A newt is a slimy amphibian with an uncanny ability to reinvent itself by regenerating limbs. Living up to his name, Newt Gingrich has metamorphosed from disgraced former House Speaker to a preeminent position on the Right.
What is it about vampires that we find so compelling and fascinating? They're scary, but also charming, sexy, and sophisticated when not playing into the cliché of dramatic capes and slicked-back coifs.
Charming, elegant, and downright sexy, Vampires have been the monster-of-choice for... well, ever. In looking at the psychology of vampires, these are the top ten reasons they are so fascinating.
Why is the world in love with the vampire romance? Because, in an age with such rapid technological advances, it's only through our dreams and nightmares that we can experience the thrill of fear and awe again.
Today, I have a semi-modest proposal for those same young Americans who will likely inherit this big mess: do something, and do it with "A Little Less Conversation" and little more action.
Men wanting to inspire the kind of rapacious passion Edward does might try reading the Twilight novels. Think of it as research: anything that sends the opposite sex into that much of a tizzy should be viewed as a textbook.
I was the only guy in the packed movie theater. While there were plenty of teenagers, most of the audience was middle-aged women who were, as best I could tell, hungry for some raw teenage boy meat.
Unlike that Other Vampire Series, Vampire Academy goes to some very dark places: death, sex, depression, and drug use, to name a few.
I don't think it would hurt anyone if we all worked a little harder to put material into this world that shows teens the best versions of themselves, the brightest versions.
This year, teens are instead flocking to movie theaters to watch Twilight movies, featuring some of the palest heart-throbs ever.
All these women who are fanatical for the Twilight series would probably beg for their mommy if an actual vampire ever appeared in her bedroom at 3am on a moonlit night.
It's true. I saw Eclipse on opening night. I clearly enjoyed myself--well, duh--though I maintain that any movie that makes the entire audience laugh ...
The all-important July 4th holiday has delayed this week's Top 5 Comedy Videos post. But now that that's over, we can get down to business.
I have been sucked into touting the brand of Lolita-banging pubescent porn spoon-fed to me by the youth-obsessed American media. I'm just a little afraid of the lack of age-appropriate boundaries.
To the surprise of no one with a pulse, Eclipse dominated the July 4th holiday weekend, as the third installment of the popular teen-lit romantic soap opera series (Moody With a Chance of Vampires)
As a writer and an intern with Folio Literary Agency, I see way too many manuscripts with rip-off vampire-esque tales. Can we, as a human race, please obsess about something else?