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A Major Triumph: Author Shari Arnold's Debut Young Adult Novel Is a Winner

Emily Liebert | Posted 12.17.2014 | Books
Emily Liebert

Normal is so overrated. At least that's what Shari Arnold's protagonist in her debut YA novel, Kate Triumph, tries to tell herself. But why? You'll have to read it to find out--no spoilers here.

Fainting -- Nothing to Swoon About

Kipp Friedman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kipp Friedman

I admit it. I'm a fainter. Not the corseted Southern belle variety that puts her wrist over her brow, heaves a sigh and then swoons. I'm more of the quiet type of fainter. Sounds are reduced to white noise. I get tunnel vision and feel queasy as the sensation of a thousand pinpricks runs across my torso and I begin to sweat.

Since Disney Has Yet to Make Her a Princess, Megan Hilty Settles for Being a Fairy

Jim Hill | Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Some people complain about the commute that they have for work. But not Megan Hilty. Of course, if your work took you from Oz to Broadway to Neverlan...

Syfy Courts the Online Community at Annual Digital Press Tour

Ed Martin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media
Ed Martin

Syfy's fifth annual Digital Press Tour last week reinforced what regular attendees of this confab have known for years: That it is one of the most efficient and innovative publicity and promotion events in the business.

Is Ending Homelessness the Real Neverland?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

There is a Neverland just beyond the reach of our imagination. Many in this country are starting to believe that ending homelessness is a reality not just a pipe dream.

Book Review Round-Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We're back again with your weekly book review round-up: Neverland: J. M. Barrie, the Du Mauriers and the Dark Side of "Peter Pan", Piers Dudgeon The...

From Wall Street to Neverland: The Year America Didn't Sleep

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

The public health burden of insomnia on the US is measured in the hundreds of billions of dollars. While we routinely cut calories, or cram in exercise, sleep has not even entered the conversational lexicon.

China To Build Own Neverland As Jackson Tribute

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Chinese developers are commemorating the late Michael Jackson by building a scaled-down replica of his Neverland Ranch on an island off Shanghai, a st...

Forever at Neverland

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nancy Chuda

Like Joan of Arc, Michael Jackson embodied some of the same vulnerabilities and courage.

Michael Jackson: Another Look at The Man in the Mirror

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

I heard on the radio an official confirmation that Michael had passed away. My heart dropped. What is it about celebrities that gets us so engrossed in their lives and deaths?

American Thriller

Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Siegel

Perhaps not. Jackson's early passing is a perfect globalized mass media storm, as it combines Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll with a healthy dose of those two basic staples of the American story: Race & Money.

Jackson Funeral Won't Convince Followers He Is Dead

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

Since Elvis, the social pathos and obsession with celebrities has grown more than a hundred-fold, and this King of Pop will never be laid to rest or allowed to rest in peace.

"The Jacksons:" The Ultimate Reality Show

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Let's face it, if you're into train wrecks, it doesn't get much better than this. In the age of reality television, this is the ultimate real-life family freak show.

This Blog Post Is Even Weirder Than Michael Jackson

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

The general public doesn't mourn the deaths of less-famous people who might have continued to also do great things if they hadn't left us before their time.

Attention Mourners: Michael Jackson Will Have a Public Viewing

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

The family is reporting that there will soon be a public viewing at his Neverland Ranch in Santa Barbara. I'm sure it will be a tasteful affair.

Jackson's Will Cuts Out Ex-Wife Debbie Rowe

AP | ANTHONY MCCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The investigation into Michael Jackson's death deepened late Wednesday with word that federal authorities will step in to help loc...

The Day I Sang for Michael Jackson

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Suissa

There I was, completely alone with the King of Pop. I decided that I wouldn't waste this moment with mindless chatter.

Michael Jackson, Child of America, Gone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Beyond the reams of his documented eccentricities, Michael Jackson was a huge talent who'll be missed, and he was one of our better, kinder kids whose life and story spun out of control.

Obama: White House Prescription Plan Less Expensive Than Michael Jackson's

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"We've done an inventory of the left-over painkillers at Neverland Ranch," Mr. Obama said. "There's enough junk there to tranquilize the entire nation until the year 2050."

Michael Jackson's Neverland In Shambles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Michael Jackson's famed California ranch is in shambles, according to and a report by Darren Julien, who is auctioning contents of the ran...

JACKO'S JUNKO: 2,000 Of Michael Jackson's Items Going To Auction

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The King of Pop is lightening his load. At an April auction featuring more than 2,000 personal items, Michael Jackson is set to s...

Colony Capital Buys Michael Jackson's Loan, Neverland Foreclosure Averted

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — A foreclosure auction scheduled this week for Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch was canceled after an investment company bought th...

Michael Jackson's Lawyer Claims Neverland Is Saved

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS OLIVOS, Calif. — Michael Jackson still has Neverland, having cut an 11th-hour deal Thursday to keep it off the auction block. But the magic ...

Pictures: Michael Jackson's Neverland In Tatters

Daily Mail | Eric Munn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The merry-go-round stands rusting and lifeless. An elaborate floral display that used to stand proudly at the front of the mansion has wilted, leaving...

Michael Jackson's Neverland Auction Set

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Want Michael Jackson's merry-go-round? How about his locomotive, or his curtains? Those items and more could hit the auction block...