WashPost Pans The Hasselhoffs for Being Disingenuous

Apparently the point of the Hasselhoffs' new A&E reality show is not to accurately depict 21st-century American family life, but to help daughters Hayley and Taylor-Ann become rock stars. "It is apparently their birthright," the Post reports, sounding positively peeved. » 12/04/10 12:15pm 12/04/10 12:15pm

The "Wicked Stepmother": Just Another Way Of Keeping Women Down?

The stereotype of the evil, powerful stepmother is just a caricature. But is it possible that we invented this archetype even though stepmothers are arguably the most vulnerable and disempowered members of any blended family? Psychologist Wednesday Martin thinks so. » 11/05/09 5:20pm 11/05/09 5:20pm