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Dolores Hope Dies At 102

AP | Posted 11.19.2011 | Celebrity

By DERRIK J. LANG, Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Dolores Hope, who was married to entertainer Bob Hope for 69 years and sang at his shows, has ...

Why Lucy Still Makes Us Laugh

Posted 10.05.2011 | Women

In the nine years she reigned as America's most beloved housewife-mother-troublemaker-nutcase, actress-comedian Lucille Ball easily proved that ev...

DVDs: Before Pixar, There Was Bluth

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

If you love Pixar, tip your hat to Don Bluth. He saw the sad, slow decline of Disney in the 1960s and broke away to create new movies that honored the legacy of Disney by being bold instead of sticking to a safe, bland formula.

Just say 'No' to a Three Stooges Movie

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'm mystified by the seemingly constant frenzy online about whether or not the Farrelly brothers' longstanding urge to make a Three Stooges movie will ever get off the ground. It's toxic-remake mania taken to an extreme.

The Oscars: Life After Death

Gwen Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gwen Davis

The 83rd Oscars, revitalized as it was supposed to be, was arguably as boring an awards show as has hit, or, rather, leaned against, the airwaves.

Starting an Oscar Movement: How About Brand and Handler Next Year?

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

Who would have thought watching James Franco co-host the Oscars would feel like 127 Hours? But it did.

A Hope-Less Oscars: Two Generations With One Blow

Carol Orsborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carol Orsborn

With the Academy Awards 2011, the Greatest Generation is but a memory and the Boomers are suddenly the exception rather than the rule.

Oscars 2011: The Triumph of Porky Pig

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Hello darlings, and welcome to my annual skewering of the Oscars show.

Anatomy of Oscar: Nothing Gels, and No Surprises

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The show tried too hard to be topical, cute and tongue-in-cheek, and though it offered scattered moments of freshness at the start, it soon curdled.

Live-blogging the 2011 Oscar telecast

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Marshall Fine

8:39PM EST Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incept...

The 2011 Academy Awards: It Gets a C-Plus at Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

You know the writers are in trouble when they have to rely upon Hathaway's mother and Franco's grandmother to help out in the audience. All in all the show was mediocre, but not a disaster.

Send in the Clowns

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Z. Shore

What's exciting or funny about an economic recession, rampant unemployment, homelessness, and poverty? Marie-Antoinette said, "Let them eat cake." Stewart and Colbert said, "Send in the clowns."

"TV Is the Thing This Year": My Playlist for the Emmy Awards

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Far be it for me to ever correct the Boss, but as it turns out Bruce Springsteen was not a true televisionary; there are not "57 Channels And Nothing On" these days. Please tune in Sunday night, and see for yourself.

First-Nighter: Tammy Grimes Remains Unsinkable at The Metropolitan Room

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

It's important for me to keep things in perspective when writing about Tammy Grimes, who's just finishing up a week-long engagement at Manhattan's Metropolitan Room. After all, she's 76 now. And yet, and yet: She's still enchanting.

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

Is There Such a Thing as Hospital Etiquette for Visitors?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Two weeks ago today, my husband and I drove to Palm Springs from San Francisco for a golf vacation. We were following the sun to escape the rainy Bay ...

The Oscar Imperative

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

The Oscar event is one of the few remaining common grounds we Americans can talk about without having to listen to Sean Hannity or Keith Olbermann. Like the Super Bowl, watching is a major social event.

Readers Remember The 1960s: "Change, Both Good And Bad"

Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost readers share their memories of the 1960s, a turbulent decade.