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Writers for the Sea Is the Next Wave in Literature

David Helvarg | Posted 07.30.2015 | Media
David Helvarg

As I recently reported in Publishers Weekly Writers for the Sea is a new organization formed on June 8, 2015--World Oceans Day--and already making a splash offering many enthralling ways of describing our salty blue marble planet. What prompted the creation of Writers for the Sea?

Why This Workaholics Star Will Never Sleep Near a TV

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment
Van Winkle's

In real life, Holm is married and father to a 19-month-old son, Arne, something that shocks fans of his on-screen character.

Oh Hell No!: Chats with Sharknado 3's Anthony C. Ferrante & David Lowery, Plus Hemming, Marta Pacek Exclusives and Introducing Dagmar

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.23.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A few days ago, Iowa duo Dagmar's first video, "Tumbleweed," premiered with Bitch Media and the artists are already shooting their next video, "What Do You Want," another track from their self-titled debut album.

GoPro Proves Jaws Is One Giant Fish Story

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.16.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I realize sharks can be dangerous; the North Carolina coast is proof. But watching a real live Great White preen for a camera left me disillusioned.

Worst Special Effects Compilation Is A Cheesy Delight

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.16.2015 | Entertainment

These special effects are anything but special. Movie magic has advanced plenty over the years, but these fx disasters turned make-believe ...

Doubling Down on Shark Conservation as Jaws Turns 40

Caleb McClennen | Posted 07.05.2015 | Green
Caleb McClennen

This Shark Week 2015 -- and on the 40th anniversary of Jaws -- let us reflect upon our growing appreciation for (and willingness to protect) these vulnerable species. Let us then dramatically scale our commitment to reverse the decline of these magnificent species on a global scale.

Jaws Turns 40. Time to Go for a Swim.

Chris Bohjalian | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Bohjalian

The truth is, anyone my age or older started to view the seashore a little differently 40 years ago this summer. Why? Jaws.

I Know Why the Caged Squirrel Paces

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.17.2015 | Comedy
Charlie Carillo

I'm enjoying a wonderful turkey dinner at my parents' house when out of the blue my mother says: "Before you go home, be sure to take a look at the wild animal in the garage."

The Man Who Drew Jaws

Chris Peak | Posted 04.01.2015 | Arts
Chris Peak

This June marks the 40th anniversary of Universal Studios' take on Peter Benchley's iconic 1974 novel. There have been several posters, book jacket designs and countless rip-offs depicting the now famous great white shark devouring a woman on the fictitious island called Amity.

Massive Swell Hits Hawaii, Entire State Gets Stoked

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 01.28.2015 | Green

On Wednesday, the biggest swell of the winter season hit Hawaii's north-facing shores, bringing waves of up to 40 feet to famed surf spots like Jaws, ...

WATCH: The Future Is Now For Motorized Surfing

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.31.2014 | Sports

Imagine Marty McFly’s hoverboard dropping in on “Point Break.” Last month, Kai Lenny, a professional big wave surfer from Maui, took a motor...

Success in Midlife and Afterlife: At Sea with P.D. James

Steve Leveen | Posted 02.20.2015 | Books
Steve Leveen

When I boarded the Queen Elizabeth 2 at Southampton, UK, for my first Atlantic crossing in August 2002, I felt like an impostor.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Spielberg!: Celebrating 40 Years of Movie Magic

Culturalist | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment

Make your list now! is the place to shape, share and debate your opinions on anything and everything through Top 10 lists. Want to jo...

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.02.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.

Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws': A Reappraisal

Michael Darer | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Darer

Who'd have thought that Bruce -- Spielberg's nickname for the multiple animatronic sharks whose mechanical issues almost sunk the production -- could still make us all so afraid to go in the water.

Yagana Shah

5 Things You Never Knew About Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment

Duuuunnn duuunnn. Duuunnn duuunnn. Duunn duunn. Duunn. Duunn duunn. Dun dun. Dun dun. Dun. Forget slasher movies and zombie flicks... nothing ...

It's Beach Season. What About Sharks?

Dr. Ellen Prager | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green
Dr. Ellen Prager

Bottom line -⎯ Humans are not on the menu.

Dating Without a Voice: A Tale of Dating With A Jaw Wired Shut (Part 1)

Eric Barry | Posted 05.25.2014 | Chicago
Eric Barry

I contemplated what exactly I'd say to women, how I would reach out now given my condition. Would I give recognition to it or let my bloodied and wired mouth speak for itself?

Throwback Thursday To When Steven Spielberg Sat In Jaws' Mouth

Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment

Just when you thought it was safe to go back onto Imgur, one user posted this throwback photo of Steven Spielberg sitting in the mouth of Bruce, the m...

The Worst Generation(s)

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Even as Boomers wallowed in the glories that were the films of the 1970s, we took all the wrong lessons from them.

Sure, It's Pretty, But This Surf Spot Is Called Jaws For A Reason (VIDEO)

Posted 11.12.2014 | Green

The Jaws surf break off the north shore of Maui got its nickname for being as unpredictable as a shark attack. In the most dramatic surf video we'...

Hoist the Jolly Roger! -- 10 Must-Read Pirate Books

Scott DiMarco | Posted 03.23.2014 | Books
Scott DiMarco

Pirate-mania is all the rage these days. Luckily for us, there is a virtual treasure trove of pirate books. Here are some classic tales of piracy to keep your ship afloat.

Romeo Romances the Traveler With Music

Christine Negroni | Posted 03.08.2014 | Good News
Christine Negroni

For all his talk, I don't think the prospect of a big payday is what motivates Romeo. He's a singer and a story teller who knows how to romance his customers with those talents. When the ride is over, everyone in the car is richer.

David Lohr

13 Horror Films Inspired By Disturbing Real-Life Events | David Lohr | Posted 10.24.2013 | Weird News

BOO! With Halloween upon us, HuffPost Weird News has assembled a list of 13 horror films that were inspired by disturbing real-life events. These f...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Falling For Gravity, Plus Danny Trejo Talks Machete

Zaki Hasan | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The missing-in-action Sean Coyle rejoins Brian and I for the latest MovieFilm show, and just in time too! We start things off with the audio from my...