Matthew Salesses illustrates the concept of good netizenship with kittens and celebrities.
Oliver Lee Bateman reviews Chuck Klosterman’s new book I Wear The Black Hat, which isn’t any good but is almost great.
Justin Timberlake’s charm is supposed to work even on the toughest critic. Except, apparently, Matthew Norman’s wife.
Lee McKinstry, the GMP’s new Pop Culture Editor, is calling for your submissions. To begin, she recounts tales of her own super fan past.
s.e. smith explores the question of whether TV shows like “True Blood” and “Girls” have a responsibility to model ethical behavior to their viewers?
I couldn’t help but snap a pic of this Mudflap Guy on the back of a young woman’s car. What do you think? Sexist? Empowering? Hilarious?
These are comments by Nas Who and Mike L on the post “The Dark Knight Rises Is a Pro-Fascist Movie”.
“See we had this assignment, to make this ceramic elephant, and um–and we had eight weeks to do it and we’re s’posed ta, and it was like a lamp, and when you pull the trunk the light was s’posed to go on. My light didn’t go on, I got a F on it.”
Showtime explains how the infusion of “jailhouse culture” into our society is desensitizing our youth to the horrors of the prison system.
Radio Personality Showtime wonders why almost every reality show that comes on TV with a predominantly female, African American cast has to be filled with violence.
“People don’t like me because I’m a hot dog stand.” / “Did you join a gang?” Even in seemingly silly and pointless stories, is a gift of “our secret hopes, in things inside and outside of ourselves.” Two poems by kids.
(TW for mentions of violence, bullying and suicide) About a year and a half ago, a story broke about a little girl who was teased for having a Star Wars water bottle because Star Wars “is for boys.” The geek community rose to her aid, informing her that she shouldn’t let her tastes be dictated […]
As survivors, we often don’t feel worthy of someone believing our stories. But believe me, you deserve people who are willing to listen.
“If you make me laugh, I’ll fall in love with you,” writes N.C. Harrison.
Tim O’Connor was on a golf trip in South Africa when he saw the pair of shoes that will be forever etched in his mind as a symbol of what Mandela was fighting for.
All signs point to the minimum wage being a major issue in 2014.
Gint Aras believes it’s easy to be cool. But alternative? That’s a bit more challenging.
Scott Sonnon knows what is involved in taking a hit. And in preparing for his Tedx Talk he faced the hardest one of all.
Mark Radcliffe reminds us of the importance of communicating love
Jeff Hay thinks parents should lead by example—and that you can learn a lot about a person from the way they handle a bar stool.
Devon Sanders asks if you’d accept the burden of knowing everything about Michael Jackson’s life to possess his talent, fame and fortune for 24 hours.
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
Matthew Remski and Michael Stone write about the spirituality of fatherhood and family life.
Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to adults.
Both he and his father were victims of the random violent attacks, now a South Philadelphia man is demanding city officials tackle the problem head on.