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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Young Rising Sons & The Mosers Represent Garden State Well; Zack Biss is "Brand New"

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

New Jersey isn't just about "The Boss," Bon Jovi, and Fort Lee lane closures. There are a ton of great bands (and great things) to come out of the Garden State, and I've got two more reasons to forget all the turnpike traffic and focus on the positives.

Zach Braff Is Sad About Really Mean 'Garden State' Article

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment

Zach Braff did not take kindly to a Vice article published Monday that pointed out the obvious: the film "Garden State" -- which Braff both directed a...

Natalie Portman's A Little Insecure About 'Garden State,' Thanks To 'Broad City'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 09.12.2015 | Entertainment

Natalie Portman is pretty much untouchable in terms of natural beauty, smarts and talent in Hollywood today -- but even she has moments from her past ...

Filter Less, Live More: 6 Social Media and Technology Rules to Live By

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 07.08.2016 | Media
Alyssa Piperis

What's funny about living in this day and age is that most of us seem to simultaneously be dependent on modern technology and be frustrated with how it's transformed areas of our lives that were already stressful enough without it -- i.e. dating, relationships, and confrontation.

How Giving Apartments To Homeless Actually Saves Money In The End

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact

A county in New Jersey is aiming to put roofs over heads in order to fight homelessness -- and save some of its taxpayers' money in the process. O...

Big Rail Cites Bin Laden, Al Qaeda to Fight Oil-by-Rail Route Transparency

Steve Horn | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

While many states around the U.S. have released information to the public about the frequency and routes of trains carrying oil obtained from hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in North Dakota's Bakken Shale basin, holdouts still remain. Why the delay? Homeland security concerns, claim some companies.

9 Charts That Will Remind You To Keep Exploring The Infinite Abyss

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

"Garden State," that ode to feelings and ending adolescence, came out 10 years ago on July 28. In honor of this anniversary, here are some charts to h...

Erin Whitney

The Major Problem With Zach Braff's New Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.25.2014 | Entertainment

There is a beauty to Zach Braff’s “Garden State” that still resonates today. It’s a film within the recent indie canon that captured something...

Zach Braff Says His Parents Divorce Caused 'Life-Long Pain'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.17.2014 | Divorce

Zach Braff is an accomplished actor, writer and director, but despite his professional success, when asked about a pivotal moment that changed his lif...

The Reason Zach Braff's New Movie Looks So Familiar

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

Zach Braff's "Garden State" was released 10 years ago this summer, and it became an instant cultural touchstone. Written, produced, directed by and st...

The Super Bowl Fuss: Much Ado About Jersey Turf

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 04.01.2014 | Comedy
Randee Mia Berman

Amidst the sounds of Springsteen and the streets of Hoboken, New Jersey never really seemed like the athletic state -- more like boardwalks and beauty pageants.

The Best Movies For Fall

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.20.2013 | Entertainment

At long last, the sweltering summer temperatures are dipping. Sunday marks the first official day of fall, and we're welcoming it by recalling some of...

(WATCH) Natalie Portman Thinks Yeezus Will Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment

In 2004, Natalie Portman taught us about The Shins' "New Slang" in Zach Braff's "Garden State." In 2013, she teaches us about "Yeezus" and "New Slaves...

Zach Braff Calls Out Morgan Freeman In New Video

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.09.2013 | Entertainment

Zach Braff thinks Kickstarter is the "coolest," and he doesn't care if you feel differently. He doesn't, it seems, have similar feelings for Morgan Fr...

Crowdsourcing: In Search of Funding for the Arts and Business

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 06.29.2013 | Impact
Gregory G. Allen

Some indie filmmakers have been upset with Zach Braff as they feel he is taking part of "their" pie. But that is not really how it works.

My Movie Bucket List: Location, Location, Location

Rachel DeChiara | Posted 10.02.2012 | Teen
Rachel DeChiara

Fargo and Garden State, two fairly new films, are both aptly titled to demonstrate the sheer importance of their locations.

Battle of the Blueberries: New Jersey vs. Maine

Anne Maxfield | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Anne Maxfield

It got me thinking how much blueberries reflect their terroir. In New Jersey, everything is large and in-your-face. But Maine, like its blueberries, is wild, withdrawn and challenging.

William McGuinness

Introducing The Quarter Life Crisis Project

HuffingtonPost.com | William McGuinness | Posted 07.03.2012 | College

This generation is said to be uniquely talented at creating and quickly adopting massive platforms where we’re encouraged to share reams of personal...

Sasha Bronner

The Shins' James Mercer: 'I Wasted A Lot Of Time Trying To Be A Practical Person'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.14.2012 | Los Angeles

This is part 3 of 4 of our "My Coachella" Series. Click here for profiles on our favorite Coachella bands. "You gotta hear this one song, it will c...

Zach Braff Answers All Your Questions

Posted 11.28.2011 | Celebrity

Taking a page from the Ashton Kutcher handbook, Zach Braff explored his inner geekdom by hosting an all-day "AMA" session on Reddit yesterday (that's ...

WATCH: Kid Really Upset He Can't Have Governor Christie's Job

Posted 05.31.2011 | New York

Whereas a lot of people thought Chris Christie was way too heavy to be Governor of the Garden State, this kid has the opposite problem -- he's too sma...

HuffPost Review: HappyThankYouMorePlease

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When I saw Josh Radnor's HappyThankYouMorePlease at Sundance in 2010, I wrote that it was "a hit-and-miss romantic comedy, a little too eager to pleas...

Speaking With New Jersey Indie Sensations Titus Andronicus

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

New Jersey has given passionate artists to the music world, and Titus Andronicus is one of those next great bands. I spoke with singer Patrick Stickles about the band's New Jersey and recording.

Dumpster Diving: Deleted Scenes That Should Have Stayed in the Final Film

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If you had a scene that explained away a massive plot hole, wouldn't you keep it in the final film? Stephen Norrington felt otherwise, leaving this breakthrough Marvel-adaptation Blade with a major storytelling gap.

New Jersey Rocks: Echofission Plays Evolve Music Festival Saturday in Vernon

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

The Aquarian's Jersey show of the week in the new New Jersey Bands section on NJ.com.