Little Red Riding Hood

Google's six-second challenge finds agencies shrinking to fit fairy tales for Sundance

Google launched its six-second bumper ads nearly two years ago, and in that time the company has seen creative ideas come to life in small spaces.<p>In …

Advertising

YouTube Partnered With Creative Agencies to Tell 6-Second Versions of Classic Tales at Sundance

Last January, YouTube used Sundance as a forum to pitch its six-second ad format to brands. That’s continued this year, with YouTube returning to …

Digital Marketing

Who’s afraid of the big bad escaped wolf? Not me

The panic about Torak the Berkshire escapee shows that facts cannot compete with our hoary old horror stories<p>“Rottweiler slipped his lead near school,” was the first hysterical headline. “Rottweiler on the loose after ESCAPING from owner near Middleton family home,” was another, as Rover, a …

Opinion (UK)

Stormy Daniels made political news in Raleigh once – and I was there for it

The Louisiana-born porn actress known has Stormy Daniels has upended Washington this month with accounts of an alleged 2006 affair with President …

Stormy Daniels

How the fairy tale transformed contemporary art

It’s strangely fitting, in a way, that the very reasons for which fairy tales were once censored – infanticide, bodily mutilations inflicted upon …

Fashion (Australia)

#MeToo, Sleeping Beauty and the often controversial history of fairy tales

It’s one of the more bizarre episodes to have seen the light of day since the #MeToo movement got going late last year. In November 2017, the British …

Literature

A happy opera ending sparks a #MeToo debate in Italy

The performance was reaching its familiar climax. Don José, the Spanish soldier, beat Carmen, the fiery heroine, and drew his dagger to stab and kill …

Opera

These are the LGBT heroes who are said to have helped shape Welsh history

Wales has always been a place to celebrate everyone for who they are.<p>But not much is known about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in …

News (Wales)

AIG debuts new merger brand in Japan with campaign that plays on old fairy tales

AIG is putting a fresh spin on old tales to launch a new brand out of two older businesses in Japan.<p>AIG General Insurance is the new brand that comes …

Advertising

Classics old and new heat up Montreal theatre’s winter season

Montreal theatre’s winter season gets underway this week with two premières from notable female Quebec playwrights. Théâtre La Licorne (4559 Papineau …

Philip K. Dick

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Buy cinema tickets for New Shorts: Gothic! | BFI Southbank

New Shorts: Gothic!<p>Victoriana, dark family secrets and fairy tales abound in these twisted tales.<p>Total runtime 96min<p>Through the looking glass …

Film (UK)

Why Harry Potter is a Tory - The American Interest

Harry Potter

Every Child Is a Reader (Even If They Can’t Yet Read the Words)

In early September, my first grader sat on her bed thumbing through a picture book that was way above her reading level. “I’m reading this book all …

Parenting

Post-Editing Magic By Your Fav Photographers

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing editing techniques in the Post Editing Magic Photo contest with chances to …

Tales From a Tall Forest by Shaun Micallef

In a new collection of stories, Little Red Riding Hood appears as the Tiny Poncho Girl.<p>There's a wolf and a grandmother, just like in the classic …

Illustration

Hoda Kotb becomes official co-anchor of 'Today' after Matt Lauer firing

Hoda Kotb has been named permanent co-anchor of the <i>Today</i> show, alongside Savannah Guthrie, following Matt Lauer's firing amid sexual harassment allegations.<p>Lauer's ouster in November left a major opening for the morning program, which Kotb filled temporarily until the announcement Tuesday made her …

Entertainment

15 amazing things to do in NYC this week

<b>Tue 2</b><p><b>Cole Escola: Help! I’m Stuck</b> <b>Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater; 9:30pm; $15 plus $12 minimum</b><br>Some stars are made to shine over New York, and in the …

New York City

Thoughts from the Ledge: David Warner – master chameleon

via Tardis DataCore<p>Welcome to my weekly series where I pay homage to those unsung heroes of the horror genre. This installment, I am going to discuss …

Entertainment

Black Narcissus

Subscribe to watch<p>Drama 2016 74 mins Director: Shola Amoo<p>The gentrification of London’s Brixton is examined in this probing and stylistically …

Film (UK)

How Fresh Prince's Karyn Parsons Became The Founder Of A Creative Nonprofit

Karyn Parsons is the change she wishes to see in the world.<p>As the founder and Executive Director at Sweet Blackberry, she writes the histories of untold figures in African-American culture and ensures their legacies come to life as children-friendly animations. Since 2005, Parsons’ nonprofit has …

Nonprofits

10 things to try with your new Google Home smart speaker

If you got a Google Home Mini, Google Home, or Google Home Max recently, congrats. With Google’s AI-powered assistant inside these and other speakers, you can ask questions about virtually anything, set reminders, get info about your commute to work, go shopping, and control devices in your home, …

Google

Our Pick of The January Ski Deals

Photo: (c) TVB Innsbruck.Happy Christmas everyone! This week all our deals are for January, for what could be a much-needed post-Christmas/New Year …

Skiing

Scars of war

21 December 2017<p>The scars of war run deep on eastern Ukraine’s youngest citizens after nearly four years of volatile conflict.<p>Photographer Ashley …

Ukraine

Red Riding Hood helps protect children from explosive weapons in Ukraine - UNICEF Connect

Little Red Riding Hood, the Big Bad Wolf and Grandma are on the school gymnasium stage. There are giggles, murmured whispers and wide-eyed …

Ukraine

Immersive theatre goes Fifty Shades - but is it art or pornography?

Little Red Riding Hood has been thoroughly disrobed: not just her red cape, but right down to white knickers and bobby socks. The wolf’s not wearing much either – a fluffy tail, shiny boots of leather – as she pours blood down her victim’s torso, then kneels between her thighs to lick it off.<p>Don’t …

East London

Reasons And Ways To Use Storytelling In eLearning

Why And How To Use Storytelling In eLearning<p>We will try to answer 2 major questions about stories and learning. First of all, some would say you …

Storytelling

Poland's Fantastic Christmas Markets

While December may be more known for nights spent inside by the fire, it’s the perfect time in Poland to head outside and frolic under the holiday …

Europe

Our Grimm Nation: Little Red Riding Hood and the Big, Bad First Date Where the Guy Looked Nothing Like His Pictures On Tinder

Once upon a time, there was a young woman named Sarah living in the big, big city. And, although Sarah was (first and foremost) an advertising …

Love

Die Hard is a Modern Fairy Tale

I think <i>Die Hard</i> might be a fairy tale.<p>Tolkien says myths and legends are about superhuman figures (gods and demigods respectively), while fairy …

Star Trek