5 Reasons We Love To Hate Jonathan Franzen

Column by Peter Derk January 16, 2019
Haters gonna hate. But are the reasons legit?
Twitter All A-Twitter Over Jeanette Winterson's Dinner

Twitter All A-Twitter Over Jeanette Winterson's Dinner

News by Peter Derk June 18, 2014
Jeanette Winterson, author of 'Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit', angered many Twitter followers after posting a picture of a rabbit she killed and ate.

Orson Scott Card’s Personal Beliefs Are Appalling, But...

Column by Kelly Thompson March 7, 2013
DC has hired Orson Scott Card to write a Superman story. Will you read it? Do you support creators with abhorrent personal beliefs? Why or why not? And where do you draw the line?
Drag Queen Reads Dr Seuss’s 'Green Eggs And Ham' To Kids

Drag Queen Gets to Read Dr Seuss’s 'Green Eggs And Ham' To Kids After All

News by Dean Fetzer March 6, 2013
After being invited then disinvited to read to children at a New Jersey after-school program, Martha Graham Cracker got to celebrate Dr Seuss’s birthday in Philadelpia - reading to children!
Lance Armstrong Sued for ‘False Advertising’

Readers Sue Lance Armstrong and His Publisher for ‘False Advertising’

News by Dean Fetzer January 24, 2013
A group of Californians have filed a lawsuit against the cyclist and his publisher, claiming his “books should never have been sold as works of non-fiction”.

Won't Somebody Please Think of the Children?

Column by John Jarzemsky March 29, 2012
Advocates of censorship often invoke the name of children to support their cause, but repression of literature borders on abusive.

Themes of Pedophilia in the Works of Piers Anthony

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 2, 2011
Fantasy novelist Piers Anthony has written close to 150 books in his lifetime. As a whole, his body of work reveals a more than passing interest in child sexuality. Is he enlightened or just creepy?