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The Promise

'The Fate Of The Furious' Cruises To No. 1 Again At The Box Office

Reuters | Cole Delbyck | Posted 04.23.2017 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES ( - “The Fate of the Furious” is racing to defend its title at the top of the box office, while a number of new releases i...

Some Very Famous Armenians Support 'The Promise' At LA Premiere

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.13.2017 | Entertainment

The new film “The Promise” has generated buzz for tackling a difficult subject ― the Armenian genocide during World War I. But on Wednesday the ...

You Can Now Imagine Oscar Isaac Offering To Save Your Life

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.11.2017 | Entertainment

In a time of crisis, the best-case scenario involves Oscar Isaac grabbing your face and whispering, “It’s all right. I’m getting us out of here....

The Symbol To Remember When Your Family Is Going Through Hard Times

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents

"A family's everlasting promise of love and care is like the shelter of an umbrella." Those words appear at the end of "The Promise," an acclaimed ...

The Promise: The Families Of Sandy Hook And The Long Road To Gun Safety

Brookings Institution | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics

It was the saddest roll call I've ever heard. "I'm Nelba; my daughter's name is Ana; she was six." "I'm Mark; my son's name was Daniel; he was seven."...

The Moment Springsteen Gave Up (And Why It's Good He Did)

Bill Barol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bill Barol

There's a moment in the creative process that doesn't get a lot of attention. It's the moment of collapse, when theorizing fails and strategizing ends and there's simply nothing left to do but let go.

Born to Rank: The Top 25 Bruce Springsteen Songs

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Mankiewicz

2010-09-22-bruce.jpgThe criteria are flexible. They're a combination of songwriting, listening pleasure, live performance and at what point in the song I begin to cry like an 11-year-old girl.

Live From the Toronto Film Festival: Last Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My last full day at the Toronto International Film Festival was a day of hits and misses.

Jonathan Alter's 'The Promise': Barney Frank To Hank Paulson 'F**k You! F**K You!'

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The leaked portions of Newsweek scribe Jonathan Alter's "The Promise," which details President Obama's first year in office and is due out in May 18,...

Why Are the LGBT and Immigration Movements Vibrant as the Labor Movement Dies?

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

This White House has made it clear it will only take on controversial issues if it is forced to through vocal protest against the White House. Its time for labor to turn up the heat on the White House.

From McChrystal to Petraeus: From Fry Pan To Fire?

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

If getting American troops out of Afghanistan in the shortest feasible time is still the president's aim, I don't think he can expect much support from the new man he's put in charge there, Gen. David Petraeus.

Jonathan Alter On Colbert: FDR Had It Easier Than Obama (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jonathan Alter got the "Colbert bump" last night when he appeared on "The Colbert Report" to talk about his new book "The Promise," a detailed account...

'The Promise': Jonathan Alter's Look At Obama's First Year Impresses Critics, Though The Story Is Left Unfinished

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter's retrospective on Barack Obama's first year in office titled "The Promise," came out this Tuesday, May 18, and is a...

Details From Jonathan Alter's Book, 'The Promise,' Leak: Obama On Teabaggers, Rahm's Fits, Summers vs. Orszag

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Democrats prepare to vote on the historic health-care legislation this weekend, a new look inside the White House is emerging from an upcoming book...

Jonathan Alter On His New Obama Book 'The Promise': 'Like Jumping Off A High Cliff'

Chicago Magazine | Hillary Proctor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Having grown up six blocks from Wrigley Field, Jonathan Alter, a senior editor and columnist at Newsweek magazine in New York, still considers himself...