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Martin Starr: It's 'Difficult To Imagine' 'Silicon Valley' Without Christopher Evan Welch

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | October 1, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Christopher Evan Welch passed away in December 2013, four months before the world saw him in "Silicon Valley," the HBO comedy that has garnered serious critical acclaim. Welch's performance as quirky tech tycoon Peter Gregory is considered to be his breakout role. In a HuffPost Live conversation Wednesday, "Silicon...

Ron Perlman Doesn't Like How Clay Went Out On 'Sons Of Anarchy'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | October 1, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
As Clay Morrow in "Sons of Anarchy," Ron Perlman became a titan in the TV world. Though the show never got much award recognition, it developed a rabid fan base, one that was upset at the end of season six when Clay was killed off. In a HuffPost Live...

Boyfriend Of Overworked Employee Who Died While Napping In Car Found Out On Facebook

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | October 1, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Maria Fernandes, 32, died Aug. 25 while parked in a convenience store parking lot trying to catch some shut-eye between her shifts at Dunkin' Donuts. She worked part-time at three separate Dunkin' locations, and her death has come to symbolize the plight of the low-wage worker. Though her...

Jeff Garlin: Seeing Former Co-Star Selena Gomez Sexualized Is 'Disgusting'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | October 1, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Most adults probably know the endearingly loud-mouthed Jeff Garlin from his roles in "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Arrested Development" and "The Goldbergs." Many kids, however, likely know him as Selena Gomez's uncle from "The Wizards Of Waverly Place," a part he played for three years. Garlin stopped by HuffPost Live...

'Women In Comedy' Director Heidi Ewing Discusses The 'Pretty Isn't Funny' Stereotype

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | September 30, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Women have always been funny, but it wasn't until recently that society allowed them to look beautiful and make us laugh. Filmmaker Heidi Ewing, who directed the documentary "MAKERS: Women in Comedy," dropped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss her work on the history of funny females,...

Mark Kelly: Even After Her Injury, Gabrielle Giffords' Relationship With Guns 'Has Not Changed'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | September 30, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Despite sustaining a traumatic brain injury following a 2011 assassination attempt, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords isn’t wary of firearms. In fact, she still shoots them, her husband Mark Kelly said in an interview with HuffPost Live on Tuesday. “Gabby’s a gun owner,” he said. “She’s been a gun...

Marvel Co-Founder Stan Lee May Play The Same Character In All His Movie Cameos

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | September 30, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
From "X-Men" to "Guardians of the Galaxy," Marvel Comics is behind some of America's most beloved and popular movies. Behind the superhuman action is Marvel co-founder Stan Lee, and he's made sure that his presence extends onto the big screen by having a cameo in every one of the films....

Paul Ryan Talks 'The Way Forward' On HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | September 30, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Wisconsin Congressman and 2012 Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan joins HuffPost Live to discuss his new book "The Way Forward: Renewing The American Idea" and the state of the conservative movement.

Lulu Founder Alexandra Chong On Pitching A Female App To A ‘90 Percent Male' Investor Group

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | September 30, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Alexandra Chong knows that, as a woman, she's lucky to have faced minimal adversity in the tech landscape, a privilege she attributes to the nature of her product. But she still sees the startup world as a largely male-dominated industry and affirms that there's definitely a need for that to...

Mexican's 'Harry Potter' Hoard Is World's Biggest

AP | David Moye | September 29, 2014 | Weird News
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of "Harry Potter" memorabilia was named the world's largest. Menahem Asher Silva Vargas has spent nearly 15 years hoarding all things related to British author J.K. Rowling's young-adult wizard-fantasy series, which spawned eight blockbuster films.

Felicity Huffman Discusses Cisgender Actors Playing Transgender Roles

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | September 29, 2014 | Gay Voices
Should transgender roles always be played by transgender actors? It's a question that garnered a lot of attention following Jared Leto's role in "Dallas Buyers Club," and Felicity Huffman offered her take on the issue while chatting with HuffPost Live this week. Huffman played a transgender character herself in "Transamerica,"...

Some Louisiana Hospitals Are Sticking Rape Victims With Enormous Bills

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | September 29, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
In some Louisiana hospitals, sexual assault victims are finding more than just emotional and mental trauma. According to a recent report in the Times-Picayune, rape victims are being stuck with large hospital bills on top of everything, something that has justifiably sparked outrage. Times-Picayune reporter Rebecca Catalanello...

Author Mark Nepo Dishes On Spending The Weekend With Oprah On The Life You Want Tour

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | September 29, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Oprah's The Life You Want Tour landed in Newark this past weekend, and among the many celebrated speakers was spiritual writer Mark Nepo. He joined HuffPost Live on Monday to talk about the conference and what traveling with Ms. Winfrey entails. "The Oprah tour is just remarkable," he told host...

Vincent D'Onofrio Confirms That Robert Downey Jr. Hides Food All Over Movie Sets

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | September 26, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Fans of 2012's blockbuster hit "The Avengers" certainly noticed a quirk throughout the film: Robert Downey Jr. was always eating. Rumor had it that Downey was bringing his own food to set, hiding it and eating during scenes. It provided comic relief, so the film's producers let it...

Gloria Allred Opens Up About Her Near-Fatal Abortion

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | September 26, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Civil rights attorney Gloria Allred has devoted her life to fighting for equality for all marginalized groups, but her mission to make abortion legal across state lines runs particularly close to her heart. In a HuffPost Live interview on Thursday, Allred shared the harrowing story of fighting for her life...

QueerView September 26: A Look Back At The Week In LGBT News Stories

James Nichols | September 26, 2014 | Gay Voices
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up in this regular feature titled "QueerView." Couple Transitions Together, Becomes Voice For Show 'Transparent' Rhys...

Jay Paterno Is A 'Proud' Penn State Truther

Chris Branch | September 25, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
It's been almost three years since the Jerry Sandusky scandal rocked Penn State, leading to the ultimate dismissal of legendary coach Joe Paterno in November 2011. The episode tarnished the university's reputation and created divisive opinions among many around the college. Three years later, Jay Paterno —...

Dr. Drew: If Medical Marijuana Cured Cancer, 'I'd Be High Right Now'

Ryan Buxton | September 25, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Dr. Drew Pinsky cleared the air on a misconception about medical marijuana during a HuffPost Live interview Thursday. When a viewer asked Dr. Drew to weigh in on the idea that marijuana can cure cancer, he said that simplified way of thinking just doesn't make sense because of...

Christie Rampone On Hope Solo's Domestic Violence Case: 'Right Now, She's Still Innocent'

Michael Klopman | September 26, 2014 | Sports
U.S. women's soccer star Christie Rampone said on Thursday that she and the national team are supporting goalkeeper Hope Solo amid her domestic violence case. The defender supported U.S. Soccer's decision to allow Solo to keep playing despite being charged with two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree domestic violence...

Terry Crews Gets Honest About Anger And The NFL: 'I Could Easily Have Been A Ray Rice'

Ryan Buxton | September 25, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Terry Crews offered a beautifully honest explanation of why it's so easy for professional athletes to turn violent in their personal lives during a HuffPost Live interview Wednesday. "To get to be a professional athlete, it takes anger. You have to be angry, because somebody counts you out, and they...
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