Rosa Friedman

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The racial parenting divide: What Adrian Peterson reveals about black vs. white child-rearing

Black parenting is often too authoritative. White parenting is often too permissive. Both need to change<p>In college, I once found myself on the D.C. metro with one of my favorite professors. As we were riding, a young white child began to climb on the seats and hang from the bars of the train. His …

Roll over, Frank Miller: Or stop lying about prancing-futile Spartans!

<b>Originally published November 13, 2011… based on earlier, informal postings.</b><p>I had a new essay prepared -- balanced and funny -- about Ayn Rand and …

Strides and backslides: How to tackle diversity in comics

<i>Character and creator diversity has been a major issue within the comic-book industry since its creation, but it’s become an especially prevalent</i> …

Why Marvel Studios Succeeds (And How It Might Fail)

<i>Guardians Of The Galaxy</i> just enjoyed a very successful weekend at movie theaters, taking home around $94m, far in excess of expectations. The movie …

We’re losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome

DreamWorks’ <i>How To Train Your Dragon 2</i> considerably expands the world introduced in the first film, and that expansion includes a significant new …

When All Your Steaks Have Hot Sauce: A Case Against 'Nebraska' In Color

The latest indignity seemingly imposed by commerce upon art is the news that the cable movie channel Epix would air, in addition to the original black-and-white version, a color version of Alexander Payne's <i>Nebraska</i>, which was nominated for Best Picture earlier this year and stars Bruce Dern and …

Over at Ebony.com, Jamilah Lemieux has a good summary of why Chuck Creekmur’s open letter to Nicki Minaj raises a number of red flags. Creekmur, owner of AllHipHop.com, penned the letter in response to Minaj’s cover artwork for her next single, “Anaconda.” She’s sporting a thong and a pair of ...

Over at Ebony.com, Jamilah Lemieux has a good summary of why Chuck Creekmur’s open letter to Nicki Minaj raises a number of red flags.<p>Creekmur, owner …

Jennifer Lawrence And The History Of Cool Girls

"Be chill and don’t be a downer, act like a dude but look like a supermodel."<p>What’s your favorite Jennifer Lawrence moment? When she tripped on the way to accept her Academy Award, or when the paparazzi snapped photos of her drinking Veuve Cliquot straight out of the bottle? Or maybe it was the …

FIFA and the World Cup: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Late Night Television

'Boyhood,' Time And Tree Rings

<b>Listen · 7:15</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>I had an uncle who studied dendrochronology – tree rings, basically. It wasn't until years after he died that it occurred to me how much his perspective on living, and on dying, seemed to have been shaped by years of handling such palpable evidence of time …

One Hundred And Sixty Things We Learned At San Diego Comic Con

From <b>Peter Svensson, Joseph Kyle Schmidt, Jeremy Konrad, Daniel Celko, Peter Sailer, Joe Glass, Rich Johnston, Joshua Stone, Marq Romero, Hannah</b> …

SDCC 2014: Spider-Woman

Dennis Hopeless and Greg Land launch Jessica Drew into Spider-Verse and a new ongoing series!<p>“Every Spider-Man ever” might the promise of Marvel’s …

Women Kick Ass at Comic-Con: Guys, Don’t Mess with Michelle Rodriguez!

Women Kick Ass at Comic-Con: Guys, Don't Mess with Michelle Rodriguez!<p>The actresses on the EW Women Who Kick Ass panel at Comic-Con start off soft …

Women Totally Dominated This Year’s San Diego Comic-Con International

Alright, so: we’re on a little bit of a high (despite our illness) thanks to San Diego Comic-Con International this year. Because, well, women …

How Hawkeye #19 Portrays The World Of A Deaf Superhero To A Hearing Audience, For Next Year’s Eisner Awards

<b>Hawkeye</b> #19 by <b>Matt Fraction</b> and <b>David Aja</b> is published today and already it’s a shoo-in for next year’s favourite single issue, just as Hawkeye #11 …

A Very Sick Person Who Was Never Sick Enough | i believe you | it's not your fault

Miss American Dream

How Britney Spears went to Vegas and became a feminist role model. No, really.<p><b>By Taffy Brodesser-Akner</b><i><br>Illustrations by Geoff J. Kim</i><p><b>At the top of the</b> …

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The 12 best non-traditional, alternative superhero comics for jaded readers

I’m of a somewhat odd breed of comic reader. Having grown up reading superhero comics, I still love the genre as a matter of principle and always …

Challenge by Geek

Angela: Asgard’s Assassin By Kieron Gillen And Marguerite Bennett

Respectfully, Rich told you of this at a previous juncture. I think I’m going to call that a “pre-exclusive” from now on, and imagine a <i>Minority …