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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
Culturalist

Make your list now! Culturalist.com 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment

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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Shark Week: In Memoriam To All Those We Have Lost (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Shark Week took over the Discovery Channel and the internet this week pulling in huge ratings and memes galore. As the week comes to a close, the What...

PHOTOS: 'Jaws' Was Nearly Called Something Very Different

Posted 08.05.2013 | Books

Shortly before Peter Benchley's book went to press, he still hadn't decided on a title. It was a thriller about a murderous great white shark, and thr...

You're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat

Posted 07.25.2013 | Comedy

CineFix has crated a hilarious homemade remake of the most memorable scene from the Steven Spielberg classic Jaws. Unlike their less believable re...

Shark Series Part 1

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
SidneyAnne Stone

Recent movies like the highly sensationalized Sharknado and the not-so-recent, Jaws series tend to villainize sharks. The truth is sharks are phenomenal creatures at the absolute top of the food chain and so much of their makeup is a mystery.

Featuring Classics and Sneak Peeks of Hot New Indies, FILM @ Southampton Center Kicks Off July 12

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York
Kristin McCracken

Starting on July 12, The Hamptons International Film Festival and the Southampton Center (located at 25 Jobs Lane, in the heart of Southampton Village) will co-present the inaugural season of FILM @ Southampton Center.

'I Had Never Been So Completely Enraptured By A Movie'

Tom Cramer | Posted 08.30.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Just last week, there was a piece on summer blockbusters on Post/50, and the leading photo was from Jaws. It was released nationwide on June 20th, 197...