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Lena Dunham Talks Nepotism On 'Girls' With Allison Williams Being Brian Williams' Daughter

  |   June 12, 2012

"Girls" star and creator Lena Dunham may have addressed the race issue on the show delicately, but she's not taking as kindly to the nepotism...

Oliver Stone Talks Marijuana With Gavin Newsom: 'California Has The Best Weed In The World' (VIDEO)

  |  Aaron Sankin   |   June 12, 2012

Given his much-publicized distaste for Sacramento, it's good to see that Gavin Newsom is finding ways to keep himself busy. On his Current TV chat...
Chris Harnick

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Betty White On Gay Marriage, Meeting Obama And Being A 'Lucky Old Broad'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Chris Harnick   |   June 14, 2012

Betty White, the star of many TV hits such as "The Golden Girls" and currently TV Land's "Hot In Cleveland," has the ear of the...

Rufus Wainwright Sings Classic Gum Jingles For 'Funny Or Die' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post   |  Lucas Kavner   |   June 12, 2012

If this new Funny or Die video proves anything, it's that Rufus Wainwright can sing anything in his signature lilting baritone and it would still,...

Sally Draper Boots: Kiernan Shipka Reveals What Happened To 'Mad Men' Footwear

The Huffington Post   |  Christopher Rosen   |   June 12, 2012

The fifth season of "Mad Men" closed with one big question -- "Are you alone?" -- but those worried about what happened to Sally Draper's...
Jack Mirkinson

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Aaron Sorkin Talks TV News, Women And Whether He's An Internet Hater

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jack Mirkinson   |   June 22, 2012

Aaron Sorkin has returned to television. After several years away from the tube — he was busy writing Oscar-winning screenplays, apparently — the man behind...
Joseph Erbentraut

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Nick Offerman Of 'Parks And Recreation' On Ron Swanson, The Cubs And, Duh, Facial Hair

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Joseph Erbentraut   |   June 12, 2012

Contrary to his "Parks and Recreation" character Ron Swanson's trademark no-nonsense stance toward digging in deep and talking about his feelings, it is clearly difficult...

Justin Bieber's 'Baby' Not Liked By George H.W. Bush (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Christopher Rosen   |   June 12, 2012

Justin Bieber has an army of fans, but don't count George H.W. Bush among them. Speaking with Jenna Bush Hager, his granddaughter, on the TODAY...

Tay Zonday Sings 'Call Me Maybe' (VIDEO)

  |   June 12, 2012

Move over, President Obama. Jimmy Fallon? Yesterday's news. Because there's a new sheriff in "Call Me Maybe" Town: Tay Zonday. The "Chocolate Rain" singer has...

Vimeo Awards 2012: 'Symmetry' Wins Big, Thanks To James Franco And Aziz Ansari

The Huffington Post   |  Mallika Rao   |   June 13, 2012

The Vimeo Awards descended on NYU's Skirball Theater last week, and while Angelina Jolie and leg didn't show up, the way the Awards are evolving,...

Tattoo Convention In Bogota, Colombia, Gets Lots Of Ink In South America (VIDEO)

  |   June 12, 2012

Tattoos are getting a lot of ink these days, especially in South America, where interest in body modification has grown in leaps and bounds in...

Wolf-Gordon's 'Escalator Canopy' On Display At Merchandise Mart For NeoCon (PHOTOS)

  |   June 12, 2012

Attendees of NeoCon, the National Exposition of Contract Furnishings, at Chicago's Merchandise Mart were treated to a colossal surprise upon their arrival at the commercial...

A Year With Children: New York City Student Art At The Guggenheim

The Huffington Post   |  Emma Mustich   |   June 12, 2012

Not many elementary schoolers can boast about having their artwork on display in one of New York's most famous art museums. But for lucky students...
Michael Hogan

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Indie Producers Wrestle With Big Dreams And Small Budgets

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Michael Hogan   |   July 2, 2012

It is February. It is the Academy Awards (your first time at the Academy Awards). Christopher Plummer is favored to win an Oscar for a...

