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Celebrities Tweet About the Oscars

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

This past Sunday, the Twittersphere was buzzing with all things Oscar. According to data supplied by Twitter, here's how the evening played out.

Breaking Badder: Interviews with RJ Mitte, Robert Weide, Chris Bliss and Anne McCue, Plus Alexz Johnson and Michael Stec Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

photo credit: Daniel Martinez Matallana A Conversation with Breaking Bad's RJ Mitte Mike Ragogna: Hey, first of all I wanted to congratulate you o...

Watch The Opening Monologue From 'SNL 40'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment

Steven Martin didn't host "SNL 40," but he did start the show's monologue. Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks, Chris Rock, Miley Cyrus, Melissa McCarthy, Peyton ...

Matthew Broderick, Martin Short, Sarah Jessica Parker and Steve Martin Celebrate the Hit Show 'It's Only a Play'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 03.29.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

Moving can be traumatic. But last week, when the cast of a hit Broadway show had to relocate to its new home at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, literally next door, the mood was more merry than miserable.

3 Reasons to Revel in the Mistakes of Others

Steve J. Martin | Posted 12.07.2014 | Business
Steve J. Martin

Gaffes made by others make it so much easier for us to recognize them for the blunders that they are.

How To Have Fun With a Serious Song

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

In the wake of "Ebb Tide," Carl's 1953 oceanic collaboration with composer Robert Maxwell, hundreds of orchestras and singers recorded it. Millions purchased those recordings. Critics fawned over it. Teens made out to it. Couples chose it as their wedding song.

Original Ending of Disney's Aladdin Reveals the Wedding Gift That the Genie Wanted to Give Aladdin and Jasmine

Jim Hill | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Let's cut to the chase here, folks: If there hadn't been a Robin Williams, there never would have been a Disney's Aladdin. Don't believe me? Then check out this excerpt from the screenplay for this animated classic.

The Sad Clown (Robin Williams)

Chef Rossi | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Chef Rossi

I kept drifting back to the black velvet painting I'd been mesmerized by when I was a kid. My folks subjected us to a lot of super-cheap, tacky motels in the '70s; black velvet Elvis paintings were the norm for wall art.

Five Brilliant Actors Who Are Also Brilliant Writers

Meira Bienstock | Posted 10.07.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

As actors use their imagination to create a fictional life the audience will believe, it is not surprising that many actors branch out into the field of writing. As actors know, writing is a craft just like acting, and therefore must be honed on a daily basis.

Steve Martin Live

Philip David Morton | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Philip David Morton

"Steve Martin live" are three words you stopped seeing together in 1981. A reigning king of comedy for almost four decades, his imprint on the art form has few equals. Regardless of who was on top there was always Steve Martin.

Steve Martin Debunks 'Father Of The Bride' Rumor

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment

Nikki Finke, the former editor-in-chief of Deadline.com and current proprietor of NikkiFinke.com, broke news on Sunday that plans were in motion for "...

Will This Iconic '90s Rom-Com Get A Gay Twist For Its Third Installment?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.17.2014 | Gay Voices

UPDATE June 17: Steve Martin took to Twitter and squashed rumors of his involvement with the movie at this stage: So excited to read I'm doing Fath...

Here's The First Look At Your Next Animated Obsession

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

Get ready for the animated movie everyone will be talking about in 2015. The charming first trailer for DreamWorks' "Home" is now online, and with it ...

Paul Reiser On His Return to Stand-Up: "After 30 Years, Nothing Really Has Changed"

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Though Paul Reiser enjoyed mainstream success with sitcoms My Two Dads and Mad About You and films Diner, Aliens and Beverly Hills Cop I and II, the native New Yorker never forgot his stand-up roots.

The Bond Market Disagrees With The Fed: So What's New About That?

Terry Connelly | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Bond traders seem to have seen Steve Martin's The Man With Two Brains so often they have forgotten it was a comedy. And these are the folks the equity markets are supposed to pay attention to?

I'm Gonna Be a Professional Tweet Reader

Greg Schwem | Posted 06.17.2014 | Media
Greg Schwem

But I'm perfectly capable of searching for, and then reading those tweets all by my lonesome. I don't need them spoon fed to me by a spray tanned TV personality. Perhaps if I were functionally illiterate I'd feel differently

Women in the U.S. Are Still Second-Class Citizens: Not Interested? You Should Be

Samantha Paige Rosen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Samantha Paige Rosen

Despite the progress women have made in the last several decades, they are still treated like second-class citizens in all the ways that matter. Caring about the equal treatment of women in society doesn't make people feminists -- it makes them good humans.

12 Great Reasons Not To Miss The Oscars This Year

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 05.01.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Sunday, March 2 the Oscars -- the other Super Bowl -- will be televised. Why would you need a reason to watch other than the delicious glitter, pomp and excitement of it all? But if you do need a reason, here are 12.

Friday Talking Points -- Republicans' Foot-Shooting Party

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Even when Republicans weren't shooting at their own feet this week, it appears they were conducting a circular firing squad instead. The 2014 campaign, in other words, is off to a raucous start... and it's only February.

How to Host a Fetus

Erin Gibson | Posted 04.28.2014 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

In response to Virginia Senator Steve Martin's remarks about reproductive rights, I dove into my collection of Victorian etiquette books to find more information on the proper way to host a fetus.

Steve Martin Brings His Banjo To PBS

Posted 02.27.2014 | TV

PBS is making it a lot easier to see Steve Martin strum his banjo. Martin's banjo playing is the stuff of legend, and now he has teamed up Edie Bri...

Steve Martin Wants You To Know He's Not The Steve Martin Who Called Pregnant Women 'Hosts'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

Actor Steve Martin wants to make sure everyone knows he's not the same Steve Martin who described pregnant woman as "hosts." The comedian took to ...

Laura Bassett

Virginia Republican Says A Pregnant Woman Is Just A 'Host'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

A pregnant woman is just a "host" that should not have the right to end her pregnancy, Virginia State Sen. Steve Martin (R) wrote in a Facebook rant d...

2014... Reality Check

David Sable | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business
David Sable

Digital is everything... but not everything is digital. My primary theme for 2014. Frankly, it has been the soapbox I have stood on since my first f...

Salon.com Falsely Accuses Steve Martin of Posting a Racist Tweet, Outrage-Porn Ensues

Bob Cesca | Posted 03.05.2014 | Media
Bob Cesca

This is absolutely indicative of what's become of online journalism. The mad scramble for both content and clicks has overtaken integrity, reality and the truth.