One in three teens is affected by teen dating violence. My hope is that by telling our stories and being open about what’s happening, and owning our histories, that we’ll be able to strengthen the girls (and guys) that need our help.Read More
Mike and Heather Martin temporarily lost custody of two of their five children for the cruel "pranks" they played in a series of now-deleted YouTube videos that earned the couple a lot of money. The loss of custody should be permanent.Read More
Not everyone can "move forward," though.
Former Rat Queens artist Roc Upchurch got arrested for domestic violence last year; he stopped illustrating Rat Queens shortly thereafter. Upchurch recently reached out to Comic Book Resources' Casey Gilley to request an interview with her to discuss his life since; that interview went up today.Read More
Two newly-released black comedies this week share a common thread beyond their genre: their inability to effectively address important issues. Both Miss Meadows and The Homesman attempt o engage in serious genre twists - an assassination thriller and an old-fashioned Western from post-modern feminist slants - and while both get an E for effort, neither film succeeds in their grand ambition.Read More
Yesterday we told you about DC's decision not to allow the Superman "S" Shield to be used on the memorial of a Toronto child who died due to neglect and abuse. In a statement today, however, DC has reconsidered their position and will let the shield be used on the memorial after all.Read More
Sad story of the day.
Today in understandable legal moves but totally regrettable PR moves, DC Comics' legal affairs have declined to allow Superman's 'S' shield to be used in a memorial to a Toronto child slain by neglect and abuse.Read More