Stop Hailing Women as Good or Bad Role Models

I know you have open letter + pumpkin spice fatigue, but hear me out: Did anyone think it was a real gas that when Sinead O'Connor was scolding Miley Cyrus, we learned that Cyrus considered O'Connor a role model herself? I was in junior high when O'Connor made the angels cry for ripping up a picture of the pope live… » 11/07/13 4:20pm 11/07/13 4:20pm

Miss America 2008: Paris Hilton Is The New "World Peace"

This year, the Miss America pageant was given a "modern makeover," wherein the newly crowned young lady wouldn't be considered less of a "beauty queen" and more of an "it girl." Included in the modernization were bluejeans on stage, an absence of choreographed group dance numbers, a reality show tie-in, and a new… » 1/28/08 2:00pm 1/28/08 2:00pm

Bratz: Campaign To Convince Parents Movie Is Harmless In Full Effect

Maybe you heard? Bratz: The Movie is opening this week. Both the Washington Post and the Philadelphia Inquirer have profiles on the stars of the film today. One of the young actresses tells the reporter from the Post, "I didn't know anything about the dolls at all. Then people, like my friends, heard I was going to be… » 8/02/07 4:15pm 8/02/07 4:15pm