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because every girl’s mother is her frenemy

A new reality competition show has just debuted in the U.K. It’s called Hotter Than My Daughter. Really: It used to be sisters who would argue about who looked the most fashionable and alluring to boys. But these embarrassed daughters are at loggerheads with their MOTHERS over their revealing fashion and outrageous behaviour. A new … more…

because Balloon Boy is the defining moment of our generation

There’s a documentary about the Balloon Boy incident coming our way soon, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. In it, we will learn that Balloon Boy dad Richard Heene is not, in fact, the world’s worst father, but actually a savior of humankind: Steven C. Barber, a 48-year-old filmmaker, says he believes Richard Heene really thought … more…

question of the day: Is there no length to which ‘news’ networks will not go for a ‘story,’ to which audiences will not go for a ‘thrill,’ and to which parents will not go for public attention?

Surprise, surprise: the “balloon-boy” saga of late last week was all a stunt, a hoax, a publicity grab by the parents of the supposedly missing kid. Says the Los Angeles Times: The strange case of Falcon Heene took another twist Sunday when a Colorado sheriff said the boy’s parents had staged the runaway balloon saga … more…