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Can You See It? Christian Bale Officialy Playing Steve Jobs

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.23.2014 | Entertainment

Christian Bale didn't even have to audition to land the role of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin's new biopic, Sorkin said in a recent interv...

West Wing's Bradley Whitford: Mary Burke for Wisconsin Governor

Lonna Saunders | Posted 10.20.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

A guy who still calls Wisconsin home despite his Hollywood success, Whitford is stumping for Democratic candidate Mary Burke over incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker.

WTF Happened to TV News?

Richard Zombeck | Posted 10.07.2014 | Media
Richard Zombeck

Both the show and I have our moments, but what gets me about The Newsroom is that it's "The News" the way a guy my age remembers it, wishes it still were and thinks it still should be -- honest, accurate, compelling and dripping with integrity.

Adina Porter on True Blood and The Newsroom

Andrew Fish | Posted 09.24.2014 | TV
Andrew Fish

After several seasons sating her addictive drive with a hateful brand of religious fervor, she has succumbed to the lure of vampire blood, which she believes is linking her to Tara's tortured spirit.

Rob Lowe Is Up For A 'West Wing' Reunion -- Under This One Condition

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Good news, Sam Seaborn lovers: Rob Lowe is totally down for a "West Wing" reunion. During a conversation with HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri about...

Why Watching TV Is a Good Thing

Carolyn Ziel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Carolyn Ziel

When someone says, "I don't watch TV," I take offense to the snub for the people in the entertainment business and because the nay-sayers are just not giving TV the respect it has earned.

Fossil Fuels as Clear and Present Danger

Elie Jacobs | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Elie Jacobs

For far too long the narrative about renewables and clean energy has tilted towards the doom and gloom of climate change and that's the wrong way to do it.

Aaron Sorkin, Get Your Facts Straight Before Commenting On Women In Film

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.29.2014 | Women

Successful screenwriter and widely acclaimed wordsmith Aaron Sorkin hasn't been too great with his words lately. During a Q&A for Tribeca Innovati...

Aaron Sorkin Has No Reason to Apologize

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Rutendo Nyamuda

Aaron Sorkin wrote a TV series from his creative perspective and either you love it or you don't. It's that simple.

Leonardo DiCaprio Could Play Steve Jobs (Or Not)

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment

As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Leonardo DiCaprio could play Steve Jobs for director Danny Boyle in Aaron Sorkin's untitled movie about t...

Amy Schumer's 'Newsroom' Parody Is So Spot-On, It Hurts

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy

Head’s up “The Newsroom” fans, this one might sting a bit. Aaron Sorkin’s popular HBO series will be skewered through parody on tonight’...

David Fincher Drops Steve Jobs Movie

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment

Apparently not even lauded, Oscar-nominated directors can roll out just any old request they want on film projects. According to The Hollywood Repo...

Christian Bale Eyed For Steve Jobs Biopic

Posted 03.21.2014 | Entertainment

Christian Bale as Steve Jobs? It could happen if David Fincher gets his wish. The actor wouldn't need any "elaborate" combover or skeletal weight l...

Mary-Louise Parker Had No Idea What She Was Talking About On 'The West Wing'

Posted 03.17.2014 | TV

Mary-Louise Parker may have been convincing as political lobbyist Amy Gardner on "The West Wing," but in a recent interview with HuffPost Live she adm...

Philip Seymour Hoffman: Thank You From a Sober Fan

Lorraine Roe | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

My husband told me that actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died. We were about to watch the Super Bowl. I had just returned from a memorial service for a b...

Aaron Sorkin Pens Tribute To Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment

Aaron Sorkin, the acclaimed screenwriter and producer, had a special friendship with Philip Seymour Hoffman, which grew over years of working together...

NIMBYists or Patriots? Muncie Citizens Refuse to Fund School Buses

Kimann Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Kimann Schultz

When does fiscal frugality cross the line and enter into the realm of outright NIMBYism -- NIMBYism that will in time come at far greater cost to us a...

Robert Reich Stands Tall: Inequality for All

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Just as the news seems bleak, a government shut down translating to national parks closing their gates to tourists, and workers home without pay, Goog...

Alec Baldwin's 'I Am God' Speech Turns 20

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment

Long before Kanye West proclaimed himself a deity, Alec Baldwin set the bar for self-important blasphemy in "Malice." "You ask me if I have a God ...

How Baywatch Unknowingly Changed the World: The Untapped Power of TV Shows

Abhishek Seth | Posted 11.25.2013 | TV
Abhishek Seth

This American action-drama was more than its busty women, overly confident male counterparts and long, drawn-out commercials for Jell-O. Much to the show's unapologetic critical disapproval, Baywatch had influence.

ReThink Review: Jobs -- An Apple Fan's Review

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Jobs got hammered by critics and has performed poorly at the box office. However, I'm guessing a lot of those critics aren't like me -- someone who grew up on Apple computers, devoured Walt Isaacson's biography, and has followed the company's every move for years.

Aaron Sorkin, George Clooney, Al Jazeera America and the Future of News

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.23.2013 | Media
Brent Budowsky

To continue the discussion about the future of news from my recent column "Citizen Bezos": Al Jazeera America is now on air with promises to offer in-...

Jobs: How Does the First Steve Jobs Biopic Play Compared to the Real Thing?

William Bradley | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

It tells us too much about Apple, and not enough about Jobs. And what it does tell us about Jobs is more a depiction of of events rather than an incisive look at what made him the great, maddening, transformational figure he was.

Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs: "We Get No Apple Residuals"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.08.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

For every inspirational speech introducing yet a new more inventive product than the last, Jobs, so focused on his vision, loses his connection to those who love him. That is what makes him so compelling a figure, so flawed; in Joshua Michael Stern's film, he's in a league with Picasso.

Aaron Sorkin: 'We Don't Report The News On "The Newsroom"'

Posted 08.06.2013 | TV

In case you've been relying on Aaron Sorkin as a news source, it may be time to turn your attention elsewhere: He doesn't report the news on "The News...