Are You Prepared to Have Everything You Ever Wanted?

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Fouad Alaa wonders if all your dreams came true, could you handle it?

But Think of the Children! What Our Dystopian Moment Teaches Us About Fatherhood and Kids

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We’re in a pop culture cycle of kids in dystopian futures. Bruce Peabody explores why.

How Would You Do in a Hunger Games-Style Situation?

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I would die so hard if I was ever entered in a bloody winner-takes-all tournament to the death.

The Dog Days of Little League

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Michael Kasdan wonders if we are molding our boys into well-rounded strong men—-or pushing them too hard, too fast, too young, into a win-at-all costs Hunger Games arena.

What We Loved in 2012 According to Facebook

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Top trends in 2012 according to our favorite social network

Teenage Dating in a ‘Twilight’-‘Hunger Games’ World

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The effects of romantic role models in young adult fiction color whole generations’ ideas of who they want to be and to love.

“There are few things more attractive than a real man standing before you and saying, ‘This is who I am.'”

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This Comment is by Carla Smith on Tom Matlack’s post “Is There a Moral to John Edwards?”

Heroine Worship: Men and Female Role Models

It’s been over 30 years, but I can still remember my first action figure. Breaking open the package to reveal the molded plastic beneath, making sure not to drop the accesories. I can still recall the white outfit contrasted by the dark brown hair in the distinctive “cinnamon bun” do. Even before I found Han […]

Does it take a Woman to Save the Earth?

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Let’s face it, Harry Potter couldn’t get the job done.

Movies: Seven Minutes of Behind The Scenes Footage from The Hunger Games

Take a look behind the scenes of the sci fi adaptation, slated to hit theaters this month.

Movies: Trailer for The Hunger Games Leaves You Wanting More

A look at the new sci-fi vision is remarkably pale, but entertaining nonetheless.

Movies: Lenny Kravitz (@lennykravitz) and Amandla Stenberg Star in The Hunger Games

The famous singer and the child actor are showcased in new single character posters for the young adult novel adaptation.

Movies: Lenny Kravitz Joins The Hunger Games

Musician Lenny Kravitz joins the cast of the sci-fi novel adaptation.