childrens-books

Why Dads Fucking Hate That Bald Bastard Caillou

Casey, a 34-year-old in Virginia, loves his two sons more than anything in the world. “I’d literally do anything for them,” he tells me. “And…

The Problematic Past and Enduring Appeal of Dr. Seuss

For many people, Dr. Seuss is the first real media figure they bond with. Of course, there’s always the odd kid who identifies hard with…

Confessions of a Male Nancy Drew Superfan

Drop me in a bookstore or library in 1979, and I’d immediately start to look for the yellow spines. I was 6, an enthusiastic, ambitious…

The Strange Story of Andy Serkis’ ‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’

For those of who lived through it, 2016 will always be a year of what-ifs. What if the Clinton campaign paid more attention to the…