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The Dark Side Of Modern Fandoms

Eden Friedman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Teen
Eden Friedman

I'm not trying to put down the fangirl/fanboy community at all. I just think people who enjoy putting other people down for not knowing about something as deeply as they do need to take a look in the mirror.

Artists Band Together to Celebrate Beloved Magical Girl Characters

Simone Collins | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Simone Collins

As an ode to magical girl characters the world round, Toronto-based animator and comic artist MK Harris organized an artistic collaboration (aka collab) encouraging fellow artists to choose a magical girl character and illustrate the character in their own style.

Epic Sailor Moon Fan Tribute: Volunteers Re-Animate an Entire Episode

Simone Collins | Posted 04.03.2014 | Entertainment
Simone Collins

Star Wars Uncut, a project in which hundreds of Star Wars fans banded together to recreate Star Wars: A New Hope, 15 second clip by 15 second clip.

What I Never Expected When I Joined YouTube

Paige McKenzie | Posted 03.26.2014 | Teen
Paige McKenzie

My hope is that as technology grows so will our acknowledgement that we have to help our youngest users to balance their online and offline relationships. So that everyone, young and old, will have a friend they have actually met.

Readers, Writers, Non-Readers and Me

Frank H. Wu | Posted 04.10.2014 | Arts
Frank H. Wu

I am humbled. A note from a stranger whose life I have influenced means as much, if not more, than the same honor from a friend. Across space and time, with nothing more than words, it turns out to be possible to change the world at least a bit.

20 Life Lessons Learned From Watching the Seattle Seahawks

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports
Russell C. Smith

1. "Why not us?" is one of the most powerful questions a team, person, or organization can ask.

PHOTO: Wizards Mock Heat Fans With 'Bandwagon Cam'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The Washington Wizards not only dominated the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, the Verizon Center also had some fun at the expense of some Heat Fans in ...

My Creepy Obsession With King Richard, Part Two: Reaching Out to Aneurin Barnard's 'Fan Club' for Help

Juliette Fretté | Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy
Juliette Fretté

Hear ye, hear ye! All hell breaketh loose in Richard-land. Yes, my friends, yes: The fates have thrown a spear through my path. But like an Olympia...

Wait ... Is THIS Really A Thing?!

Posted 10.28.2013 | Comedy

Thanks to social media, it's become almost too easy to maintain your friendships. You can log on, like your friends' statuses on Facebook, follow them...

Fascinating. Not Noble. Not A Hero.

Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.17.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

The vigorous and insistent desire to interpret Walt's actions in positive ways (and Skyler's in negative ways) is providing us with a useful X-ray of our minds and hearts and souls

17 Signs Your Child Is A One Direction Fan

Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment

There's an epidemic affecting the world's youth in alarming numbers, and it comes in the form of five dashing British and Irish boys with honey-smooth...

Jay Mewes Reveals The 5 Most Unbelievably Awkward Moments In Comic-Con History (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

With San Diego Comic-Con 2013 already under way, we recruited our shameless friend, Jason Mewes, to help us count down the most painfully awkward mo...

What Happens When Your Favorite Celebrity Dates Someone New

The Huffington Post | Debra Lipson | Posted 07.15.2013 | Celebrity

Everyone has a favorite celebrity they're mildly obsessed with. You know their likes and dislikes, favorite foods, music and hobbies. Every single mag...

"Man of Steel" Reviews Hosted by Batman (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.17.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Man of Steel" had the biggest June opening in movie history this weekend, bringing in $125.1 million this weekend. Watch as Batman takes to the stree...

When Fans Become Constituents: The Injustice of Being a Non-Political Public Figure with Political Views

Samantha Paige Rosen | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Samantha Paige Rosen

Let's return to the democratic values our country was founded on and stop penalizing the Dixie Chicks for preserving their belief, however unpopular at the time, that the Iraq War and the violence it caused was un-American.

A Gentleman's Game?

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports
Tarun Sakhrani

Sadly, what used to be a gentleman's game, can no longer stake its claim to that title anymore. It's just not cricket!

Responding to Fans Isn't Always Easy

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.27.2013 | Books
Lev Raphael

When you start publishing, nobody prepares you for the weird experience of being praised in person by a stranger. The moment is both heartening and a bit embarrassing, even when you're an extrovert.

The Fringe Universe Continues to Expand With The Zodiac Paradox

Mary Romero | Posted 07.15.2013 | Books
Mary Romero

Three months later and the Fringe universe is still thriving. Fans are writing fanfiction and creating art, and the first official tie-in novel, The Zodiac Paradox, comes out this month.

Twist and Shoot

Bruce Helander | Posted 07.12.2013 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Recently, I had the pleasure to be the moderator for a panel whose distinguished participants included Mr. Benson and were part of "Artist as Author," an unusual exhibition at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County museum in Lake Worth, Florida.

Reinventing the TV Rating System: How Community's Fans Battled the Nielsen Rating System

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.08.2013 | TV
Russell C. Smith

Once upon a time, the Nielsen rating system mattered. Not any longer. What matters now is fans and buzz. What matters in the digital age is is tribes and Twitter.

Spray Paint Your Table Fan

BrightNest | Posted 06.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
BrightNest

You probably don't think of your table fan as a goldmine of design pizzazz, but that doesn't mean there isn't potential for greatness! In just a few minutes, you can unlock the fashionable side of this functional item.

Will.i.am and Britney Spears Celebrate #Willpower Album Release on Google+ (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.24.2013 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

On April 23, to celebrate the release of his fourth solo album, Willpower, will.i.am joined collaborators Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Nicole Scherzinger in a live Google+ Hangout on his illwilly YouTube channel.

Jeremy Lin Talks "Linsanity" the Movie and Big YouTube Collaborations at SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

NBA sensation Jeremy Lin chatted with me at SXSW about his brand new documentary, Linsanity the movie, appearing in various YouTube videos and the overall message he wants fans to take away from his new film.

John Cena Brings WrestleMania to SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Twelve-time WWE World Champion John Cena joined What's Trending at the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to talk some smack about The Rock, tease WrestleMania 29 and share how he engages with fans on Twitter and YouTube.

Does America Have A Secret Crush On The TSA?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.07.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Yes, terrorists have been stopped, but neither the underwear bomber nor the shoe bomber were apprehended by the TSA. They were stopped by alert passengers.