'The Best Man' Cast: Cybill Shepherd, John Stamos, Kristin Davis Step Into Gore Vidal Play

AP   |  MARK KENNEDY   |   June 12, 2012

NEW YORK -- Cybill Shepherd, John Stamos, Kristin Davis and Elizabeth Ashley are set to get political – they're joining the cast of "Gore Vidal's...

Kate Walsh Leaving 'Private Practice': Actress Says Season 6 Will Be Her Last (VIDEO)

  |   June 12, 2012

Kate Walsh is leaving "Private Practice." On Bethenny Frankel's new talk show, "Bethenny," Walsh told the audience, "This is my last season for 'Private Practice.'"...
Andrew Losowsky

'Guinness World Records' Movie: 9 Other Reference Books We'd Like To See Adapted

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Andrew Losowsky   |   June 13, 2012

A "Guinness World Records" movie is in the works, according to The Guardian. No details are yet forthcoming, but how hard can it be to...

Lollapalooza 2012 Schedule, Aftershows, Chow Town Lineup Announced

  |   June 12, 2012

Lollapalooza on Tuesday unveiled not only their daily set-by-set schedules and Chow Town food vendor lineup, the same day Chicago music fans who missed out...

Seth MacFarlane & Mitt Romney: 'Family Guy' Creator Mocks Bain Capital

  |   June 12, 2012

Seth MacFarlane isn't afraid to mock Mitt Romney, something the New York Daily News reports he proved again on Saturday night. Speaking at the Chrysalis...

NME Morrissey Apology: 'We Do Not Believe That He Is A Racist'

The Huffington Post   |  Crystal Bell   |   June 12, 2012

British music magazine NME has publicly apologized to Morrissey for a 2007 article that the singer claims unfairly suggested he was racist. In a statement...

'Americano' Trailer: Salma Hayek Strips Down In Mathieu Demy's Tense Drama (VIDEO)

  |   June 12, 2012

"Americano," a tense new drama from writer/director/actor Mathieu Demy, centers on a Parisian real estate agent (Demy) who ends up going to Mexico to trace...

Artist Adam Koford Gives The Twitter Avatar A Makeover (PHOTOS)

  |   June 12, 2012

The Twitter avatar -- that little blue bird that greets you every time you share a 140-character nugget of social wisdom -- has become...

Billy Corgan Of The Smashing Pumpkins: 'I'll Piss On F**king Radiohead' (TWEETS)

The Huffington Post   |  Andres Jauregui   |   June 12, 2012

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan might be at his most entertaining when he's starting little fires in the music press, but new comments by the...

China Replicates Austrian Village

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By Vanessa Quirk click here for original article Hallstatt, Austria, the Unesco Heritage Site literally re-built, brick by brick, in China. Photo © Boris Stroujko...

Alexa Meade's Incredible Painted Photographs (PHOTOS, INTERVIEW)

The Huffington Post   |  Priscilla Frank   |   June 12, 2012

Alexa Meade creates portraits that look like traditional representational paintings. But in fact the "living paintings" are actually photographs painted on with acrylics, making the...

Guest Post: Your Punctuation Personality Type By Leah Petersen

Bryan Thomas Schmidt   |   June 12, 2012

A recent (totally made up) scientific study analyzed what your favorite punctuation mark means about you. Every writer, every person, over-uses and abuses at least...

Lindsay Lohan To Star Opposite Porn Star James Deen In 'The Canyons'

The Huffington Post   |  Stephanie Marcus   |   June 12, 2012

Lindsay Lohan may have lost out on the chance to play infamous porn star Linda Lovelace, but she's about to star opposite one of the...

