Superstar: A Cautionary Tale Of A Pop Star And Her Controlling Parents

Fame in the music industry tends to fuck people up, big time. Especially when it happens to a young person whose own family members have a vested interest in his or her success. Britney Spears, of course, is just the latest example. (See also: Jackson, Michael). For much of her life, every aspect of the singer's… » 1/07/08 7:30pm 1/07/08 7:30pm

Behind Every Tomboy Is A Blonde, Spoiled Brat

The forthcoming Daring Book for Girls is meant to teach young women skills that are not stereotypically "feminine", like how to play cards, how to make a handlebar-scooter from scratch, and how to do karate. It seems like an admirable enough idea, until you watch the video that publisher's marketing department made… » 10/12/07 1:30pm 10/12/07 1:30pm