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The F Word

Exclusive Interview With Two-Time Emmy Award Winner Louie Anderson

Mark C. Miller | Posted 09.14.2016 | Entertainment
Mark C. Miller

Comedian Louie Anderson, the two-time Emmy award winner, is one of the country's most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time. His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author, star of his own standup specials and sitcoms, and he continues to tour the country performing to standing room only crowds worldwide.

Hillary Clinton and The F-Word

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.25.2016 | Women
Marcia G. Yerman

Hillary Clinton will become the Democratic nominee this week. Moving forward, whatever happens during the ensuing general election, the fact that she is a woman will be an inextricable part of the narrative.

Unhappy? Just Live By The F-Words

Sabine Reichel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

Life is sometimes tough in a big city that doesn't give a hoot about you when it comes down to it. And so here I was, a bit forlorn, a little depressed, without orientation.

Young Girls Talk About Feminism One Year After Learning What It Is

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.07.2015 | Women

A lot can change in a year. Just ask these young feminists. SheKnows Media introduced young girls in its Hatch program to feminism back in August 201...

A Word About the "F" Word

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 09.01.2016 | Comedy
Lisa Smith Molinari

I must admit, there have been times when I've really wanted to blurt out something foul -- on the highway, during arguments with my husband or when trying to get the cap off of a bottle of ibuprofen when I'm particularly hormonal -- and wished there was an effective alternative to blurting the F-word.

F*ck You Very Much: Observations on the Rise of Rudeness

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 06.11.2016 | Women
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Call me strange, but there's something to be said for self-expression that involves tact and respect. We can express ourselves by raising hope instead of our middle fingers. People need not resort to jumping on the "F*cktard" bandwagon to make a point, provide information or convey a sense of humor.

We Kind Of Love This Trailer For 'What If'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment

"What If" premiered at last year's Toronto International Film Festival with a different title ("The F-Word"), but whatever the new romantic comedy is ...

These Photos Challenge Stereotypes About The 'F-Word'

Posted 04.02.2014 | Women

The word "feminist" has a bad reputation, but a new campaign from the Feminist Collective at McGill Law School shows us that the "f-word" encompasses ...

#theFword: The Missionary's Position

Esther Armah | Posted 02.10.2014 | Impact
Esther Armah

Apartheid was war. The casualty of all war is innocent life. The legacy of that war is trauma, which, for so many South Africans still remains untreated. South Africa's landscape and soil is grave to children's bones and bravery.

Putting the "F" Word in Its Place

Eliot Daley | Posted 01.28.2014 | Comedy
Eliot Daley

I've come to the conclusion that, with few exceptions, stand-up comics who use the "F" word are simply lazy and untalented. I don't reach that conclusion as a prude. I'll go on to describe some pretty good occasions to use it.

Mike Ryan

What Daniel Radcliffe Thinks Of The 'Harry Potter' Spinoff | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment

There's little doubt that if Daniel Radcliffe were a rock musician, his current press tour for "Kill Your Darlings" would have a title like "The Movin...

Riley Cooper Provides Us With an Almost Teachable Moment

Jeffrey E. Schwarz | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports
Jeffrey E. Schwarz

"The Riley Cooper affair" provides a pivotal opportunity for the National Football League to take the lead on this issue by getting its own house in order.

The Word I Wasn't Ready To Hear My First Grader Say

Robin O'Bryant | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Robin O'Bryant

After school one day a few months ago, Emma perched on the kitchen counter while I cooked dinner and chattered away. Then out of the blue she said, "Somebody said The Aff word at school today!"

5 Things We're Into This Week! (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.19.2012 | Teen

This is the latest installment in a series where the HuffPost Teen editors round up five things they're excited about each week -- from new video game...

WATCH: Here's That NSFW Catharsis You Were Looking For

Posted 09.13.2012 | Comedy

It's Thursday. Are you looking for something cathartic to get you to the weekend? How about a mashup of a whole bunch of celebrities screaming the wor...

Harry Potter Finds New Love

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment

If only Daniel Radcliffe's character in the new romantic comedy "The F Word" had some Ashwinder eggs, rose thorns, peppermint and Moonstone at his dis...

F-Bombing Our Kids

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

When are we going to let children just be children? When are we going to stop dressing children up in adult get-ups for adult entertainment or amusement or shock value?

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Accidentally Plays F-Word in Sidney Lumet Tribute

Posted 08.28.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell forgot to edit a good 'ol fashioned F-bomb on his show Monday night. The "Last Word" host played a clip of Phillip Seymour Hoffm...

The F Word: Crushing Workers in Wisconsin Has National Effects

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

So that's what they mean by from welfare to work. First you force the poorest Americans into the workforce, then you go after their bargaining power. Wisconsin is only the eye of this storm.

The F Word: Setting the Story Straight on Snow "Slowdown"

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Laura Flanders

It's worth noting: the story of a union-staged work slowdown after New York's first major snowstorm of the year has been debunked pretty thoroughly by now.

The F Word: Protests in Cairo Forgotten by Obama

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Flanders

Why did the president not have anything to say about Egypt -- where thousands of people, inspired by Tunisia, were taking to the streets to protest their own repressive government -- another one the US has backed for years?

The F Word: Leaving the People Out of the Debate

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

It's not just the unemployed we don't tend to see on U.S. TV. Take public workers. They're in the news every day, but it's not actually them. It's people talking about them.

The F Word: Public Workers Getting Snowed

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Laura Flanders

Non-New Yorkers gloat beware -- the Big Apple's storm offers just a taste of the problems that are likely to be coming your way.

The F Word: Ask, Tell, Don't Kill

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Last Thursday, 131 demonstrators -- many of them veterans -- were arrested outside of the White House, protesting war.

The F Word: Attacks On Government Workers in Tax Deal

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

A little-noticed provision in the "tax cut compromise" we discussed today with Bernie Sanders might well drain the states' coffers.