'Private Practice' Season 6: Shonda Rhimes Talks The Show's Future And Tim Daly's Exit

  |   June 12, 2012

"Private Practice" will return for a 13-episode sixth season and many have speculated that it will be the show's last, but series creator Shonda Rhimes...
Aaron Sankin

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Party Buses Draw Ire Of San Francisco Club Owners At Community Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Aaron Sankin   |   June 12, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO -- Club owners in San Francisco are fed up with party buses. They've seen the litany of problems that accompany the ever-increasing flood...

'30 Rock': Tina Fey Says Margaret Cho As Kim Jong Il Was One Of Her Favorite Moments

  |   June 12, 2012

Tina Fey, the star and creator of "30 Rock," has created television history over the six seasons the NBC comedy has been on the air....
Lucas Kavner

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Arts And Culture Industry Still Injects Billions Into The Economy, According To New Report

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Lucas Kavner   |   June 12, 2012

The nonprofit arts and culture industry injects billions of dollars into local economies, according to a new report from Americans for the Arts, though it...

8 Best Places To Photograph In The World (PHOTOS)

  |   June 20, 2012

We've all been there. Standing in a crowd craning our necks to view the Mona Lisa. Watching the tourists pretend to "hold up" the Leaning...

'Man Candles' Review: Yankee Candle's New Line Tested By HuffPost Editors (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Ross Luippold   |   June 12, 2012

Last month, Yankee Candle launched a limited edition line of sweaty, gruff, hyper-masculine "Man Candles," finally allowing men to indulge in their wildest scent-related fantasies...

The Childhood Homes Of 20 Famous Authors

flavorwire.com   |   June 12, 2012

Famous authors — they’re just like us. Or at least they used to be. Recently, on a whim, we started investigating the childhood homes of...

David Shrigley's 'Brain Activity' Comes To Yerba Buena Center For The Arts (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Priscilla Frank   |   June 12, 2012

If David Shrigley were in your class he would not be the know-it-all who always raised his hand but the secret genius who carved a...

CAPTION THIS: Betty White Visits President Obama (PHOTO)

  |   June 12, 2012

SCROLL DOWN TO READ ALL THE CAPTIONS! We spend most of our days coming up with funny things to say about ridiculous photos, so it's...

Matchbox Twenty, 'She's So Mean' Video: Band Releases Single Off First All-New Album In A Decade (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Kia Makarechi   |   August 12, 2012

Good day to be a MB20 fan: Rob Thomas and friends have released the official lyric video for "She's So Mean," the new single off...

Jason Schwartmzan Talks 'Bored To Death' Ending, Season 4

  |   June 12, 2012

Jason Schwartzman may have accepted the fate of the fictional Jonathan Ames, but that doesn't mean he isn't mourning the loss of Season 4 of...

Spike Lee: Mitt Romney Can't 'Hang' With Barack Obama

The Huffington Post   |  Christopher Rosen   |   June 12, 2012

Spike Lee doesn't think the reelection of Barack Obama is the slam dunk that many might expect, but he's confident things will change once the...

Ann Rutherford Dead: 'Gone With The Wind' Actress Dies At 94

AP   |  ROBERT JABLON   |   June 12, 2012

LOS ANGELES — Ann Rutherford, the demure brunette actress who played the sweetheart in the long-running Andy Hardy series and Scarlett O'Hara's youngest sister in...

Louvre Museum Opens Storied Hallways To A Ferragamo Fashion Show, Making History

CP   |  Thomas Adamson, The Associated Press   |   August 12, 2012

PARIS - For the first time in its near 900-year history, Paris' iconic Louvre Museum is opening up its storied hallways to fashion: a catwalk...

Al Dar Headquarters / MZ Architects

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Click here for the original article. Courtesy of MZ Architects The concept: The AlDar Headquarters designed by MZ Architects has a distinctive and innovative design:...

Philly Pops Seek To Remove Peter Nero, Their Artistic Director For More Than 3 Decades

AP   |   June 12, 2012

PHILADELPHIA — The Philly Pops wants to get rid of the artistic director who has been its leader for more than three decades, saying his...

