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HBO Now Comes To Verizon

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.28.2015 | Technology

We're getting closer to HBO for everyone. Verizon and HBO said Tuesday that HBO Now, a standalone video streaming service first announced i...

Maureen Ryan

Spend Your Summer In HBO's 'Hell' | Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment

It would be tempting to call HBO “7 Days in Hell” the perfect bonbon for summer: This parody of sports documentaries is short, ephemeral and featu...

True Detective Star Colin Farrell on the Pitfalls of 'Purge Acting'

Tavis Smiley | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Farrell shares how he has learned to resist forcing too much of his own life experiences into a performance, so as not to make it an exercise in what he calls "purge acting."

Greg Louganis - Back on Board, Big Time!

Donnie Demers | Posted 07.24.2015 | Sports
Donnie Demers

Inspiration, when it happens, can be life-altering. A song. A movie. A poem. A dance. A painting. A hug. A smile. An act of kindness witnessed from afar. No matter where the inspiration comes from, its power can shift our perception and alter the way we see ourselves, forever.

Bill Simmons Is Headed To HBO To Host A Talk Show

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports

 Bill Simmons, perhaps the most famous voice in sports media, has agreed to a multi-year agreement with HBO, the network announced Wednesday in ...

'True Detective' Is Giving Us Blue Balls In Our Hearts

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment

Spoiler alert for "True Detective" Season 2, Episode 5, "Other Lives." Flash forward 66 days after the "Vinci massacre," and our gang of true detecti...

Another Black Man Goes to Prison

Alexander Reynolds | Posted 07.16.2015 | Crime
Alexander Reynolds

Just like last week and the week before, another black man will be going to prison. But the tragedy stops here. This man is not a criminal or a hopeless recidivist. This man is Barack Obama, the first sitting President of the United States to tour a federal prison -- El Reno in Oklahoma.

'HBO Now' Wriggles Free From Apple's Grasp

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.17.2015 | Technology

No iPhone, no problem. HBO Now, the standalone streaming service announced in March, is at last officially available on platforms beyon...

Elizabeth Swados' One Shade of Gray: My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.13.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If you have ever had the dark cloud she describes hovering, you will surely recognize your personal binge. But that's exactly what this talented theater writer and her artistic partners --David Wachtenheim and Robert Marianetti-- had in mind.

Sophie Turner Discusses 'Game Of Thrones' Rape Scene, Says Sansa Is Strong As Ever

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.13.2015 | Entertainment

If Sansa Stark is anything, she's strong.  Sophie Turner discussed her "Game of Thrones" character and the Season 5 rape scene involvi...

HBO Releases First Trailer For New Mini-Series By Creator Of 'The Wire'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.13.2015 | Entertainment

HBO on Sunday released the trailer for an upcoming miniseries from the celebrated mind behind "The Wire," arguably the best show ever broadcast on Ame...

Donovan Carter: End of NFL Dream Leads to Hollywood Stardom

Dani Bostick | Posted 07.13.2015 | Sports
Dani Bostick

Donovan Carter is one of the stars on HBO's new hit series Ballers, a comedy that chronicles the off-field struggles of professional football players. Carter's path to Hollywood, however, was different from many of his costars.

All The 'Game of Thrones' References From Pop Culture

POPSUGAR Entertainment | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.12.2015 | Entertainment

There's no two ways about it: "Game of Thrones" is huge. Even President Obama loves it! It's so big, in fact, that it has permeated pop culture....

One Thing You Didn't Notice In 'Game Of Thrones' Makes That Sansa Scene Way Worse

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.11.2015 | Entertainment

And we all thought Jon Snow knew nothing. Image via HBO/HuffPost  There has been a lot said about Sansa Stark's horrifying scene with ...

Here's An Amazing 'Game Of Thrones' Audition Tape Reel

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.10.2015 | Entertainment

If you ever doubted HBO's casting decisions for "Game of Thrones," you definitely won't now. During Friday's "Thrones" panel at Comic-Con In...

Watch Kit Harington Explain The Game Of Tennis Very Thoroughly

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment

Just like Jon Snow, Kit Harington knows nothing, at least when it comes to his tennis player, Charles Poole. In a new clip from HBO's upcomi...

Words of Wisdom: What Five Women Said

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 07.10.2015 | Women
Margaret Gardiner

Why are philosophical quotes so prevalent? You find them in classic ads, on social media, they start and conclude speeches. They are little bundles of truth that sum up complex situations and make us go: 'Ahh. Such words of wisdom.'

'True Detective' Actress Explains Just How Secretive The Show Is

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.07.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

"True Detective" fans know HBO means business when it comes to guarding against spoilers, and actress Leven Rambin confirmed to HuffPost Live on Monda...

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

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.06.2015 | 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 ...