Sporknotes: The Coronation of Napoleon

Two years ago, I tried to get a blog off the ground that would do what spark notes does: explain things you should probably know as a “cultured” human being in an understandable way. Except Sporknotes, my poor little brainchild, would be so much more! I had plans to sum up current events, movies, mythologies, languages, […]

Sporknotes: Spongebob Squarepants Extras

If you follow me on the Twitter, you may have noticed that I’ve decided to immerse myself in Spongebobbery this week. It just … feels right. Before delving into the greater mysteries of Bikini Bottom, I want to make a shout-out, if you will, to my favorite extras on the show, and I don’t mean […]

Sporknotes: Letter of Intent

So, you’ve decided to apply for grad school. Let me be the first to say — I am so sorry. I had such a hard time writing my letter of intent for grad school. Ask my friends, ask my boss — there were constant waterworks. Because writing about yourself is really hard. Especially when it […]

Sporknotes: Black Swan

This time last year, I tried to get a blog off the ground that would do what spark notes does: explain things you should probably know as a “cultured” human being in an understandable way. Except Sporknotes, my poor little brainchild, would be so much more! I had plans to sum up current events, movies, mythologies, […]