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Cast Of 'Ghostbusters' Visits Children's Hospital In Full Costume

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment

The cast of the upcoming "Ghostbusters" film surprised patients at a Boston hospital on Saturday, and they didn't even need to call!   Melissa Mc...

Here's The First Look At The 'Ghostbusters' Uniforms & Proton Pack

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 07.01.2015 | Entertainment

We know who to call, but what can we expect them to wear? Director Paul Feig has the answer and the first look at the uniforms our "Ghostbusters" ...

How Paul Feig Cast His All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment

Paul Feig is in the middle of a press blitz for his new film "Spy," which hits theaters June 5, but he'll get a big change of pace in just three weeks...

Matthew Jacobs

What It Was Like To Watch The 'SNL' Doc With Its True Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.16.2015 | Entertainment

The "Saturday Night Live" front lines formed the cornerstone of the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival's opening night on Wednesday, with a number of current ...

'SNL' Women Took Sara Bareilles' 'Brave' Lyrics Very Literally

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.02.2015 | Comedy

Do you suffer from politeness? Are you tired of making coffee dates with people you don't like or holding back spoilers for the sake of your friends? ...

The New Ghostbusters Hung Out At 'SNL 40'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment

Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy and Kate McKinnon -- also known as our new "Ghostbusters" cast -- encountered one another at Sunday's 40t...

Katla McGlynn

10 Things We Saw And Heard On The 'SNL 40' Red Carpet

HuffingtonPost.com | Katla McGlynn | Posted 02.16.2015 | Comedy

One could argue that "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary special had almost too many memorable moments for one show, but there were even more if ...

Pete Carroll, SNL's Leslie Jones and Career Lessons

Jean McCormick | Posted 04.05.2015 | Business
Jean McCormick

Leslie Jones might have appreciated the comments of ESPN's Colin Cowherd in defense of Pete Carroll the day after the Super Bowl. He spoke movingly about the inability for anyone to be perfect at all times yet the ease and ability of so many others to expect it. He gave Carroll a pass.

J.K. Simmons Channels 'Whiplash,' Yells At 'SNL' Cast In Drum-Off

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment

Oscar nominee J.K. Simmons has played a variety of characters, from the Farmers Insurance guy to the voice of the yellow M&M (Shocked? Us too). But it...

Here's The All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Cast

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

The all-female cast of the "Ghostbusters" reboot has reportedly been chosen: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, and "SNL" stars Leslie Jones and Kate McK...

What Your Favorite New Stars From 2014 Have Planned For This Year

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

Last year's breakout stars found success in sensations like "Gone Girl," "The Fault in Our Stars" and "How to Get Away with Murder," but can they ...

'SNL's Leslie Jones Reveals What Colin Jost Smells Like

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.10.2014 | Comedy

The newest cast member of "Saturday Night Live" is also one of its most dynamic. Leslie Jones did stand-up for decades before becoming a staff writer,...

'Saturday Night Live' Gets More Diverse

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment

"Saturday Night Live" has promoted writer and sometimes "Weekend Update" guest Leslie Jones to a cast member. NBC confirmed the news to HuffPost Enter...

She's Baaaaack!

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.28.2014 | Comedy

She had to leave the "Weekend Update" desk to bring back the character that got her there, but now Cecily Strong's "Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started A...

Pretty Manifesto! -- Leslie Jones and Erin McKean

Ellen Snortland | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
Ellen Snortland

A statuesque woman, Jones started riffing with Colin Jost (the new male anchor of Weekend Update) on the subject of beauty vs. "being useful," mentioning how the ultra-slender Lupita Nyong'o was just named "Most Beautiful Woman" by People magazine.

It's Still Not Easy Being Seen

Guy Branum | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Guy Branum

Isn't it a fascinating irony of being underrepresented in media that when your group is finally represented, your response is a sharp, shocking sense of "that is not like me"?

David Alan Grier Talks Race, Comedy, And Leslie Jones Controversy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.09.2014 | Black Voices

David Alan Grier knows a thing or two about mixing race and comedy. From his breakthrough days on the hit series "In Living Color," to his recent skit...

Here's What People Had To Say About The 'SNL' Slavery Sketch

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices

"Saturday Night Live" writer Leslie Jones received major criticism for her recent contribution to last week's episode. During the "Weekend Update"...

'SNL' Writer Defends Controversial Slave Sketch

Posted 05.09.2014 | Black Voices

Within the last year “Saturday Night Live” has made headlines for the lack of diversity amongst the show’s staff. Since then, the show has hired...

Youyoung Lee

38 Years Of SNL's Diversity Problems

HuffingtonPost.com | Youyoung Lee | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"SNL" is looking more colorful now compared to its earliest years, but that doesn't mean NBC's beloved sketch comedy show was always all-inclusive. Ta...

'SNL' Adds More Color To Their Staff

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

The creative minds over at “Saturday Night Live” are once again in the headlines for a second time this week for adding diversity to the show's st...

PLAN ForYourArt: February 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each week, ForYourArt highlights select events to help you PLAN ForYourArt.

Plan ForYourArt March 11-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This week in art includes the riches of Los Angeles' downtown Broadway theater district.