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Boomer Season's Greetings and Fond Memories!

David Kanegis | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As we all enjoy the holiday season, let's keep in mind what's most important in life. While I can't speak for other Baby Boomers, it's my guess that for the vast majority of us, family and friends are what count most.

What Were These College Newspaper Editors Thinking?

Posted 04.12.2012 | College

What were they thinking? Some college newspaper editors have been facing criticism recently after publishing content meant to be satire that pushed...

AMC's First Web-Based Series, The VMAs Roll In

Posted 10.22.2011 | Home

Monday, August 22 Given the way people engage with their favorite TV shows these days, AMC is making moves that put it ahead of the curve -- from r...

Lucas Kavner

Is This The Biggest TV Comedy Hit Of The Summer? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.29.2011 | Entertainment

Only a few months ago, movie audiences were confronted with "The Beaver" and collectively ran for the hills. The film's lead character was played by a...

The Beaver Review

Richard Karpala | Posted 07.12.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Karpala

The Beaver asks us to believe a man can function in society by wearing a beaver puppet on his arm, and talking in its voice. He's not an aspiring ventriloquist. He's just a crazy person.

WATCH: Mel Gets Booed At Cannes

Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment

Mel Gibson got a cool welcome at Cannes as he as he arrived for a photocall for 'The Beaver.' Earlier this week at the movie's premiere - where fun...

Jodie Foster Talks 'The Beaver' Title, Mel Gibson's Performance | Posted 07.11.2011 | Entertainment

Jodie Foster is definitely not shying away from the complicated publicity her new film, 'The Beaver,' is attracting. In fact, she's smiling at the cri...

Mel's "Beaver" Is No Mad Man

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 07.08.2011 | Entertainment
Robert David Jaffee

Mel Gibson's portrayal of Walter Black, a psychotic man who possesses two voices and two personalities, is reductive and trite.

Mel Gibson's Comeback BOMBS At Box Office

Posted 07.09.2011 | Entertainment

The world, it seems, isn't ready to forgive Mel Gibson. Or maybe it just suddenly hates beaver puppets. Gibson's first attempt at a big screen come...

Weekend Box Office: Thor Grosses $66m, Fast Five Crashes, The Beaver Underwhelms

Scott Mendelson | Posted 07.08.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

It's kinda scary how accurately we can now predict opening weekend grosses just based on the midnight number, but the math once again worked.

Company with a Conscience: Participant Media's Social Action Campaign and 'The Beaver'

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Participant Media holds the belief "...that a good story well told can truly make a difference in how one sees the world" -- that stories can compel social change.

The Dark World Of Depression: 'The Beaver' (Movie Review)

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 06.27.2011 | Entertainment
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Is there a different sort of "depression," a deeper form, which does not respond to psychiatry's remedies? Is this what ails Walter Black (pun intende...

ReThink Review: The Beaver -- On Puppets and Forgiveness

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The Beaver is about a severely depressed man who develops an alternate personality that speaks to him and the world through a beaver puppet. A story like this would be a hard sell under any circumstances.

Huff Post Review: The Beaver

Scott Mendelson | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If this film works at all, it is as an acting treat. Had Mel Gibson been in better standing with the film community at the moment, he would probably be expecting an Oscar nomination next year.

Lucas Kavner

WATCH: Mel Gibson Stars In 'The Beaver,' But Will Anyone See It? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.29.2011 | Entertainment

From 1996 to 2001, Robert Downey Jr., one of today's most bankable movie stars, was entrenched in an endless cycle of self-destructive drug use and ar...

Mel Gibson Makes His Comeback

Posted 06.27.2011 | Entertainment

Mel Gibson is making his film comeback -- in the the guise of a beaver. The troubled star, who has spent the past few years dealing with a domestic...

Mel Gibson Opens Up: 'I Could Easily Not Act Again

Posted 06.22.2011 | Entertainment

Mired in controversy over the last decade, Mel Gibson has finally broken his silence and opened up about his struggles, mistakes and future. In a l...

Jodie Foster: I'll Love Mel Gibson 'For The Rest Of My Life'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Mel Gibson poured his heart out for Jodie Foster. She's embraced that heart forever. Gibson stars in Foster's new dramedy, "The Beaver," as a lonel...

WATCH: Mel Gibson Phone Rants Added To 'Beaver' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On Monday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Kimmel aired a hilarious, alternate trailer for the new Jodie Foster-directed Mel Gibson vehicle "The Beaver." ...

WATCH: Mel Gibson In 'The Beaver' Trailer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The trailer for 'The Beaver' debuted this weekend ahead of showings of 'Black Swan.' In the long-delayed movie, Mel Gibson plays a depressed father wh...

The Beaver Changes Names: History Magazine Struggled With Double Entendre

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Canada's second-oldest magazine, The Beaver, is changing its name because its unintended sexual connotation has caused the history journal to become s...