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"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Behold, Never-Before-Seen Illustrations From 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.04.2014 | Arts

Fans of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory might be familiar with a little known chapter about the Vanilla Fudge Room. But probably not. Previously unp...

Primus Just Went All 'Willy Wonka'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment

Primus is bringing all your "Willy Wonka" dreams to life. The band, which is known for their insane cover of "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" and c...

Ten Surprising Facts About 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory'

Lucy Mangan | Posted 11.09.2014 | Books
Lucy Mangan

Mr. Willy Wonka was first known as Mr. Ritchie.

Creepiest Book Cover Ever?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.09.2014 | Books

A beloved children's book is about to get a questionable facelift. Earlier this week, Penguin Books teased a new cover for a "tasty tale" that is b...

14 Heavenly Candy Lands Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Think of this as your very own Valentine's Day bucket list of 14 candy kingdoms -- places where you can shop for sugar (and sweet treats) around the world.

Willy Wonka Remix Is Cer-azy Sweet

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2014 | Arts

The 1971 classic, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" might have gotten a Tim Burton remake, but it was still due for a Pogo remix. Watch and li...

First NIghter: Sam Mendes's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" Needs Sweetening

David Finkle | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
David Finkle

London--If you're a chocoholic like me, you're hoping Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be as delectable as biting into a piece of fudge or a bro...

She Brought TWO Men On The Red Carpet!?

Posted 06.25.2013 | Celebrity

Resembling a golden ticket herself, Sarah Jessica Parker walked the red carpet at press night for "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" before heading i...

Sam Mendes Takes On Willy Wonka

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.25.2013 | Arts

LONDON — Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes has followed "Skyfall" with a sky's-the-limit return to the stage – a technically spectacular m...

The Books of Our Lives

Rachael Berkey | Posted 05.26.2013 | Books
Rachael Berkey

The books that change our lives. It sounds like the dramatic segue into the credits of a soap opera, but it's kind of true right? There are those books that change the way you see the world, a person or yourself that stay with you forever.

Oompa Loompa Attack Baffles UK Police

Posted 01.01.2013 | Weird News

A man in Norfolk, England, was reportedly attacked last week by a pair of Oompa Loompas. According to WTVR.com, the 28-year-old man was assaulted ...

11 Inspiring Roald Dahl Quotes

Posted 09.13.2012 | Books

Today would have been Roald Dahl's 96th birthday (he was born in 1916 and died in 1990). In order to celebrate one of our favorite children's book aut...

Movie Review: Dreadful Dark Shadows

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When Tim Burton and Johnny Depp decided, "Oh, wouldn't it be fun to make a movie out of the campy '60s TV show Dark Shadows," the correct response should have been the following three words: Wild Wild West.

Johnny Depp Reveals Wonka Inspiration: 'Incredibly Stoned' George W. Bush

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for the first time ever today, and thankfully, it was worth the wait. Depp refused to dance with Ell...

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' Actor Dies at 82

Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment

Irish stage and film actor David Kelly has died. He was 82. Best known to American audiences for his role as Grandpa Joe in the 2005 remake of "Cha...

HuffPost Review: The Art of Getting By

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This slight coming-of-age tale works better than it has any right to, thanks to the performances by the young actors and several of the supporting cast.

PHOTOS: Johnny Depp Turns 48! His Craziest Movie Looks

Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp turns 48 years old on Thursday. And given his crazy number of eccentric costumes over the years, the guy's got a hell of a lot of choices ...

A Survey Of Evil Children In Literature

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books

We all know adults can be evil, but in the modern era we are still under the impression that children are born good. Which is why it scares the bejesu...

Roald Dahl Stories To Be On Millions Of Cereal Boxes

Telegraph | Harry Wallop, Consumer Affairs Editor | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books

The publisher has realised that children, from even before the age they can read, pick up cereal boxes from the breakfast table and scan the back for ...

Bumbling Dan Snyder Embarrasses Himself Again

Thomas Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Thomas Alter

Dan Snyder may have reached his Waterloo. The buffoonish owner of the Washington Redskins has done some stupid things in the past, but nothing compares to this latest stunt.

'Willy Wonka's' Charlie Was Originally Black

washingtonpost.com | Michael Dirda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sturrock's "Storyteller" is so packed with intimate details, sharply intelligent commentary and surprising revelations -- in an early draft of "Charli...

Banned Books

philnel.com | Philip Nel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Having lately been examining two versions of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle (1920, 1988) and three versions of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate ...

WATCH: From 'Witches' To Wonka, 7 Film Adaptations of Roald Dahl Books

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's Roald Dahl month bringing back incredible memories of having our minds opened by his imagination. Many of the books have been made into movies, a...

The 70 Best Children's Books Of All Time, For Puffin's 70th Birthday

The Guardian | Michelle Pauli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Huckleberry Finn rubs shoulders with Artemis Fowl, Charlie and Lola with Fungus the Bogeyman, and Dick King Smith's Sheep-Pig with Gerald Durrell's Fa...

'Artemis Fowl' Chosen By British Children As Best Puffin Book Of All Time

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The children of Britain have spoken, choosing Eoin Colfer's modern bestseller Artemis Fowl as their favourite Puffin of all time ahead of classic titl...