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Is HBO's Silicon Valley Funny? It Depends On Where You Sit

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.03.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

I've always wondered how cops felt about NYPD Blue, or how lawyers feel when they watch Law and Order. Now I know. I just watched the seasons finale of HBO's reality/sitcom Silicon Valley.

Clips From 'Game Of Thrones,' 'Girls' And Other HBO Shows Provide Life Advice For College Grads

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.30.2015 | College

Life after college can be weird, and a little intimidating. You've graduated, so that's good, and maybe you even have a job. But navigating ...

How 'True Detective' Fell Victim To Its Own Hype

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.22.2015 | TV

Sunday night was a big one for HBO, with three buzzy premieres for audiences to gobble up. Top billing went to the highly-anticipated second season of...

His Watch Has Ended, And So Has Mine: An Open Letter To 'Game Of Thrones'

Sezin Koehler | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Sezin Koehler

I can't in good conscience, feminist and otherwise, continue watching a show that is so blatant -- so over the top -- in its sexism and misogyny and makes no apologies for it. As a human being, I agree with Tyrion Lannister: "There's always been enough death in the world for my taste: I can do without it in my leisure time."

The Wedding of Jon Snow and Ygritte

LJ Charleston | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
LJ Charleston

While most Game of Thrones fans are mourning the loss of treasured characters, as a longtime admirer of George RR Martin, I wonder how the great man would have written the wedding the fans have been cheated of -- Jon Snow and Ygritte.

Make America Great Again? I Think You Mean Worse.

Jaylen Bledsoe | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Jaylen Bledsoe

We don't need more Trumps, it would be nice, but really...we don't. We need more of me. You know, an entrepreneur. Or not even just an entrepreneur, how about an economy full of young entrepreneurs? But, let's take it up another level, how about an economy full of teen entrepreneurs?

Maisie Williams' Reaction To That ‘GoT' Death Was Just Like Ours

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment

Arya Stark may be no one, but Maisie Williams is every "Game of Thrones" fan during the final minutes of Sunday's season finale. Spoiler alert for ...

Sunday's 'GoT' Season Finale Was The Most-Watched Episode Of The Series

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment

How do you shatter TV ratings records? Kill off one of your main characters, apparently. Sunday night's "Game of Thrones" finale not only shocked f...

Here's How You Can Celebrate Pride Month With Your Favorite Queer TV And Films

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.16.2015 | Gay Voices

We're smack dab in the middle of Pride month and if you feel like you haven't gotten your fill of queer-related cultural content, HBO wants to change ...

Tavis Smiley: Tim Robbins on How His 'Prison Project' Gives Inmates Essential Tools for Post-Prison Life

Tavis Smiley | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Widely respected for his advocacy work, Robbins is the Founding Artistic Director of The Actors' Gang, a theater group which has spearheaded a project that provides rehabilitative acting workshops for incarcerated men and women in California.

Bill Maher And Jeff Ross Slam PC Culture

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.13.2015 | Comedy

Jerry Seinfeld's recent comments that colleges are too politically correct have been met with a lot of backlash, so Bill Maher and Jeff Ross came to t...

The First 'Leftovers' Season 2 Teaser Sets Up A New Mystery

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment

As if there weren't already enough unanswered questions in HBO's "The Leftovers," the new season will bring even more. HBO released the first tease...

See Photos From The 'Girls' Season 5 Set | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment

Lena Dunham and co. are in the midst of filming Season 5 of "Girls," and the cast’s Instagrams have given fans some clues as to what’s going on....

Entourage or Why Simone de Beauvoir Is Spinning in Her Grave

Brandon Judell | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

This expansion of the HBO TV series appears to have been conceived by a gaggle of misogynistic, beer-chugging adolescent virgins who brag about getting laid, but the closest they've ever gotten is a Playboy centerfold.

9 Reasons Why Game of Thrones Characters Need Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Did you check your Facebook newsfeed? Tyrion Lannister just became friends with Daenerys Targaryen. And Arya changed her professional title on LinkedIn to "Oyster Assassin."

Andy Samberg Tries To Make Out With Kit Harington In '7 Days In Hell' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment

What does an "SNL" Digital Short with Kit Harington look like? Something close to HBO's "7 Days In Hell." HBO's sports mockumentary stars Andy Samb...

Movie Review: Entourage -- Cashing the check

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The principal problem with Entourage as a movie: There are barely as many laughs in its slack 104 minutes as in the average 30-minute episode. Which makes it a lot like the Sex and the City movies.

Closing the Lion's Mouth: Knowledge and Huntington's Disease

Sandra Kostyk | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Sandra Kostyk

They say knowledge is power. Take for example genetic testing for BRCA gene mutations known to increase risk of breast cancer. If you have a famil...

Happy Graduation -- Do You Want to Know Your Genetic Future?

Louise Vetter | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Louise Vetter

At age 18, if one of your parents has HD, you are eligible to be genetically-tested for the mutant gene that causes Huntington's disease. Your chance of having the gene is the equivalent of the flip of a coin, and if you have the gene, you will develop HD. It's not an "if," it's a "when."

HBO's 'Requiem For The Dead' Doc Tells Stories Of Death By Gun Violence

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment

During every spring in America, over 8,000 people are killed from gun violence, according to HBO. In honor of the very first National Gun Violence Awa...

You Really Don't Want To Smell Jon Snow's Giant Cloak

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.02.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Jon Snow may look seriously dashing in the enormous black cloak he rocks on "Game of Thrones," but according to actor Kit Harington, you really don't ...

Early-Stage Brain Research Key to Unlocking Huntington's Disease

Terre A. Constantine, Ph.D. | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Terre A. Constantine, Ph.D.

It can take decades of research into a brain disorder before the concept of a new treatment is conceived by scientists. More research funding would help hasten the pace of this discovery. Today, the largest unmet need in science is our ability to fund even more promising research.

Overcoming the Fear of the Lion: A Courageous Film About Genetic Testing and Huntington's Disease

Kenneth P. Serbin | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kenneth P. Serbin

Directed by Lucy Walker, the film explores a harrowing predicament: Researchers have developed a test for HD, but have not yet found a way to halt the progression of the disease. Understandably, because knowledge of the results is irreversible, the vast majority of non-symptomatic people shy away from testing.

Inside Huntington's

Lisa Genova | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Genova

The discovery of the genetic mutation for HD in 1993 made genetic screening possible, and so every generation within an HD family "at risk" is burdened with an incredibly complex question: Do you want to know if you will get HD?

Life With HD and a Dog Named Flo

RB Hackenberg | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
RB Hackenberg

As it turned out the most significant meeting was with the physical therapist, who, after a brief interview, showed us strength and balance exercises, and how to get up after a fall. But, her most important recommendation was: "Get a dog!"