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Writer-Director Bruce Mason Reflects on Life, Death, and Moonwalking in His New Feature, Chez Upshaw

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

A fun find this Halloween week is Chez Upshaw, the new film which finds co-leads Kevin Pollak and Illeana Douglas in fine and frolicsome form.

13 Children's Book Authors Who Should Try Writing Fiction For Adults Too

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts

Beloved children's book author Judy Blume released a new book this month. All hail Judy! Except, unlike her 1970 masterpiece Are You There God...

What Judy Blume Taught Me About Writing

Melanie Biehle | Posted 06.18.2015 | Books
Melanie Biehle

Thanks to Judy Blume for her words of wisdom (and wit) about writing that she shared with me.

Harper Lee, Judy Blume, EL James and 22 Books to Read for Summer 2015

Nana Meriwether | Posted 06.18.2015 | Books
Nana Meriwether

Books we read are a telling of who we are. This summer, several noted authors have released new books sure to redefine and influence our thoughts, world views and opinions.

19 Women On The Best Thing About Their Boobs

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women

In the movie "Mean Girls," Karen Smith's can predict the weather. At the 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Show, Janet Jackson's made international news. In th...

Judy Blume Regrets Joining Glee Club That Excluded Black Students

AP | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Judy Blume, whose novels helped millions of young people get through childhood, has some regrets about her own youth. ...

Neil Gaiman, Amanda F**king Palmer & Judy Blume Take to Red Carpet for Free Speech

Rocco Staino | Posted 01.10.2015 | Books
Rocco Staino

The National Coalition Against Censorship celebrated its 40th Anniversary of free speech advocacy at a gala event on November 3 in New York City.

11 Controversial Books That We Totally Read Anyway

Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

It's a sad truth, but some of our favorite books continue to be challenged and banned worldwide. While we think that it's tragic that this form of cen...

Growing Up With Judy Blume: A Retrospective

Jenny Davis | Posted 07.01.2014 | College
Jenny Davis

Let's revisit the eight most important Judy Blume books of all time and remember why we loved them, what they taught us, and -- most importantly -- that legendary moment that made us cringe every single time.

Author Emily Liebert's New Novel -- Cover Reveal

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Reyne Haines

My latest guilty pleasure was a book titled You Knew Me When by Emily Liebert. I immediately empathized with the challenges her characters were experiencing as they were not too different than those I had experienced in my younger years.

Philanthropic Celebs Devote Everything To Their Causes

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

In December of 2013, Taylor Swift was declared the most charitable celebrity of the year, topping's list of "Top 20 Celebrities Gone G...

LOOK: The ABCs Of Womanhood

Posted 10.22.2013 | Women

Anyone who's spent time with women's media is well acquainted with Jezebel, the fun, smart and appropriately snarky website started by Anna Holmes in ...

Library Releases List Of 100 Great Children's Books

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 10.02.2013 | Parents

NEW YORK -- Beloved authors Judy Blume and Eric Carle helped the New York Public Library celebrate children's literature Monday as the library release...

7 Heartwarming Life Lessons From Judy Blume

Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What These 21 Amazing Women Were Doing At 25

Posted 09.22.2013 | Women

Author Ann Brashares once wrote: "I look back on my 20s. It’s supposed to be the prime of your life, the most vital, the most beautiful. But you’r...

Sam Lipsyte Talks Fiction, Kids, Kids in Fiction and More on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 10.28.2013 | Books
Mark Bazer

Fiction writer Sam Lipsyte stopped by The Interview Show to talk his new short-story collection, The Fun Parts, writing about kids, growing up the son of a sportswriter and more.

Inspired by Makers

Katherine Davey | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Katherine Davey

These stories are not about women who took no for an answer; they're about women who had dreams, who found a passion for something and went with it.

Judy Blume: 'There Are A Lot Of Sexual Expectations Today'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women

It's hard not to love Judy Blume. And thanks to a new wave of interviews the iconic author has been giving to promote "Tiger Eyes," a film based on Ju...

Lunch Date Dilemma: Little Black Book of Scientists or Little Colorful Book of Sci-lit?

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 08.25.2013 | Science
Dr. Layla McCay

Is science literature an essential tool for democratizing research, or is it a relic of a pre-internet age?

9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Judy Blume

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women

When Judy Blume, author of much-loved books like Forever and Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret announced that she'd be doing a Reddit AMA, we could...

Judy Blume's Intervention Helps Bust School District's Book Ban

Posted 06.11.2013 | Chicago

Thanks to students and legendary "Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret" author Judy Blume uniting in opposition to a suburban Chicago school district...

WATCH: Why Judy Blume Worries About Kids Today

Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents

Judy Blume has given young readers the world over the gift of her books. But what's her advice for parents? The beloved writer and her son, Lawrenc...

The 'Go For It' Dad Who Raised A Literary Star

Katerina Rosen | Posted 06.10.2013 | Fifty

Beloved young adult and children's book author Judy Blume remembers a father who always encouraged her to "live, live, live." Blume grew up in t...

'Must, I Must, I Must Increase My Bust'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.10.2013 | Women

When Judy Blume, author of beloved children's books and young adult classics from "Blubber" to "Forever," appeared on HuffPost Live last week, there w...

WATCH: Judy Blume On Censorship

Posted 06.10.2013 | Books

Judy Blume came to visit HuffPost Live, and shared her thoughts about censorship of books in schools. "The censors didn't come out of the woodwork...