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Open Thread for March 22

By Emily WinterMarch 22, 2010
This is Ally, potterlover19's dog. We love her eyebrows and whiskers!!! We want an Ally!!!... More  →
Open Thread for March 22

Open Thread for March 21

By EmmaMarch 21, 2010
We love this picture from kylxy. The Sparkler's bangs are pretty, and are those jams the Mankler's wearing? Cute!... More  →
Open Thread for March 21

Open Thread for March 20

By EmmaMarch 20, 2010
read_my_mind says, "This picture is adorable: it's a cat having had a bath. Who doesn't love anything more than a wet moggie?" We have two questions: 1. Why is British slang so much cuter than American slang? 2. Don't cats bathe themselves? We feel... More  →
Open Thread for March 20

The Friday Awards

By NashMarch 19, 2010
Hi Sparklers, I'm Nash, the new intern. I decided to give the eds a break today by handling the Friday Awards myself. I spent days picking through this week's platter of scarring sex-ed stories and gruesome teacher-desks findings, and I'm not ashamed to say some of... More  →
The Friday Awards

Writing a Sparkler Post in 6 Not-So-Easy Steps

By ContributorMarch 19, 2010
Sparkler jewbiegirl hate us?!??!?!??! Nooooooooooooo! —SparkNotes editors Out of the many things I’ve tried in my life, writing a SparkNotes post has been one of the hardest. I’d like to warn everybody about the steps they will most likely go through as they try... More  →
Writing a Sparkler Post in 6 Not-So-Easy Steps

Open Thread for March 19

By Emily WinterMarch 19, 2010
This morning at 5:30 a.m., a truck broke outside of this editor's apartment. She thought it was the apocalypse. Did you know it's really hard to get back to sleep after you think it's the apocalypse? Due to lack of sleep and residual mental chaos from... More  →
Open Thread for March 19

Tweets of the Distant Future

By Robert IsenbergMarch 18, 2010
What will the future bring? Androids and space travel? Grimy dystopian cities, full of cyber-crime and smog? Whatever happens, Twitterers will report on it in 140-character updates. Here are some messages we might read on our triquarters: ZOMG I <3 hoverboards!!!! Flying saucer parked me in. WTH?! Ril... More  →
Tweets of the Distant Future

Open Thread for March 18

By Emily WinterMarch 18, 2010
We love the e-mail we got with this pic from Sparkler MistySilvermace, so we decided to share it: Hi, this is MistySilvermace... I thought I'd contribute my photo of my two Burmese cats, Maya and Kiki- Kiki is the one with the freaky glowy... More  →
Open Thread for March 18

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!