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Brothers Grimm

Parenting Daughters: Fairy Wings or Lear Jets?

Kimann Schultz | Posted 02.19.2014 | Parents
Kimann Schultz

A parent's personal goal should be to grow and learn in tandem with the little human they are raising. We tread on thin ice as guides when we prescribe identities to our children.

Real Life Fairy Tale Settings Will Forever Traumatize Your Childhood Dreams

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Take a stroll through the forests and woodlands of Middle Europe today, and it doesn't take long before you begin to imagine yourself as a character i...

Science Tracks Trail Of The Big Bad Wolf

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 11.18.2013 | Science

Folktales can evolve much like species do, taking on new features and dropping others as they spread to different parts of the world. One researcher...

The Daily Szep -- Tea Party Dad

Paul Szep | Posted 01.11.2014 | Comedy
Paul Szep

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Kindness for Oz and His Traveling Scars

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Pool attendants, hanging prizes, blaring songs are all background as Oz tells a Brothers Grimm story, his own.

Brothers Grimm On Preserving Fairy Tales

Posted 05.02.2013 | Books

From Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm, translated from the German by Peter Wortsman. Reprinted courtesy of Archipelago Books / Peter Wortsman (c) ...

Interview: Philip Pullman on Retelling the Grimm Fairy Tales

Monica Edinger | Posted 01.20.2013 | Books
Monica Edinger

"Why would anyone not seize at once, with both hands, the immense privilege of telling stories, when it's so easy to achieve?"

Spooky, Spooky Fairy Tales

Monica Edinger | Posted 12.17.2012 | Books
Monica Edinger

When Neil Gaiman first proposed this idea of giving books for Halloween I offered some suggestions, among them Adam Gidwitz's unique take on fairy tales, A Tale Dark and Grimm. Now Adam is back with In a Glass Grimmly.

The New Kickass Snow White: Rotten to the Core

Sandip Roy | Posted 08.05.2012 | Entertainment
Sandip Roy

You can put the girl in a full battle gear and turn her into Joan of Arc, but you cannot change what's at the core of Snow White.

Movie Review: Snow White and the Huntsman

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

For a movie based on a fairy tale, Snow White and the Huntsman is kind of grim -- or is that Grimm?

Parents Say Classic Fairy Tales Are Too Scary To Read To Kids (STUDY)

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.21.2012 | Parents

It's no secret that classic fairy tales aren't the bright and happy stories Disney would have you believe. (The way the Brothers Grimm tell Cinderella...

John Ruskin's Puppet Show

Carolyn Vega | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Carolyn Vega

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Mondo Amore, a Mission Bell and Joey's Song: Conversations With Amos Lee, Nicole Atkins and Michael Gomoll

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Erotic Grimm's Fairy Tale Book Pulled From Children's Shelves In China

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An X-rated collection of Grimm Brothers' classic fairy tales -- including one in which the heroine engages in sexual relations with both her father an...

Picture Books Move Over -- Here Comes the Vook

Patricia Benesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Patricia Benesh

Picture books have a time-honored place in childhood. Now the vook will add a new dimension.

Egyptian Group Seeks to Ban One Thousand and One Arabian Nights

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Firas Al-Atraqchi

In the latest effort to censor texts considered to be "offensive to the public good", an Egyptian NGO is attempting to ban the popular book One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.

In Defense Of The Old Wives' Tale

The Guardian | Germaine Greer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

'A foolish story, such as is told by garrulous old women' is how the Oxford dictionary defines an old wives' tale. Despite being treated with contempt...