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Gone With the Wind

The Real News? Women Supporting Women

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

Everywhere I go, I see women's networks. Everywhere I speak, it's in support of female mentoring schemes. Women have quickly figured out the strength and power they have together.

Pat Conroy's Memoir

AP | KIM CURTIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"My Reading Life" (Doubleday, $25), by Pat Conroy: Best-selling novelist Pat Conroy doesn't just love books, he devours them. He doesn't just visit li...

University Of Texas Hits 'Gone With The Wind' Dress Donation Target

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

AUSTIN, Texas — Legions of "Gone With the Wind" fans have together donated tens of thousands of dollars to prove they, frankly, do give a you-kn...

Rubbernecking: Project Runway, Episode 9 "Race to the Finish"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

As we rejoin the remaining eight, Gretchen shares that not having Michael D there makes it feel more like a competition, as he was well-liked.

I Saw Elvis in His Coffin

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When Elvis fell off a toilet and straight into rock'n'roll heaven, I was the reporter the paper called to drive up to Memphis to cover it. But I didn't want to go.

A Tale of Two Sisters: Hollywood's Longest Running Feud

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It is exceedingly strange and more than a little sad that actresses Olivia de Havilland, 94, and her sister Joan Fontaine, 93, have been estranged for many years, the result of an intense sibling rivalry which has never dissipated.

Love Stories: Esther Freud, Author Of 'Hideous Kinky' Picks 10 Favorite

The Guardian | Esther Freud | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The love stories that have stayed with me are the ones that broke my heart. Novels that managed to create the unbearable longing of two people to be ...

In Defense of Drinking Alone

Christine Egan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Egan

There's no better way to decompress after work than exactly the way the world tells you not to: drinking alone.

The 12 Greatest Literary One-Hit Wonders (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Literature is full of prolific authors -- where would we be without Jane Austen and Charles Dickens? But maybe more fascinating are those authors that...

Haskell Captures the Dynamics Underlying an American Icon in Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penelope Andrew

Film scholar Molly Haskell couldn't have been a more perfect choice for Yale University Press to tap for an Icons of America volume that explicates the phenomenon of Gone with the Wind.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Oscars

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Maggie Van Ostrand

Theater owners were banned from selling snacks during the run of Ben Hur, 1959 Best Picture. The movie was deemed to be too much of an artistic event to be denigrated by popcorn and candy.

Avatar vs. Confucius and China's Alternative to Liberal Democracy

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gardels

Before we dismiss the deep civilizational influence of ancient Confucian ways in the name of popular China's embrace of Avatar, we might listen to a more considered voice.

Valentine's Day: The Best Romantic Novels (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Valentine's Day is around the corner, and whatever your plans, with or without your Valentine, these romantic novels will put you in the mood. Of cour...

Roses is a Love Triangle with Texas as the Backdrop

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Book Review: Roses by Leila Meacham Leila Meacham's new novel, Roses, falls somewher...

A Sure-Fire Bestseller:Lincoln's Doctor's Dog

The Huffington Post | Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Random House founder Bennett Cerf was reportedly asked how to write a best seller. The venerable editor's answer: Lincoln's Doctor's Dog. Seems Abe Li...

Is Blu-ray That Red-Hot?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

With time it was inevitable that the technological innovation called "Blu-ray" would impinge on my particular corner of the movie universe, and I would have to confront it, willingly or not.

On MLK's Birthday: Racism Now, Remembering Racism Then

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

As I listen to reports on the devastation in Haiti, and some of the awful comments from wingnuts, I'm aware that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr's struggle against racism and bigotry is never finished.

Video Books, or Vooks: Do We Need to Watch Books as Well as Read Them?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

It would be a sin -- practically a capital crime -- to write off masterpieces because no one has the patience for the sentences Marcel Proust had the patience to craft so scrupulously.

The New Epidemic: Entitlitus

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Olmsted

The desire for notoriety is as old as humanity; we confuse a lot of attention with a lot of love. But recently people seem to be unable to distinguish between wanting it and earning it.

Embracing Teenage Sexuality: Let's Rethink the Age of Consent

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

Our draconian consent laws are largely the product of a conservative political culture that has transformed the fight against child molestation into a full-blown war on teenage sexuality.

You Give Me Fever

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

First, just a week shy of his 9-month birthday, the Princeling got sick for the first time. Like, really sick. Like, fever sick.

The Best Original Movie Scores By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Surveying the historical span of filmmaking, the use of original music appears more prevalent from the dawn of sound through the 1970s -- or perhaps it's just that the scores themselves were more memorable over this period.

Final Close Ups on Faces Framed in Classic Films: Gone With the Wind, Casablanca

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Two actors from Gone With the Wind--Evelyn Keyes who played Suellen O'Hara and Fred Crane who played Stuart Tarleton one of Scarlett's many beaus passed away in 2008.

Confederate Remembrance: Senator Webb, the Confederate Soldier and the Lost Cause

Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Mackey

The simple facts is that the individual Confederate soldier -- from the lowest economic rung and in many cases disenfranchised as the slaves were -- fought for a variety of reasons.

The Bible Voted America's Favorite Book

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

When it comes to literary pursuits in the United States most people agree on at least one thing -- the most popular book is the Bible, according to a ...