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Heather Donahue

In Praise of an Extra 20 Pounds

Heather Donahue | Posted 09.11.2013 | Good News
Heather Donahue

I carry an extra 20 pounds, which I prefer to the extra 40 that I used to have. I've come to think them as individuals, these 20 hangers-on, but when considered together they constitute my powerful Corps de Chub.

10 Reasons I Ditched the City and Moved to the Country

Heather Donahue | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Heather Donahue

I'm Heather Donahue, previously known as The Girl from The Blair Witch Project. That was back when I was a city girl. Now I'm a country girl, living in a tiny Northern California town nestled in the Sierra foothills.

Sundance 2012: The Pact

Heather Donahue | Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

I've been here before. Not just Sundance, but a midnight screening of a horror movie at the Egyptian. That was almost thirteen years ago to the day, f...

Sundance 2012: Smashed

Heather Donahue | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

So many addiction narratives make it easy to say, "That's not me. I might drink a lot, but it's not that bad." Smashed acknowledges why anybody drinks in the first place: because it's fun.

Sundance 2012: The Pact

Heather Donahue | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

The Pact's genre vocabulary is vast and fluid, held taut by Nicholas McCarthy's masterful sense of tone. But, really, who cares? The scares are awesome.

Sundance 2012: Sleepwalk With Me

Heather Donahue | Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

As you might expect from a film co-produced by WBEZ Chicago's This American Life, Sleepwalk With Me is an autobiographically-inspired film that is intimate, funny and sincere.

Sundance 2012: The Comedy

Heather Donahue | Posted 03.25.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

The Comedy is the first movie I've ever walked out of. Ever. I could be overheard bitching to another lady who had also just walked out that it was th...

'Blair Witch' Actress Heather Donahue Ditched Acting For Pot

Posted 08.01.2013 | Celebrity

The world got its first glimpse of Heather Donahue thanks to her role in 1999's terrifying "Blair Witch Project," but don't expect to see the actress ...