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An Unexpected Houseguest

Terri Britt | Posted 11.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

I had an unexpected houseguest recently and it brought an incredible gift, in spite of the fact that it was freaking out. It was a beautiful day and I...

Tippi Hedren Claims Hitchcock Sexually Assaulted Her

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.01.2016 | Entertainment

In her revealing new memoir, Tippi, screen icon Tippi Hedren claims the director Alfred Hitchcock sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions while s...

Chats with Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood, Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood, Oak Ridge Boys and Sky-Pony's Kyle Jarrow, Plus Gregorio Uribe, Transmission Party and Mary Jennings Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.20.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ronnie, with your new book How Can It Be? A Rock & Roll Diary, you take a snapshot of 1965, a very interesting year in music. What inspired it and how did the process begin?

3 New Fascinating Film Factoids!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 08.05.2016 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" was inspried by a real-life ornithological disaster! Surpising details about a popular "Twilight Zone" episode! Actress Elke Sommer's life was saved by a psychic!

This Video Of Birds Rapidly Swarming The Sky Cannot Be Unseen

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts

Anyone who's seen "The Birds" knows there's something unsettling about small creatures in large numbers. Anyone who was truly disturbed by the Hitchco...

Birds of Prey Versus Birds of Pray

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 03.29.2014 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

If you think Kardashian media coverage has reached critical mass and will end, think again. If you think the U.S. congress's public opinion polls coul...

Batman Makes Scary Things Funny Things

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.29.2013 | Comedy

It's official, every single classic horror movie scene could have been better if Batman were there. Not because he would have saved the day, but b...

Iconic Scary Movie Home Turns Out To Be Haunted For Real

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's safe to say some of the scariest scenes from Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" took place at the Potter School House in California. But we bet you d...

Dial B for Birthday

Jack Meyer | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jack Meyer

August 13 marks the birthday of virtuoso director, Sir Alfred Hitchcock. To honor Mr. Hitchcock, the man who inspired my adoration of film, I would like to recount my peculiar relationship with the Master of Suspense.

For Valentine's Day: Celebrate With Six Disastrous Dates

Kim Morgan | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

I don't loathe Valentine's Day -- I just loathe the pressure placed on people. Buy a single rose, if you must. Buy an Otis Redding album (always do that). And watch a movie, preferably a movie in which romance goes terribly awry -- like Vertigo.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Birds

Dan Persons | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

With no new genre release in the theaters, the Spotlight gang takes a 50th anniversary look at Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 classic of nature in revolt (and psycho-sexual tension), The Birds.

WATCH: 'Birds' Star: Alfred Hitchcock Ruined My Career

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.07.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Actress Tippi Hedren, best known for her roles in the Alfred Hitchcock films "The Birds" and "Marnie," told HuffPost Live host Jacob Soboroff Friday t...

For His Birthday, Let's Settle This: What Was Alfred Hitchcock's Greatest Film?

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Vertigo is unmissable. It is certainly Hitchcock's most ambitious movie. If not a masterpiece, it's most certainly a near-masterpiece. But is it indeed the Master's very best film?

Herman Cain Channels Hitchcock?

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has released yet another bizarre video. In his latest video, entitled "Chicken," the "average American t...

Hitchcock's 'Birds': Crazed By Toxic Algae?

LiveScience | Posted 03.05.2012 | Science

By Wynne Parry (Click here for the original article.) Moviemaker Alfred Hitchcock appears to have drawn some inspiration for one of his classic...

Alfred Hitchcock's Great Mystery Finally Solved?

Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment

The mystery behind the avian outbreak that inspired one of Alfred Hitchcock's greatest films may have finally been solved. Hitchcock's 1963 film "T...

Sienna Miller To Star As Hitchcock's Female Obsession

Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

Sienna Miller is set to star as '60s starlet Tippi Hedren in a new BBC film about Alfred Hitchcock's obsession with the actress called, "The Girl." ...

PHOTOS: Visiting The Classic Horror Story Locales

JustLuxe | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel

As the spookiest holiday of the year draws near, enjoy a photo tour of real-life sites famously featured in classic horror stories, folklore and film. Some look surprisingly sweet, some flaunt their history, and some will chill your bones.

The Unexpected Icon: "The Birds"

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Clockwise from left: The Birds, Universal Studios/Handout - Getty, Bottega Veneta FW2011 - Gianni Pucci,, Lulu Organics, Archive Photos/S...

The Birds in Review: A Review of The Birds

Dave Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Hill

Last night I watched The Birds, the popular Alfred Hitchcock film in which a bunch of birds are total dicks to every human in sight for no apparent reason other than the fact that they are birds.

Naomi Watts To Star In "Birds" Remake

Variety | TATIANA SIEGEL, TATIANA SIEGEL, MARC GRASER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Naomi Watts will star and Martin Campbell is in negotiations to direct Universal's new version of "The Birds." U is planning a reimagining of Daphne ...