With the passing of author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, the world of children's literature loses a colorful, beautifully rendered giant. But despite the fact that he was best known for his child-friendly creations, Sendak wasn't all rooms full of teddy bears and vague gentle platitudes about how he believed The…
Maurice Sendak, author, illustrator, and all-around mensch, has passed away. He was 83.
In this week's TV roundup, Stephen Colbert gets a lesson in children's literature, Jim Carrey's daughter auditions for American Idol and Anderson Cooper goes crazy for Fonzie.
In a recent interview, 83-year-old Maurice Sendak, known for classics like Where The Wild Things Are and In The Night Kitchen, calls Salman Rushdie a "flaccid fuckhead," Roald Dahl a "scary guy," and says Stephen King is "bullshit." When asked about Gwyneth? "I can't stand her."
A new book by the author of Where the Wild Things Are has parents upset over its supposedly scary content. But are moms and dads overestimating the dangers of a frightening read?