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Straight Up, How Did This Happen?

Donnie Demers | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Donnie Demers

With all of that hoopla that surrounded the American Idol franchise, the effect that it's had world-wide on the music industry, and the legions of fans that it produced, how did something that seemed so impervious to self destruction lose its glorious stature?

Look Who's Playing TV's Latest President

Posted 02.25.2012 | TV

Cue "Hail to the Chief" because TV has found its president. Bill Pullman, who famously took on the role of head of state in the 1996 blockbuster "I...

HuffPost Reviews: Justin Bieber -- Never Say Never

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Some teen phenoms quickly come and go while others stick around and turn into artists of more substance than anyone could have anticipated. Which fate awaits Justin Bieber?

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Havana Marking On The Dangers Of Being An 'Afghan Star' (VIDEO)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

"Watching young girls with only one mobile phone in the house debate about who to cast that one vote for -- it was pretty powerful. It wasn't a presidential election, but it was the idea that these girls had a role to play..."

Sundance Film Afghan Star Incredible

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Afghan Star is the perfect window into a country's tenuous, ongoing struggle for modernity. What I would normally consider frivolous entertainment is downright revolutionary here.

Google In Secret Joint Venture Talks With 'American Idol' Creator

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Internet giant Google is in secret talks with Simon Fuller, the British entrepreneur behind the Spice Girls, about a joint venture that could change t...