Superheroes as Role Models: Today's Heroes Send the Wrong Message to Boys

Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark in Iron Man 2. Credit: Francois Duhamel, Paramount
Without the cape, Superman was just mild-mannered, clumsy Clark Kent, who could never quite get the girl. By day, Spider-Man was the shy and dorky Peter Parker. A...

Toy Fair 2010: 10 Cool New Toys for the Grade School Set

For those who have never been to Toy Fair, the Toy Industry Association's annual New York trade show, try to imagine the biggest toy store on the planet. Then imagine something much, much bigger. Now, fill it with toys from huge companies such as ...

Is Terrence Howard an overprotective father?

Mr. Howard seems to think so! After reading this snippet on IMDB, I'm starting to think so too! Actor Terrence Howard, known best perhaps for those gorgeous eyes, has admitted to threatening to kill his daughter's boyfriend. The Iron Man (and, my...

Gwyneth Paltrow balances motherhood and a new movie

When Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow stepped away from Hollywood to be a stay-at-home mom, people wondered if she had made the right decision. Like many women who put a successful career on hold to raise their kids, she was taking a lea...

"My dad is the Father of the Century"

I'm glad I was working at home when I came across this story; most of my co-workers are not the sorts who think very highly of a grown man crying. This is a pretty cool story of a man whose love for his son drove him -- literally -- to Herculean feat...


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