Young Adult Fiction

The Reality of Reality Television Is That Nothing Is Real

Christine Stock | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada TV
Christine Stock

I continue to be struck by the phrase "Reality Television." I mean, give me a break. In the day and age of Photoshop, voice-overs, and numerous editing tools, who can seriously believe that anything on TV is real?

Does Proxy Argue for the Affluenza Defense?

Christine Stock | Posted 02.12.2014 | Canada
Christine Stock

Alex London had it right: money and privilege is an excellent excuse when called to defend deplorable actions. Consider Ethan Couch, the Texas teen wh...

Grown Women Loving Teen Vampires is Just Plain Wrong

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

In case you are living under a rock, the final instalment of the film version of the Twilight series was released in theatres last week. Am I being overly sensitive about the idea of grown women fantasizing about teenaged boys? Why does our culture have this strange double standard? If 35-year-old fathers were lining up at movie premieres to get their photos taken with Dakota Fanning, we'd scream bloody murder.