'Conan' In Chicago: 10-Foot Bratwurst Launched Across State Street Bridge (VIDEO)

  |   June 12, 2012

Late-night host Conan O'Brien kicked off his one-week residency in Chicago in grand fashion Monday evening as he launched a 10-foot sausage across the State...

Justin Bieber's Free Concert Rocked Mexico City's Main Plaza (PHOTOS)

AP   |  ISAAC GARRIDO   |   June 11, 2012

MEXICO CITY -- Thousands of "tween" girls jammed a vast square with their parents and screamed in unison throughout teen superstar Justin Bieber's free concert...

Jimmy Fallon Sings 'New French Girlfriend' (VIDEO)

  |   August 12, 2012

Jimmy Fallon's new album, "Blow Your Pants Off," hits shelves today, and he broke out his guitar on Monday night's "Late Night" to celebrate. The...

Andy Samberg: 'Cuckoo' On BBC Three Details

  |   June 12, 2012

Andy Samberg has said goodbye to "Saturday Night Live" and is saying hello to "Cuckoo." Samberg will star in the six-part BBC "Three" comedy series...

Photo Of The Day: Can You Guess What It Is?

  |   June 12, 2012

What artwork are these officials inside of? Check out our Facebook page @HuffPostCulture at 5 p.m. to find out, and give us a guess in...

Most LGBT-Friendly College Campuses: Campus Pride Index Top Rated Schools

  |   June 13, 2012

For people in the LGBT community heading to college, a welcoming campus is a high priority. The good news is Campus Pride has done in-depth...

'Hunger Games': Philip Seymour Hoffman Offered Plutarch Heavensbee Role In 'Catching Fire'

ew.com   |  Adam B. Vary   |   August 12, 2012

While rampant speculation on who is or is not in the running for the role of Finnick Odair in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" continues...

The Australian Ballet Returns to The Big Apple With 'Swan Lake'

By Christine Jowers Originally published on Dance Enthusiast Prologue: A Brief History of Swan Lake As Graeme Murphy, choreographer for The Australian Ballet, said in...

'Departure Date': Virgin Airlines' Rom-Com Advertisement Features Ginsburg From 'Mad Men'

The Huffington Post   |  Kia Makarechi   |   June 12, 2012

Just as "Mad Men" fans begin coming to terms with the fact that they won't be seeing the employees of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce for...
Maggie Furlong

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'Dallas' Returns On TV: Interviews With The Cast, New And Returning, On What's Up At Southfork, Big Rivalries And More

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Maggie Furlong   |   June 12, 2012

"Dallas" is back (two-hour series premiere airs Wed., June 13, 9 p.m. ET on TNT), but don't call it a reboot. "I think it's an...

National Building Museum Mini-Golf Course Coming This Summer

AP   |   June 12, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The National Building Museum in Washington is giving visitors a place to tee off with a new indoor mini-golf course exhibit. The course...
Kiki Von Glinow

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Celebrity Rehab Formula: Predicting Stars' Futures In Rehab

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Kiki Von Glinow   |   June 27, 2012

Every celebrity watcher is familiar with some of the more obvious signs that a star is headed for rehab: the glassy eyes, the inappropriately exposed...

Katy Perry & Freddie Mercury? Pop Star Might Join New Biopic

The Huffington Post   |  Christopher Rosen   |   June 12, 2012

Katy Perry is going to get into a rock music biopic if it's the last thing she does. The pop superstar is apparently hoping to...

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra YouTube Contest Ends Without Winner

AP   |  JOE MANDAK   |   June 11, 2012

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has chosen to not name a winner in its nationwide online concerto competition. Music director Manfred Honeck announced the...
Chris Harnick

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'Once Upon A Time': Kristin Bauer Has Season 2 Hopes For Maleficent

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Chris Harnick   |   June 12, 2012

Kristin Bauer, the devious vampire Pam on "True Blood," sunk her teeth into another wicked role when she guest starred on ABC's "Once Upon a...

