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

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.28.2015 | 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 ...

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 04.30.2015 | 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...

A Look at the Essential Navy SEAL Books of the Global War on Terrorism

Scott DiMarco | Posted 02.08.2015 | Books
Scott DiMarco

With the latest news about controversies of Navy SEAL Mark Owen writing a book about killing Osama bin Laden, and the naming of former SEALs involved in the mission, SEALs are on everyone's mind.

When a Body Needs a Body

George Heymont | Posted 01.30.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

"Have we got a corpse?" I suppose that's the first question asked in certain types of police procedurals. And, of corpse, if there is one, the next question is "Whodunit?" These questions and many more lie at the core of two recent Bay area premieres.

Disney Announces 'Toy Story 4' Is Set For June 2017

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment

It's back to infinity and beyond for Woody and the gang, who will officially return to the big screen for "Toy Story 4." Disney CEO Bob Iger announ...

Tom Hanks Is Writing A Book Of Short Stories

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 11.03.2014 | Books

Tom Hanks, who needs no introduction unless you've literally never seen a movie, will add "published author" to his long list of accomplishments somet...

How Tom Hanks Made One Cab Driver A Seriously 'Lucky Guy'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment

Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York blog features incredible stories from New Yorkers every day, but one cab driver's tale involving Tom Hanks might ...

Big: The Musical, Reduced

Steven Suskin | Posted 12.13.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

This Big, alas, seems just as unengaging as the Broadway version; given the lack of orchestral accompaniment, it is even less entertaining.