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Trumplestiltskin Is a Shame

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Most politicians stump. Donald Trump stomps, especially when he is stumped, as he was when he whined after he didn't know the difference between the Quds and the Kurds or when he lost the Iowa caucuses to Ted Cruz.

Witch Family Awarded Damages in Hansel and Gretel Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 05.29.2016 | Comedy
Mellini Kantayya

The family of The Witch, the victim in the now-infamous Hansel and Gretel murder trial, was victorious today in their wrongful death lawsuit. Hansel and Gretel were ordered to pay six million gumdrops in punitive damages, the largest claim award of its kind issued by a Forest ju

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 them ...

Out of the Psyche and 'Into the Woods'

Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D.

There are so many teachable moments in Into the Woods. I urge you to see the movie and look for the meanings underlying the entertainment.

Lori Laitman and Dana Gioia Talk About Their New Opera, Opening This Week at Virginia Tech

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 12.14.2014 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

The premiere of a new American opera is always a cause for celebration, and a work for children is especially heartening since today's youth should be tomorrow's audience.

Gender-Bending Fairy Tales! (LOOK)

Posted 02.01.2013 | Teen

What if Cinderella was Cinderfella, and Tarzan and Jane were Tarzana and John? Subverting the traditional gender roles of classic Grimm's Borthers tal...

WATCH: Google Celebrates Beloved Children's Story Collection

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 12.20.2012 | Technology

Things are looking Grimm on On December 20, Google posted an interactive logo on its home page to celebrate the 200th anniversary of th...