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YEN at the Lucille Lortel Theater: Children Raising Themselves

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.06.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It's a given: boys left to their own devices can come to no good. In the fine MCC Theater production of YEN, a British import, at the Lucille Lortel ...

'Bad Teacher' Lives

Posted 05.22.2013 | TV

"Bad Teacher" is coming to CBS. A week after the network announced its new fall TV schedule, CBS announced it was picking up "Bad Teacher," a TV s...

CBS Has Found Its 'Bad Teacher'

Posted 02.19.2013 | TV

Apparently it's not that hard to find a "Bad Teacher" these days. CBS has tapped Ari Graynor for the role originated by Cameron Diaz in CBS' adaptatio...

Our Favorite Things Women Said To Us Last Year

Posted 04.26.2013 | Women

One of the best parts of our jobs at HuffPost Women is getting to talk to amazing women all year long -- famous and unknown, young and old, experts an...

Lori Fradkin

Ari Graynor Talks Dirty | Lori Fradkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

(Photo by Christopher Breyer) In the new Broadway show The Performers, Ari Graynor plays Peeps, a porn star attending the Adult Film Awards with he...

Olivia Wilde: 'You Cannot Lie To Your Vagina'

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 10.10.2012 | Women

You can lie to your relatives at Christmas dinner and tell them that 'everything on the home front's just peachy!' but you cannot lie to your vagina.

The Ladies Of 'The View' Practice Their Phone Sex Voices On Air

Posted 09.14.2012 | TV

We're guessing that there are very few topics that the ladies of "The View" (Weekdays, 10 a.m. ET on ABC) would shy away from discussing on air, thank...

Christopher Rosen

How Seth Rogen Wound Up In 'For A Good Time Call' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment

When Lauren Anne Miller and Katie Anne Naylon sat down to write what would become "For A Good Time Call...," they had one specific goal. "We wanted...

The Smart and Funny Women Behind For a Good Time, Call...

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 10.30.2012 | Women
Lois Alter Mark

After talking and laughing with co-screenwriters of For A Good Time, Call... and actress Ari Graynor (who plays Katie), it's easy to see why the movie rings so true. Here's their take on friendship, film and phone sex.

Christopher Rosen

From Best Friend To Leading Lady: Ari Graynor Steps Up In 'For A Good Time Call' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.30.2012 | Entertainment

Ari Graynor isn't your best friend, but she plays one on screen. A lot. Since breaking out as the perma-drunk Caroline in "Nick and Norah's Infini...

Despite Playing Gay Character, Justin Long Still Has 'Ladies In and Out'

Evan Mulvihill | Posted 08.24.2012 | Queer Voices
Evan Mulvihill

In popular culture, Justin Long is mostly known for being two things: Drew Barrymore's ex-boyfriend and "The Mac Guy." Oh, and I guess he also has a career starring in critically acclaimed films.

From Phone Sex Operator To Filmmaker

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 08.31.2013 | Women

Katie Anne Naylon wants you to know that her movie, "For A Good Time, Call...," is not about phone sex. It's about two women becoming friends, and pho...

Celeste and Jesse Forever Injects New Life into the Rom-Com

Tribeca | Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment

In Celeste and Jesse Forever, co-writers Rashida Jones and Will McCormack inject new life into the often tired romantic-comedy genre.

Review: Celeste and Jesse Forever

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Both are about intense relationships between young adults that end -- and yet go on. Both are stories of love that has grown one-sided. And both ache with the unavoidable self-pity that goes along with that kind of situation -- while finding the laughs in that same circumstance.

Nicki Gostin

'The Sitter' Actress Ari Graynor Talks Babysitting, Comedies And Her 'Jewish Trifecta' | Nicki Gostin | Posted 12.12.2011 | Celebrity

Actress Ari Graynor is no stranger on the big screen these days, and with a roster of recent co-stars including Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen and Anna Faris,...

First Nighter: Woody Allen Sparks Relatively Speaking, While Elaine May, Ethan Coen Lack Luster

David Finkle | Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

Woody Allen's Honeymoon Motel isn't one of his top-drawer laffers and certainly comes nowhere near matching the genuine comic grandeur of Midnight in Paris.

All Things Being Relative: Relatively Speaking

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.21.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The three one-acters that comprise Relatively Speaking at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre are exactly as you would expect: very funny.

Crystal Bell

Funny Girl? | Crystal Bell | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment

There's no denying that Anna Faris' "What's Your Number?" shares a few similarities with Kristen Wiig's summer hit "Bridesmaids." Both films are femal...

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Tuesday 9.13.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.14.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My hunch about skipping the opening weekend of this year's Toronto International Film Festival has paid off, in more ways than one. Mostly, however, ...

The Freshest New Faces In Film

Posted 10.16.2011 | Celebrity

We all love A-List stars, but there are few things more exciting than catching a rising star at the beginning of his or her career. After all, who ...

HuffPost Review: Lucky

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's always energizing to see an actor give a breakthrough performance -- which is something that you get from Ari Graynor in Lucky, opening in limited release Friday.

Jordan Zakarin

Colin Hanks... Serial Killer? | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 09.10.2011 | Celebrity

Colin Hanks has spent the last decade or so establishing himself as one of the more likable, boy-next-door lead actors in Hollywood. Which makes him t...