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5-Year-Old Son Of 'Amazing Spider-Dad' Dies

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.31.2014 | Parents

Jayden Wilson, the 5-year-old son of "The Amazing Spider-Dad," died on Christmas Eve after a battle with brain cancer. "Jayden fought an amazing b...

Behind The Macy's Balloons (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 01.26.2015 | New York
Ken Hamm

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons have been riding high since 1927 when Felix the Cat first took to the skies. As a kid I was fascinated by how these enormous titans were flown through the the narrow streets of NYC, and now as an adult I am fascinated by how they are created. VP of Macy's Parade Studios, John Piper was kind enough to give me an behind the scenes look at the making of these holiday icons. Enjoy the photos!

Dad Transforms Into Spider-Man To Give Terminally Ill Son A Birthday He'll Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents

One British man recently transformed himself into "The Amazing Spider-Dad" to give his terminally ill son a truly unforgettable birthday surprise. ...

Plain Vanilla: Yom Kippur

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Just how sophisticated should our game plan be for Yom Kippur? ...

Confusing Concepts I've Failed to Explain to My Kids

Joe DeProspero | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

Have you ever been sitting across from your inquisitive child and wondered, How the hell am I going to possibly explain such a thing to this kid in a way that he'll actually 'get it'? Well, this blog is written exclusively for you.

Miles Morales: Why the Small Things Have Never Mattered More

B.J. Garrison | Posted 10.29.2014 | Black Voices
B.J. Garrison

While this was a controversy over a comic book character, it really played to a larger discussion on race-relations that continues to take place throughout most, if not all, of America. Why shouldn't a talented actor be considered to play a fictional character regardless of race?

These Images Sum Up The Comic Industry's Sexism Problem

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women

It's rough out there for a lady superhero. None of them are getting a solo film until 2017. There's an extreme lack of Gamora in the merchandise f...

Daniel Radcliffe Disguised Himself As Spider-Man During Comic-Con

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

Daniel Radcliffe just Peter Parker'ed himself. Apparently, the actor dressed himself in a Spider-Man getup -- complete with face mask -- and walke...

Why It's Not Okay for Andrew Garfield to Play a Trans Woman

Bustle | Posted 08.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Bustle

It would be nice, for once, if actual transgender people were given a platform to actually say that we exist, on our own terms. It would be refreshing if there was an acknowledgment that fixing the problems we face is going to take more than pride and proclaiming that we exist.

4 Things About Spider-Man That Don't Make Any Damn Sense

www.cracked.com | Posted 05.16.2014 | Comedy

You all said it couldn't be done. You said, "No one can interview Spider-Man, you dipshit, because he's not a real character." And to that, I said, "I...

Now Playing: Spiderman. Again.

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

We at The Final Edition noticed that the listings at the local movie theaters seem awfully familiar... For more, check out The Final Edition Radio ...

Review of The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Quora | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Imitation is supposed to be the biggest form of flattery, sure, but in this case, it's just embarrassing for Hollywood.

See Spider-Man's Costumes Transform Over Time

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.01.2014 | Entertainment

Via Mashable, here's an infographic of every costume Spider-Man has ever worn. From webbed armpits to red-and-blue full body spandex to an all-black e...

9-Year-Old Jorge Vega Discusses His Role in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

At just nine years old, Jorge Vega plays a character, also known as Jorge, in the film The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Jorge has already conquered all three mediums -- stage, television and film.

This Real Life Spider-Man Is More Impressive Than Fictional Spider-Man

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment

Meet Ronnie Shalvis. The stuntman and athlete dresses up as Spider-man and performs parkour throughout the city of Provo, Utah, in addition to a host ...

Top 10 Male Celebrity Feminists Andrew Garfield Could Learn From

Em & Lo | Posted 06.25.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

Clearly Emma Stone is not shy about educating her boyfriend in all matters relating to feminism (who knew that Spidey's secret power was a feminist girlfriend?!), but we thought Andrew Garfield might find additional inspiration in these awesome quotes from male celebrities who are unabashed feminists.

'Antboy' - a Calmer Type of Super-Hero

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.22.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

With Super Heroes all the rage, 'Antboy' is a bit different -- in a good way.

Emma Stone Calls Out Andrew Garfield's Casual Sexism In The Most Perfect Way

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.23.2014 | Women

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield are not only one of Hollywood's most adorable couples, but they also have the sort of relationship where they can call ...

Earth Hour Gets Its First Superhero Ambassador

Posted 02.16.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Michael d'Estries: From Miranda Kerr to Leona Lewis, celebrity ambassadors have always been a big part of Earth Hour's...

'Spidey Suit' Heads From Broadway To The Museum

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Before Spider-Man takes his final bow on Broadway this weekend, the show is swinging into history in another way. Producers of "Spi...

New 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Teaser Showcases Times Square Battle

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Spider-Man swung through New York City on Tuesday, with fresh footage from the forthcoming comic-book sequel broadcast on Times Square's billboards du...

What Your Halloween Costume Says About You

James Napoli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
James Napoli

We play dress up to hide behind another persona, but chances are that choice of persona reveals volumes about who we are pretending to be.

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.14.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again, when ghouls and goblins, witches and wizards and more than one superhero walk our streets - fill in your own joke. Yes, ...

If Spider-Man Wears A Fanny Pack, Then Why Can't I?

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 11.16.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

My fanny pack broke today. I don't know why it's called a fanny pack. Nobody ever wears it over their fanny. Crotch pack is more like it, but something tells me that wouldn't have been a hit. Wait -- after that Miley Cyrus performance, maybe it would.

Would You Play With This Guy?

Posted 11.01.2013 | Comedy

Once again, Professor Live decided that if Spider-Man played basketball with some city kids, it'd be a blast. Guess what? He was right. (via Viral ...