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Ending Wrongful Convictions: No Room for Error

Lorenzo Johnson | Posted 10.23.2015 | Crime
Lorenzo Johnson

The record number of exonerations of innocent prisoners last year shows that something is very wrong with our judicial system. If the saying "the proof is in the numbers" is true, then why is this system moving at a snail's pace to combat the causes of wrongful convictions?

Kevin Smith Debuts 85-Pound Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.01.2015 | Entertainment

Kevin Smith's dramatic weight loss is sure to inspire a few people. The 44-year-old director recently took to Twitter to share a before-and-after ...

When Pigs Fly (into the Mouths of Competitive Eaters)

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 06.29.2015 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

Somewhere in the distance the "What Trenton Makes the World Takes" sign was lighting up but isn't that slogan a bit defeatist? Still rumor has it that come late September only one of the two different and separate competing pork roll festival will have a Major League Eating event.

WATCH: Celebrities Reminding You That They're The Boss

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.04.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Celebrities like to have it their way, which we know well at HuffPost Live. Whether it's Snoop Dogg lighting up a joint on the air, Russell Brand pour...

Jason Lee Says 'Mallrats' Was His 'Biggest Letdown'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment

In 1995, Jason Lee was known more for being a professional skateboarder than making America laugh. Then "Mallrats," a cult classic, came along, and Le...

20 Strange and Surprising Reasons to Visit These Northeast Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

As a travel writer open and game to exploring the offbeat and oddball within a few hours or one day's drive of New York City (Virginia to Maine), I've stumbled on some pretty bizarre, eccentric and/or downright weird things. Here's just a sampling from this year's explorations.

Adam Brody Shaved His Nipples, And Leighton Meester Wasn't Exactly Thrilled

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Adam Brody's character in the upcoming Kevin Smith film "Yoga Hosers" is covered in tattoos. The look required several hours of makeup, and it also re...

Kevin Smith Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment

Kevin Smith is sporting a new look. For his upcoming movie, "Yoga Hosers," the filmmaker shaved his trademark beard as well as a few pounds off his fa...

Haley Joel Osment: Kevin Smith Is 'Very Open' About Being High On Set

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

By now, the fact that Kevin Smith smokes weed while working is nothing new. He said in 2011 that his time on the "Zack And Miri Make A Porno" set with...

Justin Long and Genesis Rodriquez Talk Kevin Smith's TUSK (Video)

Rob Feld | Posted 11.16.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

They're a funny duo and offered some insight into working with Johnny Depp on the film, as well as Kevin Smith's working relationship with marijuana, which probably also aided in explaining the movie itself.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Sunday, Sept. 7

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I admire Smith's impulse to expand his film-making palette and was a fan of his Red State. Tusk, however, may only be for Smith completists. It was so disheartening that I bailed a little early in order to make a screening of The Reach.

Exclusive Preview: Kevin Smith's Batman Meets The Green Hornet #4!

Bryan Young | Posted 08.31.2014 | Books
Bryan Young

It's been a treat to see the Adam West and Burt Ward versions of the Batman and Robin characters coming back to life in the pages of the comics, and now getting Van Williams and Bruce Lee's likeness into the act is making it twice as sweet.

7 Reasons Red Bank NJ Is One of the Country's Coolest Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Red Bank, NJ claims no place in U.S. History. There are no illustrious museums or even major corporations here. So what is it about Red Bank that earned it one of Smithsonian Magazine's Coolest Towns?

Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman Talk Batman

Bryan Young | Posted 07.20.2014 | Books
Bryan Young

The Adam West version of Batman is one of the most iconic and oddly beloved versions of a character who is now known for his dark grittiness. Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman are bringing this version of the character back in comic book form, teaming him up with The Green Hornet to finish their business from the two-part crossover on the original TV show.

Man Gets 40 Years For 1989 Slaying Of Romantic Rival

AP | Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

ANGOLA, Ind. (AP) — A Bangladesh native who fled Indiana for his home country nearly 25 years ago after being charged in connection with a romantic ...

Content Before Celebrity, Sun Valley Film Festival Serves an Eclectic Menu

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

The Sun Valley Film Festival is young, with an attitude that is reflective of the city. The programming offers a preference for content over tinsel. The third annual film festival is presented this March 13-16.

Rest in Peace, Mr. Mallrats...

Kevin Smith | Posted 03.29.2014 | Comedy
Kevin Smith

I'll miss you, Jim. Thanks for shaping the last two decades of my life. Rest in peace knowing you were an absolute success and, with the exception of that one mall picture, you made some excellent, unforgettable movies.

Kevin Smith Jokes About 'Too Wide' Airplane Incident On 'The Mindy Project'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 10.16.2013 | TV

Mindy found herself seated next to a celebrity when Kevin Smith dropped by "The Mindy Project." The actor/director proved he can poke fun at himself b...

Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo 2013 (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 09.25.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

The legendary San Diego Comic-Con happened last weekend, but don't get too jealous, Chicago. We have our own annual comic convention, Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), which comes through town again from April 25-27, 2014 at McCormick Place.

Jay Mewes Reveals The 5 Most Unbelievably Awkward Moments In Comic-Con History (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

With San Diego Comic-Con 2013 already under way, we recruited our shameless friend, Jason Mewes, to help us count down the most painfully awkward mo...

Kevin Smith Rips Nikki Finke: 'Most Dangerous Cat Lady On The Planet'

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 08.03.2013 | Media

"Ding dong, is the witch dead?" asked Kevin Smith, who -- like many in the film industry -- has battled with Nikki Finke in the past. Smith joine...

Crowdfunding 201: Kevin Smith's Missed Opportunity

Turnstyle | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment

By Lucas McNelly (@lmcnelly) Recently, Kevin Smith took to Reddit to do an AMA, and because people were already going to ask whether or not he'd use...

Man With Barely Usable Arms Draws Comics With His Mouth

Daniel Vahab | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Daniel Vahab

A man with barely usable arms or legs writes and draws comics from a stick in his mouth. Meet Larime Taylor, a bearded, middle-aged California-based comic book artist stuck in a wheelchair and living in near poverty.

How Tiger Woods Saved Me From The Southwest "Fat Director" Mess

Posted 04.18.2013 | Travel

Kevin Smith stopped by HuffPost Live on April 18, and opened up about his now infamous feud with Southwest Airlines. Smith, 42, made headlines in ...

WATCH: HuffPost Live's New Host?

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, better known to the world as Jay and Silent Bob from their films "Clerks," "Mallrats," and "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Bac...