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Shirley Caesar Defends Kim Burrell's Homophobic Rant

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.05.2017 | Black Voices

Pastor Shirley Caesar, coming straight off of her “green, beans, potatoes” fame, has put her foot in her mouth. The gospel icon has come to Kim Bu...

Trying to Understand Trump Voters? There's a Lot to Learn From the People of Ancient Rome

Philip Freeman | Posted 11.10.2016 | World
Philip Freeman

I teach ancient history at a small liberal arts college in the Midwest. One question I’m often asked when I tell people what I do is whether or not ...

Carol Composer Carter Burwell: An Interview

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.21.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Todd Haynes' film Carol, an evocative love story set in the 1950's, adapted from an edgy Patricia Highsmith novel, The Price of Salt, is nominated for...


Francis Levy | Posted 02.04.2017 | Arts
Francis Levy

Civility is a tightrope walker. It's a word that connotes the kind of obligatory manners that are tantamount to hiding the truth or it can be an overa...

A Defector Smuggled Evidence Of Mass Atrocities Out Of Syria. Here Are The Victims’ Stories.

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.16.2015 | World

Bloodied and bruised. Emaciated and mutilated. When a military defector code-named "Caesar" smuggled more than 50,000 graphic images out of Syria last...

Color Me Sexy: Stimulating the Male Libido -- A Visit with Interior Designer Gillian Rose

Christopher Atamian | Posted 08.04.2016 | HuffPost Home
Christopher Atamian

Not long ago leading interior designer Gillian Rose received a unique request from a friend -- a separated gay man and leading New York City stylist -- for an apartment that he was repainting.

Christ Was Seen in Indiana This Week

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

They thought Jesus was seen in the pizza parlor in Indiana this week; martyred for religious freedom, as a store was "forced" to close after speaking words of hate in the guise of freedom.

This Is How Much Of Beyoncé's Breath You Inhale Every Time You Breathe

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment

Here is a classic problem given to students in statistics classes: "How many molecules of Caesar's last breath do you inhale every time you breathe?" ...

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Is Extraordinary!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Poignant drama, sophisticated inventive story-telling, compelling sympathetic performances, breathtaking action sequences...this is the end-all of post-apocalyptic stories.

E tu, Angelino?

Barry Strauss | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Barry Strauss

Silvio Berlusconi, the longtime strongman of the Italian right, has been brought down -- at the age of 77, probably for good. Some observers express surprise at the man who held the dagger, but they really shouldn't. Any reader of Shakespeare could have predicted it.

Maureen Ryan

'Spartacus' Insiders On The Darkest Season Yet | Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.14.2013 | TV

Nobody truly expects "Spartacus" to have a happy ending, but the Starz drama's final season, "War of the Damned," goes to some very dark places indeed...

9 Things Obama Could Learn From Caesar

Barry Strauss | Posted 07.11.2012 | Books
Barry Strauss

True, Caesar came to a bad end. He grew too fond of power and too trusting of his friends, and he paid with his life on the Ides of March. Yet Caesar offers leadership lessons in both war and politics. Even an accomplished politician like President Obama could benefit from the following tips.

Knowing Know-It-Alls

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

The know-it-alls in our lives have read and listened to the entire Western Canon yet still find the time to go to every new restaurant, club and museum exhibit.