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Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 20, 2010
We took one look at this photo, with its anonymous hindquarters, its well-placed Honda, and its, er, orthodontically-challenged horse, and we thought to ourselves, "THERE ARE NO WORDS TO DESCRIBE THIS SCENE." But apparently, we were wrong; luckothegaelic has plenty of... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiDecember 20, 2010
Today's pick is called the Lame Site List and it (coincidentally) is a list of some of those lame web sites out there. "Why?" I hear you asking. Three reasons: 1) Everyone likes to waste time on the internet. I'm just trying to make your time wasting... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for December 20

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 20, 2010
It's -45 degrees here in New York (that may have been a slight exaggeration, but you can't prove anything), and apparently, travelwriter21 is feeling the chill as well: I went outside this morning and realized something...... More  →
Open Thread for December 20

Open Thread for December 19

By EmmaDecember 19, 2010
This amazingly beautiful photo makes us think of snacks. Why? Because hello!'s email starts like this:

Dear Sparkitators (I hope iĀ spelledĀ it right),

You didn't, but Sparkitators sounds like tater tots (just go with it), so we heartily approve!

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Open Thread for December 19

Open Thread for December 18

By EmmaDecember 18, 2010
Anggik's latest masterpiece cheered us up...at first. But then we noticed that postscript. "P.S. Be GOOD SANTA'S COMING." And we remembered accidentally-on-purpose stealing our friend's favorite pants and never "remembering" to give them back. Will Santa still give us... More  →
Open Thread for December 18

Interview With A Sparkler, Round: None of Us Are Going Platinum Any Time Soon

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 17, 2010
It's become painfully apparent that despite all of our best efforts (we had a righteous jam session in the copy room one time), none of us Sparkitors have the chops to make it big in the music world. We lack the necessary talent, the essential... More  →
Interview With A Sparkler, Round: None of Us Are Going Platinum Any Time Soon

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiDecember 17, 2010
Today's pick is just random. And funny. And I think you Sparklers can appreciate that, right? Send in your favorite random things to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for December 17

By Emily WinterDecember 17, 2010
lia.lovegood says this is picture of her looking excited, but she's not sure what she's excited for. We think you should be excited for squirrels and French toast. Why? WHY NOT?!... More  →
Open Thread for December 17

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiDecember 16, 2010
Today's pick goes up because, well, it's the end of the semester (for this intern, at least), and my brain is just in that weird sort of mood. So ... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for December 16

By Emily WinterDecember 16, 2010
You might see this picture and think, "Awhawhawha?" 'olwhatshername explains...Us Sparklers were jetpacking and talking on the OT, and I got the idea for TDN-Twilight Demolition Night. Everyone, bring/steal any and all merchandise related to twilight! That includes your $45 collector dolls.... More  →
Open Thread for December 16