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Power to the People

We tried. We really tried to keep this blog an Adam Lambert-free zone in the wake of his American Music Awards appearance Nov. 22. But

Star Pressure

A while back I spouted a bit about director Roman Polanski, his 30-year-old sex crimes, and the celebrities who rallied together demanding that he be

Blinded by the ‘Twilight’

Leave it to a vampire to drain us of our discretionary income. Recession? Pish. The Twilight Saga: New Moon powered to a staggering $140.7 million

An Unfriend-ly Trend

The New Oxford American Dictionary, North America’s last word on words, recently named unfriend as its word of the year. It means, in dictionary parlance,

Story Time … Online

Before my 3-year-old son, Henry, clambers into bed most nights, we almost always read a story (or two, or maybe three, depending on how determined

From ‘Fireproof’ to Fatherhood

Dads are important.  And there are right and wrong ways to be one.  That message was communicated loud and clear over the weekend by two

To Meep or Not To Meep

Just call them the Meep Generation. A bunch of kids from Danvers (Mass.) High School nearly hopped into (ahem) a beaker full of hot water

The Sky Is Falling! Again!

Disaster. No, I’m not talking about my hair. I’m talking about movies, people. The film industry has been on a disaster kick lately, and in

Plugged In Parent’s Guide to Today’s Technology


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