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Musicians Union Pickets Marvel Over Runaway Avengers Score

Jonathan Handel | Posted 08.01.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

Blasting Marvel Studios as "unfair" for scoring megahit The Avengers non-union in Europe, members and leaders of the American Federation of Musician...

The Perks of Being a Country Mouse

Courtney Garcia | Posted 07.31.2012 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

Of course, most significant of all is the fact that Natalie is married, completely in love, and gets to split the cost of all these things with somebody else. I am as single as a dollar bill, and still have ambitions to tie the knot with Cory from Boy Meets World.

Mad Men through The Boomer Lens: 'Best Episode Of The Season!'

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 07.30.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

This was Mad Men's Mt. Everest moment. The quality of the acting and writing, the show's deep substance and the unparalleled directing savvy pushed the ensemble to a new high.

Dear Movie-Going Friends: 'It Wasn't as Bad as You Think' No Longer Qualifies as a Good Review

James Napoli | Posted 07.29.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

Tell those close to you, proudly and unapologetically, that you were, in fact, monumentally underwhelmed by a lackluster cinematic offering, and that it was every bit as bad as you expected it to be. This will save them countless hours, perhaps even days, of needless pain.

The New Gay Celebrity Coming Out: 'I've Never Been In'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 07.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Chalk it up to progress that some celebrities are now embarrassed to be thought of as having been in the closet, which increasingly seems like a relic from the last century (even as it still endures mightily).

Late Bloomers: Hollywood Stars Who Made It Big After Age 50

Pat Gallagher | Posted 07.29.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Everybody has to pay their dues before they make it to the top. Here are a few high-profile celebrities (past and present) who twisted in the wind for a few years before they became famous and/or eligible for a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Good Music For People Who Love Bad News

The Huffington Post | Michael Hogan | Posted 05.25.2012 | Entertainment

No need to worry that "Bad News Is Coming." It's already here! So let HuffPost Entertainment's Spotify playlist of good music take away the sting. ...

The One Where Robb Gets Some: A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 07.24.2012 | TV
Ilana Teitelbaum

While a few other things did happen, it wasn't exactly the most action-packed of episodes. This episode was clearly the calm before the siege.

Throw a Fab Memorial Day Fête With No Flag-Themed Cupcakes!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 07.24.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of summer season, it's also grilling season, bikini season and my all-time favorite -- no-cook summer recipes! These way-beyond-easy tips will help you spend more time having fun and less time cooking.

It Is Done: Site Specific Theatrical Chills

Brad Schreiber | Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts
Brad Schreiber

The use of an old jukebox with calculated selections from Hank Williams and Jon Campbell's, er, hellacious wind sound design top off this welcome addition to terrific theater staged without a theater.

The Real Housewives of Orange County or 'Tuesday Nights at Dysfunction Junction'

Mark Axelrod | Posted 07.23.2012 | TV
Mark Axelrod

My son and I have often marveled at how creative the editing team can be especially when it comes to editing what Alexis says. It's a bit like discovering a cornucopia of gaffes. But what I'm thankful for is that their dysfunctions make Tuesday nights one of the highlights of my week.

The Browning of Media on the Internet: A Step Forward or Back?

Kristian Ramos | Posted 07.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

The best television has always embraced the complexity of our changing society. Our country is irrevocably becoming more Hispanic. If Hispanics are to break down the silos between niche and mainstream media we must negotiate how this is represented in our media better, segmentation is not a final solution, but perhaps it is a step in the right direction.

Bette Midler Gets Lei'd by Mayor Bloomberg

Tom Murro | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

I know, this joke is like beating a dead flower, but it's nice 'schtick' coming from a man that is usually obligated to talk about things that make your eyes glaze over.

Mad Men Through The Boomers Lens: Don Offers Up Some Harrison Ford-Styl

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 07.21.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

Now that Don is back, he appears determined to make SCDP succeed

Happy Birthday, Mr. T!

Posted 05.21.2012 | Fifty

With an unforgettable look and a decades-spanning catchphrase, we have to tip our hats to actor, wrestler and all-around good guy Mr. T, who is celebr...

Louise Brooks and Silent Film Star in Montreal

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 07.21.2012 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

Jean Dujardin, who won nearly every Best Actor award around the world for his portrayal of fading star George Valentin, prepared for his role by watching classic silent films and by studying silent era actors, notably Douglas Fairbanks.

Desperate Housewives Women Ask: Do We Let Our Friendships Fade Away?

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 07.18.2012 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

It's sad, really, that a show about female friends so close they've gone through the birth of children, divorce, depression, alcoholism and even covering up a murder ends in this way.

The 5 Most Annoying Kids on TV

Tyler Moss | Posted 07.17.2012 | Comedy
Tyler Moss

Some child actors are so exasperatingly irritating that watching them is like swimming the English Channel in water wings.

Dear HBO, That Was Awesome: A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 07.16.2012 | TV
Ilana Teitelbaum

If Game of Thrones continues in this vein, the show may actually overcome its reputation as a gratuitous-gore-and-sex fest and become one of HBO's all-time greatest shows.

Mad Men Through the Boomer Lens: This Week It's Shades of Fatal Attraction

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 07.14.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

A succession of out-of-control Mad Men rivalries in the latest episode filled my mind with disturbing scenes from Fatal Attraction, the 1987 cautionary film about infidelity.

Peeta: Real or Not Real?

Maddy Lederman | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home
Maddy Lederman

My fascination with Peeta feels wrong. Besides being fictional, he's 30 years younger than me and already in love with a girl/goddess his own age.

The Glamour of NYC's Met Costume Gala Afterparties

Tom Murro | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

Kim Kardashian was absent and BF Kanye flew solo to the event. As reported, Anna Wintour, the editor in chief at Vogue and host of the evening's event, is not a fan of Kim K in the slightest.

Stumbling Toward Diversity

Ester Bloom | Posted 07.11.2012 | Home
Ester Bloom

This is not about Lena Dunham; this is about our culture, and how much more we will all benefit from color-blind casting in our media and, hopefully, in our lives.

Mad Men Through The Boomer Lens: When it Comes to Affairs, Boy, How Times Have Changed!

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 07.08.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

Is Weiner readying Peter's so easily turned head for the chopping block?

The Psychology of a Hater

Malik Yusef | Posted 07.06.2012 | Entertainment
Malik Yusef

How do you define a hater? List qualities of a friend. Look at that list. Haters won't possess the qualities you seek out in people. Sometimes we have friends that are constantly tearing us apart -- no constructive criticism, just negativity.