJune 10, 2009
It's the end of the school year, and for Seniors, it's the end of the world. 'Tis the season for graduation partiesMore  →