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Interview With A Sparkler, Round: Shakespeare Was An Idiot

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 11, 2011
That's right, we said it. That old bard was dumb as a bag of half-price bricks. All that "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" stuff may have sounded pretty, but it was garbage.... More  →
Interview With A Sparkler, Round: Shakespeare Was An Idiot

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 11, 2011
Today's pick was picked because: a) it reminds me of an old teacher of mine who used to show us these commericials, and b) I love the E-trade baby commercials. They're clever and... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for February 11

By Emily WinterFebruary 11, 2011
This anonymous Sparkler's cat is named Toffee. Is Toffee possessed by a demon named Chad? No. Toffee is yawning. Get with the program. The Sparkler also said Toffee likes to rip giant lizards to shreds. We're no longer so sure about Chad. ... More  →
Open Thread for February 11

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 10, 2011
Ever watched your parents try to text? Isn't funny? But also, sad. And that's when you realize your life will never be the same. Which is why you should all love this video! I'm pretty sure everyone can relate...... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for February 10

By Emily WinterFebruary 10, 2011
This anonymous Sparkler sent us the sweetest message with this sunset pic... Hey Sparkitors! I know you all are always extremely busy so I thought I'd send you this picture of a sunset I took to remind you it's nice to relax and enjoy all the... More  →
Open Thread for February 10

Breaking My Technology Addiction: The Future

By ContributorFebruary 9, 2011
CaptainFF5 wrote two earlier posts about giving up technology, and actually managed to stick to her guns. We're impressed! —Sparkitors A long while ago, I posed a challenge to myself to cut down on my electronic use. I gave... More  →
Breaking My Technology Addiction: The Future

A N00b's Guide to Tumblr

By ContributorFebruary 9, 2011
Thanks for the tips, wicked639! But we're curious: can you reblog your own blog? —Sparkitors So there is this wonderfully amazing place called Tumblr. I absolutely love it; it reminds me of SparkNotes—multitudes of hilarious people, interesting posts, quirkiness,... More  →
A N00b's Guide to Tumblr

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 9, 2011
You may notice that I seem to have a love of destroying adorable, sugary food—or at least posting videos about it. But hey, who hasn't wondered what the most creative way to murder a marshmallow peep ... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 9, 2011
Surprisingly, you guys weren't as averse to sociopathic llamas as we thought you would be; last week's clip scored a 7.61, which ain't too shabby for a video in which some guy's hands get eaten by a talking animal. We're hoping... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for February 9

By Emily WinterFebruary 9, 2011
nycomic56 says... This is a groundhog (or a woodchuck, I don’t know the difference). In case you didn’t notice, its adorable. We say, we're nature-less New Yorkers. That looks like a... turtle? Octopus? Grizzly bear? Yeah, a grizzly bear to us.... More  →
Open Thread for February 9