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8 Lessons I Have Learned Since Giving Up Television

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 08.27.2014 | Comedy
Jennifer McGaha

The point is, when you are not watching television and thinking about inane things like how on earth someone could give birth nineteen times and still be walking around or how a human being could not notice she had a cat carcass rotting on her living room floor, your world opens up a bit.

What I Learned From the Final Episode of Chelsea Lately

Abby Draper | Posted 08.27.2014 | Comedy
Abby Draper

After a seven-year streak, much to my dismay, Tuesday night was the final Chelsea Lately show. I have watched every episode of this show since it started, and even have some of my favorite episodes from years ago saved on my DVR.

The Emmys by the Numbers ... for Women's Equality Day

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 08.26.2014 | Entertainment
Meg Waite Clayton

And the Emmy goes to...

Rashard Mendenhall Opens Up About Life After Football

Rashard Mendenhall | Posted 08.28.2014 | Sports
Rashard Mendenhall

I wasn't supposed to walk away from the NFL, but I did. I wasn't supposed to be writing television, but I am. I'm supposed to be lost after football. I'm not. I've reinvented myself. This is my first transformation.

There's Just Something About Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

To get to the bottom of Louis-Dreyfus' appeal, one has to examine the facts: She's irrefutably beautiful, but is no girlie-girl and prefers the company of men who better appreciate her bawdy, take-no-prisoners outlook on life. Though she was born in New York City, the actress taps into an easy accessibility that makes her a relatable "everywoman."

The 2014 Emmy Awards, As Tweeted

Jim Joseph | Posted 08.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Joseph

I hosted yet another Twitter party during the 2014 Emmy Awards at #EmmyExp. The gang gets together mostly to talk about the marketing, but we end up rapping about just about everything related to the awards show.

Getting Attention in Today's Social Media Tower of Babel

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

One of our greatest challenges working with clients is getting their attention, let alone their target market demographics. Some see this shiny mark...

Doctor Who Premiere Gives The Closure We Needed

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 08.24.2014 | TV

SPOILER ALERT: Don’t read ahead if you haven’t watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 1: Deep Breath Steven Moffat takes questionable pleasure in...

By Her TV Absence, Barbara Walters Reminds Us of Her True Greatness

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment
Richard Pérez-Feria

Barbara Walters may be a personal hero, yes, but she's also the best television journalist in the history of the world. So as she leaves public life at the height of the party, I hope this living legend, this television icon, this class act, takes a final, glorious bow.

Veep Star Anna Chlumsky Talks About the Show, the Cast, and Much More

Quora | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

In addition to wanting to be Bernadette Peters growing up, I also wanted to be a paleontologist, a choreographer, a flight attendant, a horse dentist, a jockey, a journalist, and a zoologist.

Proof That Hollywood Doesn't Understand Texting

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.22.2014 | Technology

Even though nearly all of us are texting every day, we still haven't quite figured out how to depict it in film and on television.

It Was Television That Fired Up the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Jacquie Jordan | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jacquie Jordan

What does my brother-in-law have in common with Oprah Winfrey? Or my junior high school friends have in common with Robert Downey, Jr.? They all too...

Mental Illness on TV

Krystal Reddick | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
Krystal Reddick

There are three TV shows (that I know of) dealing with mental illness: United States of Tara deals with multiple personality disorder and Black Box and Homeland both deal with bipolar disorder. I've watched all three.

Jason Linkins

Paul Ryan Took A Long Time To Get Grossed Out By 'House Of Cards' Frank Underwood

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

In an interview with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the former vice presidential candidate, Andy Abrahams of Parade magazine inquires about Ryan's teevee vi...

One Can Dream: Out of Work Actors Reply to EW's Message to Hollywood

David Fagin | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
David Fagin

The movie business - probably more than any other industry - is run by a select group of men and women whose main goal is simply to keep their job another day.

Robin Williams: Drugs, Depression and Laughter

Reef Karim, D.O. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Reef Karim, D.O.

Personally, I was deeply effected by Robin Williams passing. I grew up with him. He was a part of my childhood and adult life. I, like may others, will really miss his spirit and his talent. He made me laugh and helped me realize the power of comedy and laughter in my personal and professional life. I truly believe that "Laughter is the best medicine." And our world just lost some really good medicine.

Methadone for the TV-Binge-Watcher: What to Watch While Waiting for the Next 'Hit'

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 08.12.2014 | TV
Mellini Kantayya

Being a mere mortal and not a mighty algorithm, my suggestions aren't as nuanced as Netflix's 76,897 genre categories, but I did my best to match common themes and tones to these wonderful shows that may be new to many viewers.

12 Reasons That Prove Kids Don't Know How Lucky They Have It

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Sorensen

I'm only 29 but I'm starting to feel my age with teenagers running around looking like it's the 80's again.

Can Telenovelas Put An End To Homophobia?

Roberto Perez | Posted 08.07.2014 | Latino Voices
Roberto Perez

The fact remains that LGBT people are only properly portrayed in a staggeringly few novelas. The majority of the melodramas simply fail the LGBT community and larger Latino community with either two-dimensional, frequently disparaged LGBT characters or a world simply not inhabited by LGBT characters at all.

Where Did The Good 'Ole Family Sitcom Go? Mr. Drummond, Mrs. Huxtable, I Miss You!

Marco Gonzalez | Posted 08.07.2014 | Parents
Marco Gonzalez

The definition of "family sitcom" is not what it was back in the '80s or even the '90s. Nowadays, family shows are more geared towards tweens and teens.

Rob's Highs and Lowes

The Fix | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment
The Fix

Lowe admits that early on in his career, he wasn't planning ahead. Luckily for him, unlike many of his Brat Pack contemporaries, he has managed to retain both his looks and his fame, and overcome the personal troubles which so often put him square and center in the media spotlight.

The Dominant Medium: Television

Kate McClanaghan | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts
Kate McClanaghan

What's that? You've been meaning to catch up on Mad Men, Breaking Bad and House of Cards but you don't really watch much TV?

These Are the 10 Best Booze Ads of All Time: TV Edition

Liquor.com | Posted 08.05.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Do you know what would convince you to buy a specific brand of liquor? Maybe it's a spirits-loving friend, a spur-of-the-moment decision at the liquor...

Deepak Chopra's "Future of God"

Alex Kip | Posted 08.07.2014 | Religion
Alex Kip

"Here he comes, here he comes..." the collective thought hovered in the air as hundreds of spiritual seekers filled the Marble Collegiate Church in NYC.

Who Do You Trust, Circa 2014: Lessons From Johnny Carson

Bob Deutsch | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment
Bob Deutsch

As host of the Tonight Show, Carson helped undermine the social stereotypes and showbiz caricatures of an earlier age.