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After Divorce, Former Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt Wants To Educate Women About Financial Literacy

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business

Having gone through a nasty and public divorce, former Los Angeles Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt is now on a mission to educate women about financial lite...

13 Irish Writers to Read This St. Patrick's Day

Off The Shelf | Posted 03.17.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

We will be taking the opportunity to revisit some incredible books by Irish authors, from enduring classics to powerful memoirs to contemporary novels that are taking the literary world by storm. So take your pick and spend this March 17th celebrating Ireland through the written word.

David Amram at 85: Splendor in the Grass at The Theater for the New City

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.29.2015 | New York
Regina Weinreich

Billed as "Back to Where it All Began," David Amram's program for last week's engagement at The Theater for the New City, was a continuation of his 85th birthday celebration.

The Hillary Chronicles

Tom Allon | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Tom Allon

Hillary has been the object of admiration, hope, praise, derision, anger, petty criticism and jealousy. She is the embodiment of the women's empowerment movement in our still not-overly-progressive society. She serves as a prism through which many express their hopes for a fully egalitarian society.

Watch Me Go: A Talk With Mark Wisniewski

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.23.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Watch Me Go concerns Douglas "Deesh" Sharp, who has managed to stay on the right side of the law by hauling junk for cash. But after he and two friends dispose of a sealed oil drum, Deesh finds himself betrayed, and running from the police.

Memoir Bashing: An Examination of an Emotionally Complex Social Phenomenon

Brooke Warner | Posted 03.16.2015 | Books
Brooke Warner

Is it just a bad book, worthy of your disdain, or does it maybe trigger in you something you're just not ready to face? And yes, please support women memoirists. We need each other!It's not uncommon to hear agents at conferences shutting down bright-eyed aspiring authors with a simple, "I don't represent memoir."

35 Years Selling Homes to the Stars: Lessons in the real estate business

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.06.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Like any good business idea, or any opportunity at that, New York City is what you make of it and the people that stay there the longest are the ones who--like entrepreneurs--find their niche and prosper in it.

The Part Pierce Brosnan Was 'Too Handsome' To Play

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 08.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It's hard to believe there are roles even actors -- people whom society has recognized as being more attractive than the average Joe -- can be too pre...

To Those Who Love A Good Yarn: We Need You

Posted 11.26.2013 | Fifty

On Dec. 1, 2013, Huff/Post50 and AARP will be launching a new Memoir Contest aimed at discovering the hidden writing talent among those 50 and older -...

My First Writing Teacher -- Frank McCourt

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.07.2013 | Books
Steve Mariotti

I write now because of Frank McCourt, who instead of sitting us in the traditional classroom had already rearranged the seats in a circle. This meant someone painfully shy like me had no cover.

When the Vows Break: Celebrity Divorce Lists Offer Opportunity to Learn From Marriage Mistakes

Steve Lake | Posted 04.02.2013 | Chicago
Steve Lake

Every year, the tabloids take a look back at the worst celebrity breakups, most bitter divorces and brutal court fights over cash. These very public breakups offer important cautionary tales about modern marriage in America. Here's a few from last year.

It's Never Too Late to Be a Late Bloomer

Virginia Bell | Posted 01.16.2013 | Fifty
Virginia Bell

We all have our own individual timing and like flowers, we bloom at different seasons.

Magic Johnson Lied To Dodger Fans

2012-02-14-Screenshot20120214at2.10.30PM.png | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of LA Weekly By Gene Maddaus Magic Johnson stood up on a podium at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday and flat-out lied to Dodger ...

Here's The Deal With Frank McCourt & Those Parking Lots

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.02.2012 | Los Angeles

Fans rejoiced at the "Magical" announcement about the Dodgers' new owners, but cheers soon turned to jeers when they learned that former owner Frank ...

Another Home Run for the Walloping Wealthy

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Sam Pizzigati

The higher the cost to own pro sports franchises, the tighter the squeeze on sports fans. Prices rise for tickets and ballpark beer. Even 99 percenters who couldn't care less about sports end up paying more.

Sober St. Patrick's: Drunken Past, Sparkling Future

Gerit Quealy | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Gerit Quealy

I had to ask. How did the Irish get the reputation for being such heavy drinkers? Even my own father is derisive about it, and he's where my Irish heritage comes from. Malachy McCourt has a theory. (I knew he would.)

Richest Man In LA Finally Lays Down His Dodgers Bid

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.19.2012 | Los Angeles

Despite his close friendship with bidder Magic Johnson, Patrick Soon-Shiong has joined hedge-fund billionaire Steven Cohen's bid for the team, the Los...

Why I Will March in Saturday's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Tom Allon | Posted 05.14.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

It is misguided, I believe, for the Ancient Order of Hibernians to exclude gay people from their St. Patrick's Day Parade. But we should not tarnish this great event because of politics.

PHOTOS: Who Could Be The Next Dodgers Owner?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.27.2012 | Los Angeles

Wait, who's bidding to buy the Dodgers now? Ever since Frank McCourt relinquished his ownership of the Dodgers in Nov. 2011, it seems like someone new...

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: The 11 Biggest News Stories Of 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.23.2011 | Los Angeles

Sometimes it seemed like our world was about to end in 2011. Riot squads and protestors faced off in the streets. Santa Ana winds tore the city apart....

Publishing's Renewed Holiday Push With Memoirs, an Enduring Genre

David Tereshchuk | Posted 01.22.2012 | Books
David Tereshchuk

The publishing industry has now fully readied itself for the holidays, with offerings that include yet more aggressively-promoted slices of first-person recollection.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Congratulations Dodgers fans, your long national nightmare is over. Frank McCourt has agreed to sell his personal piggy bank, make that the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Say It Aint So, Bud

Antonio Gonzalez | Posted 01.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Antonio Gonzalez

All interested parties should agree that Selig needs to take his "nuclear option" off the table. Los Angeles fans have loyally supported the Dodgers for fifty years and we deserve better.

Frank McCourt Agrees To Sell Dodgers

The Los Angeles Times | Bill Shaikin | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

Frank McCourt agreed Tuesday to sell the Dodgers, abruptly surrendering the team after fighting to retain it over two years and in two courts....

Famous Authors Related by Blood or Marriage

Dave Astor | Posted 10.21.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

The Bronte sisters weren't alone in blood being as thick as ink.