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Katharine Hepburn

Astoria Characters: The Queen of Ice Cream

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.01.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Jane McGinn has always had a sweet spot for ice cream. She loves it in and of itself, but her affection for the beat-the-heat summer treat is more than cream deep.

See Kat Dennings Transform Into Her Beauty Icons

Byrdie | Posted 06.30.2015 | Style
Byrdie

When it comes to beauty, there isn't a whole lot Kat Dennings won't try -- goth makeup and coffee hair dye included -- so when we dared the actress to channel her beauty icons for this month's Byrdie editorial, we knew she'd be game!

Women in Business Q&A: Florence Quinn, CEO, Strategic and Creative Director, Quinn PR

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Florence Quinn has nurtured and shaped Quinn into a strategic powerhouse of brand storytelling. Her near-clairvoyant ability to anticipate trends and ...

The Big Smooch: Start the New Year With a Movie Kiss

Devra Maza | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment
Devra Maza

It's the chance to kiss on a turning point as the magical minute marks both happy endings and new beginnings with a brush of the lips. That kiss can be consequential. It can be a movie kiss.

Snowbound in the Big Apple? Try a Bite of Your Favorite Warren Beatty Flicks

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.20.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Snowbound in the Big Apple? Try a bite of your favorite Warren Beatty flicks. Get out your DVD collection or surf Netflix. Here are mine. Agree or disagree. What are yours?

15 Coastal Connecticut Curiosities: Kate Hepburn, African-American Firsts, Art History and One Scandalous Hotel Among Other Things You Probably Didn't Know About This Quiet State

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

She was Annie Hall without the neurosis. She wore pants! She was beautiful, witty, gregarious, and a clever verbal sparring partner with each of her leading men.

Love and Marriage: Fifty Years of Steady Change

Keith Runyon | Posted 04.22.2014 | Fifty
Keith Runyon

I am not sure when it all began, but the shift between the classic American family of the 1950s -- a working dad, a stay-at-home mom, and dutiful kids who grew up to go on chaste dates, then repeat their parents pattern -- and the generation of the 1960s and 1970 would be fundamental.

Producers of Kate Hepburn Biopic Should Follow Ellen Page's Example

William J. Mann | Posted 04.21.2014 | Books
William J. Mann

The story goes that the two meet on the MGM lot. Tracy is surprised by how tall Hepburn is. "Don't worry," someone tells him. "You'll soon cut her down to size." No one ever cut Katharine Hepburn down to size. And it's time we stopped pretending someone did.

Weeklings!: The Untold Gay Olympic History (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2014-02-13-weeklingsgayolympicssmall.pngThe 2014 Winter Olympics in quaint ol' horrible Sochi are rolling along, but to remind Vladimir Putin that he's not the boss of us, let's create our own gay propaganda. In this edition of Weeklings!, I teach you the untold(/untrue) gay history of the Olympics.

A Mighty Oak Falls: A Tribute to Peter O'Toole and His Best Films

John Farr | Posted 02.14.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Today every classic movie fan mourns the death of Peter O'Toole at 81. The spirit of mischievous exuberance he brought to his life -- and all his roles -- somehow made me believe he could never die, even when you could see the smoking and drinking had taken its toll on his once startling good looks.

Why Katharine Hepburn Says Furniture Buying Is Like Acting

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.06.2014 | HuffPost Home

Surprisingly, there's some good advice here.

Baby Love: Happy Birthday Howard Hawks

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Hapy Birthday to the late, great Howard Hawks. Let's celebrate with one of his best, Bringing Up Baby. Here's my brief ode to Hepburn, Grant, bones, dogs, leopards and... "You're a fixation."

5 Life Lessons From Katharine Hepburn, In GIF Form

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.12.2013 | Style

How to live, love and flip furniture like a star.

WATCH: You Won't Believe What Happened To Katharine Hepburn's Home

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.12.2014 | HuffPost Home

We expected a little modernizing, but this went a bit too far.

Memo to Mr. Scorsese: Women Are Heroes, Too

Carla Seaquist | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Carla Seaquist

Scorsese's complete shut-out of women in the hero category inspires me to come up with a counter-list. My ten heroines, from the popular canon, achieve their objective by hewing to character, by verbal dexterity, and by using their heads.

LOOK: You'll Never Guess What Katharine Hepburn Is Doing In This Picture

Christina Huffington | Posted 04.01.2013 | Women

As if we needed more proof of how awesome she was.

All Time Oscars: The 10 Best Actresses in a Leading Role

Jon Eig | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

When I sat down to compile my list of the all time greatest performances by an actress in a lead role, I went through all the steps I had gone through when putting together the other acting lists.

Talking About Achievement, Movie Magic And The Oscars

Posted 02.22.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: You might think anyone who’s made it into a major movie – as an...

Les Miserables and Lincoln: They March to Freedom

Lonna Saunders | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

What do Lincoln and Les Miserables have in common? Enjolras played by Aaron Tveit, a student leader of the June Rebellion in Les Miserables, belts it out.

PHOTOS: Katharine Hepburn Exhibit At The NYPL To Showcase Style Icon

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 12.18.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A new exhibition is hailing the fashion sense of Katharine Hepburn, whose trademark khakis and open-collar shirts were decidedly unco...

New Katharine Hepburn Exhibit And Book Focus On Her 'Rebel Chic'

NYCityWoman.com | Posted 10.12.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM By Barbara Lovenheim It seems improbable for a new slant on Katharine Hepburn to emerge, but the upcoming exhibit Katharine Hep...

Proof That Most Of Us Are In Unhappy Marriages

Samara O'Shea | Posted 08.15.2012 | Divorce
Samara O'Shea

Though there are no statistics specifically addressing how many long-term married couples consider themselves happy or actively in love -- it would be difficult to assess -- there are other facts and statistics to support the claim many remain together obligatorily ever after.

Genius Uncovered: The Film Legacy of Howard Hawks

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Over a forty-plus year career, it's astonishing that this brilliant director was Oscar-nominated only once. As I've often said, sometimes the Academy gets it wrong. This was one of those times.

Debate: Which Hepburn Is The Better Style Icon?

The Huffington Post | Sarah St. Lifer & Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Though they may share a surname, Katharine and Audrey Hepburn couldn't be more different. One was an all-American icon whose work spanned decades from...

Why Katharine Is More Stylish Than Audrey

Brie Dyas | Posted 04.23.2013 | Style
Brie Dyas

Though Audrey's elegant waif look defined the look of the '50s, Katharine's all-American style appeals to any shape -- and any era.