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Remembering Patrick Swayze

Alex Simon | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

A friend mentioned that September 14 marked five years since actor/dancer Patrick Swayze died, after a very public battle with cancer. After logging over 500 interviews during a fifteen year period, I can say without reservation that Patrick Swayze was the nicest person I ever sat down with.

The Unfortunate Way Rob Lowe Found Out He Was Cut From His First Movie

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

In a recent visit to HuffPost Live, Rob Lowe recalled to host Ricky Camilleri the first time he saw "The Outsiders." The film was first shot as a dir...

'The Shawati' Interviews': Emirati Filmmaker Khalid Al Mahmood

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Cinema in the Gulf, the Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and all the surrounding countries that make up this region, is here to stay. But more importantly, it's here to develop, mature, expand and one day, overtake all other world industries.

Ralph Macchio's New Film, Across Grace Alley, Proves He's More Than an Actor

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The undertaking wasn't easy. "I had a 10-year-old boy who had limited acting experience, a dancer/celebrity speaking in her second language, acting for the first time. And I had an Oscar-nominated pro of pros in Marsha Mason," explains Macchio.

Conversations With John Fogerty, Marky Ramone, Tom Odell and The Sadies' Dallas Good, Plus Slowriter's "Omen" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"It's not that I had a plan, but it kind of felt like by saying that, I was allowing that person to have their influence rather than me telling them."

The English Beat's Audio Exclusive, Plus Conversations With Cory Chisel and Introducing Little Ruckus' Dominic Rabalais

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


PHOTOS: Happy 50th Birthday, Ralph Macchio!

Posted 01.04.2012 | Fifty

Ralph Macchio may be turning 50 on Friday, but you'd never guess it from looking at the perpetually baby-faced star of "The Karate Kid" and "My Cousin...

From the Father of Our Country to the Brat Pack in Three Easy Biographies

Tom Alderman | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

If your summer reading includes Ron Chernow's MASSIVE George Washington: A Life, you're going to need some relief, aren't you? Here are a few biographies that are sometimes edifying and a bit more, uhhh, recreational.

PHOTO: Rob Lowe Goes Shirtless, Talks Charlie Sheen, Tom Cruise

Posted 05.29.2011 | Entertainment

Rob Lowe is ready to tell -- and almost show -- all. The longtime star covers the new issue of Vanity Fair, revealing an excerpt from his upcoming ...

S.E. Hinton the Godmother of the YA Novel

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Rivera

Mention The Outsiders in a room full of people and 9 out of 10 of them will sigh with fond memories followed by, "Oh, I love that book!" So, you can ...

Patrick Swayze: 1952-2009

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Swayze was, perhaps, one of the last tough guy dancers who could reveal his significant talent without worrying about being feminized by it.

The Red Dawn Remake: The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Remakes are generally never as good as their originals, but what really worries me about the Red Dawn remake is that the foreign invaders this go-around are apparently going to be...Chinese.