Lin-Manuel Miranda: from jingles to Jack

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the American composer, rapper, and actor, is taking a giant leap of faith into a children’s musical about a British nanny – a far cry from the hip hop, pop, rap, show-tune music of the award-winning 2015 Hamilton: An American Musical.  From the history of the founding fathers to the diversity of character…

Millennial Men and Manhood: how do they view it?

New research indicates that millennial men may be rejecting traditional views of manhood – in their attitudes, values, language, behavior, relationships, careers, and their definition of success. Researchers at the University of British Columbia, Canada, surveyed 630 milennial-aged men, aged 15-29, from Western Canada. Results published in April 2018, in the journal Psychology of Men…

Science of fatherhood

The science of fatherhood reveals a 10-year study of men’s health during their partner’s pregnancy, and what happens psychologically when they become a father

Director Ron Howard, the star in Star Wars spin-off Han Solo movie

Ron Howard will direct the untitled Han Solo spinoff movie for Lucasfilm and Disney – who own the Star Wars films – after directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller left the production midstream. Howard’s directorship was announced on 22 June 2017, swiftly after the previous directors left. “At Lucasfilm … we’re thrilled to announce that…