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6 Things To Know About The New 'Cinderella,' Lily James

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment

If you've been watching a lot of television these days, then you've probably caught a glimpse of the new trailer for the upcoming Disney remake of "Ci...

Aaron Schock's 'Flamboyant,' 'Racy,' 'Ripped Ab Muscles' 'Lifestyle'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 04.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

For several weeks now, GOP congressman Aaron Schock has been at the center of negative media attention because of things he is alleged to be hiding, inspiring ethics complaints. But the one thing reporters are not talking about openly -- yet appear to be wink-winking and nudge-nudging about -- is the question of Schock's sexual orientation. This is glaring and curious.

This Mom Is Taking a Sick Day

Amy Koko | Posted 04.14.2015 | Parents
Amy Koko

Then morning came and I was better. Still a little weak, a little achy, but certainly not Ebola ridden. I realized I was in a new phase of life, a peaceful phase, a quieter phase, and it's OK to be sick every once in a while phase.

Friday Talking Points -- Live, From the Moon

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama is the second Honorable Mention recipient this week, for his impressive public opinion polling on job approval in January. He had his best month (measured by month-to-month improvement) of his entire second term, and the fourth-best month he's ever had as president.

Week to Week News Quiz for 2/6/15

John Zipperer | Posted 04.08.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take a break from writing your congressional address and take our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: He's glad he's ...

What Thomas Piketty and Larry Summers Don't Tell You About Income Inequality

Lynn Parramore | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics
Lynn Parramore

According to economist Lance Taylor and his colleagues, we're not yet talking about the kinds of major changes needed to keep us from becoming a Downton Abbey society.

Aaron Schock Says He'll Pay For ‘Downton Abbey'-Inspired Office

The Washington Post | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) plans to pay for all of the "Downton Abbey"-inspired redecorating recently done in his Capitol Hill office suite, he said o...

Opening Night at the Santa Barbara Film Festival!

Sally Fay | Posted 03.31.2015 | Entertainment
Sally Fay

Opening Night at the Arlington Theatre on State Street in the heart of Santa Barbara began with a greeting from Helene Schneider, the Mayor of Santa Barbara.

Downton Abbey, Edith Wharton, and the Jews

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.28.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

The series is imbued with the preoccupations of Wharton's fiction. Just like the women in The House of Mirth, the Grantham daughters have had few choices aside from marrying a man, preferably one with money.

English Country Style 2015

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 03.09.2015 | Style
Cathy Whitlock

Maybe the influence lies in part with a new season of Downton Abbey here in the U.S. or the fact I am on Mid-Century modern overload, but one of the looks I would love to see regain its status in 2015 is English Country Style.

'The Affair' Wins An Unexpected Golden Globe

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment

In a category with some of television's favorite dramas, it was "The Affair" that won the award for Best Drama Series at the 2015 Golden Globes on Sun...

6 Models Share Their Must-Watch Shows of 2015

Modelinia | Posted 03.11.2015 | Entertainment
Modelinia

International jet-setters though they may be, even the most glamorous mega-models aren't immune to the everyday joys of curling up on the couch and binge-watching one of TV's most talked-about series.

15 Reasons Why 2015 Already Sucks

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.10.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Here we are just days into the new year and already we have some issues with 2015. Here are 15 reasons why the air is leaving our 2015 balloon.

'Downton Abbey' Will Soon Offer Overnight Stays

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Ready your pearls and fascinators and tailcoats, because England's Highclere Castle, the filming location for the hit show, is about to open its doors to overnight guests, just in time for the holiday (and for Season 5... for America, at least)!

Ladies Of 'Downton Abbey' Get Naughty Playing Cards Against Humanity

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.07.2015 | Comedy

You've never seen Lady Edith like this before. Entertainment Weekly got three of the ladies from "Downton Abbey" together to play Cards Against Hu...

Jessica Fellowes Goes Behind the Scenes of Downton Abbey

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
Lois Alter Mark

I sat down with Jessica Fellowes, author of three juicy coffee table books about the award-winning series and niece to show creator Julian Fellowes, to get the inside scoop about the new season.

Even Bros Love 'Downton Abbey' And Here's The Song To Prove It

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.06.2015 | Comedy

Anyone fancy a game of tea pong? We all got a little crazy in college. Maybe you pledged a fraternity or sorority, and if you got in, it was one in...

20 Reasons Why Downton Abbey's Mr. Carson Wouldn't Last a Day in My House

Susie Orman Schnall | Posted 03.07.2015 | Entertainment
Susie Orman Schnall

It's called a basement and my kids play video games there. This basement does not have a wine cellar, a scullery, or a little room where someone shines my husband's shoes and darns my boys' Nike Elites.

Meet The New Faces Of 'Downton Abbey'

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment

Masterpiece’s favorite upstairs-downstairs period drama is back, and with its return come a slew of new faces. We know what you’re thinking: Will ...

Yagana Shah

Dame Maggie Smith's Best One-Liners From Downton, As Told By Gifs

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.05.2015 | Fifty

Happy birthday Dame Maggie Smith -- or should we say Lady Grantham? The Dowager Countess turns 80 on Sunday and though her "Harry Potter" days are ove...

Watch George Clooney Charm The Ladies Of 'Downton Abbey'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment

George Clooney had all the "Downton Abbey" ladies swooning for the holidays. In a much anticipated guest role in the show's Text Santa fundraiser, Clo...

Sleep Like An Aristocrat's Fancy Guest At The Real Life Downton Abbey Estate

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.18.2014 | Travel

Good news for the history buff or Downton Abbey fanatic in your life. Visitors can now stay at England's Highclere Castle, the site where the acclaime...

Small Screen Escapes: Ideal Getaways for Our Favorite TV Characters

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

We couldn't help but accept the challenge of assigning our favorite small-screen protagonists the holidays we imagine they'd dream of. The result is a list of amazing spots around that globe that anyone, real or make-believe, would be sure to enjoy.

Sneak Peek of Downton Abbey Season 5

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment
Helene Cohen Bludman

This week I was lucky to get a preview of Downton Abbey Season 5 and although the Downton folks are pretttty tight-lipped about revealing too much, here are some snippets that I can share.

Popcorn Preview: The Imitation Game

Leslie Sisman | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

The Imitation Game (2014) Cast includes: Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), Keira Knightly (Anna Karenina), Matthew Goode (Belle), Allen Leech (Downton ...