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The Cat in the Hat

The Magical Room on the Broom and Other Halloween Favorites

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 10.28.2016 | Teen

From N Circle Entertainment comes a collection of Halloween DVD that are perfect for the younger kids in your family, from preschool to early elementa...

The World Historical Cat in the Hat

Francis Levy | Posted 08.05.2016 | Books
Francis Levy

If you ask many people they might say that Hamlet was one of the most important, significant or influential creations in the canon. But there is another character who is almost as equally well-known though perhaps not accorded the world-historical significance he or it might deserve and that's Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat.

"Too Wet to Play"

Francis Levy | Posted 07.31.2016 | Books
Francis Levy

There are bungee jumpers and skydivers, solitary cliff climbers (they look like ants when you when you see them scaling rock faces from the distance) elite mountaineers, free divers (who don't use tanks), long distance swimmers (who have to worry about sharks), triathaletes and stock car racers.

The Anti-Vax Rat

J.D. Rothman | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
J.D. Rothman

The sun shone outside but I couldn't play 'Cause I had a high fever that beautiful day I sat there with Sally, in anguish, we two. And I said, "Thi...

Did Someone Say 'Classic'? Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat Could Not Be Published Today

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy
Peter Mandel

You may know that Dr. Seuss's real name was Theodor Geisel. But bet you didn't know this: The Cat in the Hat could not be published today. Repeat: It couldn't make the cut.

I Think, Therefore I am. Sam-I-Am

Francis Levy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

"Aujourd'hui, Maman est morte. Ou peut-etre hier, je ne sais pas..." is the first line of The Stranger. The Albert Camus classic replaced the Gideon b...

Datafication Redux II: Evgeny Morosov

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Francis Levy

Evgeny Morosov is a Luddite with a Luddite's true nostalgia for a way of life that has passed. The way of life is what is known as the mitteleuropaish...

Home Decor Therapy

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 04.28.2013 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

"Sounds like a real man cave," he continued, turning to Chris. "All that's missing is a moose head over the fireplace." "It's an elk," I said. "A twelve-point elk," Chris clarified.

Another Beloved Dr. Seuss Book Headed To Theaters

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.16.2012 | Entertainment

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment are developing Dr. Seuss' 1957 book "The Cat in the Hat" for the screen, Deadline reports. The s...

You'll Never Guess Who Johnny Depp Is Making A Movie About!

Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment

While he's once again slipping into the skin of a hard-drinking, hard-charging and foul mouthed writer in a major motion picture this fall, Johnny Dep...

WATCH: 7 Worst Book-To-Film Adaptations

Posted 10.03.2011 | Books

Two things can happen when Hollywood brings your favorite story to life on the silver screen: you can absolutely adore the adaptation and thank the fi...

Don't Want The Titles Of Your Favorite Kids' Books Ruined? Don't Read These Variations!

Dan Wilbur | Posted 07.06.2011 | Books
Dan Wilbur

To celebrate Children's Book Week, Better Book Titles would like to save you time by summing up Children's classics. Now, you can avoid any awkward conversations with your child or failure to see the moral of the story by knowing the content of these books beforehand.

CultureZohn: Tina Fey Is the New Harry Potter

Patricia Zohn | Posted 07.01.2011 | Books
Patricia Zohn

2011-04-26-boynoook.jpgTina is as much of an action heroine (OK, the action might be hiding out from cruise ship fires or preparing for a photo shoot) as a Hardy Boy ever was.

Lost Dr Seuss Stories To Be Published | Alison Flood | Posted 06.08.2011 | Books

Seven rarely-seen Dr Seuss stories from the 50s, which were tracked down by a Massachusetts dentist, will finally be published in book form this autum...

Dr. Seuss's Legacy:

San Jose Mercury News | Mary Gottschalk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Best known of course is Green Eggs and Ham, published in 1960 and consistently among the top five bestselling English language children's books of all...