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Patty Duke (1946-2016) A Remembrance

Peter Mac | Posted 04.26.2016 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

There are certain people, I should say, there are certain celebrities, who engrave themselves upon your heart. They transcend "celebrity" .Because the...

My Mental Illness and Explaining the Inexplicable

David Toussaint | Posted 04.19.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

There was a pattern developing. I began to realize that any obsession took over for a few weeks, clogged my brain like red-horn-blaring cement, took away freedom of mind, and then dissipated, like when a fever breaks.

The Dangerous Condition We're Not Talking About -- But Should Be

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living

Americans are more concerned about sepsis than ever before in the Internet age. Some of that heightened awareness came recently, after Patty Duke's f...

Do We Offend You Mississippi?

Caroline Hart | Posted 04.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Caroline Hart

Mississippi Governor, Phil Bryant, has signed into law an extreme anti-gay bill that strikes at the very heart of the LGBT community. It truly is hea...

Week to Week News Quiz for 4/1/16

John Zipperer | Posted 04.01.2016 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take time off from coaching Donald Trump on public speaking and test your hand at our latest Week to Week News Quiz. Here are some random but real hi...

At a Loss From All the Loss: A TV/Film Writer Copes With All the Falling Stars

David S. Simon | Posted 04.01.2016 | Entertainment
David S. Simon

Since we were raised concurrently with the birth of network television, anyone who appeared to us on those screens during our toddler and on years feel to this day like incredibly close participatory friends and relatives.

Patty Duke - Baby Boom BFF and Girl Power Icon

Loretta Bolger Wish | Posted 03.30.2016 | Entertainment
Loretta Bolger Wish

The cute wardrobe. The honey-colored flip. The way-out slang. The cool parents. The goofy-but-adorable boyfriend. And to top it off, the look-alike c...

Patty Duke: The Miracle Maker

Donnie Demers | Posted 03.30.2016 | Entertainment
Donnie Demers

Anna Pearce (aka Patty Duke) was a warrior and a champion for the fight against mental illness. To know that Anna is no longer on this planet is horrifying on so many levels, but it is the reality that we were all forced to sadly accept yesterday when at 69, she passed away due to sepsis from a ruptured intestine.

Patty Duke Was The Original Celebrity Mental Health Champion

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.21.2016 | Healthy Living

Academy-award winning actress Patty Duke not only left behind a legacy in the entertainment industry, but in the mental health community as well. Duke...

Patty Duke Died Of The Most Common Condition You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living

Oscar-winning actress Patty Duke, star of "The Patty Duke Show" and the Broadway play and film “The Miracle Worker,” died of sepsis from a rupture...

Sean Astin Shares Touching Throwback Photo Of His Late Mom, Patty Duke

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 03.29.2016 | Entertainment

Actor Sean Astin honored his late mother Patty Duke with a touching throwback photo on Tuesday. The actor posted the picture on Facebook in the hours ...

Former Child Star Patty Duke Dies At 69

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 12.19.2016 | Entertainment

Former child star and Oscar winner Patty Duke has died at the age of 69. Duke's manager confirmed her death to The Huffington Post in a statement. ...

'Glee' Casts TV Legends

Posted 04.14.2013 | TV

Patty Duke is returning to TV with a role on "Glee." According to E! Online, Duke will join the series opposite Meredith Baxter as a lesbian couple Bl...

'Drop Dead Diva' Gets Season 4 Premiere Date

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

Mark your calendars: Lifetime has scheduled "Drop Dead Diva's" 13-episode fourth season return for Sunday, June 3 at 9 p.m. The premiere episode bring...

Why Capote's A Christmas Memory Is an Enduring Gift for All Seasons

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

"Imagine a morning in late November. A coming of winter morning more than twenty years ago." It's my favorite opening in fiction, the first two lines of Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory.

HuffPost Exclusive: Jim Bianco "Sinners," Plus a Conversation with The Crystals' La La Brooks and PBS Premieres Rock, Pop & Doo Wop

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Presented here is an exclusive HuffPost premiere of the Jim Bianco single, "Sinners," which just might become your new favorite party anthem.

Two Passing Greats: A Tribute to Arthur Penn and Tony Curtis

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

One had to acknowledge and admire Tony Curtis's sheer spirit and zest. But while Curtis was the ultimate public personality, filmmaker Arthur Penn, who died two days ago, was basically a private man.