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Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.31.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

Most people learn early in life that luck and odds play an important role in their lives. Some of those people are better at playing those odds than a...

What the Mayor's Housing Plan Should Include and Why

Jumaane D. Williams | Posted 06.30.2014 | New York
Jumaane D. Williams

New York City funnels billions of dollars annually into the growth and enrichment of our city. It is time we dedicate our resources to building housing that is truly affordable, for all.

Use This Map To Find Your State's Most Popular Movie

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

What if states' identities were dictated by their most iconic movies? Colorado would scare everyone away with its "Shining" associations, and drug tra...

Half-Kangaroo, Half-Bacon Burger

Foodbeast | Posted 09.01.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

This chain has a knack for walking the line between mouth watering and headline worthy.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Cutest Role Ever

Posted 03.22.2013 | TV

Long before he was starring in every other box office hit, Joseph Gordon-Levitt was just an enthusiastic kid with a love of trivia ... and long hair. ...

Cancer in the Media: My Missed Chance at Potential Therapy

Lindsay Goldstein | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Goldstein

Cancer is a huge topic in the media. So many movies, books, TV shows, and news stories have plots or sub-plots related to cancer. Up until a week ago, I spent far too much of my energy avoiding it. Sounds simple enough, right? Wrong.

Is Hollywood Trying To Make Cancer Sexy?

Orange County Register | By Courtney Perkes | Posted 04.27.2013 | Los Angeles

There are too few Hollywood endings when it comes to the depiction of cancer in movies, doctors say. Last fall, Italian researchers analyzed 82 cance...

Movies Without Oscar's Endorsement

Bill Augustin | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Bill Augustin

There were some fantastic movies that came out last year that didn't get any Academy Award nominations. Here are five that are all available on DVD or streaming online and totally worth checking out.

Seth Rogen's Oscar Pick: 'I Voted For 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol.''

Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment

Don't try to tell Oscar voter Seth Rogen that "The Artist" is the best picture of the year. "I honestly thought that 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost P...

Dogs Are Taking Over Hollywood

AP | By SANDY COHEN | Posted 02.08.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- With Uggie stealing hearts in "The Artist," snagging the spotlight at celebrity events and reportedly preparing for a sketch with Oscar...

Add These to Your Oscars List...

Emma Seligman | Posted 03.26.2012 | Home
Emma Seligman

Although there were some fantastic films I didn't expect to see on the nomination lists, like Midnight in Paris, I'm going to put in my two cents for the names that weren't called.

Gosling No, Wiig Yes: Oscar Snubs & Surprises

Huffington Post | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 03.25.2012 | Entertainment

The 2012 Oscar nominees were announced on Tuesday morning, and while the front runners all got their nods, there a number of surprises and snubs, as w...

The Artist Wins Best Picture Comedy Or Musical At The Golden Globes!

Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment

"The Artist" has danced away with the 2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Picture, Comedy or Musical. A black and white, silent film may seem an unlik...

Jean Dujardin Wins Best Actor Comedy Or Musical At The Golden Globes

Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment

Jean Dujardin has danced away with the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical. The French star tapped, smiled, cried, huffed, and ran h...

Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Duet, The Cutest Thing Ever

Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment

It didn't work out so well for their characters in "500 Days of Summer," but Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel have gotten together to make the...

5 Health-Themed Movies Of 2011

Posted 12.29.2011 | Healthy Living

Some of the biggest, most-raved about films that came out this year have been about, or were shaped by, a health issue or theme. Some have dealt wi...

Seth Rogen Joins Twitter, As Does His Dog

Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment

Seth Rogen has joined Twitter... at least for a little while, anyway. The veteran actor and comedian started using the micro-messaging service on T...

Stars Who Deserved Their Golden Globe Nominations

The Huffington Post | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment

As soon as the 2012 Golden Globe award nominees were announced on Thursday morning, film and TV fans began the annual griping over the candidates they...

Young Woman, Cancer Patient Asks Joseph Gordon-Levitt On A Date In Adorable Video

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard and Jordan Zakarin | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

"50/50," writer Will Reiser's semi-autobiographical film about being diagnosed with cancer as a young man, was met with raves from film critics. But m...

50/50 in the Game of Life

Paul Stoller | Posted 01.01.2012 | Impact
Paul Stoller

Imagine if the assumption of normal health is suddenly obliterated with a diagnosis of cancer. That's the scenario in 50/50, an excellent portrayal of what happens when someone you know suddenly becomes a cancer patient.

Seeing '50/50' Through The Eyes Of Psalm 23

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Eventually, the shadow of death will make itself known to us all and the chances for surviving life are not 50/50 but 0/0. In the meantime, may we value those who walk in the valley with us.

What No One Tells You About Breast Cancer

Michele Weldon | Posted 12.13.2011 | Women
Michele Weldon

Given all of the hoopla around Breast Cancer awareness, it's easy to think when you're diagnosed that you will immediately be enveloped in a fluffy pink cloud of support

Seth Rogen Gives Porn Direcion

aoltv.com | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment

Andre was definitely made to suffer even beyond what he did in the off-season by the end of this season premiere of 'The League' (Thu., 10:30PM ET on ...

Somebody Stole the Comedy Out of 50/50

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

50/50 is being advertised as a comedy about cancer. Well, I want to report a theft. Somebody stole most of the comedy out of the version of the film which I saw.

ReThink Review: 50/50 -- Seth Rogen Grows Up (Sort of) for Cancer Comedy

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The film 50/50 is about a man facing cancer, but this is not your standard terminal illness/embrace life tearjerker.