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CHICKEN IS THE NEW ORANGE? TARYN MANNING, EMMA MYLES And DIANE GUERRERO Of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Team Up For Hilarious HAPPY, YUMMY, CHICKEN!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.21.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

Taryn, Emma, and Brandon sat down to talk about the project a bit (Diane was currently promoting her book; In This Country We Love: My Family Divided.) Here, they discuss how the project came about, working together, and some Orange scoop!

Pedagogies of Gratitude

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 05.25.2016 | College
Gina Athena Ulysse

I am finally sitting in the foundation of my being. An artist-academic-activist, a Black woman who speaks her mind, I have been through hell and back and managed to individuate within an historically white institution.

Becoming a Brand New Man and a Best-Selling Author

Don McNay | Posted 03.17.2016 | Books
Don McNay

My goal was to write the best book ever written by someone considering weight loss surgery. That's a subjective goal, but I gave it everything I had and was not going to turn it over to the public until there was nothing I could do to make it better.

16 Plots of Your Favorite Movies If You Watched Them Backward

Playboy.com | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment
Playboy.com

Can you watch a movie backwards? Of course you can't. But what if you could? Turns out most movies would be completely ridiculous if you started from the end and watched the plot unfold from the opposite side of the story. Here's how some of your all time favorite films would play out if you watched them in reverse.

Tom Hanks Reveals The Origin Of His Famous 'Forrest Gump' Accent

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.22.2015 | Entertainment

"My momma always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates...'" You know how it ends. "Forrest Gump" is one of the most quotable movies of all time th...

What Forrest Gump Teaches Us About Death and Dying

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

As we watch Forrest cope with death in his uncomplicated and imperturbable manner there are certain lessons that shine forth for each of us about death and dying:

These 5 Legendary Roles Were Very Nearly Played by Different Actors

Inverse | Posted 12.09.2015 | Entertainment
Inverse

That's why we never saw Cary Grant play James Bond. Same goes for this quintet of iconic characters, who were this close to being played by different performers.

The Week in Movies: The Walk, The Martian

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The New York Film Festival is underway and two of the biggest commercial titles of the fall are in its lineup. (They also happen to be opening this week). Neither of these lives up to the hype, though I recognize that will be a distinctly minority opinion.

Man Runs Cross-Country 'Forrest Gump' Route To Fight Poverty

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact

Run, Barclay Oudersluys, run! Oudersluys is a recent University of Michigan graduate incorporating his favorite big screen flick into his summer pl...

Best Documentaries of 2015: Legendary AD

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The art of film directing has been revered since the days of the Lumière Brothers, before the title of director had even been bestowed. Now, the director has achieved a level of celebrity that is only growing exponentially.

North Korea, Sony, and Ignorance

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.27.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

Given that the vast majority of Americans cannot identify North Korea on a map, or the name of its leader, the very idea that a major film studio would sanction the production of a movie whose plot is based on the assassination of Kim Jong-un is just plain silly.

The Characters in Black Friday Sales

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.12.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Thanksgiving Thursday is a day to appreciate all the wonderful things we are blessed with. Be it health, family, shelter, a great career or seven unwatched episodes of The A-Team in your Netflix Instant Queue.

Haley Joel Osment Learned More Than Just His Lines While Filming 'Forrest Gump'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

At the end of the iconic movie "Forrest Gump," Jenny goes back to Forrest (yet again) and reveals that he fathered her son, whom she names Forrest Jr....

Bill Murray and the Roles That Got Away

John Farr | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we celebrate the rascally Murray's 64th birthday, let's take a quick look at some roles he missed or passed on, and wonder what might have been.

Tom Hanks' 'Forrest Gump' Rehearsal Footage Is Missing One Thing

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment

Behold, here's Tom Hanks' "audition tape" for "Forrest Gump." Surfaced 20 years after the film's debut, this video shows Hanks reading opposite Robin ...

This 90-Year-Old Vet Is Running Across The Country In Honor Of The 'Ship That Won' WWII

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact

Forrest Gump's got nothing on Ernie Andrus. The 90-year-old WWII veteran is the oldest person in the U.S. to run across America, according to CBS N...

Here's What The Cast Of 'Forrest Gump' Is Up To 20 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

While hard to believe, it's been 20 years since "Forrest Gump" was released. Before July 6, 1994, we didn't have handy dessert-box metaphors for life,...

This Honest Trailer For 'Forrest Gump' Is Too Real

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment

This honest trailer for "Forrest Gump" is too real. It's true, Forrest "bombards complete strangers with his entire life story," and Jenny -- sorry, w...

'Forrest Gump' And 8-Bit Go Together Like Peas And Carrots

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment

CineFix has morphed a number of our favorite films into 8-bit shorts -- "The Hobbit," "The Big Lebowski" and "Elf" to name a few -- and their latest o...

40 Movies And 6 New TV Shows To Stream On Netflix This Month

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

It's a new month, which means a bunch of new movies and TV shows are hitting Netflix. If you have plans this weekend we'd advise you to ditch them, be...

WATCH: If The Opening Of 'Forrest Gump' Was Made By Wes Anderson

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.25.2014 | Entertainment

If "Forrest Gump" was a Wes Anderson film, it probably would have been called "A Chocolate Box Kind of Life," and looked a little something like the v...

Would Dan Rutherford Like Any Popcorn with That?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.10.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford may be running last in the GOP gubernatorial primary race, according to the latest polls, but at least he's still running -- both in the race and on his treadmill.

Here's Every Best Picture Winner In Oscar History Illustrated

Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

Test your Best Picture knowledge with this handy infographic, which illustrates each winner throughout the Oscars' 85-year history. Content market...

Tom Hanks Has 'Forrest Gump' Reunion With Lt. Dan & Bubba

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know when Tom Hanks is going to take a photo with Gary Sinise and Mykelti Williamson. The "Forrest Gump" s...

Failing, Again

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Jasper Johns works on etching plates in a Paris studio, April 1978. Photograph courtesy Associated Press. I took a walking meditation workshop last w...