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Big Bad Wolf Hires PR Firm to Rebrand Image

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 09.22.2015 | Comedy
Mellini Kantayya

In the wake of criticism over crass, destructive and sometimes-violent behavior, the Big Bad Wolf embarked on a rebranding effort by retaining a public relations firm to revamp his image. The PR firm declined to disclose the amount of the retainer.

Dear Mom in the Waiting Room

Rebecca Smith Masterson | Posted 09.17.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Smith Masterson

Dear Mom in the Waiting Room, I didn't see you at first. What I noticed as we walked in was a young, laughing girl spinning around with a stuffed animal at the end of her outstretched arms. She had that kind of pure laugh that made me smile just hearing it.

Beauty Breaks Silence after Beast Arrest: Why Didn't You D--Bags Rescue Me?

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 08.12.2015 | Comedy
Mellini Kantayya

Months after the Beast was arrested on kidnapping charges, Beauty held a press conference and broke her self-imposed silence with a direct address to her family and friends, "Why didn't you douchebags rescue me?"

Forget Prince Charming: Why All Girls Are Searching For The Wrong Guy

Unwritten | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women

Once upon a time...That almost seems too good to be true, right? While many are out there searching for the top eight ways to find out if they are compatible with their significant other, some people are just trying to figure out where the term "Prince Charming" actually applies to any real-world relationship.

A Story is Literally Bursting Off the Page in This Intricate Fairy Tale Photograph

DL Cade | Posted 05.09.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

Alexia is currently selling a one-off print run of the incredible photograph below for one month only at a special supporter price to help fund the re...

In Defense of Fairy Tales

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The other day I saw the first half of an Albert Einstein quote: "If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want the...

Sarah Elise Abramson: The Cosmos in the Chaos

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.12.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Photographer Sarah Elise Abramson's aesthetic is at the intersection of the poetic and unsettling, the creepy and beautiful, the subversive and classically Romantic.

10 Fairy Tale Characters Who Would Make Kickass Princesses

M.A. Larson | Posted 12.21.2014 | Books
M.A. Larson

A girl sits in a tower, singing to the birds as she brushes her hair. To many, this is the image that springs to mind when they hear the word "princes...

3 Bizarre Fairy Tales Disney Would NEVER Turn Into Movies

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.20.2014 | Books

Disney has a reputation for borrowing age-old fables and coating them in a happy-go-lucky sheen. "Tangled," an adaptation (albeit a loose one) of The ...

10+ Things You Didn't Know About Getting Married at Disney World

Anne Chertoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Anne Chertoff

I know what you're thinking: a Disney wedding is like a Bar Mitzvah with tables named and decorated with well-known characters, but couples can also plan a non-character wedding with very elegant details and stylish touches.

The 'Good Fairy Tale' and the Movie Les Mis

Carol Smaldino | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

To my mind, we need some more "good" fairy tales, in that we need the inspiration to work at the realities of our selves, and of course each other, and of course the larger world. The giving it up to God almost spoiled my enjoyment of the movie.

How to Begin to Cultivate Hope After Failing

Carolyn Rubenstein | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Rubenstein

Failing (especially failing BIG) provides you with a sense of freedom that you can never gain by playing it safe. It's this freedom that separates you from those who never leap.

Movie Review: Snow White and the Huntsman

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

For a movie based on a fairy tale, Snow White and the Huntsman is kind of grim -- or is that Grimm?

'Winter Was Her Season. Ice Was Her Element. That's Why He Loved Her.'

| Mia Catherine | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

This is a regular column featuring original fiction by and for high school students, provided by, an online community writing site for you...

Movie review: Sleeping Beauty

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Perhaps I'm not qualified to write about Sleeping Beauty, the debut film from Australian director Julia Leigh. I am, after all, a middle-aged man. An...

PHOTOS: Kiki Smith's Fairytale Nightmares

Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts

Via MutualArt: Walking up to the High Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, you can't help but notice the current main attraction: the building's impressive ...

Who Needs the Brothers Grimm When We Have Teen Screen?

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

The test: TeenScreen. Its mission: to test all American school children. The treatment? Psychotropic drugs that carry the all too real risks of suicide, suicidal ideation, homicide and homicidal ideation.

We are like a city on a hill

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

This election will show the public's choice, its mandate for the type of leader it wants to deal with complex issues, like why people use terrorism as a tactic to dialogue with those in power.