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Which Well-Known 'St. Elsewhere' Alum Was The Prankster Of The Cast?

Posted 10.11.2012 | TV

Long before "Grey's Anatomy" and "House" ruled the airwaves, another medical soap was one of primetime's heaviest hitters: "St. Elsewhere," which ran ...

New York Film Festival Icon Says Goodbye

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — When the playwright Tony Kushner recently grabbed a microphone and sat down for a post-screening Q&A with a filmmaker and the film's ...

What Does Denzel Washington Think Of Clint Eastwood?

AP | OSCAR WELLS GABRIEL II | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- Clint Eastwood has taken a lot of barbs over his empty chair routine at the Republican National Convention, but Denzel Washington still ...

Denzel Washington: 'I Don't Know How To Be A Celebrity'

Posted 09.21.2012 | Black Voices

That's not my job to put stuff out there. Sidney Poitier told me this years ago: "If they see you for free all week, they won't pay to see you on the ...

Denzel Washington Discusses Whitney Houston's Drug Abuse, President Obama

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.19.2012 | Black Voices

Denzel Washington has been around the block -- the Hollywood block that is. The 57-year-old actor, who is currently filming his forty-second film, has...

WATCH: Denzel Washington Gets Much-Needed Rap Tribute

Posted 09.17.2012 | Comedy

Krispy Kreme is back, y'all. And he wants Denzel Washington to join his crew. The Internet-favorite rapper, famous for his low-budget videos that f...

The Wonders Of Laughter - Eddie Griffin

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 11.12.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

I don't know if I would let a young child enjoy his form of entertainment, but I would definitely encourage older, more mature, educated audiences to enjoy Eddie Griffin. I know I did.

Optional Oscars -- 1992

Jon Eig | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

The book Alternate Oscars looks at every Oscar awarded in the big three categories -- picture, actor, and actress -- from 1927-28 on and offers, when appropriate, a better choice. But it stops with the 1991 Oscars, which leaves the last 20 years wide open.

In an Era of Franchises and Tentpoles, Tony Scott Made *Movies*

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.21.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In a time when mainstream Hollywood seemed to make nothing other than franchises and fantasy tentpoles, Tony Scott continued churning out high-quality star-driven genre fare for adults. He is gone now, but his unexpectedly important legacy is not forgotten.

Denzel Washington's 'Flight' Will Close New York Film Festival

Posted 08.16.2012 | Entertainment

Add "Flight" to your very early list of possible Oscar contenders. The drama -- about a pilot (Denzel Washington) who successfully crash lands his air...

Falling for Vanessa Bell Calloway At ABFF

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 09.30.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

When I met Vanessa Bell Calloway, I wanted to give her a standing ovation. She is an extraordinary actress, dancer, philanthropist, motivator, mentor, wife, and mother.

The Most Valuable Star Is ...

Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment

Our friends at Vulture have just published quite the set of lists, the most notable of which is their 100 Most Valuable Stars. At the top of said list...

America America: Conversations With BeBe Winans and Al Jarreau, Plus "Ask Renman"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Movie Makers and Story Tellers Take Over Miami

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 09.01.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

From June 20th to the 23rd, my goal was to learn as much about the film industry as possible; to see it through the eyes of the artists, hear it in their voices, see their visions on the big screen, and to gauge the audiences reaction.

What P. Diddy and Mitt Romney Have in Common

Keli Goff | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

The fact that the son of one of the wealthiest African-Americans in the country will be attending school on a full scholarship has rankled many. But Diddy's son is not the first wealthy offspring to be awarded a scholarship, and he is unlikely to be the last.

Celebrity College Majors

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.03.2012 | College

On Saturday, retired NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal will receive a doctoral degree in education from Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla. Shaq sp...

Will Denzel Washington & Will Smith Team For 'Uptown Saturday Night' Remake?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

Will Smith and Denzel Washington as Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby? Perhaps! According to Deadline.com's Mike Fleming, Washington and Smith could team ...

Integrate Long Island Schools, Don't Just Desegregate

Alan Singer | Posted 06.02.2012 | New York
Alan Singer

A recent post calling for the racial integration of Long Island New York schools drew a number of both supportive and negative comments. One writer wa...

PHOTOS: Paula Hooks Up With Pepsi And Denzel Washington

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

Actress Paula Patton looked lovely in a red Azzedine Alaia dress yesterday as she started her gig as Pepsi NEXT's newest celebrity spokesperson. Al...

WATCH: Weird Al Interviews Megan Fox... Sort Of

Posted 04.03.2012 | Comedy

The newest project from "Weird Al" Yankovic, a web series entitled "Face to Face with 'Weird Al' Yankovic," debuted on the Nerdist YouTube Channel on ...

Linguine, Literature and Laughter

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.27.2012 | Books
Charlie Carillo

My career as a writer leads me to the conclusion that three "L" words make life worth living: Linguine, literature and laughter. In this video you'll see how to make a good red sauce for linguine, while hearing crazy stories about literature.

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Bronson Pinchot Talks Cutting Ties With Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 03.27.2012 | Celebrity

"Risky Business" actor Bronson Pinchot has worked with some of the biggest stars in the world but has given up on Hollywood to work on an even bigger ...

Will Minorities Ever Play A Major Role In Hollywood?

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 02.26.2012 | Black Voices

It's no secret that demonstrating diversity isn't exactly Hollywood's strong point--and that fact becomes more painfully obvious on Oscar night. Altho...

Movie Review: Woody Harrelson Makes Rampart a Must See

Carole Mallory | Posted 04.20.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Woody Harrelson's tour de force performance in Rampart is reminiscent of Oscar winner Denzel Washington's in Training Day.

'Safe House' And 'The Vow' Battle For Weekend Box Office Win

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 04.20.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The President's Day weekend box office was too close to call as the action tale "Safe House" and the love story "The Vow" competed...