A reference indicating that the person being doubted is lacking in the mock politeness required to convince someone that the person really cares about attending to events, duties or rituals that no-one should ever be asked to perform.
From a quote from the movie Donnie Darko. Sparklemotion is a set of six year old girls doing a Solid Gold dancers act.
You're not going to the Berkeley protest for organic leeks? Somehow I doubt your commitment to Sparklemotion!
A style of music characterized by female singer songwriters with an emphasis on melody, and an unaggressive (although some say pretentious) style. Good examples are Jane Siberry, the Indigo Girls, Sarah McLachlan, and Kate Bush.
The name itself is from the Happy Rhodes mailing list, but has since become a term in its own right.
"Yeah, she was a goth until one day she came wearing a camisole and dress with flowers on it, and she's singing songs about how California wants to be New York or something. She's gone totally ecto."