Does Sex And Violence Actually Sell?

While sexual ads and violent programs invite viewers’ attention, they may be bad for business. Robert Lull and Brad Bushman check it out.

7 New Parenting Shows That Need To Be On TV

Tired of what’s on television? Doyin Richards shares ideas for seven parenting shows that should be on TV right now.

Nine Weird Things I Hate (Some People Will Understand)

Carl Bosch, with a bit of a rant.

Because You Always Wanted to See Science Bob Blow Up a Watermelon

A watermelon, a soda bottle and liquid nitrogen—BOOM! Literally. Be sure to stay around for the slo-mo replay. And Jimmy Kimmel’s banter is the best.

Don Draper: Lessons for the Modern Man

How does Don Draper reflect the changing roles of men in the 21st century? Adam Garone, CEO and Co-Founder of the Movember foundation, gives his insights.

Why Are We Expected To Root For Torture?

If it were just one movie or TV show, we could dismiss it. But it’s a consistent trope across many different stories. Why?

From Bullied in Newark to the Cover of French Vogue

Andre J. wants to tell you one thing: love yourself. That’s how Andre went from being bullied in the projects to appearing on the cover of French Vogue.

How Outlander is Changing the Business of Gender in Media

There has never been a man on screen quite like this Jamie character. What does that mean to the business of entertainment, and to the portrayal of gender violence on screen?

The Men of Marvel’s Agent Carter

They’re more than just sexist jerks, they’re the heroes of a different show.

Reality (TV) Bites

Fashion blogger Tillie Adelson of MyStilettoLife learns firsthand about the dishonest side of reality TV auditions.

How Can Asian America Ever Be Represented in (White) American Media?

Matthew Salesses offers an adoptee’s take on ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ and explains the hope that comes with seeing someone like yourself in a leading role.

Is There an Attack on Recess? Michael Kasdan Discusses on HLNtv

What are the implications of a world where children are tested and structured and not allowed time to play?

Rudolph’s Dad Is a Jerk: What My Daughter Taught Me About Modern Christmas

Jim Gray watches his all-time favorite Christmas Special with his daughter, and is taken aback by her insightfulness. When did things change?