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Jerry Lewis Takes MoMA as Max Rose, First Movie in Two Decades

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.12.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Off the charts irrepressible, Jerry Lewis, a few days after his 90th birthday, took charge at his own Q&A at MoMA after a screening of his first movie...

An Iconic Charity Refits: Will It Save the Ship?

Joe Waters | Posted 02.03.2016 | Impact
Joe Waters

After starting telethon 1966, pulling the plug on it was the best thing that MDA ever did. Without the darkness, they would have never seen the stars they are now aiming for.

How Jerry Lewis Seduced Me

Petra Perkins | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment
Petra Perkins

In the tradition of Same Time, Next Year where Alan Alda and Ellen Burstyn trysted annually for a quarter century, I was intimate with Jerry Lewis, every September. I'd meet him on Labor Day and we'd spend the entire night together. Drinks, dinner.

Muscular Dystrophy Group Pulls The Plug On Its Jerry Lewis Telethon

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2016 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (Reuters) - The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) said Friday it will end its long-standing Labor Day telethon, aired on the A...

Progress, and Laughs, Found in Tampon Jokes

Michael Woods | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Woods

The near-term fate of Leslie Bibb and Rachel Dratch, and the rest of the crew who made "Salem Rogers: Model of the Year 1998" is in the hands of the masses, or as many of the masses who have hit on Amazon's Pilot Season.

That Time Jerry Lewis Sang Happy Birthday To His Erect Penis

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty

At 92 years old, television icon Norman Lear has a ton of amazing stories to tell, and he shares some of the best in his new memoir Even This I Get To...

10 Reasons I Love "Batman"

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 01.16.2015 | Media
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

"Batman" aired on ABC from 1966 to 1968. There were 120 episodes. Finally "Batman: The Complete TV Series" has been released on DVD. Here's 10 reasons I Love "Batman."

From Guardians Of The Galaxy To The Mystery Of Edwin Drood And Way Beyond: A Conversation with THE Rupert Holmes... Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Rupert Holmes: Well, it's reassuring to know that Phase Three of my Ninety-Year Plan for "The Pina Colada Song" has happened precisely as I planned it. But of course, my life won't be complete until I achieve Phase Four.

Sandra Bernhard: Provocateur at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Sandra Bernhard makes me laugh. Her brassy, wild mouthed persona has always seemed an exaggeration of femininity, her humor bold, her image could be m...

Leo Skips Lunch at The Four Seasons and Other Outrageous Acts: The Wolf of Wall Street

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Leonardo DiCaprio made a cameo at The Four Seasons on Wednesday at the luncheon celebrating his new movie, The Wolf of Wall Street. Brief public appea...

The Tummy Tuck

Francis Levy | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

There's an infomercial for the Tummy Tuck that has been occurring on a channel called Cozy TV which specializes in reruns of old television series lik...

Labor Day Is America's Day for MDA!

Donnie Demers | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment
Donnie Demers

Those were the lyrics to the National Jingle for Muscular Dystrophy's Jerry Lewis Telethon back in 1983. I should know, I wrote them. My oh my, have the times changed.

ReThink Review: When Comedy Went to School - Comedy History in the Catskills

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.20.2013 | Comedy
Jonathan Kim

Comedy icons like Jerry Lewis, Jackie Mason, Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers, and even Woody Allen were able to work and hone material during weeklong stands in front of packed, tough crowds, creating the style and rhythm of what we now consider modern stand up comedy.

Footage From Lost Jerry Lewis Holocaust Movie Surfaces

Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment

Footage from Jerry Lewis' infamous 1972 film "The Day The Clown Cried" has surfaced online. Written by Joan O'Brien and Charles Denton and Lewis -- wh...

When Comedy Went to School: The Catskills Were a Boot Camp for the Greatest Generation of Comedians

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The Borscht Belt, the Jewish Alps, the Sour Cream Sierras... From the 1940s to the 1960s, the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York (primarily Sullivan and Ulster Counties) were the place to be for the growing Jewish community in the Northeast.

Christopher Rosen

Kings For A Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

Robert De Niro was crowned king of closing night at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. The New York-based film fest, which De Niro co-founded in 2002, en...

What I Learned at the Roast of Jack Black

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 06.07.2013 | Comedy
Shannon Sutherland

If you tell the world that you "pooped your pants" at the White House and then go to a roast, you will be the punch line of almost every joke. I'm looking at you Al Roker.

Jerry Lewis, Amped on Movie Technology

Debra Levine | Posted 11.18.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

Still emitting zingers but notably less frenetic than in prior years, the perpetually youthful comic was an active participant, to the delight of all, in a panel discussion called "The Innovative Genius of Jerry Lewis."

Jerry Lewis Rushed To Hospital

Posted 06.13.2012 | Celebrity

Jerry Lewis was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night after collapsing due to low blood pressure. The singer's health scare took place just before he w...

Burglary String Perplexes Capitol Hill

National Journal | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Puzzling break-ins over the last month at the offices of at least three House members and several committees have U.S. Capitol Police gumshoes working...

'The Nutty Professor' To Hit Broadway

Posted 04.04.2012 | Home

Jerry Lewis' 1963 comedy "The Nutty Professor" is making its world premiere as a musical in Nashville in July before making it to Broadway later in th...

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.

John Celock

Russell Pearce OUT In Arizona

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...