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Were We The Last Generation Of Kids?

David Toussaint | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living
David Toussaint

It all started so innocently… Growing up in a drab, suburban Northern California town in the 1970s, there wasn’t a whole lot to get excited about ...

Demonic influences and mental health: Beware the devil you know

David Briggs | Posted 02.10.2017 | Religion
David Briggs

When it comes to mental health, the devil you know appears to be much more dangerous than the devil you don't. Belief in the existence of powerful su...

When A More-than-due Golden Globe To William Peter Blatty Outraged Hollywood

Dick Guttman | Posted 01.19.2017 | Entertainment
Dick Guttman

By Dick Guttman (excerpted from his memoir, Starflacker: Inside the Golden Age of Hollywood) One question which is chatted up in Hollywood at this...

Author Of 'The Exorcist' Dies

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.15.2017 | Arts

William Peter Blatty, who wrote The Exorcist and won an Oscar for the screenplay adaptation of the horror story, has died. He was 89. William Friedki...

Former 'RBD' Star Rejects How Trump Has Stereotyped Mexicans

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.08.2016 | Latino Voices

Actor Alfonso Herrera isn’t happy with how President-elect Donald Trump has depicted Mexicans. The Mexican actor stopped by The Huffington Post on W...

Universal Studio's Halloween Hororr Nights: Opening Night

Zorianna Kit | Posted 10.01.2016 | Los Angeles
Zorianna Kit

Universal Studio's Halloween Horror Nights kicked off not with a bang, but with screams and terror. Visitors descended upon the sold out evening on Se...

Jeremy Slater Didn't Really Want To Make a New Exorcist, Except Now He Did

David Hinckley | Posted 08.08.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

As a major fan of the 1973 film The Exorcist, Jeremy Slater says the last thing he'd want to watch is a lame remake. He's optimistic the new Exorcis...

What The Terrifying Girl From 'The Exorcist' Is Up To Today

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.05.2016 | OWN

When most people think of "The Exorcist," they immediately think of that bone-chilling scene when the demon-possessed little girl's head spins around ...

Hillary's Path Back to 9/11

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.21.2017 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

The Iowa primary caucuses will be held one week from Tuesday. But a defining moment happened about three months ago in Des Moines when Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley held their second debate.

Boy's Freaky Head-Spinning Trick Is Unlike Anything You've Seen

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.27.2015 | Weird News

A young contortionist is captivating the Internet after he was filmed spinning his body around, but keeping his head facing forward. The eerie neck-tw...

Amphetamines: Not Just for Kids Anymore

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.30.2016 | Parents
Van Winkle's

If you thought Ritalin was invented in the early 00s -- when every hyperactive American kid popped a few mills with his Cap'n Crunch and zipped off to 4th grade homeroom -- you wouldn't be alone. But methylphenidate has been around as a treatment for hyperactivity since at least the 60s.

Bill Plympton, the Anti-Disney Goes Cheatin'

Brandon Judell | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Bill Plympton is not a genius, or so he insists, although none of his thousands of fans would be shocked if a MacArthur "Genius Grant" came his way.

My First R-Rated Movie

Alex Simon | Posted 05.24.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

After careful deliberation, my friend and I thought we'd discovered an opening: at around 3 PM every Saturday and Sunday, the two shaggy-haired ushers would disappear from the lobby for 15-20 minutes.

WATCH: 16 Stars Pick The Scary Movie That Spooks Them The Most

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.31.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

If you're in search of the perfect horror movie to scare you off your couch this Halloween, look no further: HuffPost Live has recommendations from a ...

5 Things People Believe About Demons, Exorcisms and The Spirit World

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.30.2014 | Religion

The ancient Celts believed that in late October, on the night that marked the end of the summer season, the boundaries between the living and the dead...

31 Tips for Surviving a Brutal, Horror-Film Murder

David Toussaint | Posted 12.09.2014 | Comedy
David Toussaint

1) If someone offers to sell you a beautiful house in the country for an unbelievably low price, do not make the purchase. As nice as it sounds, the house is evil and you and your family will be dead within a month.

Ellen Burstyn Recalls The Physically Grueling Filming Of 'The Exorcist'

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Ellen Burstyn has starred in many iconic movies during her long career, but one of her most physically demanding roles was Chris McNeil in 'The Exorci...

Director Jane Clark Wasn't a Fan of Horror Films Before Shooting Frameline Pic Crazy Bitches

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.23.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

"I'm a big, big scaredy-cat when it comes to horror movies," admits director Jane Clark. "I never even really went to horror movies, except movies like Scream - and even that, I'm covering my eyes through half of it."

Movies You Weren't Supposed To See As A Kid (But Watched Anyway)

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2014 | Entertainment

You're a child or young adult, you're watching television and you stumble upon a movie that you're definitely not supposed to see. But you keep it on ...

'Exorcist' Author Receives Vatican Response On Georgetown Petition

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.15.2014 | Religion

William Peter Blatty, author of "The Exorcist" and alumnus of Georgetown University, has received a response from the Vatican on a petition he submitt...

William Friedkin: Why Sorcerer's Spell Refuses to Die

Alex Simon | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

"There's no real reason I ever should have become a film director. I never studied film, unlike the movie brats of my generation I never went to film school, or even to college. I was never that enamored of film."

Julie Brown's Homecoming Queen Rules at Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.07.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

It was always hard to define Miss Julie Brown, the hilarious red head who was really an underrated visionary, taking a pop culture generation by storm...

Moviegoers Reflect On The Terror Of 'The Exorcist'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.27.2013 | Entertainment

On Thursday, we celebrated 40 terrifying years of "The Exorcist." The iconic horror movie opened on Dec. 26, 1973, frightening legions of moviegoers ...

'The Exorcist' Is Still Terrifying 40 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"What an excellent day for an exorcism." Forty years ago, the movie that is often still hailed as the scariest of all time hit theaters. "The Exorcist...

Monday Night Live

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

CNN and a number of other news sources reported on a telekinesis stunt engineered by he producers of the new version of Carrie. A young girl goes bers...