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Working Moms Are Good For Their Kids, Says Harvard Study

Plus, celebrate the life of artist Miriam Schapiro, who passed away this week.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 25, 2015

Michigan Mother Is Very Concerned About Anne Frank’s Clitoris

Meet Gail Horalek, the busybody parent to top all busybody parents. She is very concerned that her daughter’s copy of The Diary Of A Young Girl is pornographic. It would seem that it’s not offensive enough that a vibrant young woman was a victim of the Holocaust. It’s also very offensive that Anne Frank played…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2013

Justin Bieber On Anne Frank: “Hopefully She Would Have Been A Belieber”

Justin Bieber at The Anne Frank House: what could possibly go wrong? Oh, just you wait: the losing-his-marbles pop star visited the Amsterdam museum last week and wrote a message in the museum’s log book that confirms Bieber is a moron. “Truly inspiring to be able to come here,” Biebs wrote. “Anne was a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 15, 2013

Fashion Ilustrator aleXsandro Palombo Goes Too Far With Anne Frank And Hitler Art

I’ll admit to enjoying fashion illustrator aleXsandro Palombo’s cheeky commentary on fashion designers, icons, and the industry, in general, on his blog Humor Chic … at first. And I might even wear one of his “I Love Anorexia” T-shirts if it wouldn’t elicit a lecture from Jessica, but lately Palombo’s “art” has become so vulgar…

By: Annika Harris / December 2, 2010

“Annexed,” A Tale Of Anne Frank’s Hot — And Fictional — Sex Life

Anne Frank’s hormones are not the first thing that comes to mind when one remembers the world’s most famous teenage girl. But Sharon Dogar, a young adult author, has made it so in a fictionalized version of Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl. Annexed is an allegedly a “racy diary” about Anne’s relationship with Peter…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 21, 2010

Anne Frank’s Diary Pulled Off School Shelves Over A Vagina

There’s only so much stupid that a girl can handle and I shot way over my monthly allotment reading this one news story: The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition, by Anne Frank, was pulled off the shelves in Culpepper County Public Schools in Virginia after a parent complained about “the sexual nature…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 28, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Anne Frank’s Protector, Miep Gies, Dead At 100

Miep Gies, who helped shelter Anne Frank’s family, died yesterday at 100. After their Amsterdam hiding spot was busted by police, Gies, a secretary in the office where Frank’s family hid, rounded up Anne’s papers and locked them in a drawer. She claimed she never read Anne’s diary both because she did not want to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 12, 2010

Quickies: The Only Known Film Footage Of Anne Frank & Which Group Of Women Has The Most Sex?

The Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam recently released the only known video footage of Anne Frank. It was taken when a neighbor was getting married. [ TrèsSugar] — I remember watching the film about her life in school and everyone cheered, boys included, when she finally kissed her boyfriend.
Chris Rock is teaming u…

By: Annika Harris / October 5, 2009

The Mouse House Is Too Cheesy For The Diary of Anne Frank Or Any Literature Classic

Disney is teaming up with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet to make a movie out of The Diary of Anne Frank. Seeing the words “Disney” and “Anne Frank” in the same sentence seems a little strange to me. They know this one doesn’t end with the prince and princess living happily ever after, right? Hopefully,…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 13, 2009