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Breaking Down What it Takes to Get to the NYMF Stage

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.09.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Sometime last week, when I was almost done with the New York Musical Festival (NYMF), I wrote a friend: "I'm a fan of everything that brings the world...

5 Essential Spring Gin Cocktails | Posted 05.21.2014 | Taste

At long last, spring is here! And now that the sun is shining and the flowers are getting ready to bloom, it's time to break out the gin. While we lik...

Toasting Gatsby With Six Prohibition-Era Cocktails

Imbibe | Posted 05.10.2013 | Taste

Want to drink like Gatsby? Look toward these six classic cocktails.

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Flips Out On Tagg Romney

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.19.2012 | Media

During Lawrence O'Donnell's signature "Rewrite" segment, the MSNBC host challenged Mitt Romney's oldest son, Tagg, to what sounded like a straight up,...

Lawrence O'Donnell Raises the Most Critical Question About Romney's Taxes: Amnesty

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Romney is in real trouble over his taxes. It is evident in his refusal to release prior returns. It is evident from the insipid laugh he fakes when he is confronted on it.

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Goes After O'Reilly Over Supreme Court

Posted 09.04.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell on Tuesday mocked Bill O'Reilly's apology about getting the Supreme Court's verdict on President Obama's health care wrong. O'Re...

WATCH: O'Donnell Trashes Trump Over Romney Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.04.2012 | Media

It happens like clockwork: Donald Trump embarks on a new foray into the political world, and Lawrence O'Donnell cheerfully denounces him on the air. O...

WATCH: O'Donnell Rips Romney Over Latest Gaffe

Posted 03.19.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell had some fun with Mitt Romney's awkward comments about his taxes and income on his Wednesday show. Romney got himself into a bit...

O'Donnell Calls For NYPD To Fire Officers

Posted 12.29.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell called for the New York Police Department to fire certain officers who he called "thugs with badges," on his MSNBC show Wednesday n...

WATCH: O'Donnell Clashes With Joe The Plumber

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.14.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell took a trip back to 2008 on his Thursday show, clashing with the man famously known as Joe the Plumber. The man also known by h...

MSNBC Host Grills Author About Disputed Obama Book In Tense Chat

Posted 11.22.2011 | Media

Note: this post was updated to include more information about Ron Suskind's communications with Anita Dunn over her statement about the White House. ...

WATCH: O'Donnell Calls Out 'Lying' O'Reilly

Posted 11.21.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell scoffed on his Tuesday show at Bill O'Reilly's threat to end his cable news program if his taxes are raised. O'Reilly warned on ...

O'Donnell Rages At GOP Rep. For Latest Outrage

Posted 11.16.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell tore into Congressman Joe Walsh for continuing to not pay child support on Thursday's "Last Word," reiterating his ban on the congr...

Arianna: Obama Needs 'Therapy' To Explain Debt Deal

Huff TV | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on the Wednesday edition of MSNBC's 'The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell', sharing her views on President Obama's role in the natio...

O'Donnell Explains Why He Is A Socialist

Posted 10.02.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell took time out on his Monday program to further explain why he calls himself a "socialist." O'Donnell has repeatedly used the ter...

O'Donnell Bans GOP Rep. From His Show

Posted 09.29.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell told his viewers he was banning Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh from his show until the Republican pays the child support he owes his wife...

Bill Maher Rips Obama, Calls Republicans 'A--holes'

Posted 09.26.2011 | Media

Bill Maher took President Obama to task for his handling of the debt ceiling debate during an appearance on Lawrence O'Donnell's Tuesday show. Mahe...

Obama Asks Us to Raise the Roof -- And My Debate With David Frum

Ari Melber | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The most significant moment in Obama's unprecedented deficit address came not in an original announcement or last-minute proposal, but in the president's request that Americans actually get up, get involved, and ask Congress to lay off the insanity.

O'Donnell Rails Against 'Pathetic' Newsweek Palin Article

Posted 09.11.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell railed against Newsweek magazine for its lengthy cover story on Sarah Palin, calling it a "desperate," "pathetic" and "absurdist" p...

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...

Lawrence O'Donnell: I Was Whitey Bulger's Neighbor

Posted 08.24.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell revealed on his Thursday show that he was a virtual neighbor of notorious gangster Whitey Bulger for decades. Bulger, who was th...

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses Gingrich's Staff Resignations

Huff TV | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Howard Fineman appeared Thursday on MSNBC's 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' to discuss the recent resignations of multiple senior campaign aid...

O'Donnell Rips NYT For Palin Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.27.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell said on his Thursday show that the New York Times has "jumped the shark" in its coverage of a potential run for the presidency by S...

Michael Moore To O'Donnell: How Were You Not Fired?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.25.2011 | Media

Michael Moore asked Lawrence O'Donnell how he was still on television after his vehement criticism of his corporate bosses for their continued employm...

O'Donnell Goes Ballistic At Birther Queen Orly Taitz, Kicks Her Off Show

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.28.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell had a wild, high-decibel, nearly incomprehensible interview on his Wednesday program with so-called "birther queen" Orly Taitz, at ...