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Charlie Hunnam Says 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Is 'Brilliant,' Quitting Was 'Heartbreaking'

AP | Liat Kornowski | July 21, 2014 | Entertainment
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The first trailer for the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie will be released this week and the original Christian Grey, Charlie Hunnam, says he can't wait for the finished product. Speaking Sunday at a Fox event as part of the Television Critics Association press tour,...

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Where You Go To College

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | July 20, 2014 | College
There are a lot of opinions about where you should go to college. A lot of those opinions are probably wrong -- at least the ones based on myths about what makes a good school to get a degree from. We wanted to explain a few things a lot of...

Beyoncé Released A Teaser For The '50 Shades Of Grey' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | July 20, 2014 | Entertainment
Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh-oh, oh, no, no: Beyoncé used Saturday night to tease "Fifty Shades of Grey." The singer posted a teaser to the forthcoming film's trailer on her Instagram account, whetting appetites for the S&M drama that's due out in theaters on Feb. 13,...

In ‘The Devilers' Comic Book, Exorcists Converge To Stop Hell From Breaking Loose

USA Today | Antonia Blumberg | July 19, 2014 | Religion
(RNS) There’s never a better time for a bunch of holy avengers than when all hell actually breaks loose. The Dynamite Entertainment series The Devilers debuts Wednesday (July 16) as an action-packed supernatural comic book full of demonic beasties, big-picture philosophies and heroes that have to put religious differences aside...

A Random Guy Asked This Poet A Sexist, Obscene Question; Her Response Will Give You Chills

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | July 18, 2014 | Women
Venessa Marco was at a bodega when the man behind the counter asked her if she could deep throat. He said, “You look like the kind of girl who can swallow.” Refusing to shrink from the question, as degrading and presumptuous as it was, Marco responded in...

Todd Akin: Policing Free Speech Will Turn U.S. Into North Korea

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | July 18, 2014 | Politics
Former Missouri congressman Todd Akin believes he was unfairly targeted by the speech police when he said victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant during his 2012 Senate bid. Appearing on HuffPost Live on Friday, the Republican was asked to respond to George Will's incendiary column...

Todd Akin: 'The Legitimate Doesn't Apply To Rape'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | July 18, 2014 | Politics
Former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) spoke with HuffPost Live on Friday about his infamous comments about "legitimate rape," saying people misunderstood the meaning of the phrase. "The legitimate doesn't apply to rape," Akin said. Akin said "legitimate rape" and "legitimate case of rape" are terms used by law...

Ned Stark Confirms That One Big 'Game Of Thrones' Fan Theory

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | July 18, 2014 | Entertainment
Warning! This post is dark and full of spoilers! Sean Bean, aka Ned Stark from HBO's "Game of Thrones," may have just dropped the biggest spoiler the North has ever seen. For those who have been living under Casterly Rock, there's a crazy "GoT" fan theory...

Amazon Wants You To Pay $120 For A Glorified Library Card

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | July 18, 2014 | Technology
Amazon officially unveiled an all-you-can-read subscription service on Friday that gives you access to more e-books than you could ever finish. That's right, never have more books been available to you -- unless you have a public library card. The service, "Kindle Unlimited," is essentially an e-book version...

Audrey Tautou Describes 'Mood Indigo' As Once In A Lifetime Experience

Erin Whitney | July 18, 2014 | Entertainment
When you mix the imagination behind "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "The Science of Sleep" with the beloved French actress Audrey Tautou, best known for "Amélie," you get something magical. "Mood Indigo," a new film directed by Gondry, brings the two together for a story told through a...

The Hand-Made Magic Of 'The NeverEnding Story'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | July 18, 2014 | Entertainment
Three decades after its U.S. premiere on July 20, 1984, "The NeverEnding Story" feels magical in a way that's unattainable for a dark fantasy of today. It's twisted and rife with imperfections, but that's part of what makes it so charming. Constructing an entire universe was no small...

Apparently, The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Norman Mailer Was A Picasso-Inspired Artist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | July 18, 2014 | Arts
We thought Norman Mailer's greatest connection to the art world was the fact that his 1983 novel "Ancient Evenings" was loosely adapted into a five-and-a-half-hour-long Matthew Barney film. But it turns out Mailer himself had an eye for fine art, particularly the squiggly, confident lines of a certain...

5 Must-Read Beach Novels For Your Next Vacation

Joann Pan | July 18, 2014 | OWN
Read them by the sea, by the pool, on the porch. Each one is secret vacation inside your vacation. The Hundred-Year House By Rebecca Makkai 352 pages; Viking Adult Author Rebecca Makkai is known for...

Florida Barbershop Owner Finds Awesome Way To Shape Up Customers Inside And Out

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | July 18, 2014 | Black Voices
Most men go to the barbershop and expect to come out with a fresh cut. But one Florida barbershop is making sure each of its customer are leaving with way more than a new head of hair. An array of books line the wall inside Royal Touch Barbershop,

Neil Patrick Harris Is Very Happy With The First Cut Of 'Gone Girl'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | July 17, 2014 | Entertainment
The big-screen adaptation of "Gone Girl" is one of the most anticipated films of the fall, and while most of us will have to wait until Oct. 3 to see it, star Neil Patrick Harris has already gotten the first look. During a conversation with HuffPost Live's

'Gone Girl' Is About To Find Company In 'The Social Network' And 'Pulp Fiction'

Matthew Jacobs | July 17, 2014 | Entertainment
The New York Film Festival is one of many possible stops along the road to the Oscar stage, and with the announcement that David Fincher's "Gone Girl" is this year's opening-night selection, it seems the thriller is readying a strong awards push. Over the past 20 years, 13...

Harper Lee Biographer Responds To Controversy Over Book's Authorization

Claire Fallon | July 17, 2014 | Books
In an interview with HuffPost Live on Wednesday, author Marja Mills, who this week published The Mockingbird Next Door: Life With Harper Lee, responded to Harper Lee's statement claiming Mills misrepresented her relationship with Lee in the book. "I can tell you my experiences," Mills said in reply. "They were...

'The Giver' Star Brenton Thwaites Initially Thought He Was Too Old To Play Jonas

Matthew Jacobs | July 17, 2014 | Entertainment
On the cusp of becoming a household name, Brenton Thwaites lent his talents to this summer's "Maleficent" and "The Signal." Come Aug. 15, longstanding fans of Lois Lowry's acclaimed novel "The Giver" will find Thwaites stepping into the shoes of the story's protagonist, Jonas, in the much-anticipated film adaptation. Directed...

How Long It REALLY Takes To Get Over A Breakup

Joseph Erbentraut | July 17, 2014 | Women
Once the romance fades and the relationship is over, how much time does it take to officially get over it? Science says a year and a half. One 2009 study suggested it takes nearly 18 months for divorcees to feel ready to move on after a split is...

9 Regional Slang Words We Should All Start Using

Claire Fallon | July 19, 2014 | Books
We Americans love our slang. Winky terms like terrific and awesome are now so ubiquitous that they barely even qualify as slang anymore. We wear bling to parties and have a blast; we goof off and then catch some z's. Despite the pervasiveness of slang, however, there are...
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