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Pro Choice: When A Day Of Independence is not an option, A Sufferer Should Have The Right To End Dependence

Joseph Cooper | Posted 07.03.2016 | Politics
Joseph Cooper

What if a state legislature were to succeed in essentially obliging a woman to bring a life into being -- no matter how she became pregnant, no matter...

Richard Dreyfuss: Up Close And Very Personal

Vicki Abelson | Posted 06.14.2016 | Fifty
Vicki Abelson

Richard Dreyfuss talked about Madoff, and how no one else could have played him. How he IS Bernie. Both from Bayside Queens, they have the same accent, similar background, and history. He was king of a Madoff-like blow-hard without the Bernie soft playfulness -- at first anyway.

Trump To Go Veep-Hunting At Starry Oscar Party!

Martin Lewis | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Now that it's inevitable that Donald Trump will become the 45th (and Greatest-Ever) President of the United States (he's told us this many times, so we know it's true) it is very important that he picks a fabulous running mate. Someone who can contribute to a landslide victory this November. Donald wants to win "BIGLY"!

It's Stupid That My Actor Dad Is The One Who Has To Teach Us Not To Be Dumb

Harry Dreyfuss | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics
Harry Dreyfuss

Refusing to show interest in a different perspective should not serve as a badge of pride in your own ideas. It actually serves the exact opposite function. It proves that you don't even understand your own opinion.

Always Thought Bernie Madoff Was an Amoral Sleazeball? So Does the New ABC Miniseries

David Hinckley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

You'd think that Bernard Madoff, who built the good life for himself with the biggest Ponzi scheme in history, might be a complex, nuanced, fascinating man. In an evil sort of way. You'd be wrong.

Live From Sundance: Wednesday, Jan. 28

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.30.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I make a point of knowing as little as possible about the films I see at the Sundance Film Festival (or any other film festival -- or just films in general, for that matter) before I see them because I want to see them with a blank slate.

Politics of the Oscar Race With Richard Dreyfuss and Sally Kirkland

Brent Roske | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment
Brent Roske

Brent Roske discusses the politics of the Oscar race with Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss and Oscar nominee Sally Kirkland who's gunning for another nomination for this years 'Archaeology of a Woman'.

Roske on Politics: Gov. Terry Branstad and State Senator Jack Hatch

Brent Roske | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics
Brent Roske

Brent Roske chats with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and State Senator Jack Hatch about their picks in the very close US Senate Race between Joni Ernst...

Keeping The Spirit of Elaine's Alive by Nurturing Young Writers... And Partying

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.23.2014 | New York
Tony Sachs

Shortly after her death, a group of Elaine's regulars started the Table 4 Writers Foundation, named after Elaine's regular table, to continue her tradition of encouraging young creative types in general and writers in particular.

The Many Faces of Meyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky II | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Meyer Lansky II

Every actor portraying Grandpa has proven exceptional in capturing a feature or essence, but I have my favorites, and I hope one day to see Grandpa portrayed in live theater.

In Defense of the Jury System; and My Twitter Talk With Richard Dreyfuss

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics
Greta Van Susteren

More lawyers and citizens should be standing up for the jury system. Destroying the jury system is dangerous. Who do you want to decide a case? those who actually heard ALL the evidence and considered it or those who simply picked sides? Trials are not about picking sides.

Tinfoil Hat Territory

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Just for fun, today I'd like to use my column to skate perilously close to the edge of rampant paranoia. I'm really doing this to make an ironic point, at the end, but I can't deny that this type of thing is certainly fun to write.

A Conversation With Richard Dreyfuss at Cannes: 'Education Is Horrible in the United States'

Karin Badt | Posted 07.23.2013 | Celebrity
Karin Badt

We began by speaking about his role in Jaws. Dreyfuss passionately noted that his character, an ichthyologist, was an educated man, a passionate man, who has a goal.

EXCLUSIVE: Sneak Peek At A&E's 'Coma'

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.23.2012 | TV

A&E's "Coma" (Mon., Sept. 3 and Tues., Sept. 4 at 9 p.m. ET) is a modern-day retelling of Robin Cook's bestselling novel, a true thriller that fans mi...

Sending the Bard a Birthday Card

George Heymont | Posted 06.12.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Not only have Shakespeare's works survived directorial updating and near-villainous tampering with the text, they are still taught in high schools and colleges around the world. What has changed is the wealth of teaching tools now available in the classroom and on the Internet.

Nancy Cartwright, Randy Jackson & More: This Week's Famous Post50 Birthdays

Posted 12.25.2011 | Fifty

Some of our favorite Post50 celebrities will be blowing out birthday candles this week, Oct. 23-29. Those born during this time are Scorpios, and ...

10 Classic Movies That Turn Up the Heat for Summer

John Farr | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I googled "best summer-themed movies" but I think what I got was "any summer-themed movie."For those who want a little extra quality in their summer fare, here comes a varied but more rewarding list.

On the Red Carpet at the Ford's Theater Annual Gala With Richard Dreyfuss, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Julie Andrews

Liz Glover | Posted 08.07.2011 | Entertainment
Liz Glover

I'm on the red carpet chatting with Richard Dreyfuss about playing Dick Cheney in W, asking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about 2012, and talking to Julie Andrews about being just a Tony Award away from an EGOT.

Tribeca 2011: Kids Get High on Acting in Shakespeare High

Linda Hassler | Posted 07.11.2011 | New York
Linda Hassler

Every year, 75-85 high schools in and around LA County participate in this program. Students learn to act out scenes from Shakespeare's famous plays. And come together for one day to perform for each other.

Richard Dreyfuss's Oscar-Winning Laughter (VIDEO)

Posted 06.26.2011 | Women

Fair or not, rare is the comedy performance that wins an Academy Award. But when one does snag gold, it's clearly deserved. Here's one of my favorites...

Into the Darkness: Where Constitutional Illiteracy Is Leading Us

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John W. Whitehead

Children should be prepared to experience the beauty of becoming responsible citizens. This will mean teaching them their rights and urging them to exercise their freedoms to the fullest.

Sub-Prime Mortgages and Harry the Snake

Bernard Starr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bernard Starr

"Tin men," as we shall soon see, played a major role in the sub-prime mortgage debacle. First, the back story.

Dancing Backward in High Heels: Conversations with New York Dolls' David Johansen (Plus: Chatting with Ancient Astronauts)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The New York Dolls' David Johansen discusses the making of their new album, Dancing Backward In High Heels.

He Named It "Grammy": A Conversation With Hunter & Stan Freberg, Plus New Robert Johnson Releases

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-02-18-m.jpgStan Freberg, Hunter Freberg. Together, they're like an institution.

Richard Dreyfuss Holds Media Accountable

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Smith

Actor Richard Dreyfuss, 63, is applying his passion to a new act: calling the collective media to task.