'The Glass House': ABC Urges Judge Not To Stop Premiere

AP   |  ANTHONY McCARTNEY   |   June 11, 2012

LOS ANGELES -- ABC urged a federal judge on Monday to reject efforts by rival network CBS to block next week's premiere of the new...

AKB48: Japan's Massive Pop Music Sensation (VIDEOS)

AP   |  MARI YAMAGUCHI   |   June 12, 2012

TOKYO — AKB48 is not exactly a band. It's an army of girls-next-door, ranked by its fans, and after taking Japan by storm it's getting...

'Storefront Church,' John Patrick Shanley's New Play, Adds To 'Doubt' And 'Defiance'

  |   June 12, 2012

A constituent angrily tells a politician, "You've become a bottle of smoke," in John Patrick Shanley's new drama, "Storefront Church," which is about the nature...

Whitney Houston's Death & The Grammy Awards: New Film Reveals Scramble To Honor Legend

AP   |  SANDY COHEN   |   June 12, 2012

LOS ANGELES — When Grammy Awards producers learned of Whitney Houston's death less than 24 hours before the live telecast, they scrapped parts of the...

Justin Bieber Fans Camp Out In Mexico Before Free Concert (PHOTOS)

AP   |  GALIA GARCIA PALAFOX and ARMANDO MONTANO   |   June 10, 2012

MEXICO CITY -- A "tween" squatter encampment has sprung up in the chaotic Mexico City center as Beliebers seek to be closest to the stage...

Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey's 'Photographic Photosynthesis' Grass Portraits (PHOTOS)

  |   June 12, 2012

Photosynthesis uses light to produce glucose while photography uses light to produce images. Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey bring the two processes together in their...

Matteo Garrone Allegedly Paid Off Mob While Filming 'Gommorah'

  |   June 12, 2012

Matteo Garrone may have gotten an offer he couldn't refuse. According to Italian prosecutors, Garrone allegedly paid off members of the mafia while making his...

Ralph Eugene Meatyard's Family Secrets Exhibit At Peter Freeman, Inc. (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Priscilla Frank   |   June 12, 2012

Ralph Eugene Meatyard was born in Normal, Illinois in 1925, perhaps dooming him from the start. Sure, the father and photographer was the president of...

19 Best Comedy Sequels Of All Time (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |   June 12, 2012

After taking a look at the 15 Worst Comedy Sequels Of All Time, it was only natural to put together the best comedy sequels next....

The World's 10 Best Cathedrals, According To National Geographic (PHOTOS)

  |   June 12, 2012

If you haven't caught on yet, we're totally digging on National Geographic's new book "The 10 Best Of Everything." So far we've taken a look...

'Pawn Stars': Man Walks In With Four Andy Warhol Originals (VIDEO)

  |   August 12, 2012

Not one, not two, not three, but four Andy Warhol original pieces of art. At least, that's what one man was hoping when he walked...

'Bunheads' Premiere: 'Gilmore Girls' Creator Back With Family Drama In The World Of Dance (VIDEO)

  |   August 12, 2012

The creative force that turned "Gilmore Girls" into a pop culture phenomenon returned to television, this time on cable. Amy Sherman-Palladino's fingerprints could be seen...

'Extreme Couponing': Alabama Minister Preaches The Importance Of Couponing (VIDEO)

  |   August 11, 2012

"The Lord has given all of us all the resources we need to coupon," an Alabama minister said to her flock on "Extreme Couponing" (Mon.,...

'MasterChef': Married Couple Faces Off In Boot Camp Challenge (VIDEO)

  |   June 18, 2012

Gordon Ramsay is used to piling on the pressure on "MasterChef" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Fox) contestants, but the latest boot camp round had...

'Tia & Tamera' Premiere: The Sisters 'Become The Baby' To Babyproof Tia's House (VIDEO)

  |   August 11, 2012

On the season premiere of "Tia & Tamera" (Mon., 8 p.m. ET on Style), the Mowry sisters got together at Tia's house to try and...
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