The princess/superhero culture does more harm to your kids than you think.
We always think we’d be the hero or the good guy. But would we really?
Tom van Laer explores why dystopian fiction is so popular, and what effects it may have on younger people.
Fouad Alaa wonders if all your dreams came true, could you handle it?
We’re in a pop culture cycle of kids in dystopian futures. Bruce Peabody explores why.
I would die so hard if I was ever entered in a bloody winner-takes-all tournament to the death.
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.
Top trends in 2012 according to our favorite social network
The effects of romantic role models in young adult fiction color whole generations’ ideas of who they want to be and to love.
This Comment is by Carla Smith on Tom Matlack’s post “Is There a Moral to John Edwards?”
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…
Let’s face it, Harry Potter couldn’t get the job done.
Take a look behind the scenes of the sci fi adaptation, slated to hit theaters this month.
A look at the new sci-fi vision is remarkably pale, but entertaining nonetheless.
The famous singer and the child actor are showcased in new single character posters for the young adult novel adaptation.
Musician Lenny Kravitz joins the cast of the sci-fi novel adaptation.