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Anti-Communist Mythomaniacs and Dalton Trumbo

Larry Ceplair | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment
Larry Ceplair

No other blacklisted Hollywood person stirs the nest of right-wing wasps as much as Dalton Trumbo. So, it is not surprising that they have swarmed against Trumbo, a movie honestly portraying him and his fight against the motion-picture blacklist.

Trumbo's Bryan Cranston: How Blacklisted Screenwriter Could Be Both A Communist And Patriot

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Despite the fact that much of Trumbo's work was plainly patriotic, his brief association with the American Communist Party prompted years of persecution. In the clip below, Cranston justifies how a person like Trumbo could simultaneously be both a communist and a patriot.

"Trumbo": Blacklisted Again!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

Dalton Trumbo is back! The United States' best screen writer, black-listed and imprisoned during the 1950s McCarthy era witch hunts, has returned full of life, politics and attitude in Jay Roach's smart, funny unrepentant film "Trumbo."

Blacklisted -- the Road to Ruin

Andrea Norlander | Posted 09.15.2015 | Women
Andrea Norlander

I casually queried women and the consensus was that most had not heard of the EEOC, making it a sleeping giant for all employees in need of their services.

Live From Toronto Film Festival: Sunday Sept. 13

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This year's edition will be remembered for putting both Jay Roach's Trumbo and James Vanderbilt's Truth in contention for the Oscar race. I saw the two films back to back on Sunday -- and they are guaranteed to both grip you and infuriate you

'Law & Order' Director Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment

Jason "Jace" Alexander, director of the TV series "Law & Order," was arrested on child pornography charges Wednesday, accused of possessing and d...

The Wildest Political Night in the History of Hollywood

Greg Mitchell | Posted 12.26.2014 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

The showdown over a loyalty oath that would deny any Communist affiliation had finally arrived. On one side: The SAG president, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, who faced ''the most dramatic evening in my life,'' he later recalled. On the other: Cecil B. DeMille, one of the founders of the movie industry.


Posted 12.03.2013 | TV

Looks like we'll be seeing Red for a while. "The Blacklist" has been renewed for a second season. NBC announced that it has renewed the mega-hit Ja...

We Don't Want You, Madonna

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.16.2013 | Celebrity

With the constant travel that's part of life on tour, many celebrities have faced visa problems and outright bans from countries and venues across the...

Check Out The Trailers For NBC's New Shows

Posted 05.13.2013 | TV

James Spader returns to NBC with "The Blacklist" on this fall. The "Office" alum and longtime "Boston Legal" star returns to the spotlight on the ...

Finns Apologize to Putin for Inclusion on Blacklist

Tony Phillips | Posted 06.11.2013 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

When it comes to maintaining cordial cross-border relations, a good way to start is by not placing the president of your nearest neighbor on an official list of malefactors.

Blacklisted Screenwriter Dead At 98

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- A blacklisted screenwriter who later named names to Communist hunters during the McCarthy era has died in California. Richard Collins w...

Obama Administration Wants Secret "Blacklist" for Pentagon Contractors

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Small business advocates have raised concerns a section of the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act will be used to threaten and intimidate small businesses that take issue with DoD's small business contracting practices.

Pentagon Wants Secret Blacklist for Suppliers

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

In December, Congress is expected to consider legislation that may allow senior Department of Defense (DoD) officials to create a secret "blacklist," ...

The Secret Plot to Censor the Internet -- And How You Can Stop It

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Segal

The Internet blacklist bill that we've been fighting since September is back. The big business lobby is urging Congress to pass a bill that would censor broad portions of the Internet.

UN Removes Five Taliban From Its Blacklist (Two Are Dead)

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The negotiations with the Taliban that Karzai is initiating may not bode well for women.

Blacklisting Immigration Reform

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

For a nation with a clear repugnance for them, they sure pop up often in history. Senator Joseph McCarthy was very fond of the one he called "Enemies...

A Shining Star in Stormy Weather: Farewell to Lena Horne

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

To me, Lena Horne was one of the world's all-time class acts, a freedom fighter, an original, a radiant beauty, an enduring icon, a brave civil rights advocate and a great lady of standards.

Fearless War Reporter's Legacy Prompts Discussion on Blacklisting In Current Context

Pia Sawhney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Pia Sawhney

The Murrow Forum is an annual event held at Tufts University that seeks to highlight topics the late reporter might himself have spoken on had he gained the chance now. Credit Card Chargebacks Can Leave You On Obscure Blacklist

Wallet Pop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Disputing a credit card charge by asking for a "chargeback" can lead to being put on a blacklist that merchants can check for customers who might try ...

The 2009 Black List Revealed

Deborah Schoeneman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Deborah Schoeneman

Behold the Black List! The coveted list of the best unproduced screenplays of the year, compiled by about 300 development executives and high-level a...

Christopher Weekes, Aaron Sorkin Top Hollywood's Black List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Hollywood's 2009 Black List was released this morning, amidst much anticipation and speculation. Topping this year's list was Christopher Weekes' Jim ...

Christopher Weekes' "The Muppet Man" Tops The Black List | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Hollywood's 2009 Black List was released this morning, amidst much anticipation and speculation. Topping this year's list was Christopher Weekes' Jim ...