After a lackluster 2012-13 season, network television is relying on family related comedies and the supernatural to attract viewers.
The semester is over and grades are in. My family just moved to a bigger place –one block down the street, actually — thanks to my wife’s tenure promotion. And the stress of the two combined, plus Herculean applications of caffeine and alcohol (I thought they were supposed to cancel each other out, no?) has […]
The ACLU has demanded Modern Family have a big gay wedding, according to a new campaign launched by the American Civil Liberties Union last week. The movement — which now has its own website — calls for two of the series leads to make their civil partnership official in an effort to draw more interest [...]Show More Summary
On Friday night, 18-year-old Kaitlyn Smith and her family went public with their story: Kaitlyn was charged with a felony stemming from a relationship she had with a 15-year-old girl at her high school. The response in the 48-hours that followed, Kaitlyn’s father Steven Hunt told ThinkProgress in an interview, was “extraordinary.” Already, nearly 40,000 [...]
Yahoo is to buy social networking firm Tumblr for $1.1bn (CLICK). While the family of a deceased Hungarian art collector argued the toss about who was to get what, thieves stole 500 of the artworks in dispute (CLICK). The exhibitionShow More Summary
It was a loving weekend for Tom Brady, his wife, Gisele Bündchen, and kids, Jack, Benjamin, and Vivian in Boston. The family fun got started yesterday when the Bündchen-Brady crew attended Tom's sister Nancy's graduation from Boston University. Show More Summary
Right in the family jewels.
Sarah Hyland recently landed a part in the upcoming Vampire Academy flick. The Modern Family star has been tapped to play the role of Natalie in The Weinstein Company’s Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters. The film is based on a series of books by author Richelle Mead. Hyland’s character is the daughter of one of the [...]Show More Summary
I will be participating in the Step Forward for Orphans March to bring awareness to the more than 10 million children around the world who live outside a family setting, in an institution, or even on the street. Adoption in the United States is often hindered by delays, bureaucracy, and prohibitive costs. Overseas adoptions are [...]
If you don’t work in policy or the pro-life movement, or if you’re not particularly passionate about the issue of abortion, you may never have heard of the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits the use of federal funds for abortions (with the usual exceptions of cases of rape or incest or where a mother’s life is [...]
Enjoying a sunny Sunday (May 19) out with the family, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen took their kids and their dog to the park in Boston. The supermodel-turned-supermom toted little Vivian in a baby carrier, while her sons Jack and Benjamin...Show More Summary
Paul Bloom identifies them: [Jeremy] Rifkin and others have argued, plausibly, that moral progress involves expanding our concern from the family and the tribe to humanity as a whole. Yet it is impossible to empathize with seven billion strangers, or to feel toward someone you’ve never met the degree of concern you feel for a child, […]
Like Father, Like Son is a film almost guaranteed to have gone down well with this year’s head of the In Competition jury, Steven Spielberg, what with its shared focus on riveting drama concerning an increasingly destabilising family unit. Show More Summary
Raha Moharrak Raha Moharrak has become the first woman from Saudi Arabia to climb Mt. Everest when she made it to the summit yesterday after a grueling climb. The 25-year-old climber first had to convince her family to allow her to make the attempt, and then had to undergo rigorous training to climb the world's tallest peak. Show More Summary
(NSFW: Language) A man asks his friend to take him to the hospital. But which one of them actually has a problem? A hilarious and tightly made short by writer, director and actor John Viener (Family Guy). Hat Tip Link
Spending time as a family to support a good cause, Sharon, Ozzy, and Kelly Osbourne attended The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's An Evening With Women 2013 held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday (May 18). In an effort to help the LGTB community, the L.A. Show More Summary
Post by Jennifer Cullen When I got married the first time, more than 15 years ago, I had the wedding I'd always dreamed of in a beautiful old hotel with high frescoed ceilings. Surrounded by 200 of my closest family and friends, I wore...Show More Summary
Family Matters: “The Godfather” and Greek Tragedy via It’s Behind You!.
David Beckham poses for a photo with his sons Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 10, and Cruz, 8, during his final game as a professional soccer player on Saturday (May 18) at Parc des Princes in Paris, France. The 38-year-old soccer star’s team Paris Saint-Germain FC won the Ligue 1 Match against Stade Brestois 29. David‘s wife [...]
Joined by his family, teammates, and fans, David Beckham bid farewell to professional soccer at the end of his final game with Paris Saint-Germaine on Saturday (May 18). Sharing the moment with him, Victoria watched from the stands in...Show More Summary