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Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterApril 22, 2010
LOL LOL LOL. This video reminds us of the Shel Silverstein poem "Sick," and is brought to you by Sparkler 1grobanite. WARNING: THERE IS MENTION OF PMS. (Just thought we'd letcha know, since you did NOT like watching a cupcake... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for April 22

By Emily WinterApril 22, 2010
Happy Earth Day, Sparklers!!! Our first Earth Day activity is to recycle... a photo that we previously used somewhere in SparkNotes history. We found it on our server. Isn't it adorable? Don't the puppy eyes just shout, "PLEASE REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT!!!"??? ... More  →
Open Thread for April 22

Announcing the Finalists in the 2nd Annual SparkNotes Yearbook Awards!

By EmmaApril 21, 2010
We're so excited we feel kinda queasy. THE YEARBOOK AWARD FINALISTS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED! ...and VOTING STARTS TODAY! Sorry to shout, but we're really into this. We got, like, a skillion nominations. Most of them were so good. And some of them made us laugh so hard... More  →
Announcing the Finalists in the 2nd Annual SparkNotes Yearbook Awards!

Open Thread for April 21

By Emily WinterApril 21, 2010
sweetiepie94, we love the way you "S." :) And speaking of "S"...last night's Glee (we promise, no plot spoilers) was all about...¬†"Smushing." You know... "mixing"?! You know!!!¬†S-E-X!!! This editor watched the whole episode thinking, "I really, really hope no Sparkler is watching this with his/her parents. Because... More  →
Open Thread for April 21

Open Thread for April 20

By Emily WinterApril 20, 2010
We get so many pics of puppies and kittens, and then...this? We love it for its originality and pure randomness. The Sparkler who took this picture, Aditrs, says: Hey Sparkitors! The office chair I use to sit on when I go on my desktop... More  →
Open Thread for April 20

Cute Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterApril 19, 2010

What could be cuter than a frog hanging from a piece of bamboo?

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Cute Thing of the Week

Open Thread for April 19

By Emily WinterApril 19, 2010
Ugh, who else has a case of the Mondays? This ed's rainbow train from Brooklyn got stopped for 20 excruciating¬†minutes because of some weird train door problem. The conductor just kept saying, "Uhhhh, I dunno. I dunno what to do." Lucky for us, we've got... More  →
Open Thread for April 19

Open Thread for April 18

By EmmaApril 18, 2010
There's nothing worse than the Sunday night blues, when you're fighting with your friends, the weekend's over, and you're dreading going back to school. But what if your school had an awesome fake wall, like this?? ...OK, Sunday nights would still stink, but not quite as much. A... More  →
Open Thread for April 18

Open Thread for April 17

By EmmaApril 17, 2010
At first we thought this was a picture of a fluffy hamster leaping toward a mountain range. But it turns out to be... A kitty named Sugar! Vingland, who sent in these pics, says, "Sugar feels that petting her is highly a privilege, so if... More  →
Open Thread for April 17

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterApril 16, 2010
SparkNotes Editors Friday To Do List: -Ride a rainbow to work. -Pay for an egg and cheese sandwich in pennies, dimes, lint, and mysterious foreign currency we found in our puppet drawer (don't ask). More  →
The Friday Awards