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Open Thread for July 31

By EmmaJuly 31, 2010
nerdy_chick01 snapped this pic in the park. nerdy_chick, did you consider stealing the pup and running away as fast as you could? Just wondering!... More  →
Open Thread for July 31

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterJuly 30, 2010
Buzzzzzzzz zerrrrrrm PLUNK BiiiiZZZZZZZZump. Sparklerszzzzzzzzmmmbmbmp we ffllllllurrrrrg can't grind! concentrate zoom because there's CRASH construction going on in the zip! office today. So please pardon us if we BANG!!! seem distracted. Um, hey construction guys? Would you mind—yes you with the power tools, bloodshot eyes, and... More  →
The Friday Awards

Open Thread for July 30

By Emily WinterJuly 30, 2010
Yesterday, Pistaciosaregreat sent us a pic of one grumpy cat. TODAY, another Sparkler wants to one-up her. Meeeeeeeow! This pic of TWO GRUMPY CATS is from Princesscat_A, and it makes us wonder which Sparkler has THE MOST grumpy cats?!... More  →
Open Thread for July 30

Open Thread for July 29

By Emily WinterJuly 29, 2010
We love this short, grumpy e-mail from Pistaciosaregreat about her grumpy cat. Somehow, it brightened our morning: Here's a grumpy cat. She's called Poppy and is unfortunately mine. Send your grumpiest pics to contribute@sparknotes.com for publication on an open thread! ... More  →
Open Thread for July 29

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 28, 2010
Well color us WRONG, Sparklers. Last week, we predicted that you'd mutiny at the sight of a Twilight-related video clip, but we've hardly ever been more mistaken (let's not bring the Pancake Milkshake of '98 into this). You've officially been bitten by the... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for July 28

By Emily WinterJuly 28, 2010
Duuuuuude, today's awesome open thread art is so indie rock. It looks like it should be the album cover for a band called Michael and the Ceras (Make the LadyTigers Swoon with Awkwardsauce). The fantastic artist, JustAPoorBoyInaANatatorium, says... Foxes are awesome. Jackelopes are awesome. Put... More  →
Open Thread for July 28

Open Thread for July 27

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 27, 2010
Did this editor forget YET AGAIN that it's her day to post an Open Thread? Yes, Sparklers, she did. And what better way to punish her than by giving her a REWARD, right?! Sure! So here, in all their undeserved glory, are an ego-inflating photo... More  →
Open Thread for July 27

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 26, 2010
Guys, is this not the FUNNIEST photograph you've EVER SEEN?! Okay, so maybe we're exaggerating just a TAD, but we never met a hermit crab (or a hyperbole) that we didn't love. This pic was submitted by ~Flyergirl~, who... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

QUIZINATOR: The Goblet of BAM—HP Part 5

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 26, 2010
There's something you may not know about us, Sparklers: we are GIANT wimps. Yes, it's true. We are weenies of the highest degree, which is why we cried like Creeveys (that's basically a synonym for "babies," right?) at the end of the The Goblet... More  →
QUIZINATOR: The Goblet of BAM—HP Part 5

Open Thread for July 26

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 26, 2010
We're not gonna lie: this photo (sent by freunin101941) scares the jimminy-Christmas outta us. But it's good to face your fears, especially on Mondays! Right? RIG—oh god, we're too terrified to even fake the necessary enthusiasm. SPARKITORS OUT.... More  →
Open Thread for July 26