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10 Reasons We Love Alan Alda On His 80th Birthday

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.28.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Josh Walker Alan Alda is best known for playing Benjamin Franklin “Hawkeye” Pierce on M*A*S*H. That’s one g...

Diane Sawyer, Alan Alda, Candice Bergen, Regis Philbin and Others Celebrate Marlo Thomas and the 'Clever Little Lies' Cast

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.30.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

In Clever Little Lies, the thoughtful and funny new comedy about family, love, sex and the power of commitment, Marlo Thomas and Greg Mullavey play a long married husband and wife determined to help their son (George Merrick) and daughter-in-law (Kate Wetherhead) save their marriage

'Bridge of Spies' Premieres at the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.05.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Jan Donovan Amorosi had just seen Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies at a special screening the night before its New York Film Festival premiere at Alice Tully Hall on Sunday night. "We had no idea what our father had gone through when we were growing up in Brooklyn."

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 8.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 09.06.2016 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

The thing about a vacation with a baby is that it's not like those vacations you had before, in Jamaica, Paris, the British Virgin islands, Rome and London, where you slept in, drank booze, and did what you wanted, when you wanted.

The Best Celebrity Advice from Mondays with Marlo

Posted 08.25.2015 | Home

We've had so many wonderful celebrity guests over the years, and they've all left us with thoughts to remember. Whether it was a lesson, a bit of advi...

Hamptons Journal: Osteria Salina, LongHouse Reserve, Wordtheater at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.20.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

We wondered whether Billy or Alan had eaten what we were now feasting on: refreshing cucumber slices, Italian meatballs as big as baseballs, a special of burrata with melon balls, veal chops, bass, and a medley of desserts including cannoli and ice cream sandwiched between homemade cookies.

The Longest Ride, a Romantic Drama With a Heart-warming Message

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.27.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks, The Longest Ride intertwines the love stories of two couples, decades apart, in this romantic drama.

Arlene Alda Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | Home

You're going to love my very special Mondays with Marlo guest, Arlene Alda. Reinventing ourselves is a big topic here on our site, and I can't think o...

How To Reinvent Yourself, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | Home

How can you reinvent yourself? Author Arlene Alda says that anyone can reinvent themselves if they just pause and try to feel out what it is that they...

Signs That It's Time to Reinvent Yourself, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | Home

What are some signs that it's time to reinvent yourself? Author Arlene Alda says that sometimes these signs present themselves in different ways. For ...

The Secret To A Lasting Marriage, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | Home

Author Arlene Alda has been married to her husband, actor Alan Alda for 58 years -- but she says that she remembers their early years together like i...

Advice For Young Mothers, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | Home

Being a mom of three herself, what advice would author Arlene Alda give to young mothers? Arlene says, "Be relaxed! It's okay if your kids get chocola...

The Traits Of Successful People, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | Home

When author Arlene Alda was working on her latest book, Just Kids From The Bronx, she interviewed successful people who called the Bronx home growing ...

Why I'm Thankful for My Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

Cathy Chester | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Cathy Chester

March is MS Awareness Month, a time to remember over 2.3 million people worldwide living with an unpredictable and incurable disease. Strength, love, hope and courage -- those are the words to be mindful of this month.

A Book Review and Interview: "Just Kids from the Bronx" by Arlene Alda

Cathy Chester | Posted 05.02.2015 | Books
Cathy Chester

Every story is a gem, bringing us back to our childhood when we'd sit on the front stoop to hear our grandmothers spin yarns about their childhood adventures. And, because the Bronx gave birth to countless influencers, by the end of the book, you'll wish you were born there, too.

How Best to Hold Federal Scientific Research Accountable

Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. | Posted 04.01.2015 | College
Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.

The surest route to success in scientific research is to foster a robust environment of scientific investigation and engage the finest minds in that pursuit.

David Freeman

The Little Question That Fueled Actor's Big Push For Plain-Spoken Science

HuffingtonPost.com | David Freeman | Posted 01.09.2015 | Science

Alan Alda became famous for his film and television roles, including Hawkeye Pierce in the long-running TV series M*A*S*H*. In recent years, however, ...

First Nighter: Heidi Schreck's 'Grand Concourse, 'En Garde Arts 'Basetrack,' Alda and Bergen in 'Love Letters'

David Finkle | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

What Heidi Schreck's Grand Concourse, at Playwrights Horizons, is really about is only revealed in the final minute. So be assured the wonderfully eye-widening revelation won't be described here.

My Conversation With Alan Alda

Cathy Chester | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment
Cathy Chester

Alan Alda has always been like a cauldron packed tight with ingredients of passion, ideas and deep thought that would burst wide open if he couldn't keep moving forward. Although our conversation lasted only a few minutes it will leave an indelible impression on my heart.

First Nighter: John Waters' John Lennon, Carol Burnett's Letter Writer

David Finkle | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Waters conceived and wrote Lennon Through a Glass Onion, throughout which, with Stewart D'Arrietta singing and playing at the piano in a fedora, he offers a 90-minute tribute to the late Lennon at the Union Square Theatre.

The Weird But Wonderful Love Affair Between Love Letters and Broadway

Myra Chanin | Posted 12.15.2014 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

The very prolific Gurney is a cross between Anton Chekhov and Alan Ayckbourn. Like Chekhov, Gurney has a feel for both farce and tragedy and writes about characters trapped in what they don't realize is an expiring culture.

Brian Dennehy Speaks Intimately About Two Women, Two Loves

Steve Schonberg | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

Unlike a musical that fills a room though with sound, Dennehy measures a successful performance of Love Letters by its silence. "You're always better to judge an audience by their sounds" he explains.

First Nighter: A. R. Gurney's "Love Letters," Walter Anderson's "Almost Home"

David Finkle | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Is Love Letters A. R Gurney's most lucrative play? No one seems to be quite sure, but it has to be up there among the prolific playwright's biggest m...

Alan Alda: 'If We Could Eradicate Polio, Why Can't We Eradicate Misogyny?'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women

M*A*S*H actor and veteran movie star Alan Alda stopped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday and shared some strong opinions on Friday's tragic killings in Isla...

Psst! Look Who's Sitting At That Table!

Charlie Carillo | Posted 07.27.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

We're at a crowded restaurant on the Upper West Side waiting to be seated when I spot a familiar-looking man at a table near the front. It hits me w...