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To Jerry, With Love

Rob Taub | Posted 05.26.2012 | Comedy
Rob Taub

On my ninth birthday, my parents took me and a group of my friends to see the Jerry Lewis comedy The Disorderly Orderly. It was one of my happiest childhood memories and I've always had a special place in my heart for Jerry Lewis.

Jerry Lewis Celebrates 86th Birthday In NYC

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Comedy

NEW YORK -- Jerry Lewis did not turn 86 quietly. The comedian and filmmaker flew in to New York from Las Vegas for an hours-long celebration Friday n...

Another Republican California Lawmaker Stepping Down

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jerry Lewis of California became the latest Republican to announce his retirement from Congress after new boundaries drawn thr...

John Celock

Russell Pearce OUT In Arizona | John Celock | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

With the signatures of three officials sitting around a Phoenix conference room Monday morning, Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce (R-Mesa) was officia...

Woody and Jerry: Docs Celebrate Comic Genius

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you look at comedy in the 20th century, the list of those whose work has depth, breadth and longevity is a small one: Charlie Chaplin, Lewis, Allen.

John Celock

State May Owe Recalled Official Money | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

At least one Arizona state senator thinks that an obscure provision in the state constitution could entitle recalled state Senate President Russell Pe...

Arizona Topples Senate President Russell Pearce, SB 1070 Immigration Law Architect, in Historic Recall Vote

Jeff Biggers | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

In a stunning blow to the Tea Party movement, a huge turnout in Mesa's conservative LD 18 overwhelmingly voted out Arizona's hardline State Senate President Russell Pearce in a historic recall election today.

Elise Foley

Arizona Immigration Law Mastermind Goes Down In Recall Fight | Elise Foley | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

State Sen. Russell Pearce, the controversial architect of Arizona's immigration law, was voted out of office on Tuesday evening in a special recall el...

Why Did Oprah Winfrey Win An Honorary Oscar?

AP | By SANDY COHEN | Posted 01.08.2012 | Impact

By SANDY COHEN, Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Oprah Winfrey says she understands why some balked when the film academy announced it would give her ...

Controversial Arizona Immigration Law Architect Caught In Tight Recall Election

Mother Jones | Adam Serwer | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Republican Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce, the architect of the state's draconian anti-immigrantion law, may lose his seat in tomorrow's recall ele...

Tea Party Scandal Explodes in Arizona Recall Election

Jeff Biggers | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

As Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce replaced three members on the state's Ethics Committee over an investigation of a colleague's domestic abuse charges, his own campaign in the upcoming recall election spiraled deeper into allegations of fraud and ethic violations.

Giant Inflatable French Puppets Take Over Berlin (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

The French are known for their excellent food, great wine and wonderful art, but one thing the French do hands down better than anyone is make giant i...

How to Save the U.S. Postal Service

Spencer Green | Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Put hallucinogens in stamp adhesives to make sending mail fun again.

In Jerry Lewis' Absence, MDA Telethon Asks U.S. To Raise Just $1 More Than Year Before

AP | By OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 11.04.2011 | Impact

By OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press LAS VEGAS -- Although absent its biggest star in Jerry Lewis, the Muscular Dystrophy Association is asking millions...

What Will They Tell Jerry's Kids?

Jim Moret | Posted 10.08.2011 | Impact
Jim Moret

Jerry Lewis' departure was so blatantly disrespectful to his near half-century of commitment to MDA. He was denied the opportunity to say goodbye to the two generations of viewers who had grown up watching the funnyman.

Jerry Lewis Won't Appear At This Year's MDA Telethon

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 10.03.2011 | Impact

LAS VEGAS — Comedian Jerry Lewis and the Muscular Dystrophy Association aren't saying why they're fully parting ways after 45 years and raising ...

Stars' Kids In College

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 08.31.2011 | College

You can see famous people anywhere; shopping at the grocery store, having fun at an amusement park, driving on the highway (stars, they are just like ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York
Len Berman

If you haven't heard, a California preacher says the world will end at 6 pm Saturday. Since post time for the Preakness is around 6:15 pm, betting on the race would be a waste of time and money.

Jerry Lewis Retiring From MDA Telethon

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 07.16.2011 | Impact

LAS VEGAS — After 45 years promoting treatment and a cure for children he calls "my kids," comedian Jerry Lewis announced Monday he is retiring ...

Ryan Grim

Fired General Stanley McChrystal Finds New Life On K Street | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As they say in Washington, old soldiers never die -- they just fade into cushy, off-the-books sinecures on K Street. Stanley McChrystal...

Jerry Lewis Typing

Posted 06.29.2011 | Women

Back in January, we showed you a clip of the brilliant Jerry Lewis in "The Errand Boy." By popular demand, here's another Jerry gem, this...

Jerry Lewis Tour-de-Force

Posted 06.29.2011 | Women

Jerry Lewis was one of "the boys" my Dad liked to hang out with--a man as brilliant as he was funny. Here's one of my favorite Jerry clip...

David Campbell: A Child of Rock 'n' Roll Who Is Making His Own Kind Of Music

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

David Campbell spent the first 20 years of his life in Australia. But the Adelaide native found his milieu more than 8,500 miles away in New York Cit...

What Does This Election Mean for Endangered Species?

Leda Huta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leda Huta

Politicians now use endangered species to score cheap political points, scapegoating wildlife protections for complex problems.

Jerry Lewis Would 'Smack' Lindsay Lohan, 'Spank Her' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jerry Lewis, 84, had some choice words for Lindsay Lohan during an interview with Inside Edition (via Popeater). Asked what he would do if he saw the...