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Open Thread for March 28

By EmmaMarch 28, 2010
Daisy, one of s7lovesbeatles' cats, looks so cute and defenseless snoozing in this basket. But there's another side to Daisy... THE DICTATOR SIDE! Doesn't it look like Daisy's about to deliver a speech from atop her box balcony? Don't bite us, General Meow!... More  →
Open Thread for March 28

Open Thread for March 27

By EmmaMarch 27, 2010
s7lovesbeatles snapped this photo of two critters in a pet shop. We can't decide if they are: A) Plotting their escape B) Taking a nap C) Mad at each other D) Showing off their cute butts... More  →
Open Thread for March 27

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterMarch 26, 2010
We're doing The Friday Awards on THURSDAY night! From BED! In our PJs!!! This is so awesome. Okay, okay, this isn't about us. It's about...we forget. Oh right, YOU! You hilarious, insane, and passionate Sparklers who deserve recognition and a day off. How bout this, we'll take... More  →
The Friday Awards

Open Thread for March 26

By EmmaMarch 26, 2010
Every time we think Dan can't get any more brilliant, he goes and writes a post like this. Our favorite part: "My rap name would be Phalcon. Or maybe just Dan. I would rap about dinosaurs, jetpacks, and Japan. And I would wear lots of gold, but... More  →
Open Thread for March 26

The 2nd Annual Yearbook Awards Are Here!

By EmmaMarch 25, 2010
When this editor was in high school, she won Best Actress. It was thrilling—but her joy was mixed with pain. You see, her mother won Best Rear View (aka Best Butt) when she was a senior. And her little sister won the very same superlative when... More  →
The 2nd Annual Yearbook Awards Are Here!

Open Thread for March 25

By Emily WinterMarch 25, 2010
We're pretty much obsessed with this ador-larious computer drawing by MissLovegood, which she did in the style of Auntie SparkNotes. And since we're on the subject of Our Lady of the Lobsters, this is a great place to announce that she'll be... More  →
Open Thread for March 25

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterMarch 24, 2010
We like this week's Awesome Thing because we happen to be musically-challenged. We tried playing in a band for a while, but we were BAD. Awful! Gag-inducingly horrible! It would have been so much better if we could have just played the drums with our... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for March 24

By Emily WinterMarch 24, 2010
This is LizzieB95's little buddy, Grape. LizzieB95 says Grape (aka Piggus, Grapeuus, and Oinkus) is loving and curious. The camera-shy guinea pig in the background is Welch. Grape and Welch kind of remind us of our childhood guinea... More  →
Open Thread for March 24

Open Thread for March 23

By Emily WinterMarch 23, 2010
It's another gloomy day in New York, so we were excited to see this cheery artwork by BellaSwan1. But, "Sparklers Sparkle in the sun"??? Does this mean you guys are... vampires?!??!?!? Noooooooooooooo!... More  →
Open Thread for March 23

Cute Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterMarch 22, 2010
No wonder  checkersocks's cat is so small—it has to share a house with 15 (!!!) other felines! Yep, this Sparkler has 16 cats. She sent us a bunch of pics, and we couldn't resist this big-eyed, bigger-eared, knee-sized little thing. What kind of caption... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week