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I'm With Stupid: My Neighbor Fred, the Really Good Dancer

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.14.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Being a really good dancer just reeks so much of giving a crap about a pursuit that seems kind of silly. It's like Jerry Seinfeld replied on Seinfeld when a girl asked if he went out dancing often: "No, because it's so stupid."

Kevin Bacon Got Bullied By High Schoolers While Prepping For 'Footloose'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Back in 1984, Kevin Bacon did not have the fame he has now. The burgeoning star enjoyed enough anonymity to go to high school in Provo, Utah, for a da...

John Lithgow Pulled A Fast One On A Minister For His 'Footloose' Role

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 08.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It's hard to forgive John Lithgow for trying to cramp Kevin Bacon's style in the 1984 film "Footloose." Rest assured, according to Lithgow himself, li...

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.

'Footloose' Super Selfie Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy

Need a quick pick-me-up? Then watch Gabriel Valenciano's latest extra-super "super selfie", set to the tune of Kenny Loggins' immortal "Footloose." ...

Kevin Bacon Marked The 30th Anniversary Of 'Footloose' With An Awesome Tribute

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.22.2014 | Comedy

When Jimmy Fallon announced that dancing had been outlawed on "The Tonight Show" Friday night, guest Kevin Bacon knew exactly what he had to do. Th...

Actress Lori Singer Teams Up With Cruelty Free International to Help End Cosmetics Testing on Animals

Monica Engebretson | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Monica Engebretson

If you grew up in the 80's chances are you were crazy about the film Footloose (I owned the soundtrack...on vinyl). Chances also are, if you were a t...

I Do Not Enjoy Dancing

Alison Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Alison Rosen

I don't want to shake my groove thang, get down on it, boogie woogie, cut a rug, trip the light fantastic, do the hustle, get out on the dance floor and show 'em how it's done, do the mash potato, stomp!, twerk or lambada. I've been immunized against disco fever. The rhythm has yet to get me.

My Writing Journey Toward Publishing, Part 2

Carol Hoenig | Posted 09.24.2013 | Books
Carol Hoenig

It had been several years and three children later when the writing bug took hold of me again, but this time it would not let go.

The Song Kevin Bacon Doesn't Want To Hear At Weddings

Posted 04.30.2013 | Weddings

Kevin Bacon does NOT want to cut footloose at your wedding. The "Footloose" star told Access Hollywood Monday that he still likes the 1984 movie's...

I'm With Stupid: The Unspeakable Horror of Shakes on a Plane

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Last week, however, Colorado College made national headlines after a video shot by members of the school's ultimate Frisbee club triggered a Federal Aviation Administration investigation. And what was so controversial about the video that it drew the FAA's ire, you ask?

Friday Fourplay 2: Chatting with Harvey Mason & Nathan East, Plus An Apology To John Lydon

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Should Schools Ban Dances Because Of Grinding?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

Remember the plot of Footloose? A city kid moves to a small town that's outlawed dancing. Well, the film was loosely based on real-life events and, ac...

Kevin Bacon Reviews New 'Footloose'

Posted 12.24.2011 | Entertainment

Breathe easy, Kenny Wormald; your Ren forefather quite likes your moves. There were screams of "blasphemy" when it was announced that Paramount was...

7 New Movies Open This Weekend For Post50s

Third Age | Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

At last it's autumn - time to leave the blockbuster action movies and silly romantic comedies behind. This weekend, there are several terrific movies ...

PHOTOS: 'Footloose' Stars Before They Were Famous

Posted 12.17.2011 | Celebrity

We've seen Julianne Hough dancing on TV thanks to her pro stint on "Dancing With The Stars," but we've never seen her like this. The "Footloose" st...

Weekend Box Office: Real Steel and Footloose Square Off to a Near-tie

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.16.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In a somewhat surprising turn, Real Steel repeated at the top of the box office, defeating a Footloose remake and a prequel to The Thing.

Did 'Footloose' Dance Its Way To No. 1?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 12.16.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The robot boxers of "Real Steel" and the dancers of "Footloose" are in a tight fight for the box-office title. The Hugh Jackman t...

Kevin Bacon's 5 Regrets In Original 'Footloose'

Posted 12.16.2011 | Fifty

As the remake of 1984’s "Footloose" opened in theaters Friday, actor Kevin Bacon told People.com that watching an unearthed video of his audition ta...

His Role In The New 'Footloose'

E! Online | Posted 12.15.2011 | Entertainment

No, Kevin Bacon isn't in the new Footloose movie. Or is he...? As you may have heard, moviedom's original dancing Ren is no more than a half-dozen cr...

Hollywood's Obsession With Reinventing The Wheel

latimes.com | Posted 12.14.2011 | Los Angeles

Everything old is new again," the expression goes, but in pop culture these days, it seems more fitting to say everything new is old again. This weeke...

Digits Dance With 'Footloose' Nail Polish

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Deborah Lippmann "Footloose" nail polish collection (from left to right: Almost Paradise, Footloose, Let's Hear It For The Boy and Dancing In The Sh...

Why Is Kevin Bacon FURIOUS?

people.com | Oliver Jones | Posted 12.14.2011 | Entertainment

Kevin Bacon is not the kind of guy to looks back at his past work. But
 when the studio unearthed his audition tape from the original Footloose, he ...

The 12 Best (and worst) movies to hit the screen... again.

Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

In honor of Footloose (starring Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald) finally hitting theatres today, we present HuffPost High School's ultimate gallery...

Best Dance Movies!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Celebrity

With Friday's release of the Julianne Hough-starring "Footloose," we take a look back at one of our favorite genres cinema ever spawned: the dance mov...