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This story about Michael Franzese was originally posted on April 29, 2015 at 7:00am ET. It was updated at 7:40am May 1, 2015 Michael Franzese is the son of a notorious underboss of the violent and feared Colombo crime family in New York. Only Al Capone earned more money for the mob than Franzese. Franzese’s involvement with the mob ended 25 years ago. Since then, Michael Franzese served 10 years in federal prison, renounced the mob and became a devout Christian. Today, even authorities in the U.S. who once tried to incarcerate him accept...Continue reading »

As the mercury rises, Americans go into summer mode. They grab the sunscreen and spray or layer. Then repeat. Often. The hope is that it will protect our skin—and especially our kids’ skin–from damaging sun rays. No sunscreen claims it can prevent melanoma. So what do you do, even with applying and reapplying, you still burn? Well, if you ask Ron Moy, MD, a dermatologist and facial plastic surgeon with offices on the storied and ritzy Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif., he’ll tell you to use a product he created that contains...Continue reading »

Perhaps you grew up watching it in the 80s… and perhaps your kids are watching the reruns. Now there’s word that the hit series “Full House,” starring that widower single dad raising children. Netflix has ordered a 13-episode season of the new comedy from Warner Horizon Television, Miller-Boyett Productions and Jeff Franklin Productions. “Fuller House” is the long-awaited sequel to the iconic hit series Full House. Created by...Continue reading »

A trailer for Zack Snyder’s upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” was leaked by a YouTube user before quickly being taken down minutes later. The video, with foreign language subtitles, was captured on a handheld or camera phone. “Is it really surprising that the most powerful man in the world should be a figure of controversy?” the trailer begins. On Wednesday morning, Snyder teased the trailer on Twitter, but released only a short excerpt: Confirmed 4.20.15 #BatmanvSuperman...Continue reading »

He is not quite the image of Elsa that we’ve all come to know from Disney’s FROZEN. Though this Elsa wore a long, blue and sparkly dress and a blonde wig, dad Rob Chillingworth didn’t bother shaving his beard. But Chillingworth was quite the head-turner as he road the train with his daughter Ruby, who sat beside him donned as the snowman Olaf, to attend a dress-up Disney-themed sing-along in London’s Leicester Square. Someone snagged a photo of the two on the train, posted it to Reddit, and it quickly captured 1.5...Continue reading »

Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most recognizable faces in the world of entertainment. In addition to founding “The Blue Collar Comedy Tour” with comedians Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White, the 56-year-old funny man is the most successful comedy-recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and the best-selling author of 11 books. He has also had a long-lasting television career, hosting numerous gameshows, most notably “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader” and “The American Bible Challenge.” Above all...Continue reading »

After he and his wife devoted more than three decades building Intercoast Colleges into a successful for-profit educational institution with branches throughout the country, two years ago Christopher Sean Brown made an epic decision to walk away and follow his dream of moviemaking. “I was always into television and film, and was always around the film, television and radio business,” said Brown. “I’ve been around the entertainment industry all my life.” Brown, whose father worked as the head of Armed Forces Radio and Television...Continue reading »

Dakota Johnson, star of ’50 Shades of Grey’ could have appeared naked on stage when she guest-hosted NBC’s Saturday Night Live and received less attention. But Johnson is making headlines for starring in a father-daughter ISIS ad parody on SNL that’s sparking quite a debate. The ad copies a commercial for Toyota Camry (scroll down), where a dad gives a tearful goodbye to his daughter who’s joining the military. In this ad, though, the...Continue reading »

Are you a divorcing dad? Most kids aren’t mature enough to understand why parents divorce. So they have lots of questions and often feel alone. Experts say parents who can learn to empathize with their children play a major role in helping them adjust. To help minimize the impact of divorce on children, the website has compiled some tips on how to be an empathetic parent in a divorce: Tip 1: Try to Focus on a Time When...Continue reading »

Immigration reform is a hot button issue. No doubt about that. What about an immigration assignment? A Wisconsin teacher created an immigration assignment that rubbed one dad the wrong way and has prompted questions about what the teacher was thinking. Students in the 8th grade social studies class at Shattuck Middle School were handed an immigration assignment that Scott Radies, 46, believes suggested that the Republican Party is destroying the “pathway to citizenship”...Continue reading »