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Ancient Women of 300's Persia, Greece, and Beyond

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2014 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Now if only there were about three hundred more 300's. Maybe not in blood and gore but movies with kick-ass women from ancient Persia and Greece. Then, more people would surely get what has so captivated me about Amytis, Cassandane, and Atossa. Um... who, you ask?

WATCH: How A Drunken Introduction Led To Jonah Hill's First Serious Role

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Mark Duplass discusses how meeting a drunk Jonah Hill at a party resulted in Hill being cast in "Cyrus," his first serious film role. ...

Miley Cyrus: Butterfly Waiting to Be Born

Alice Grist | Posted 11.17.2013 | Media
Alice Grist

Miley may think she is a bursting out of chrysalis right about now. But I think she is wrapping herself up in silk as I type. Forming a cocoon of lies and falsehoods of youthfulness and indiscretion. And you know what, this is so cool. More power to her.

The Bible and Babylon, 560 BC

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.09.2013 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

These mid-August days, some 2,500 years ago, witnessed a violent turn-about in power -- regicide followed by a week of king-less days. Imagine for a moment the uncertainty, the chaos. Imagine the mother of the assassinated king.

Interview: Mark Duplass and Ed Helms Talk Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.16.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ed Helms understands comedy. But the kind of improv that writer-directors Mark and Jay Duplass do made him a little nervous.

Robin Wilkey

Bay's Best Bartender On Horror Stories, New Projects And The Secret To A Damn Good Cocktail

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.30.2012 | San Francisco

Who: Renowned bartender, Artisanal Cocktails author and all-around badass, Scott Beattie. Current gig: Already the famed cocktail consultant at Cy...

Michelin-Starred Restaurant Sues Landlord After Eviction Notice, Slander

By Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.10.2011 | San Francisco

After nine months of a highly publicized battle, Healdsburg's two-star Michelin restaurant, Cyrus, has slammed new landlord Hotel Les Mars with an 18-...

Indie Spirit Awards 2011: Chilly Day at the Beach

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Prior to the show (on that cold red carpet) and during, I caught up with some of the nominees and attendees and chatted about the awards and their respective projects.

"Gold and Silk" Revive Past Splendors at Lebanon Museum

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

The rich gold threads, the draw of silk's soft touch, and the history that brought remarkable Caucasian and Ottoman embroideries to an eastern Mediterranean hill are a must-see for visitors to Lebanon.

Winter's Bone and City Island: More than Fine Performances

Trish Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Trish Kinney

It is not enough to be entertained with acclaimed performances for their own sake, we deserve meaningful, well constructed films that give us a little insight that we didn't have when we walked into the theatre..

Cyrus (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

If any movie can put you to sleep, this is the one. It is billed as a comedy but, believe me, it is dead weight from beginning to end. I saw the fil...

Cyrus as a TV Movie?

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

I think Cyrus could serve as a new blueprint for TV movies in 2010. The production costs are low. There are bankable stars. It's funny. It's dramatic. It's engaging.

Cyrus: A Movie Review and Discussion with The Duplass Brothers

Caitlin Colford | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Caitlin Colford

Cyrus is the definition of good filmmaking and a pure pleasure to watch. The Duplass Brothers take their time with every edit, creating a concise, well thought out narrative.

Movies Opening June 18th: Trailers, Reviews (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Lance Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The summer is here, and there are plenty of new movies making their way to the theaters. The following films are coming out today, Friday, June 18th,...

Jonah Hill's Arm Scar: Horror Story Revealed (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

**Scroll down for pic** There has been all sorts of internet speculation about the scar on Jonah Hill's arm, and now he is opening up for the first t...

John C. Reilly Discusses New Film Cyrus, Singing, His Undies, and Jonah Hill

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

At the film's New York Premiere last week, I asked Reilly about "Cyrus," a mildly dark comedy co-starring Jonah Hill and Marisa Tomei.

SXSW 2010: Still Crazy After All These Years

Farihah Zaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

The insane-o entry lines for movie screenings have many old industry hands and local film kids waxing nostalgic about a time when turning away a badge-bearing filmgoer at SXSW was utterly unheard of.

Sundance: Cyrus, a Love Story for Hangovers

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Screenwriter-directors Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass have done it again. If you want a love story stratospheric above the typical love gush, check out Cyrus. It certainly got rid of my hangover.