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What Critics Wrote About 'When Harry Met Sally' In 1989

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment

On July 14, 1989, baby fish mouth began sweeping the nation. That's the day when Rob Reiner's "When Harry Met Sally" opened in limited release. Wr...

How Meg Ryan Perfected The 'When Harry Met Sally' Orgasm Scene

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

Meg Ryan became a part of cinema history when she faked an orgasm in the middle of New York City's Katz's Deli in "When Harry Met Sally," but accordin...

When Jerry Met Barbara...

BeBe Lerner | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment
BeBe Lerner

Like the lead character in Mr. Miller's greatest work, my father was a salesman most of his life.

Imagining a Basketball Team of the Fans, by the Fans, and for the Fans

Gabe Hakim | Posted 06.29.2014 | Sports
Gabe Hakim

Why selling the Clippers to the fans is the best way to respond to Donald Sterling's racist rant.

Rob Reiner Honored with the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 41st Chaplin Award

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Needless to say, certain tropes follow actor/ director/successful-son-of-a-famous father Rob Reiner around: one is the epithet "Meathead" from his rol...

Meg Ryan And Billy Crystal Reunite 25 Years After 'When Harry Met Sally'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment

"When Harry Met Sally" was released 25 years ago this July, which makes it just the right time for Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan to get photographed toge...

Spend '700 Sundays' With Billy Crystal -- Seriously!

Pat Gallagher | Posted 06.15.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Comedian Billy Crystal was apparently born funny. Baby boy Crystal's naked body was barely out of his mother's womb on Sunday, March 17, 1948 when the little guy noticed things weren't going to go his way.

How David Brenner Helped Launch the Success of the Legendary Club Catch a Rising Star

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy
Jeryl Brunner

The moment that David Brenner went on stage, the audience went nuts. As the comedians would say, he killed. His act was flawless, and Brenner soon became a regular performer at the club.

Billy Crystal To Star In FX Show With Josh Gad

AP | Posted 03.20.2014 | TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Crystal has agreed to star in a new television series in which he's paired with Josh Gad in a story about two comics in a gene...

Talking Comedy and Television With Sid Caesar

Barbara Isenberg | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy
Barbara Isenberg

"Plain luck is that you were in the right place with the right people at the right time. Then the rest is up to you. Laughs are not insured."

Haven't We Laughed Enough?

David Macaray | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
David Macaray

The Academy needs to return to a more stately, dignified format. Save the gags for their proper venues: cable TV, YouTube, late night talk shows, and the comedy clubs.

Guess Who's Stopping By Jay Leno's Final Week

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Jay Leno will close out his 22-year run as host of NBC's the "Tonight" show with a nod to the future and to the past. His h...

Ari and Emma: When Harry Met Sally Outtakes (VIDEO)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

This couple did not make the cut. An elderly Eastern European couple tell their sad and cryptic tale of love at first sight in the Old Country. The producer interviewing them tries to keep it light and romantic... against all odds.

It's A Colbert & Crystal Face Off!

Posted 12.17.2013 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert has been nominated for a Grammy for "Best Spoken Word Album" for "America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren't," and ther...

Billy Crystal Heads To HBO In 2014

www.vulture.com | Posted 12.05.2013 | TV

It was announced today that Billy Crystal will be taping his one-man show 700 Sundays early next year to be aired on HBO later in 2014....

Aisle View: 18 (Plays) in 16 (Days)

Steven Suskin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

In busy spells -- which in the Broadway arena typically include the two weeks before Thanksgiving and the month before the various award deadlines in the spring -- it is not uncommon for critics and award nominators to find themselves at five or six a week. Eighteen in 16, though, is overdoing it.

Son of 'Random Notes and Fripperies'

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Tom Alderman

Something you won't see in the Alcoholics Anonymous handbook: while staying at the White House during WWII, legendary British Prime Minister Churchil...

Aisle View: Crystal Clear Comedy

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

700 Sundays is emotionally riveting, uproariously funny, and altogether lovely. I found it smashingly good in 2004 and somehow more gripping last night, perhaps because Mr. Crystal is nine years older (as are those of us who saw it nine years ago).

Famous 'When Harry Met Sally' Scene Goes To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.12.2013 | Comedy

Improv Everywhere may have just reached the climax of their infamous public stunts. This time, they convinced what looks like dozens of women to si...

Something Tells Us Jimmy Fallon Will Abuse This Technology... A Lot

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.12.2013 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon just acquired some earth-shattering technology that allows guests to interview themselves. Finally, he can retire... or not. We are w...

Is Twinkie the Kid a Zombie or a Vampire? By Crazy Legs Conti

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

I have kept the same heroes since the eighth grade and it has been a great month for my own personal hero worship.

Christopher Rosen

Why 'Monsters University' Isn't A Normal Kids Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.22.2013 | Entertainment

Pixar's "Monsters University," the prequel to the studio's hit film "Monsters Inc.," goes where most kids' movies wouldn't dare: it acknowledges that ...

5 Valuable Life Lessons From Billy Crystal

Posted 09.13.2013 | OWN

The hilarious, thoughtful actor and the author of the new memoir Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys? ...

16 Things To Watch Out For On Broadway This Year

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — There's Denzel Washington and Billy Crystal, plenty of Shakespeare and a nice dash of Harold Pinter. There's even a musical of the bo...

ReThink Review: When Comedy Went to School - Comedy History in the Catskills

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.20.2013 | Comedy
Jonathan Kim

Comedy icons like Jerry Lewis, Jackie Mason, Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers, and even Woody Allen were able to work and hone material during weeklong stands in front of packed, tough crowds, creating the style and rhythm of what we now consider modern stand up comedy.