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Someone Recut The 'Elf' Trailer As A Thriller, And It’s Terrifying

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.25.2016 | Comedy

“Elf” just got evil. The 2003 fantasy/comedy movie takes a very dark turn in this spoof trailer, which recuts it as a thriller. Instead of being a...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: 'Death' Gives Rise to My Jerusalem; Victor Cruz "Inspires" in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.07.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Buddy the Elf is a fan of revolving doors, and for a while, so was Jeff Klein. While his project My Jerusalem was making music with a rotating group o...

Mariah Carey Does Will Ferrell's Makeup, Reveals She's A Closet 'Elf' Fan

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.21.2016 | Entertainment

Before Mariah Carey was MARIAH CAREY, she was pretty much Frenchy from "Grease" -- a beauty school dropout who knows her way around a curling iron. Ne...

Occupation, Arson, and Terrorism

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Federal land is currently being occupied by protestors. Or, according to some, by domestic terrorists. But pigeonholing these guys with either label isn't quite as easy as it might first seem.

The Elf Belongs On The Top Shelf

Kim Schenkelberg | Posted 12.22.2016 | Parents
Kim Schenkelberg

If EOTS is supposed to "magically" show up at a child's home before Christmas to monitor a child's behavior, then how is a parent supposed to explain why they are in a box at a store for sale?

Watch Will Ferrell Yell At New Yorkers On 'Billy On The Street'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment

Buddy the Elf is back in New York City, y'all. Buddy, aka Will Ferrell, tested New Yorkers' knowledge of Christmas for a hilarious "Billy on the Stre...

Police Label This Elf On The Shelf A 'Wanted Person'

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.08.2015 | Weird News

Don't trust his angelic smile. This Elf on the Shelf has been a very bad boy, police say. He's been so naughty in the run up to Christmas that cops in...

This Theory Will Totally Change How You See 'Elf'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.28.2015 | Entertainment

You sit on a throne of lies, Buddy! It's hard to believe "Elf" is already 12 years old. The movie follows man-child Buddy the Elf (Will Ferrell) as he...

A Line-by-Line Take Down of 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

Em & Lo | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

If our rape problem is still so bad today, 70 years later, but we're at least now aware of this problem, then why does this creepy song still get so much play?

See Your Favorite 'Big Bang Theory' Star As The New 'Elf'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment

Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" just gave your favorite holiday movie a makeover. The actor, who plays the one and only Sheldon on "Big Bang," vo...

Macy's Brings Its Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons Down to Florida

Jim Hill | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Every year, after Santa's 60 foot-long sleigh float rolls up in front of Macy's Herald Square store on Thanksgiving morning, 50 million television vie...

The Ugly Christmas Sweater Party and the Jew

Beth Rosen | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Beth Rosen

Not only did I not have an ugly Christmas sweater for my first ugly Christmas sweater party, I didn't have a nice Christmas sweater, or even a red or green sweater, to fake it. But this glitch in the plan was not going to stop this crafty Jew from enjoying her first Christmas party. To the craft room!

Hugh Jackman Shares His Christmas Traditions

Pat Gallagher | Posted 02.15.2014 | Celebrity
Pat Gallagher

The Wolverine actor sat down with me after rehearsals to share some of his most memorable and hilarious Christmas stories. (If you recycle Christmas gifts, you're not alone!)

6 Reasons Why the Movie Elf Is a Disaster

John Geoghegan | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
John Geoghegan

Yes, Elf has its moments, including almost every scene with Will Ferrell, but it experiences so many missteps that unless you squint real hard, this is one holiday film that doesn't quite deliver.

24 Movies You Absolutely Need To Watch This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.22.2013 | Entertainment

Sure, it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but the holidays are fast approaching. In between the fantastic parties and cozy family gatherings, why not ...

The Best Life Lessons From Buddy The Elf

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

It has been a decade since Buddy the Elf walked from through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, through the Sea of Swirly Twirly Gum Drops, th...

Evangeline Lilly Dreamt About Being An Elf Before Joining "The Hobbit 2" (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.20.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

While we had Evangeline Lilly on the Nerd HQ stage at San Diego Comic-Con 2013 to chat about her new children's book, "The Squickerwonkers," we also o...

Friday Talking Points -- What the Media Missed

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We've got a lot to cover this week, so we're going to try to get through everything in a rather foreshortened format. At least, that's the goal.

Twas the Night Before Christmas and You Still Need Gift Advice

Cara Joy David | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York
Cara Joy David

Some of you still want to give the last minute gift of theater tickets. It is always hard to recommend theater for people you do not know, but this season I have some generic recommendations for all.

17 Favorite Christmas Movies

Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment

Watching Christmas movies with the family is a holiday tradition on par with opening presents and eating a sugary breakfast. Whether you are a trad...

Top 5 Holiday Movie Recommendations

David Aronchick | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment
David Aronchick

Are you ready to snuggle in front of the fire with your family for a holiday film marathon? Get the popcorn and holiday treats ready. The holiday vacation is about to begin in earnest.

Earth Liberation Front Activist Released After 7 Years in 'Little Guantanamo'

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 02.16.2013 | Green
Leighton Woodhouse

Even among people who have devoted years of their lives fighting to protect the natural world from the predations of capitalism, Daniel McGowan's role in the history of the environmental movement is marginal and obscure. It shouldn't be.

PHOTOS: Christmas In Seattle

Sandra Thomas | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel
Sandra Thomas

Here's where I admit that despite Seattle's easy access from Vancouver, I've never actually visited the city before. Now I know what I've been missing.

What to See on Broadway This Fall -- From the Producers

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

I sometimes wonder why the majority of them do it. But I thank them all because without someone to produce the theater there would be no theater. This fall/winter the producers presenting work run the gamut from newbies to vets.

Annals of the Overrated: Zooey Deschanel

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Between her cloyingly unfunny sitcom, New Girl, and her ubiquitous iPhone 4 commercials, she's way overfulfilled my daily -- nay, annual or even lifetime -- recommended dosage of Zooey Deschanel quirk.