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13 Important Stories to Celebrate Banned Books Week

Off The Shelf | Posted 10.01.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

Greatness often breeds controversy. This has been the case for acclaimed books throughout history. Harry Potter for its glorification of witchcraft, Go Ask Alice for its depiction of harrowing teen drug use, and Brave New World for its unsettling vision of the future, but we love them anyway.

Hey Ding Dongs: Why Aren't You Watching 'Halt And Catch Fire'?

Steven Shehori | Posted 09.29.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

"Halt and Catch WHAT?" I hear you ask. Yeah, don't give me that. You may have never laid eyes on a single episode, but you know exactly what I'm talking about.

'Friday Night Lights' Author: Black Athletes Who Fail Face 'Racist Scorn'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

Twenty-five years after he published the bestseller Friday Night Lights, Buzz Bissinger still isn't satisfied with how the machine...

Buzz Bissinger Talks Crossdressing And Challenging The Gender Binary

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.09.2015 | Gay Voices

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Buzz Bissinger truly doesn't care what you think about his love for crossdressing.  The author of the...

Buzz Bissinger Calls College Football System 'A Form Of Modern Slavery'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.09.2015 | Sports

In a blistering indictment of the NCAA system on Tuesday, Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger described the way the organiza...

'Friday Night Lights' Coach Is Back With A Helpful Pep Talk

Today | Jade Walker | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment

Coach Taylor is back! And he has an important message for moviegoers: don't text during the film.  ...

Art and Traif

Glen Roven | Posted 06.17.2015 | New York
Glen Roven

I discovered Brooklyn-based artist Aaron Gemmill at this year's SPRING/BREAK Art Show and was transfixed by his print "To live where other pass (nest II)," with its bolts of white dancing across the luxurious background of undulating blue.

Ode to Football: A Sport I Kind of Can't Stand

Lisa Stulberg | Posted 04.03.2015 | Gay Voices
Lisa Stulberg

I revere football because it provides an opportunity in pop culture to wrestle with the complexity of identity. It is often through football, for instance, that TV's Glee confronts gender, sexuality, and marginality.

Not Ready for the NFL Season to End? Visit These Football Film Locations

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel

The best part of any sports movie is the inspirational speech right before The Big Game. Whether it's the Super Bowl or Little League, there's nothing a good, old-fashioned motivational speech can't fix!

Connie Britton On How 'Friday Night Lights' Gives Cancer Patients Hope

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Turns out "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose" is more than just something "Friday Night Lights" fans recite to one another to establish a mutual lov...

Connie Britton Takes On Gwyneth Paltrow's Infamous Working Mom Comments

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.03.2014 | Parents

Most people know Connie Britton as country star Rayna James on "Nashville" or as the ultimate wife-slash-mother Tami Taylor on "Friday Night Lights." ...

9 Of The Greatest TV Show Intros Of All Time

Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment

We either spend a couple of minutes or less watching the intros to our favorite television shows each week, or we skip them (or run to get a snack). S...

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose.

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment

We doubt we'll ever grow tired of talking about "Friday Night Lights," and it looks like the people who run the ATX Television Festival down in Austin...

'Friday Night Lights' School Embroiled In Sex Scandals

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2014 | Crime

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, May 8 (Reuters) - The school behind the book, movie and TV series "Friday Night Lights" has become mired in scandal wit...

10 Reasons Y'all Should Celebrate Connie Britton On Her Birthday

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 03.06.2014 | TV

Connie Britton turns 47 years young on Thursday, March 6, so we thought we would highlight just some of the reasons why she is still the best. Her ...

These 8 TV Couples Are Our Marriage Role Models

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.21.2014 | Weddings

Washington D.C.'s most ruthless power couple is back on the small screen now that Netflix has released season 2 of "House of Cards," and like many of ...

Six Awesome Sports Shows You Should Stream Right Now

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 02.14.2014 | TV

Got Olympic fever? Every other year, everyone seems to get obsessed with the world of sports, and rightfully so. But as much as we love the inspiring ...

Watch The 'Friday Night Lights'/'Parenthood' Crossover Now

Posted 02.13.2014 | TV

Crucifictorious lives! The first part of the "Friday Night Lights"/"Parenthood" crossover that was announced earlier this week has debuted online. ...

'Friday Night Lights' Is (Kind Of) Coming Back!

Posted 02.10.2014 | TV

A few actors from "Friday Night Lights" have already visited the world of "Parenthood," but an actual crossover is finally happening. While "Parent...

Tami Taylor's Inspirational Words For This Weekend's Super Bowl Players

Posted 01.30.2014 | TV

Need some inspiration before suiting up for the Super Bowl this upcoming weekend? Well, check out these wise words from Mrs. Coach herself, Tami Ta...

Taxation in Rick Perry's Texas

James Moore | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
James Moore

We are great with corporate welfare in Texas. But if you can't get a job, or are sick, or your kids are hungry, or you are sleeping in your car because things didn't work out quite the way you thought they would, we're sorry.

Mike Ryan

Peter Berg Recalls How His First Movie Made A Woman Barf‬ | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.20.2013 | Entertainment

It's fascinating that Peter Berg directed "Lone Survivor." Fascinating only in the respect that Berg's previous movie, "Battleship," was also a milita...

Connie Britton Is OK With No 'Friday Night Lights' Movie

Posted 12.15.2013 | Entertainment

The endless back-and-forth regarding a possible "Friday Night Lights" movie was put to rest this week, and while fans may be disappointed, Connie Brit...

Peter Berg Says There Won't Be A 'Friday Night Lights' Movie

Posted 12.09.2013 | Entertainment

Clear eyes, full hearts, can lose: According to director Peter Berg, dreams of a movie based on the "Friday Night Lights" television series (which its...

10 Times Tami Taylor Said Exactly What You Needed To Hear

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.06.2013 | TV

Although "Friday Night Lights" has been off the air for two years, Tami Taylor and her words of wisdom remain a TV favorite. She was a guidance cou...