Author Archive | Joanne Bamberger

Wonder Woman, Buffy and the Black Widow

My daughter loves comic books and she is IN love with the Marvel super hero movies. She is especially fascinated with Iron Man, which concerns me as she gets closer to her dating years because I hope she doesn’t end up falling for the bad boys like Tony Stark. Or maybe it’s Robert Downey, Jr., […]

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Have Our Kids Become Numb to Terror?

“Someone told me at school there was a bombing in Boston.” That’s what my seventh-grade daughter said when she got home from school yesterday. The fact that she’d heard about it before I could tell her wasn’t what surprised me.  What shocked me was the matter-of-fact way in which she mentioned it. There was no […]

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Are You Ready to Forgive Anthony Weiner?

Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin graced the cover of the New York Times Magazine on Sunday as the one-time political power couple is trying to regain that status in Democratic circles. As you might recall, Weiner was a U.S. Congressman from New York until he forgot that it’s not a smart move to […]

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Julian Lennon is 50?!

In the latest episode of “Wow, Now I REALLY Feel Old,” I learned this week that Julian Lennon — son of the late Beatle John Lennon — turned 50. To celebrate, he created a music video with one of his dad’s semi-contemporaries, Steven Tyler. Feel free to share this video around your parts of the […]

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