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The Dog-Friendly Days Of Summer

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Randee Mia Berman

We've got wag the dog, dog day afternoon, a dog's age, raining cats and dogs...and then there's just plain Fido, the pet dog. We're all dog tired fr...

Does a Celebrity Dog Realize It's a Star?

Francis Levy | Posted 04.07.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Does a celebrity dog recognize his or her own fame? And is he or she able to handle the notoriety? Clearly one of the best ways to study this would be...

The Horse With the Human Mind

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 01.22.2016 | Entertainment
Amy Phillips Penn

Come hither... a magical horse beckons. Gallant Bess, a.k.a. OT as he (yes, he) prefers to be called, has kicked up his hooves in a Rockette lineup...

Pass the Diacetyl and Save Your Marriage

Renee Fisher | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

If you are a therapist, member of the clergy, marriage counselor, or author of a book about relationships, Life in the Boomer Lane has some mighty bad news for you. For the mere cost of a movie ticket (and, of course, popcorn), one's marriage can be saved.

What Can We Learn From Young Sandy Survivors?

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 10.18.2014 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

Shocked. Scared. Sad. This is how Oladayin Ogunsola described feeling when at age 10 Hurricane Sandy devastated her community of Far Rockaway, Queens.

VIDEO: Unsung Heroes of the Oklahoma Tornadoes

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 07.17.2014 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

One year ago, a series of devastating tornadoes tore apart Oklahoma homes, schools, child care centers and killed 48 people, including 19 children. Thousands of surviving children were thrown into turmoil. Kids lost friends and loved ones, the places where they lived and learned -- and their sense of security.

My Brand New Life: Feathered Zygote, I

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 07.21.2013 | Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Was watchin' Lassie the other day on one of those channels that try to sell you catheters. Timmy was angry at his friend Scott for not caring that on...

Stuart and Polly: Is There Anything Else We Can Get You?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
Dr. Peggy Drexler

It's wonderful what dogs do for us. But the best part might be what they let us do for them.

He Named It "Grammy": A Conversation With Hunter & Stan Freberg, Plus New Robert Johnson Releases

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-02-18-m.jpgStan Freberg, Hunter Freberg. Together, they're like an institution.

Karen Lefrak And Her Champion Poodles

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

Karen's newest children's book, "Best in Show," teaches children what it takes to raise a champion show dog. It's a great book for any child who loves pets.

Talking Animals In Literature: Why Do We Love Them So Much?

The Guardian | Andrew O'Hagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

From Achilles' horse to Lassie, animals provide moral authority and sympathy in fiction, often giving voice to the silenced and oppressed. Andrew O'Ha...

What If Lassie Were A Cat? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

What if Lassie were a cat? We'd say it's the "age-old question," but we all know the answer. The cat wouldn't stand for the kid's antics. Not one bit....

Happy 30th Birthday, Battlestar Galactica!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Thirty years ago, ABC-TV delighted and outraged sci-fi fans with its new series, Battlestar Galactica, a lovable beneficiary of Star Wars' success. Happy Birthday, BG!