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Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterMarch 17, 2010
We're overrun with Awesome Things! We have 1000 Awesome Things, and one of those Awesome Things is called 1000 Awesome Things! *convulses on the floor* We need to make room in our inbox. We need... multiple Awesome Things today. Okay? Okay. Thing 1: The Salmon... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Become a Scriptwriter in 30 Days...Or Else!

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 17, 2010
If you’re wondering why I’m staying up all night with my hands hovering over the computer keyboard as I stare impatiently at the calendar, it’s because Script Frenzy is about to begin in just (eek!) fifteen days. So, I better make this quick. What... More  →
Become a Scriptwriter in 30 Days...Or Else!

Open Thread for March 17

By Emily WinterMarch 17, 2010
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Sparklers! Did you know that anyone can celebrate St. Patrick's Day, even if they're not Irish? Here's how: 1. Throw some green confetti into the air. 2. Do a jig. 3. When a ginger falls in a puddle, mumble something about "the luck of... More  →
Open Thread for March 17

Open Thread for March 16

By Emily WinterMarch 16, 2010
This fresh water stingray is named Hoover, and belongs to Sparkler Dominio77. A pet stingray?!?!? Scary! Doms, does Hoover let you feel his velvety soft underside, or tickle your scalp by playfully sucking up some of your hair, or... you know what? We think... More  →
Open Thread for March 16

Cute Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterMarch 15, 2010
Sparklers, meet Lucky. Lucky belonged to skysquirrel417, who says he was her best friend from 1st grade until he passed away recently. Doesn't Lucky look so peaceful staring out the window of skysquirrel417's car? We love this pic because it was taken of Lucky's... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Open Thread for March 15

By Emily WinterMarch 15, 2010
"Beware the ides of March," a soothsayer warned Caesar, according to Shakespeare. Apparently, the ides of March (aka March 15) are still terrifying, because people have been tweeting about it all morning. Even more terrifying is that your editors used to think the line... More  →
Open Thread for March 15

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterMarch 12, 2010
Welcome back to The Friday Awards. This is a very special week. You see, we've been getting e-mails from Sparklers who want to nominate other Sparklers for awards, and that got us thinking about just how much award-wielding power we actually have. Even though we... More  →
The Friday Awards

Open Thread for March 14

By EmmaMarch 12, 2010
This is rachel1408's dog, in a portrait snapped after a hike. The dog's name? Cutie Pie. When you guys send us pictures like this, we forward them around to each other in emails with subject lines like "THE SPARKLERS ARE TRYING TO KILL US WITH... More  →
Open Thread for March 14

Open Thread for March 13

By EmmaMarch 12, 2010
Thanks for this snuggly Sea World pic, Mrs.NickJonas!! This is exactly what we look like when we wake up from our three-hour post-brunch nap. Sparklers, send your cute pictures to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for March 13

Open Thread for March 12

By Emily WinterMarch 12, 2010
YESSSS! It's Friday again! Today we're featuring some original artwork from faeriesparkler. The obvious inspiration was Mr. Berg-face, but we see some Auntie SparkNotes in here, too. LOL-worthy work, faeriesparkler!... More  →
Open Thread for March 12