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My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

WATCH: Incoming Plane Barely Misses German Sunbather

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel

It was the wurst moment of this German beachgoer's life. The video below shows a man lazing in the sand on the tourist archipelago of Heligoland, w...

Jodorowsky's Dune

Francis Levy | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Was Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune, "the greatest movie never made?" The South African director Richard Stanley makes that claim in Frank Pavich's documentary about the ill fated project, currently playing at Film Forum.

Documentary Jodorowsky's Dune: A Rollicking Ride in Creativity

Karin Badt | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

It is a rollicking adventure story into how Jodorowsky conceived of his idea Dune, and the inspiring wild steps Jodo took to make it. Jodorowsky thought big.

Raoul Peter Mongilardi's Next To The Gods Is Science Fiction's Next Great Literary Series

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.24.2013 | Books
Xaque Gruber

Centered around a highly advanced humanoid alien race known as the Aurocearians, victims of a devastating blow when the titular Gods (a mercurial bunch), angry with the race's arrogant behaviors, curses them by vaporizing every female hindering any hope for breeding. So what is a cursed race to do?

WATCH: 7 Worst Book-To-Film Adaptations

Posted 10.03.2011 | Books

Two things can happen when Hollywood brings your favorite story to life on the silver screen: you can absolutely adore the adaptation and thank the fi...

PHOTOS: A Geek's Top 10 Favorite Quotes...And What You Can Learn From Them

Stephen H. Segal | Posted 10.01.2011 | Books
Stephen H. Segal

My great-grandfather used to pepper his talk with a lot of timeless quotations from wise men.

Friday Talking Points -- In The Darkest Depths of Mordor

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If I were a hobbit, right about now I would be wondering just how the heck I wound up at the center of this Washington intraparty political fight, personally.

Spotted Reading In Public: Summer Reads On The Way To The Beach

Posted 09.07.2011 | Books

New Yorkers read in public constantly, and we've spotted them reading plenty this summer on the way to the beach. And like the City itself, the collec...

How to "Unstage" Duran Duran: Conversations With David Lynch and American Express' Jessica Igoe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This Wednesday night we'll see a convergence of David Lynch, Duran Duran, and American Express for the "Unstaged" concert series.

PICTURES: The Funniest 'Dune Snacks' Tweets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Musical comedy duo Paul and Storm launched an addictive twitter meme last week when they started the hashtag #dunesnacks. Within seconds, geeks the w...

The Dirtiest Word in Hollywood

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

A few weeks back, I read an announcement that the now white hot Colin Firth might be signing on for a re-make ofMy Fair Lady. Not since Steve Martin decided to put a new spin on The Pink Panther have I been so moved to ask, "Why?"

Orwell, Bradbury, Stephen King And More

io9.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Science fiction's greatest authors have brilliant ideas, storytelling mojo... and plenty of stubbornness. Many of the field's greatest writers were bu...

Sting, Where Is Thy Death

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sal Nunziato

We, as a nation, didn't always hate Sting. As a matter of fact, didn't we love The Police? Even the first 2-3 Sting solo records were quite good. So, what happened?

The Common Threads of Avatar

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

With television series now generally at least as good as if not better than feature films, there are fewer reasons to drive to a theater. But you'll never see anything at home like Avatar.

9 Of Your Favorite Books: Huffington Post November Readers' Picks (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ever since we posted our first installment of the HuffPost Readers' Picks, we've gotten a flood of further reader recommendations. The feature has bee...

Kidstock with Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Moby, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Donovan and... David Lynch?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This concert will be about the music, but its statement of solidarity and support for upliftment in education could be the beginning of yet another American wave of consciousness raising.

Bad Laws Pass Fast

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I will say one thing about the plan that is being floated by Bush and Congress right now -- laws that pass quickly almost always turn out to be bad ones. Think USA PATRIOT Act.