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'The Shining' Is Now 'The Chickening,' So Be Afraid And Chicken

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.27.2016 | Comedy

The horror classic "The Shining" will now scare the cluck out of you. It's been remade into "The Chickening" -- which plucks Stanley Kubrick's...

Happy Birthday, Diane Keaton!

Jack Meyer | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Actor, producer, screenwriter and author Diane Keaton is undeniably one of the greatest actors to have graced the silver screen. Shining alongside such luminaries as Katharine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburn, Cicely Tyson and Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton has meticulously crafted her art into a Hollywood legacy.

Boys In/Songs From The Trees: Carly Simon Shares Secrets, Plus Chapell, Cameron Dezen Hammon, Daiana Solange Segovia, Nick Urb and Marcus King Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On the title track of her classic album No Secrets, Carly Simon sings, "Sometimes I wish that I never knew some of those secrets of yours." With the release of her autobiography, Boys In The Trees: A Memoir, Simon surrenders so many secrets that one might find him or herself reiterating that same sentiment.

Baritone Brian Mulligan - Bracing Up for 'The Fall of the House of Usher' at San Francisco Opera

Sean Martinfield | Posted 12.03.2015 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Opening Tuesday, December 8 at San Francisco Opera is the U.S. premiere of a double-bill of Gothic horror - two versions of Edgar Allan Poe's classic ...

Jared Leto Vows To Make Jack Nicholson And Heath Ledger 'Proud' As The Joker

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.01.2015 | Entertainment

Playing The Joker is the acting challenge of a lifetime.  Not only do you have to pull off hideous shades of purple, but you also have to infuse ...

Actor John Turturro Plans to Resurrect Jesus (Quintana, That Is)

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.14.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The profane, bowling ball-licking, hairnet-wearing maniac fleshed out by Turturro for the 1998 film was based on a real person, according to the actor who received the John Cassavetes Award at the Denver Film Festival on Nov 12.

Exclusive: Vogue Superstar Beverly Johnson Shares Her Thoughts on Race, Bill Cosby, Golf and Her New Memoir

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.30.2015 | Books
Jeryl Brunner

Johnson recounts how she became an in-demand globetrotting superstar hanging out at fashion designer Halston's legendary parties with Liza Minnelli and Elizabeth Taylor, going to Studio 54, her relationship with tennis legend Arthur Ashe and much more.

Where the Bodies Were Buried: Whitey Bulger and the World That Made Him: A Talk With T.J. English

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.21.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

"I have a feeling Black Mass will be very different. It's based on the first non-fiction book written about this saga. It proclaims itself to be based on a true story, so I'm sure a lot more research has gone into making it as accurate as possible."

How to Get Your Own Island During Cancer...

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

I knew my illness really threw my family and friends for a loop, and I spent way too much time coddling them as they coddled me. What I should have been doing was simply being honest, in all aspects.

With A Polaroid Camera, Andy Warhol Was 'The Original Instagrammer'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts

The impulse to share our daily experiences on social media, to follow our friends' vacations and musical festival excursions and happy hour sunsets, ...

Why Love Relationships Fail: If You Were Born with Venus Retrograde

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment
Larry Schwimmer

People with Venus retrograde often have to go through many relationships over a long period of time, to find their ideal mate.

Great Conversations: Morgan Freeman

Alex Simon | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Although I've spent a fair amount of time with Morgan Freeman over the years, I can't say I feel as though I really know him. Someone once described Lake Superior to me as "a place so vast, with areas that go to such depths, they're impenetrable." That, to me, sums up Morgan Freeman.

Great Conversations: Christian Slater

Alex Simon | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Christian Slater sat down recently to discuss his career past, present and future.

The 10 Greatest Stoners in Movie History

Alex Simon | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

While the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal in all fifty states, the marijuana initiative is having an appropriately slower, but steady climb into legality. That said, we thought we'd take a look at some of cinema's greatest proponents of the stoner lifestyle.

Great Conversations: Robert Evans

Alex Simon | Posted 07.05.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

One guy who was responsible for giving all those titles life. One guy who refused to play by the rules. One guy who picked up the dice, had the prettiest dame in the room give them a lucky breath of air, and let them fly, outcome be damned. Hell, he knew it was gonna come up 7. His friends, both real and those who think they are, still call him "The Kid," a moniker bestowed upon him by the legendary Darryl F. Zanuck. Civilians know him as Robert Evans.

Write On: Nantucket Honors Robert Towne

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Writer Robert Towne chuckles at a question about how young the executives in Hollywood are these days, how short the institutional memory about great work of the past is -- and whether that has an impact on getting his phone calls returned.

Great Conversations: Sean Penn

Alex Simon | Posted 05.07.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

The year was 1983. Sean Penn's glowering mug graced the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, emblazoned with the label: "Bad Boy Sean Penn: The Next James Dean." Okay, there it was in black and white.

I Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Selfies

Ms. Canyon Girl | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Ms. Canyon Girl

Not only do selfies encourage us to engage with others, but ultimately they afford us an opportunity to connect deeply with ourselves. Who knows me better than me? What I most love about my selfies is that they chronicle my journey.

Just A Reminder That Meryl Streep Is Still Queen Of The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

You've been hearing this for years, and it's not changing anytime soon: Meryl Streep has more nominations than any other actor or actress in Oscar his...

Short Memories, Broken Politics, and the Coming Recession

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.14.2015 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

If the Great Recession wasn't enough to change the hearts and minds of the bankers, legislators, lobbyists and voters, I really don't know what would be. We bear collective responsibility for perpetuating a terribly broken system.

Eric Garner's Death Was 'Legal' in the United States. America Killed Him, Not Police.

H. A. Goodman | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The manner in which law enforcement protects this country is a reflection of the values within our society, and everything from "stop-and-frisk" to racial profiling speak volumes of who we are as a nation.

Remembering Mike Nichols, His Insight and His Introduction to Jacqueline Kennedy at El Morocco

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

In the early seventies I had the honor of dating Mike Nichols. In no way is my remembrance meant to take away from the love he had for the fascinating and the cherished Diane Sawyer who also has been kind to me, but I feel sharing a historic moment about him is important and, sadly so, newsworthy.

Q&A: Anjelica Huston

Dawn Moore | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment
Dawn Moore

Over sea bass and chardonnay, she talks about navigating the wild streets of Venice, a treasured daybed and her enviable skills with a fish knife.

The 10 Mortal Sins of a Moms' Night In

Kelly Fig Smith | Posted 12.07.2014 | Parents
Kelly Fig Smith

2. You bring a non-infant, non-breastfeeding child person with you. What the what? Enough said. Enough said.

What's YOUR Bucket List? (à la Nicholson & Freeman)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 11.29.2014 | World
Bill_Robinson

Two Canadians have built an online community around the Bucket List concept that is part Facebook, part SaaS software product, part smartphone app and part CRM database service.