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A Much Loved and Complex Kingpin

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.20.2013 | TV
Mark Rubinstein

We crave real portrayals of people like ourselves: people who can be confused, get angry, celebrate joyous moments and sometimes feel rejected and unloved. James Gandolfini made Tony Soprano, the Jersey mob boss, one of us.

Making a Difference: The World of Giving on Father's Day

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Each day dads are investing money, time and skills in their own kids and the community as a whole, making them a paradigm of philanthropy. So why not honor your dad for the positive impact he is making in your life and the lives of those around you by giving back?

The Best Actress in the World

Paul Ratner | Posted 08.13.2013 | Books
Paul Ratner

She was the best actress in the world -- the star of the silver screen -- the sun of the golden stage. She was so exact, so convincing in disappearing into her characters that the imaginary world she created became more precise and real than the real world she lived in.

Q&A With Breaking Bad's Composer Extraordinaire, Dave Porter

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.11.2013 | TV
Xaque Gruber

What a thrill to get to talk to one of my favorite composers on television today - Dave Porter from AMC's Emmy winning, Breaking Bad, for which he has deservedly won an ASCAP Award.

Melody Set Me Free

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

My series Melody Set Me Free 2012, Season 3, which had its first run on James Franco's Whosay channel and a second life on YouTube, is eligible for a 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class -- Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program.

Mad Men: When Is a Big Reveal Not So Revealing?

William Bradley | Posted 08.10.2013 | TV
William Bradley

After weeks of declining ratings, leading to the least viewed episode since 2009 the Sunday before last, Mad Men finally rose in the ratings again last week. Will Sunday night's episode drive things upward again?

The Business of Gift Lounges: GBK founder Gavin Keilly explains

Zorianna Kit | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
Zorianna Kit

Gavin Keilly's GBK Productions is a multi-level company that specializes in helping non-profits and businesses grow to the next level. It does so with...

MediaStorm and the 2013 ICP Infinity Awards

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 07.10.2013 | Media
K.J. Wetherholt

On May 1, the International Center of Photography hosted the 2013 ICP Infinity Awards, honoring one board member and seven photographers in what is considered one of the most respected series of awards for photographic excellence internationally.

An SOS to NBC: Save Our Smash

Ben Lerner | Posted 06.23.2013 | TV
Ben Lerner

Saturday's episode of Smash, titled "Opening Night," showcased the premiere of Bombshell. Our beloved Marilyn musical has finally opened on Broadway and it's a glorious accomplishment for all parties involved.

Do Winners Really Live Longer Than Those They Beat?

Posted 03.12.2013 | Fifty

Research has long linked socioeconomic factors such as income and education with better health and longevity. But no one has been sure whether this co...

What Did Jon Cryer Describe As His 'Worst Nightmare'?

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.18.2013 | TV

Five months later and Jon Cryer still can't believe that he won the Best Actor in a Comedy Series award for his role on "Two and a Half Men" at the Em...

CBS WIll Air The 2013 Emmys

Posted 11.29.2012 | TV

Mark you calendars! The 2012 Emmy Awards seem like just yesterday, but the prestigious ceremony has already been given its 2013 air date. The 65th ...

How To Vacation Like Your Favorite TV Star

Hopper.com | Posted 12.07.2012 | Travel
Hopper.com

In celebration of the new season of fall television, we ran the numbers to find out what kind of vacation some of our favorite characters could afford to take if they spent six percent of their fictional salaries on travel.

I Am Not Amazed: The Shocking, Stunning, Mind-Blowing Rise of "Amazing"

Philip Goldberg | Posted 10.02.2012 | Books
Philip Goldberg

Is it too persnickety to ask that we curb our enthusiasm for "amazing"? Can we all please use it only when we are astonished, stunned, and blown away by something even a little miraculous? That would be awesome.

Homeland Probes Terrorism and the Existential Threat

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.01.2012 | TV
Marcia G. Yerman

In choosing to reflect back to the audience the challenges facing those in positions of power, Homeland makes the viewer examine their own moral codes in a complicated world.

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.29.2012 | Black Voices

Kicking off with the Emmy Awards, this week was bound to be filled with style standouts. Kerry Washington lit up the Emmy Awards red carpet in a s...

DVDs: Catch Up With Emmy Hits 'Homeland' and 'Modern Family'

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In the last four weeks we've had an avalanche of TV releases, including some of the best shows on television.

Are Immigrants Really All that Funny? Sofia Vergara Denied an Emmy, Again

Vanessa Perez | Posted 11.26.2012 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Perez

Sofia Vergara is an Emmy nominated actor and one of the leads in ABC's seven-time Emmy award-winning series "Modern Family." She is the hottest Latina actor of the moment. What do you mean no one can understand what she's saying?

Cleavage Is BACK

Salon | Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment

There was a distinct trend in women’s fashion on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards Sunday night, and it was not pixie cuts or gowns with trains. It ...

64th Emmy Awards: Setting the Record Straight

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 11.25.2012 | TV
Conchita Sarnoff

Jimmy Kimmel's opening statement honoring Philo T. Farnsworth as the creator of the American television at the 64th Emmy Awards was incorrect. It was in fact, General David Sarnoff, who created the American Television Industry as we know it today.

Jimmy Kimmel, Tracy Morgan Emmys Prank A Hit On Twitter

Posted 09.24.2012 | Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel said fans should watch out for an epic prank during Sunday night's Emmy Awards and according Twitter, he delivered. The Emmy host enl...

Seth MacFarlane And Emilia Clarke: New Couple Alert?

Posted 09.25.2012 | Celebrity

Many famous couples graced the red carpet at the Emmy Awards last night, but there seemed to be some new duos packing on the PDA, as well! Take fu...

Dethroned: Mad Men's Down Season Opened the Door for a Superlative Homeland

William Bradley | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Even though Season 5 was a down year for Mad Men, it was still clearly one of the best shows on television. It took something very special to best it. Which brings us to Homeland. I'm pleased that Homeland won for best drama.

It Takes A 'Sister Wife' To Win An Emmy

Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

On the list of people who make their victory possible are always agents, managers, assistants, parents, spouses and often God. But almost never the women who care for their homes and families all day.

Michael C. Hall's New Love, Morgan Macgregor

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 09.24.2012 | Celebrity

Well, it appears Michael C. Hall is not getting back together with his ex-wife and "Dexter" costar, Jennifer Carpenter. The Emmy nominee was spott...