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CW Orders 'Sex And The City' Prequel Series, 'Arrow' & More

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

Carrie Bradshaw is returning to TV ... on The CW ... and a lot younger. "The Carrie Diaries," the "Sex and the City" prequel, has gotten a series orde...

What Could Be Coming To The CW This Fall

Garrett Greer | Posted 03.28.2012 | TV
Garrett Greer

The CW has a diverse slate this year, which gives them plenty of options as they attempt to shepherd the network towards a broader, older fan base. If they pull it off, they could very well graduate from high school.

New CBS Pilot For Melissa McCarthy & Husband

Posted 02.10.2012 | TV

CBS has ordered Melissa McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone's comedy project to pilot. According to TV Guide, Falcone, who appeared alongside McCarthy in...

Martha Marcy May Marlene: A Brave Movie

Warren Adler | Posted 01.18.2012 | Entertainment
Warren Adler

Despite its flaws, this should be seen by everyone as a cautionary tale of what could happen to an unsuspecting victim by a sinister cult leader bent on recruiting followers for whatever nefarious purposes he or she has in mind. Think of it as a cautionary tale.

Jon Ward

Evangelicals Expect Romney's Mormonism To Be A Bigger Issue In The General Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The loudest objections to Mitt Romney's Mormonism have not yet been raised, according to evangelical leaders and conservatives. One m...

Movie Review: Martha Marcy May Marlene

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

How bad does your life have to get to surrender your being to the demands of a communal cult? How tentative does our grasp on our individual self need to be to give it up to the hive identity, led by one person's desires?

The Mormon in the Room

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Robert Jeffress' anti-Mormon bigotry is exactly the kind of "spiritual tyranny" that George Washington warned us about. It has no place in American politics and GOP primary voters should reject it for what it is: un-American.

Jon Ward

Perry Knocks Romney On Abortion, And Backer Calls Mormonism A 'Cult'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry opened a new front in the 2012 Republican presidential primary on Friday, implicitly questioning Mitt Romney’s pro-life aut...

Working Out With the Hot Yoga Teacher of the Moment

Paul LaRosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

Tara's style is to do away with the Sanskrit names for yoga poses and all that supposedly scary yoga lingo in favor of her own bare bones, stripped down style.

UPDATE: Missing 'Cult' Members Found Alive After Mass Suicide Fears

AP | JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

PALMDALE, Calif. — The leader of a breakaway religious sect was hospitalized Sunday for a mental evaluation, after she and 12 other members of h...

The Disturbing Mainstream Connections of Yogi Bhajan

Steven Hassan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven Hassan

One has to question the political machinations that were necessary to help a group with such a concerning background as Yogi Bhajan's business and religious empire to be entrusted with our security.

Phelps' Son Says "God Hates Fags" Church Could Turn Violent

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Joe Cutbirth

Fred Phelps and his hateful clan spent this weekend in West Virginia taunting innocent families whose fathers, brothers and sons were buried alive in the Upper Big Branch mine disaster.

The Beck Hate Train Crashes

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mike Papantonio

Glenn Beck's push is to convince his flock that if their preacher delivers sermons about "social justice," a good "Beck Head" should leave that church.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Troblins? Michael Paul Stephenson on Best Worst Movie

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Have no doubt, I love bad movies. I still have fond memories of the first time I stumbled onto Robot Monster, back in the days when local broadcast te...

Gigi Jordan Charged In Autistic Son's Death, Believed He Was Molested By Cult

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Goel Ratzon, Tel Aviv "Savior", Accused Of Enslaving Women

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The women tattooed his name and portrait on their bodies and gave their children his name – Savior. They spoon-fed the bearde...

Thierry Tilly, Oxford-Based 'Guru', Accused Of Torturing French Aristocrats

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By John Lichfield, ...

There Is a Beauty Within You #13: End Of 2009 Review And Best Wishes

Bob Lingvall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob Lingvall

It is as "I am" that we have the best chance of experiencing the realization of our self as eternal bliss. Here we are at the doorway of knowing ourself to be pure awareness in a universe of infinite compassion.

Rev. Moon Performs Largest Mass Wedding In Decade Amid Cult Criticism

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ASAN, South Korea (AP) - From South Korea to South America, Rev. Sun Myung Moon married tens of thousands of couples in the Unification Church's large...

There is a Beauty Within You #12: Paradise Wasn't Lost, It Was Abandoned

Bob Lingvall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob Lingvall

We are ready to believe and follow, giving up freedom for power, justice for security, love for righteousness, allowing culture to become cult.

The Mighty Boosh: A Mighty Interview

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Kreisler

Their appeal and fan base is definitely growing, whether or not it'll be enough to make them a hit in the U.S. still remains to be seen, but in the meantime founders Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding are certainly enjoying the ride.

Falwell's Legacy Haunts Liberty University

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

You have to wonder why a group of teenage Democrats have been told that their kind are not welcome at Liberty, a campus that was built in part from the money of Sun Myung Moon.

I Took a Truth Serum Test

Paulette Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paulette Cooper

Now that our government is abandoning the coercive methods of the past, they might look into "truth serum" as a more humane (and in instances like mine, more effective) method of eliciting the truth.

Reading The Pictures: Swiftboating A Facial Expression

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-15-corsi_cover_shaw.jpgWhat makes a meme effective -- be it verbal, visual or the combination -- is repetition.

Bring the Corpses Down from our Lamp Posts!

Richard Arthur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Richard Arthur

Today, if you drive down any random street in L.A., you are treated to gory photos of corpses ten feet tall hanging from every street lamp.