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Gene Wilder's Greatest Performance, How to be a Cancer Advocate: Medical Tips for You

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 09.28.2016 | Entertainment
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

But Gene Wilder's greatest performance (to cancer patients and survivors) extended beyond stage and screen into his mission to help reduce the impact of cancer. He came to this quest in a strange way.

Gene Wilder's Secret

Peter Birkenhead | Posted 09.06.2016 | Arts
Peter Birkenhead

Good comedians hide secrets in their eyes, and the secret in Gene Wilder's eyes was that he loved you very much. Even if he wanted to kill you. Even i...

Gene Wilder Tribute Burger Looks Scrumdiddlyumptious

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 09.07.2016 | Taste

A bar in Australia is paying tribute to Gene Wilder, who died last week at the age of 83, with a psychedelic “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”...

Gene Wilder Calls Johnny Depp's Willy Wonka An 'Insult' In 2013 Interview

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 09.05.2016 | Entertainment

There are some things in Hollywood that should never be spoken of again: Julia Roberts’ hair in “Mother’s Day,” the name Martha after “Batma...

New Gene Wilder Portrait Proves He Really Is The 'Candy Man'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.02.2016 | Weird News

Gene Wilder has been the subject of many tributes since his death on Sunday, but the tastiest has to be the portrait done by Jason Mecier. The San Fra...

Gene Wilder, Before He Was Dead

Zac Thompson | Posted 08.31.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Here's to a man who lived with pure imagination, rest in peace Gene Wilder.

Drum And Bugle Corps' 'Pure Imagination' Cover Is A Sweet Gene Wilder Tribute

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.01.2016 | Weird News

Gene Wilder’s death on Sunday has left a void that many fans are trying to fill with music. A performance by the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle...

Coldplay Honors Gene Wilder With Magical Cover Of 'Pure Imagination'

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 08.31.2016 | Entertainment

Following the death of screen icon Gene Wilder on Sunday, many of those who knew the comedy legend or were simply touched by his talent have paid trib...

Mel Brooks Remembers The Time He Made Gene Wilder Burst Into Tears

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment

Mel Brooks reminisced about his longtime pal and collaborator Gene Wilder on “The Tonight Show” Tuesday night, and he didn’t disappoint. In an i...

The 'Willy Wonka' Kids Give Gene Wilder The Sweetest Goodbye

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 08.31.2016 | Entertainment

In the wake of comedy legend Gene Wilder’s death on Sunday, those touched by his talent have flooded social media with heartfelt tributes to the act...

Cloris Leachman Remembers Gene Wilder In Touching Tribute

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.30.2016 | Entertainment

Following the news of Gene Wilder’s death on Sunday, the tributes from Hollywood have been pouring in. The latest star to remember the late icon, we...

Gene Wilder's Death Could Help Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.30.2016 | Healthy Living

Beloved actor Gene Wilder died on Sunday at the age of 83 from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease, according to a statement from his famil...

Remembering Gene Wilder And Gilda Radner, Comedy's Original Power Couple

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.29.2016 | Entertainment

The late Gilda Radner and Gene Wilder had a special kind of love. The “Saturday Night Live” star and “Willy Wonka” actor met on the set of 198...

Gene Wilder's Sweet Mania Shines Brightest In These Memorable Scenes

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.29.2016 | Entertainment

Toward the end of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” the titular shepherd has lost hope. None of the golden-ticket holders have proven worthy ...

Gene Wilder Agreed To Play Willy Wonka Under This One Condition

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.29.2016 | Entertainment

“Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” is one of those movies that transcends time. The original film, released in 1971 and directed by Mel Stua...

Celebrities Pay Tribute To Gene Wilder On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment

Following the news of Gene Wilder’s death, celebrities came together online Monday to remember the late star. Harry Connick Jr., Mel Brooks and Ton...

Actor Gene Wilder Dead At 83

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment

Gene Wilder, the star of classic comedies like “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” and several of Mel Brooks’ films, has died, his family told...

17 Feel-Good St. Patrick's Day Films for March 17

Loretta Bolger Wish | Posted 03.14.2016 | Entertainment
Loretta Bolger Wish

Whether your St. Patrick's Day plans include singing ballads, enjoying corned beef, watching a parade or just staying home to avoid whiskey-impaired drivers, it's a grand day for movies!

Was Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Originally Just a Big Ad for Candy?

Brian Cronin | Posted 09.08.2016 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

It was not a major hit as a film, but it did, in fact, launch a popular candy company. Quaker Oats used the Willy Wonka Candy Company name for their new line of candy products (with Breaker Confections eventually becoming officially known as Willy Wonky Candy Company).

The 20 Greatest Movie Songs Robbed of Oscar Nominations

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.24.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Fifty years ago, Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger, arguably the greatest James Bond theme of all, and one of the most explosive musical compositions in the history of cinema missed winning the Academy Award for Best Song -- in fact, it missed a nomination altogether.

20 Strange and Surprising Reasons to Visit These Northeast Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

As a travel writer open and game to exploring the offbeat and oddball within a few hours or one day's drive of New York City (Virginia to Maine), I've stumbled on some pretty bizarre, eccentric and/or downright weird things. Here's just a sampling from this year's explorations.

Adam Pally: The Bro You Need to Know

Greg Archer | Posted 11.15.2014 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Here, on the eve of the season three premiere of The Mindy Project, the actor opens up about comedy, the secret to being part of a winning ensemble and other quirky anomalies.

'Willy Wonka' Star SLAMS Remake: 'It's An Insult'

Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment

Gene Wilder made a rare public appearance in New York on Thursday night, and didn't pull any punches when it came to Tim Burton's 2005 remake of "Will...

'Willy Wonka' Celebrates A Milestone Birthday Today

Posted 06.11.2013 | Celebrity

It seems that "Young Frankenstein" is all grown up! Retired actor, comedian and author Gene Wilder celebrates his 80th birthday today. Best known for ...

Mel Brooks and Friends Make a Noise at the Paley

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 07.20.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

On Thursday night, the 9th of May, 2013, as a rainbow descended into Hollywood and a cotton-candy sunset filled the firmament of Beverly Hills, the Paley Center for Media L.A. celebrated a humor deity: the one and only Mel Brooks.