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When Something's Lost: Our Fascination With Flight MH370

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 03.25.2014 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

There have been mysterious and tragic stories before, but this one is different. Just what is it that makes this story so unique and riveting to us?

Why I Walked Away From My Six-Figure Job... and the Surprising Results a Decade Later

Steve Belanger | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

I'd gotten a job in finance in my early 20s, and the next thing I knew, I was 36 years old and on a career trajectory not of my choosing. Yes, I was succeeding, but at what cost?

'Captain Phillips' Star Lived On Per Diem During Awards Season

Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment

What's it really like to be a non-actor thrust into the spotlight during Oscar season? Barkhad Abdi has some insight. The "Captain Phillips" star was ...

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Remakes Viral Videos With Hollywood Stars

Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy

Oscar night may have been about celebrating achievements on the big screen -- but after the show, some of Hollywood's top stars turned out to celebrat...

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Defining Greatness Among Actors

David Bergstein | Posted 02.24.2014 | Entertainment
David Bergstein

Just how rare Philip Seymour Hoffman was as an artist is often difficult to properly articulate, especially when considering the modern age of Hollywood and what tends to define a leading man.

More Hoist the Jolly Roger!! -- 10 Must-Watch Pirate Films

Scott DiMarco | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
Scott DiMarco

Pirate films have always been popular and perhaps a few more films are still to be made, but until that point we have a virtual treasure trove of films to satisfy us.

Of Telexes, Typewriters and Old-Fashioned Journalism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.17.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

While I thoroughly enjoy blogging, tweeting and using all manner of light digital mobile devices, there was something endearing about the bulky equipment we had for turning out hard-hitting, solid journalism.

Mike Ryan

Remember When Tom Hanks Was Funny?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.14.2014 | Entertainment

Monday will mark the 25th anniversary of “The ‘Burbs,” a somewhat forgettable but better-than-it-needed-to-be comedy that has found a new life a...

Tom Hanks Has 'Forrest Gump' Reunion With Lt. Dan & Bubba

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know when Tom Hanks is going to take a photo with Gary Sinise and Mykelti Williamson. The "Forrest Gump" s...

Meg Ryan Is Reuniting With Tom Hanks

Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment

Beloved rom-com duo Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks are sort of reuniting for an upcoming movie, "Ithaca." Ryan is set to make her directorial debut with the f...

Adam Scott Takes On 'Bosom Buddies' In A Big Way

Posted 01.24.2014 | TV

Move over, Tom Hanks. Adam Scott and Paul Rudd are the new bosom buddies. In Adult Swim's latest installment of "The Greatest Event In Television ...

Hoist the Jolly Roger! -- 10 Must-Read Pirate Books

Scott DiMarco | Posted 03.23.2014 | Books
Scott DiMarco

Pirate-mania is all the rage these days. Luckily for us, there is a virtual treasure trove of pirate books. Here are some classic tales of piracy to keep your ship afloat.

2014 ForgotScars: Celebrating the Oscar Forgotten

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This morning, I watched the Oscar nominations on ABC, and was so befuddled by the omissions I scratched my head, and then turned to my 2-year-old son, and scratched his. They were, in a word, jarring.

Saving Mr. Disney: What Walt Taught Us

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

So with what we know today, we could have saved Mr. Disney, and many of the other celebrities. More importantly, you can save your own life by recognizing the problem of smoking addiction and committing yourself to improvement.

My Conversations With Two of 2013's Rising Film Stars: Somali-born Actor Barkhad Abdi and Kenyan Actress Lupita Nyong'o

Tavis Smiley | Posted 03.16.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Abdi's debut screen appearance garnered him a Golden Globe nomination. Nyong'o has won numerous honors for her feature acting debut as Patsey in the critically acclaimed film, 12 Years a Slave, including SAG and Golden Globe nominations.

Matthew McConaughey Wins Best Actor

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Matthew McConaughey took home the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for "Dallas Buyers Club" at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards. ...

5 Golden Globe Nominees Spotlighting Important Causes

Perla Ni | Posted 03.13.2014 | Impact
Perla Ni

Many celebrities are doing far more than just writing a check or turning up at a gala or cocktail party - some of the headlining nominees at this year's Golden Globes are passionate volunteers, advocates, or founders of their own nonprofit organizations.

Save the Father, Save the World

Graham Milne | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

In the theater, I felt in my soul that primal need of Travers to do right by her dad. To save him. And a tear escaped my eye, as it did hers.

Tom Hanks' Capt. Phillips: I Gasped!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 03.08.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

I gasped. For air? In shock? Both. Watching Tom Hanks, playing Captain Richard Phillips taken hostage by Somali pirates as our Navy SEALS closed in ne...

Can Captain Phillips Hijack Best Picture at the Oscars?

Tom O'Neil | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Why, oh, why did Oscar Experts (including me) recently underestimate Captain Phillips? And ... hmmm ... are we doing it again? Can it actually hijack the Best Picture gold?

Popcorn Preview: Saving Mr. Banks

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Cast includes: Emma Thompson (Sense and Sensibility), Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips), Colin Farrell (Total Recall), Annie Rose B...

Meg Ryan And Tom Hanks Proved Online Dating Never Works

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

Today, December 18th, is the 15-year anniversary of the theatrical release of "You've Got Mail." Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks appeared in three romantic ...

Victoria Summer: Practically Perfect in Saving Mr. Banks

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

Portraying Julie Andrews, who won the 1965 Academy Award for Best Actress, to virtually spit-spot accuracy, is actress Victoria Summer.

Surprise SAG Award Nominee: 'This Is A Really Good Day'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations included some big-name snubs, but also some great surprises. Take Barkhad Abdi, the 28-year-old Somali...

Christopher Rosen

Tom Hanks' Secret Weapon In 'Saving Mr. Banks'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Even "Saving Mr. Banks" director John Lee Hancock was convinced that Walt Disney Studios would have a problem with his new film, which tracks the leng...