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The Creepy Picture: A True Tale of Terror

By Andrew TavinOctober 23, 2014
I always used to enjoy staying ay my Bubbie's (Yiddish for grandmother) house in New Jersey. Our cousins would often come over,... More  →
The Creepy Picture: A True Tale of Terror

True Stories: That Time My Battery Died and It Ruined My Life

By SparkLifeOctober 8, 2014
The following post is brought to you by our sponsor, the tablet Microsoft Surface, which boasts baller battery life.  Have you ever... More  →
True Stories: That Time My Battery Died and It Ruined My Life

THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: BOY ON A FARM

By Janet ManleyJuly 25, 2014
Janet has crushed on just about everything, from boys to rowing coaches to English teachers to ski patrollers to boys with mohawks... More  →
THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: BOY ON A FARM

THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: RICK

By Janet ManleyMay 8, 2014
Janet has crushed on just about everything, from boys to rowing coaches to English teachers to ski patrollers to boys with mohawks... More  →
THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: RICK

Writer Wars: True Stories

By reidfaylorJanuary 27, 2014
You guys nailed last week's prompt. In writing your true stories, you warmed my heart so much you could effectively cook a... More  →
Writer Wars: True Stories

Origin Stories for 8 Confusing Articles of Clothing

By Chrissie GruebelJanuary 9, 2014
Shirt. Pants. Ok, fine. Yes. Understood. But some of this other fashion nonsense? Cocoon cardigan? Ponte pants? Wut. How’d they get so... More  →
Origin Stories for 8 Confusing Articles of Clothing

A Sordid (And Abridged) History of Lip Synching

By Chrissie GruebelDecember 9, 2013
Let's have a conversation about truths and lies—or as some people like to call it, "lip synching" (or as other people like... More  →
A Sordid (And Abridged) History of Lip Synching

Our Best BFF Stories

By Janet ManleyDecember 4, 2013

Happy BFF week, Sparklers! In case we didn't mention it (we definitely didn't), it's BFF week, which just means we're celebrating instances of

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Our Best BFF Stories

A List of Things the Internet Told Me About My Ear Infection

By Valerie BurnJune 10, 2013
We associate ear infections with toddlers and swimming lessons during the summer after third grade. Turns out, grownup ear infections are VERY... More  →
A List of Things the Internet Told Me About My Ear Infection