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Good People

When Bad Politics Are Supported by Good People

Andy Schmookler | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

A question of paramount importance for America today is: What has to happen for the spirit of such good people to get aligned with a force that represents their goodness in the American political system?

James Franco Plays Another Terrible Person

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment

James Franco plays what seems to be another terrible person in the new thriller "Good People." Based on Marcus Sakey's novel by the same name, "Good P...

This Video Mashup Is About To Make You Out And Do Something Good

Hannah Levy | Posted 11.13.2013 | Good News

Today is World Kindness Day. So what better way to celebrate than with a cheerful mashup of random acts of kindness caught on camera? After all, kindn...

Lie! Lie! My Darling

George Heymont | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Dialect plays a critical role in David Lindsay-Abaire's heart-rending dramedy, Good People. Set in South Boston, it captures the sound of New Englanders who have been stuck in a pocket of economic depression for years with little chance of finding a better life.

The Joys of Knee Surgery

Dori Hartley | Posted 10.01.2013 | Comedy
Dori Hartley

I can't really say there's anything stranger or less understandable than having your surgeon approach you minutes after you've woken up in the recovery room to tell you exactly what he just did to your completely immobilized naked body.

Carresse Warren: New York City, April 23, 2010

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

We smile and shake hands. "Keep me posted!" I say. "I will for sure!" And we each go our way beneath the sunny sky, in the afternoon warmth.

16 People More Honest Than The Vice Presidential Candidates

Posted 10.12.2012 | Good News

Okay, the fact checks are in after last night's Vice Presidential debate, and the verdict is clear: Both candidates are liars. Sure, we love Biden...

Is It Hard to Find Good Help?

Karen Luniw | Posted 08.19.2012 | Small Business
Karen Luniw

If you're a manager or a business owner, you may have made the statement 'It's hard to find good help.' Now first, before I go any further I want yo...

'Book Of Mormon' Big Winner At Tony's

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "The Book of Mormon,'' a spoof musical about two traveling Mormon missionaries, won the Tony Award for best musical Sunday, while...

Tonys 2011: Where Are the Women?

Jill Dolan | Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts
Jill Dolan

Since 2000, of the 48 titles nominated for Best Play, only six have been written by women, and only one has won -- God of Carnage, by Yasmina Reza. In other words, no woman playwright has won Best Play since the turn of the 21st century.

Good People Brings Out the Best

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

Frances McDormand injects the right mix of dignity and desperation into the lead role of Margie in David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People.

David Lindsay-Abaire's Independent Spirit: Good People:

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

David Lindsay-Adaire mines his hometown frontier well, neatly marking the fault line between white and blue collar.

WATCH: Greatest Bus Driver Ever

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NYC The Blog took a bus ride recently that turned out to be unexpected -- in a many, good ways. The broken coin box seen when boarding the crosstown...

Looking for Bailout Love in All the Wrong Places

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Citigroup and AIG employ thousands of good people. But they have had rotten apples in leadership. They created a culture that is probably impossible to change or fix.