iOS app Android app

An Inconvenient Truth

The "Inconvenient Truth" Behind Gasland

Bill Shireman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Shireman

Demonizing natural gas as no better than coal would not only damage the environment, but severely set back our efforts to protect the climate and put a price on carbon.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Liz Canner on Orgasm Inc.

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Orgasm Inc is a sometimes funny and frequently provocative exposé of the corporate franchising of female sexuality.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Michael Madsen on Into Eternity

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

2011-02-04-intoeternity.png How can we know that a dangerous stockpile of nuclear waste will remain secure over 100 millenia?

Some Kind of Trouble and More: Conversations With James Blunt and Edie Brickell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Best known for his monster hit "You're Beautiful," international superstar James Blunt is back with a new album, Some Kind Of Trouble, which he discussed with me recently.

Bjorn Yesterday? Lomborg's 12 Ways to make global warming 'Cool It'

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Bjorn Lomborg's got a new movie out, which makes The Day After Tomorrow look like a documentary. But at least he's not selling fear! Quite the contrary, he's selling complacency.

HuffPost Review: Cool It

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The problem with Bjorn Lomborg's approach and the whole Cool It ethos is that it only adds fuel to the ridiculous argument that, in fact, global warming is not a problem.

Bjorn Lomborg: Al Gore 'Oversold The Message' Of Climate Change (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Watch Bjorn Lomborg on how Al Gore "oversold the message" on climate change and how we should be spending more on alternative energy research: Why ...

The Laurie David Interview, Part I: Dinner is Love

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Elam

Laurie David is fired up about family dinners. She's used her epiphany to write a book that demonstrates how family dinners have the potential -- if we embrace them -- to be so much more than just, "Hey Mom, what's for dinner?"

TED, Solar Power, Windpower, and All Things Amerikana: A Conversation with Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Among other things I do," says the British musician, "I'm the music director of an organization called TED or Technology, Education and Design. That's an annual get together of people sort of figuring out how to save the planet."

The Real Problem With Waiting for "Superman"

Aaron Swartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Swartz

Despite repeatedly insisting poor kids just need better teachers, Waiting for "Superman" never says what it is that better teachers actually do.

Movie Review: Inside Job

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Inside Job explains complex ideas with a clarity and skill that make them comprehensible to anyone willing to pay attention. But Charles Ferguson does it in a way that doesn't dumb things down.

HuffPost Exclusive: Elizabeth & The Catapult's "You And Me," Plus Conversations with T-Bone Burnett, Next BIG Nashville's Jason Wilkins, and Author Jay Frank

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2010-09-29-elizabeththecatapult.jpg Basically, The Other Side Of Zero -- the new album by Elizabeth & The Catapult -- is a commentary on the parallels of Elizabeth Ziman's New York City life and Leonard Cohen's inability to achieve Buddhist ideals.

Superman Revealed

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Susan Deily-Swearingen

This film is about capturing on film that moment any parent knows intimately -- the moment when the cape comes off and mom and dad's days as superheroes are over.

Will Waiting for 'Superman' Reach Its Intended Audience?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Davis Guggenheim's Waiting for 'Superman,' is a provocative documentary that shows in both broad strokes and frightening detail how our schools continue to fail our children.

Waiting for "Waiting for Superman" (VIDEO)

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jack Hidary

A new film -- Waiting for Superman -- will send shockwaves through the political debate on education and will force the issue for the November elections.

Cinefantastique Podcast: 2010 Summer Wrap-Up of Sci-Fi, Horror, & Fantasy Film

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's a special Labor Day edition of the Cinefantastique Podcast. Eschewing the usual round-up of news and reviews, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and S...

Waiting in Vain for "Superman"

Jacqueline Kravette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jacqueline Kravette

Guggenheim deconstructs the antiquated educational system to enlighten us to the fact that when the system is broken it must be fixed.

Waiting in Vain for "Superman"

Jacqueline Kravette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jacqueline Kravette

Davis Guggenheim, also known for "An Inconvenient Truth," shares a gripping and thought-provoking story in his new film about the plight of this country's educational system.

Countdown to Zero: A Compelling Film With a Critical Message

Jonathan Granoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Granoff

The film's core message is compelling, effectively presented and unambiguous: the only way to address the nuclear threat of nuclear weapons is through their elimination.

ReThink Interview: Lawrence Bender and Lucy Walker on Countdown to Zero and Nuclear Weapons

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Why are nuclear weapons so far off our collective radars when they retain the potential to extinguish millions of lives -- if not all life on the planet -- in mere minutes?

HuffPost Review: Countdown to Zero

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I still marvel at the simplicity and effectiveness of Al Gore and Davis Guggenheim's An Inconvenient Truth as a model of a documentary that manages to...

START-ing the "Countdown to Zero"

Andrea Jimenez Rael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Andrea Jimenez Rael

Ever since the world first witnessed the blossoming of the mushroom cloud we've been living a constant nightmare of international terrorism. Demonstra...

Hollywood and Mass Transit: Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It's time to celebrate the pro-environment, pro-community, good-for-the-economy and anti-gridlock reality that a positive portrayal of urban mass transit can help create.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Babies and Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Sorta weird how this became the globe-trotter episode. I'd seen Babies a few weeks ago and was going to go with it as the sole focus of the show, then...

Independence Day: 9 Big Books From Small Publishers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This Independence Day, we're continuing our celebration of the independent spirit in the publishing industry by recognizing some of the spectacular su...