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From Fear-Based to Love-Based

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Fear sells. Religion, spirituality, marketing experts, politicians running for office and of course governments have long understood that one of the m...

Some NSFW Celebrity New Years Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

If you haven't already given up on your New Years resolutions, good for you! Because we hope that these celebrities, such as Justin Bieber, Miley Cyru...

On His 75th Birthday, The Best Jack Nicholson Movies of All Time

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It does not seem quite possible that Jack Nicholson could be turning 75 today. He seems ageless, particularly when you revisit his best films. And that's just what we should all do to mark the occasion.

Interview: Simon Pegg talks about Paul

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Simon Pegg used to think he saw UFOs as a boy in Great Britain. "But it always turned out to be an airplane," he says. "I was seeing things in the sk...

Tennessee Williams Remembered at the 92nd Street Y

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In the midst of the Oscar season tumult, it is reassuring to think of our most poetic and prolific American playwright Tennessee Williams as the autho...

Rip Torn Found Guilty In Drunken, Gun-Toting Bank Appearance

nypost.com | NewsCore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Actor Rip Torn has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from allegations he broke into a Connecticut bank while drunk and armed. The star of movies i...

HuffPost Interview: Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek, Get Low

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Get Sissy Spacek and Robert Duvall together in a New York hotel room, and it's less an interview than a directed conversation, with the reporter as a privileged guest.

HuffPost Interview: Mitchell Lichtenstein makes art about Pop

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Apparently, no one ever told Mitchell Lichtenstein, "Hey, buddy, watch your tone." So his films - 2007's notorious Teeth and now Happy Tears - are ex...

Happy Tears / Phyllis and Harold

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The oxymoron of "Happy Tears," a title from a signature Roy Lichtenstein painting, can refer to the comfort of living with the dysfunction one has kno...

HuffPost Review: Happy Tears

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Legacy -- it hovers over everyone's head in this film. And it's all about daddy issues.

The Oscars: Party Like It's 1929 ...

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Perhaps we can celebrate in the same spirit that inhabited that first Oscars at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in May 1929, just 5 months before the whole world slid into the economic abyss.

Berlinale 2009: Mitchell Lichtenstein's Happy Tears

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Happy Tears -- like the engaging director himself -- vulnerably exposes the inchoate emotions that children experience when facing not only aging parents, but memories of abuse.

Living With Meaning: The Fear Factor

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

The world is full of good deeds and the opportunity to do good deeds. When we don't do them, it's often out of fear. Fear of losing something: our s...