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Catch Up On 'Game Of Thrones' In Under 8 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment

With all the blood, death and dragons last season, it's probably hard for even George R.R. Martin to keep track of what's going on in "Game of Thrones...

Storytelling vs Journalism: From The Jinx to This American Life

Miguel Macias | Posted 03.31.2015 | Media
Miguel Macias

Storytelling has a number of objectives, and ethical considerations are not necessarily compatible with these priorities. When we hear a story we want it to be engaging, we want to relate to interesting characters.

Take John Oliver's April Fools' Day Pledge

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.30.2015 | Comedy

John Oliver wants to bring back the true meaning of April 1st — and it's got nothing to do with pulling an April Fools' Day prank or hoax. It's ...

'Looking' for More

Oscar G. Lopez | Posted 03.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Oscar G. Lopez

I liked the show because it finally presented a world I could relate to. It was refreshing to see a show that dealt with the issues that concern me and my community: being gay in America, dealing with questions of monogamy and infidelity, Grindr, Truvada, drugs, orgies, cruising.

J.K. Rowling's New Show Is Nothing Like 'Harry Potter'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.28.2015 | Entertainment

Hedwig, we're not in Hogwarts anymore. The trailer for "The Casual Vacancy," J.K. Rowling's upcoming HBO miniseries, has finally hit the Internet, ...

Looking Being Canceled Is a Loss for the Gay Community

Michael Restiano | Posted 03.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Restiano

I love RuPaul's Drag Race and Modern Family as much as the next gay viewer. But let's be real here: these shows exist to make us smile and laugh. They do not ask us to critically examine our bodies, existence and behaviors.

Will HBO's 'Going Clear' Change The Church Of Scientology Forever?

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 04.01.2015 | Religion

(RNS) The only murky thing in “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” HBO’s scathing new documentary, is: What will happen to the c...

HBO Partners With Vice For First-Ever Daily Newscast Of Its Kind

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.26.2015 | Media

HBO and Vice Media announced a new partnership on Thursday that will bring Vice news content to HBO subscribers in a number of different ways. The ...

'Girls' Just Got A Michael Bay Remake And Now Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy

Not even the Transformers could save Michael Bay's latest project. This new spoof of "Girls" imagines what it would be like if Bay directed the HBO...

Bob Durst, Camp Counselor

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.25.2015 | Crime
Michael Sigman

Post-Jinx, amongst yellowed copies of LA Weekly, and a Gold Record of Paul Anka and Odia Coates' disgraceful single "(You're) Having My Baby," I found a 1964 photo of me and my bunkmates. Standing behind us was our counselor, Robert Durst.

Watch The First Clip Of Arya In 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment

Since the "Game of Thrones" Season 4 finale last year, we've been talking about the new journey Arya will embark on in Season 5. (Spoiler alert for...

Maureen Ryan

10 Thoughts About 'The Jinx' | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.24.2015 | Entertainment

“The Jinx,” the HBO true-crime series that ended March 15, engendered a wave of intense attention and discussion as it rolled through its six-epis...

Making Sense of The Jinx, Robert Durst and What He Said

Joe Navarro | Posted 03.24.2015 | Crime
Joe Navarro

I don't know if the statements made by Mr. Durst in the HBO documentary will be admitted in a future trial or even if they are needed. What I can say from experience is this: We should not be surprised when people make utterances that inculpate them in crimes.

Fear and Loathing of the Religious, From Christians to Scientologists

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

What the hell has happened to religion? When did "all that is holy" translate into bigotry, fear, intolerance, and bullying rather than, say, "the love relationship between the creator God and created man" or "the study and handling of the spirit in relationship to itself, others and all of life?"

The American People: Larry Kramer's Blistering Magnum Opus

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 03.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

The American People is predictably commanding and passionate, its insights are stunning and endless, its narrative consistently compelling. But how much of the history it recreates is true?

20 'Game Of Thrones' Premiere Photos That Would Never Happen

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.19.2015 | Entertainment

Season 5 of "Game of Thrones" premiered for some lucky people in London on Wednesday, and suddenly the entire realm seemed to go mad. The reviews have...

'Game Of Thrones' Used A Chicken To Create Their Dragons

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.19.2015 | Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" is amazing for a variety of reasons, but at the end of the day, it's all about the dragons. Daenerys' trio of children (aka drag...

Durst Could Be Linked To Disappearance Of Teen Girls

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.19.2015 | Crime

Just days after an HBO documentary rocketed Robert Durst's sensational murder case into the spotlight, old stories are beginning to surface that could...

The Jinx: What's Been Said and What Hasn't Been Said

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment
Sybil Adelman Sage

"You killed" could fairly be said to the filmmakers, who crafted a brilliant and compelling show that led, conveniently, to Durst being arrested days before the final episode. "You killed," when said to Durst, will be more sinister.

HRC Gala Honors Shonda Rhimes and HBO's Michael Lombardo

Philip David Morton | Posted 03.19.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

The Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles held their black tie Gala Saturday night, honoring two shining stars in media who promote LGBT rights: Shonda Rhimes, creator of Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice and Scandal, and Michael Lombardo, President of HBO Programming.

HBO's 'The Jinx' Sees Massive Ratings Spike During Series Finale

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.18.2015 | Media

Robert Durst, the eccentric eldest son of a wealthy New York real-estate family, was arrested in New Orleans on Saturday in the 2000 murder of his fri...

'Game Of Thrones' Showrunners Answer Burning Season 5 Questions | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

The showrunners of "Game of Thrones" are taking some big questions about season 5. Below, David Benioff and Dan Weiss (along with producer Bryan Cogma...

Cablevision Plans To Entice Internet Customers With HBO Now

AP | TALI ARBEL | Posted 03.17.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Cablevision is offering the new HBO Now online service to its Internet customers, even though the service could persuade more people...

The Avengers, HBO Access & Sharts

Ronda Lee | Posted 03.16.2015 | Comedy
Ronda Lee

All I have to show for my hard work is an unfinished script and a butt rash screaming for A&D ointment. Curses on HBO Access. Sharts to all involved in this evil scheme to build me up and flush my dreams down the toilet.

HBO Doc Ending Shocks Viewers

AP | JANET MCCONNAUGHEY & BRIAN MELLEY | Posted 03.16.2015 | Crime

JANET MCCONNAUGHEY & BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The arrest of Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and...