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Great Conversations: Steve Zahn

Alex Simon | Posted 07.04.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

I interviewed character actor Steve Zahn, one of film's most visible faces over the past 20 years, in 2009. He was memorably funny, energetic and self-effacing, much like the characters he tends to play.

This Is What Tom Hanks Looked Like With Long Hair In The 1970s

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.12.2015 | Fifty

We love Tom Hanks for his on-screen talent, his model marriage with Rita Wilson and his all around good-guy-ness. And we were once again reminded of w...

20 Rich and Famous Community College Graduates

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

While it's impressive and inspiring to hear stories of a self-made celebrities who carved out their fortunes without a college degree to their names, you might be surprised to see the 20 millionaires that landed on this list by attending community college.

Wilbur and Orville Wright Meet Tom Hanks: NatGeo, Pay Attention -- This Is How It's Done

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

When the National Geographic Society channel, NatGeo, announced that the American Genius series would include Wright vs. Curtiss (the original title), it created a buzz amongst the aeronautically-minded.

See The First Trailer For Steven Spielberg And Tom Hanks' New Movie

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment

Tom Hanks hasn't starred in a Steven Spielberg movie since 2004's "The Terminal," but this year's "Bridge of Spies" should put the esteemed duo back a...

Fiji: Bula, Bula, Pass the Kava

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

In the 1830s, stories about the stewpots of Fiji finally brought a tsunami of pastors to the islands from the London Missionary Society, and later on canoe loads of Wesleyan Methodists from Tonga. Progress was slow at first, and a good number of soul-savers themselves ended up saved for Fijian feasts.

Something Wonderful: The King and I's Ruthie Ann Miles Talks Tonys

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

If I had to choose the one featured performer in a play or musical, on or off-Broadway, who I thought was giving the best performance this season, it would be Ruthie Ann Miles in Lincoln Center Theater's revival of The King and I.

15 Memorable Celebrity Graduation Speeches

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

On June 12, 2005, just one year after he was diagnosed with cancer, Steve Jobs delivered an inspiring, impassioned and candid commencement address to ...

Women x Education = The Survival of the Human Race

Sarah Key | Posted 05.04.2015 | Education
Sarah Key

The margins of her reading assignment are filled with delicate pencil markings in the Bengali alphabet of her homeland. She has defined dozens of words she has looked up on every page: pampered, herbage, oppressors, sycophants.

Another Way to Serve

Rob Taub | Posted 06.30.2015 | Impact
Rob Taub

(John O'Connor [left] at a ceremony conducted at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia.) Most of us have a story about 9/11 and John O'...

Turner Classic Film Festival Celebrates All Aspects of Hollywood History

Jim Hill | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So what's McGillicuddy's favorite offering at this year's festival? Genevieve honestly found it hard to choose between two screen legends who'd agreed to make special appearances at TCFF 2015.

The Truth Behind That Sarah Jessica Parker/ Tom Hanks Vine

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: In a statement to The Huffington Post, Sarah Jessica Parker's representative provided some context for the Vine. "They were pretend fighting a...

The Killer Cookie-Selling Tactics Of History's Most Brilliant Girl Scouts

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.20.2015 | Taste

Girl Scouts do the darndest things.

Rita Wilson Wants Everyone To Enjoy Her 'Girls Night In'

The Huffington Post | Rita Wilson | Posted 03.23.2015 | Fifty

Girlfriends! What would we do without them? Is there any substitute for being with your girlfriends, laughing and having a good time without the worry...

Tom Hanks Proves Once Again He's The Nicest Guy Ever

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.13.2015 | Fifty

There are few things better than Girl Scout cookies. And it seems even A-list celebrities are addicted to Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs. The proof?...

Free To Be You and Me

George Heymont | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Two new documentaries focus on the power of the arts to inspire people in ways that have absolutely nothing to do with "pulling yourself up by your bootstraps." Instead, they show how the arts can give disadvantaged youth hope for brighter futures and more meaningful lives.

Is Rihanna Secretly in Love With the Boss?

Steve Matoren | Posted 05.09.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Many people unfairly associate Springsteen only with the working man or a man's only musician -- that couldn't be further from the truth.

Watch Tom Hanks In Carly Rae Jepsen's Incredible New Video

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment

Tom Hanks has two Oscars already, but maybe this can be number three. America's favorite cool dad teamed with Carly Rae Jepsen for Jepsen's new video,...

Tom Hanks, David Letterman, Meryl Streep and George Clooney Come Together for SeriousFun at Lincoln Center

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.03.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"This is the best show in town tonight," exclaimed David Letterman at the SeriousFun gala, the only thing he said that wasn't a joke. Founded by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, SeriousFun was established to ensure childhood fun at summer camp for children with special needs.

Snowbound in the Big Apple? Try a Bite of Your Favorite Warren Beatty Flicks

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.20.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Snowbound in the Big Apple? Try a bite of your favorite Warren Beatty flicks. Get out your DVD collection or surf Netflix. Here are mine. Agree or disagree. What are yours?

The Berlinale Diaries: Opening Night and Why Cinema Can Heal the World

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.08.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I'm all for films, as Jafar Panahi says in his latest Taxi, showing here in Berlinale: "All films are worth watching; it just depends on your taste." But perhaps I wish, deep down inside, as a human being, that our collective taste was just more about peace and love. Without so much blood, so many guns.

Tom Hanks Was Reunited With Wilson From 'Cast Away'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment

Because Tom Hanks did not spend the rest of his life talking to a goddamn volleyball, he was able to reunite with his illustrious "Cast Away" co-star ...

Trouble In Paradise? Not So Fast.

www.gossipcop.com | Posted 02.04.2015 | Entertainment

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are not getting a “$400 million divorce,” despite another ridiculous story from Star, an outlet that seems to fabricate ...

Billy Magnussen Goes 'Into The Woods' and Comes Out a Star

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

Like the movie, you don't always get what you want and you don't always want what you get, but we're all the better for the occurrences that brought Billy to the project.

Tom Hanks Says Community College Made Him Who He Is Today

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.14.2015 | College

Famed actor and director Tom Hanks penned an op-ed reflecting on his time in community college, crediting it as the "place [that] made me what I am to...