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Disgraced Firm Is Missing Some SpongeBob Coins

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

* Bankruptcy trustee discloses missing coins, gold * Silver four-coin sets sold for $259 each * Retail value of missing ...

I'm With Stupid: The Seditious Evil That Is SpongeBob Squarepants

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.27.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I'm not here to defend the Teletubbies, though, because, to be frank, they scare the living crap out of me. If they should be banned in Ukraine or anywhere else, I would absolutely applaud such a decision. SpongeBob, on the other hand, is a different story.

FBI Seizes SpongeBob Coins From Disgraced CEO

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - Silver SpongeBob SquarePants coins minted by a private company in New Zealand were among assets seized by FBI agents from Peregrine Financ...

EXCLUSIVE: 'SpongeBob' Gets The Stop-Motion Treatment (And John Goodman!)

Posted 11.15.2012 | TV

SpongeBob Squarepants is already getting into the holiday spirit. The Nickelodeon cartoon will get its first full-length stop-motion Christmas spe...

Baby Name or Weapon of Mass Humiliation?

Alex McCord | Posted 07.29.2012 | Parents
Alex McCord

What's the worst thing you've ever let your older child do to the younger one?

My Psychological Theory about SpongeBob SquarePants

Yalda T. Uhls | Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents
Yalda T. Uhls

Besides perhaps fostering an interest in marine biology, it's hard to understand the ability of Sponge Bob Square Pants ability to fascinate, let alone teach.

KAWS Kills Cartoons

Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts

Brooklyn-based Brian Donnelly, known mostly as KAWS, mixes graffiti and cartoon imagery to create juicy, larger-than-life characters that look a littl...

Top 10 TV Episodes of My Childhood

Matthew Byrd | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Matthew Byrd

Prepare for an extreme nostalgia blast with my list of the top 10 favorite television episodes of my childhood.

Entertaining Our Kids, Have We Gone Too Far?

Abi Cotler | Posted 01.02.2012 | Parents
Abi Cotler

If we choose to let a marketing department decide what's entertaining for our kids, we could unwittingly be playing a high stakes game that doesn't end until they go off to college with a laser show, just to be sure they're paying attention.

Nickelodeon: Not the Only Company Reaching Young Children Through Advertisements Intended for Older Children

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.29.2011 | Parents
Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Research has shown that advertising to very young children is harmful. Until age 7 or 8, children do not have the cognitive capacity to understand that advertising presents a biased point-of-view.

Spongebob Squarepants vs. Caillou: Both of These Things Are Not LIke the Other

David Kleeman | Posted 11.15.2011 | Media
David Kleeman

It's impossible to conduct a thoughtful debate, or to build family media literacy, if we allow the conversation to be hijacked by pseudo-science that lends itself to flashy headlines.

WATCH: SpongeBob Gets A Beatdown

Posted 11.15.2011 | Los Angeles

Somebody better call Patrick Star. A man dressed in a SpongeBob SquarePants costume was detained -- but not arrested -- outside of Hollywood's Grau...

PHOTO: LAPD Bust Shady Character

Posted 11.15.2011 | Comedy

Delight, horror, intense amusement... these are all things this photo by Steve Boelhouwer makes us feel. Oh, barnacles! Related Video:...

Nickelodeon Admits SpongeBob Not Fit for Preschoolers

Josh Golin | Posted 11.13.2011 | Media
Josh Golin

Children who watched nine minutes of SpongeBob scored worse on assessments designed to measure memory and problem-solving skills than children who watched a slower-paced cartoon or kids who spent nine minutes drawing.

Fox's Latest Assault on Climate Science: Attack SpongeBob

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 10.03.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Apparently, using cartoons to teach children about important science issues of the day raises hackles at Fox, especially when those issues are at odds with their political perspectives.

Going There: My Lunch With Comedian Tom Wilson

Tim Siedell | Posted 05.28.2011 | Comedy
Tim Siedell

Tom Wilson gets asked the same Back to the Future questions over and over and over again. So when we met, I was determined not to go there. And good lord, I tried not to.

5 Things SpongeBob SquarePants Can Teach You About Business

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants," with its brightly hued colors and juvenile hijinks, may seem like the last place you should look for business o...

BFF Makes the Oxford English Dictionary

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The Oxford English Dictionary announced on its blog yesterday that the acronym "BFF" has been added as an official noun and lists its D.O.B as 1996. A little on the history of the word here.

A Short History of "Baby Got Back" and Advertising

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

Last month, an investigation revealed that Washington Mutual employees performed a parody of "Baby Got Back" that expressed how much money they made d...

James Cameron? Really? Seriously...Really?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Forget James Cameron, what about "Waterworld's" Kevin Costner? He battled the evil forces that engulfed the Earth in water. Can't he plug up a little ole oil well with his various rusty junk and grimy debris?

SpongeBob vs. BP (PICTURE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

BP's gone too far. The oil giant has crossed the line, taking SpongeBob from us. This portrayal of the deceased Nickelodeon character comes courtesy o...

DVDs -- Rock N Roll Heaven

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Nothing can replace being in the room, of course, but the 9 DVD set Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Museum Live takes some of the sting out of not being there.

The Not-Too-Distant Future of Air Travel: Drop That Sippy Cup!

Bob Geiger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bob Geiger

At Los Angeles International Airport a suspicious toddler was recently subdued by alert Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents while creating a disturbance.

HuffPost Reviews: Neil Young, Tom Petty, Elvis Presley, And R. Kelly, Plus An Exclusive Of Neil Young's Live "Harvest Moon"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tom Petty's album Pack Up The Plantation was a somewhat rockin' example of his stage shows. In comparison, that release was nothing more than a handful of crumbs compared to the feast that is The Live Anthology.

Palin Says Family Guy Offends Her 'As a Fellow Cartoon'

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"It always hurts to be attacked, but when you're attacked by one of your own, that's particularly hurting," Sarah Palin said today in response to a recent episode of the animate series "Family Guy."