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#AOLBUILD Meets Aubrey Plaza, Dane Dehaan and @LifeAftrBeth Director Jeff Baena

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Join AOL BUILD in welcoming Life After Beth actors Aubrey Plaza and Dane Dehaan accompanied by director Jeff Baena to AOL Headquarters. Watch as the...

God's Most Gifted...

Craig Stewart | Posted 07.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Craig Stewart

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Chad Allen: Marathon Man

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 07.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Savas Abadsidis

This fall, Allen takes his advocacy to the next level, when he will participate in the 2014 Sydney Marathon, raising over $10,000 for AIDS Project Los Angeles helping to save the lives of men and women living with HIV.

#AOLBUILD Hosts Director Extraordinaire Rob Reiner

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

"If you are a creative person, you try to create things that are an extension of yourself" - professed Hollywood's jack-of-all-trades, Rob Reiner th...

The 7 Most Awesome Shots Ever Taken In Movies

Liquor.com | Posted 07.10.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Have you ever successfully knocked back a shooter with a live scorpion on your hand?

6 Actors Who Made The Most Of Their Second Chances

Dennis Earl | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment
Dennis Earl

Many stars come and go, never to be heard from again. (Only the smartest and luckiest have long, consistently fruitful careers.) But then there are the exceptions, the ones who go on to enjoy a resurgence in popularity and creativity after a frustrating lull.

To Be Out or Not Be Out... That Is the Question

Jason Stuart | Posted 07.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Jason Stuart

I came out 21 years ago. In my line of work as an actor and comedian, it has been one of the single best choices I have made for both my career and life. But I got to make that choice for myself. This brings us to Simon Hobbs.

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 06.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

Actor Chris Sheffield of Michael Bay's The Last Ship Discusses His Audition, Character & Favorite Restaurant

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

I was unsure what to expect when interviewing Chris Sheffield, and I must say, I was more than impressed! He's humble, well spoken and truly has a love for his craft.

Actress Mishael Morgan of The Young and the Restless Had a Near Death Experience Which Changed Her Life

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

When you have determination like Mishael Morgan, nothing can stop you. Her near death experience completely altered the way she views things and put a 180 degree spin on her career path.

For Ruby Dee, Who Made Me Believe

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

There was something happening out there -- mostly in New York, I gathered, as a little black girl growing up on Chicago's South Side in the 50s. I didn't understand it, but I could see and feel it, whenever I saw Ruby Dee on TV or the big screen.

How to Get Away From It All by Going Nowhere: Movies

Joseph A. Domino | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Joseph A. Domino

What does the outside world look like to the disturbed? Or is the question how does the outside disturbed world look to individuals trying to maintain...

9-Year-Old Jorge Vega Discusses His Role in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

At just nine years old, Jorge Vega plays a character, also known as Jorge, in the film The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Jorge has already conquered all three mediums -- stage, television and film.

Is Jared Leto Regarded More Highly as an Actor or Musician?

Quora | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora: It's March 2014. Is Jared Leto regarded more highly as an actor or musician? Answer by Aaron Ellis, Form...

Requiem for a Heavyweight -- One Of Rooney's Finest

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

He made a pretty good bad boy, that Rooney. And yet, I was totally unprepared, decades later, for his gritty, unflinchingly, unflatteringly realistic portrayal of Army, in Rod Serling's searing Requiem for a Heavyweight.

Marilyn Monroe: Amateur Scientist?

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 06.04.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

Do you recognize any of these celebrity 'scientists'?

How Did Actor Barry Floyd of BET's The Game Finagle His Way in to an Apartment?

Ilana Rapp | Posted 05.11.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

"My advice to anyone just starting out in this business, and to people who haven't gotten their start yet, is not to give up and not to be discouraged by disappointment. It's a long journey."

Reaching For The Son

Bobby Steggert | Posted 04.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Bobby Steggert

The young me who sat in fear watching that talk show over twenty years ago begins to recede, and he is overshadowed by a man who is beginning to believe that he deserves happiness.

Remembering Kim Milford - A 'Hollyweird' Love Story

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 04.19.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Kim Milford and the author vacationing in Mexico The late Richard "Kim" Milford, who would have been 63-years-old this month, has the dubious distin...

Magic With Samuel L. Jackson

David Trumble | Posted 04.13.2014 | Black Voices
David Trumble

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Philip Seymour Hoffman: Trying to Hold Mercury

Lucia Brawley | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Lucia Brawley

If you came up in the New York theater in the 2000s, as I did, and cut your teeth in tiny, but respected off-Broadway houses, like the Rattlestick, the McGinn/Cazale, 2nd Stage, LaMama, you hoped, you prayed, to even approach the outskirts of the orbit of the planet-sized talent of Mr. Philip Seymour Hoffman.

How Do Actors Act?

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 04.05.2014 | Arts
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

How do (good) actors get us, the audience, to suspend belief -- even recognition -- of the person behind the actor's mask so we can enter the different reality they have created?

Open Letter to Aaron Eckhart

Jonathan Agin | Posted 03.28.2014 | Parents
Jonathan Agin

You see, I am one of those parents who has sat in that room and participated as these raw emotions have flown like water over Niagara Falls. My amazing daughter Alexis was taken from me two weeks shy of her fifth birthday by an indiscriminate killer called brain cancer.

An Open Letter to the Academy Award Nominees

Galanty Miller | Posted 03.25.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

We don't hate you because you're famous. We don't hate you because you're rich. We don't hate you because you're beautiful. (I'm talking to you, Bruce Dern.) We hate you because of your crappy acceptance speeches. Well, that and because you're famous.

Redford's LIFE Is His Oscar -- the Academy Can Keep Theirs

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Look at the man. The man, not the movie star. What we know of him anyway--he's done a great job of staying out of the tabloids and such, so we only know him by his work. And good work it has been, from his love of the "craft" of movie making to his tireless campaign to save the whole damned planet.