fairy tales

The NRA Is Rewriting Fairy Tales, So Now Hansel And Gretel Have Guns

As if Hansel and Gretel wasn’t weird enough to begin with, now they have guns.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Reads: Get In Trouble By Kelly Link

I was the kind of kid who eschewed children’s literature for Mary Higgins Clark and Steven King by the time I was maybe six or seven. By ten I was…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Fairy Tales For Twentysomethings Are Exactly As Depressing As You Imagined

Let’s face it, you don’t need fairy tales when you’re a kid, when your whole world is a metaphorical warm sack of amniotic fluids full with all the food, love…

Julie Gerstein | March 27, 2013 - 10:20 am

Flowchart: Which Fairy Tale Villainess Are You?

Some of the most interesting characters in classic fairy tales (many of which have been translated into Disney films) are the “evil” queens, sorceresses, and crones who are at odds…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 3, 2012 - 9:00 am

Snow White Numero Dos: Who Is Lily Collins?

The battle of the Snow Whites has officially begun. While Kristen Stewart was cast back in January to play the iconic fairy tale character in “Snow White and the Huntsman,”

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | April 4, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Hailee Steinfeld To Be Sleeping Beauty

Fairy tales continue to be the new period pieces. In addition to dueling Snow White movies, it looks like there is now a race for a revisionist Sleeping Beauty flick.

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 30, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Does The World Need Princesses? Hell Yeah!

There’s been quite a bit of controversy surrounding Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog,” which, for the first time in Disney’s 70-year history, stars a black princess. First her name…

Annika Harris | June 8, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Romantic Comedies Aren’t The Only Fiction That Will Ruin Your Life

A recent study found that fans of romantic comedies have unrealistic expectations of their life and relationships and often have trouble communicating with their partners. Rom-com devotees have an unrealistic…

Annika Harris | December 16, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Prince Charming Lives!

We’ve all been forced to grow up and think that fairy tales, where Prince Charming rides up on a white horse, are a bunch of bull. But hunky Prince William…

Simcha | April 21, 2008 - 6:00 pm