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TV Stars React To Golden Globe Nominations

Posted 12.13.2012 | TV

The Golden Globes incite a variety of reactions from the nominees. From the sleeping to the grateful, many TV stars shared their feelings about the ho...

Exclusive: Former U.S. First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Actress Glenn Close and Activist Jessie Close Speak Out About Mental Illness

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

The bottom line: education, early intervention, community support, and love from friends and family are essential to bringing more understanding -- and less stigma -- to mental illness.

The 10 Scariest Movie Characters Without Costumes

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

You don't need a costume to scare others. Here are 10 characters that were downright spooky without makeup.

Ann Roth: Reluctant Honoree at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.09.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

How do you pay tribute to a star in the film industry, playfully dubbed "The Meryl Streep of Costume Design"?

Claire Danes Wins Best Actress In A Drama Series Emmy

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

Claire Danes took home the Best Actress in a Drama Series Emmy for "Homeland." Danes beat out out Emmy favorite Glenn Close, "Downton Abbey's" Mich...

Farewell to Damages, One of the Great Dramas of the Last Decade

Ed Martin | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Damages did much to support my hindsight appreciation of TV drama in recent years. Powered by a narrative dynamic that often played with chronological exposition, it was an uncommonly complex and challenging show.

A Final Salute To 'Damages' & Patty Hewes

Chris Harnick | Posted 09.12.2012 | TV
Chris Harnick

As "Damages" signs off for good, I find myself thinking about what the show has done for the television landscape and I come back to one central figure: Patty Hewes.

Movie Review: Keep the Lights On

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.06.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ira Sachs' Keep the Lights On starts with a credit montage of bad paintings. His protagonist, Erik (Thure Lindhardt), is first seen cruising gay-sex phone chatlines looking for company.

Chris Harnick

Is Ellen Parsons Dead? 'Damages' Has An 'Incredible Twist' Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

After watching the Season 5 premiere of "Damages" (Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on DirecTV Audience Network) viewers were left wondering: Is Ellen Parsons ...

Kelly Ripa's 'Damages' Confession

Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

"Damages" fans around the world -- including Kelly Ripa -- have become invested in the relationship between Patty Hewes and Ellen Parsons. "The che...

Chris Harnick

Goodbye, Patty Hewes: Glenn Close On The End Of 'Damages'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 07.02.2012 | TV

Glenn Close is saying goodbye to Patty Hewes, the character she has played on "Damages" since 2007. It was a cool day in March when I went to the ...

New 'Damages' Trailer: It's Patty Vs. Ellen

Posted 06.15.2012 | TV

"Damages" is ending and it's all come down to this: Patty Hewes vs. Ellen Parsons. "Trust me, she's winning the mind game," Ellen (Rose Byrne) says...

Celebrities Pick Top 10 Favorite Places in Central Park, NY (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 08.02.2012 | Celebrity
Karen Schaler

What do Tina Fey, Glenn Close, Alex Rodriguez, Al Roker, Kelly Ripa and Bette Midler all have in common? Central Park in New York City is one of their favorite places to relax and chill out. So where exactly do these celebs go in the Park?

Glenn Close: Let's End The Stigma Around Mental Illness Now

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

With all of the incredible advances in care for mental illness, there is a huge roadblock between people and the treatment they need: the stigma and shame that pervade our culture regarding mental illness.

A Very Bloody 'Damages' Final Season Preview

Posted 05.22.2012 | TV

"Damages" is coming to an end during the summer of 2012, and in this Season 5 preview, one of the two beloved lead characters doesn't look too good. ...

Mad Men Through the Boomer Lens: This Week It's Shades of Fatal Attraction

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 07.14.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

A succession of out-of-control Mad Men rivalries in the latest episode filled my mind with disturbing scenes from Fatal Attraction, the 1987 cautionary film about infidelity.

Final Season Of 'Damages' Gets July Premiere

Posted 04.18.2012 | TV

The fifth and final season of "Damages" will premiere in July. Glenn Close and Rose Byrne return for a 10-episode Season 5 debuting Wed., July 11 at 9...

LOOK: Christie's Green Auction Party

Posted 04.12.2012 | New York

Christie's auction house hosted their third annual Green Auction party on Wednesday where guests including Lauren Bush, Graydon Carter, and Glenn Clos...

The Secret to Aging Well -- Not Keeping It a Secret!

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

One thing that continues to surprise me is how some people seem shocked when I admit my age.

Saluting TV's Meanest Moms

Posted 03.23.2012 | TV

"Mad Men" is finally back (Sun., March 25, 9 p.m. ET on AMC) -- with the anti-Mom of the Year Betty Draper -- so it's time to raise our glasses! W...

Top 7 Most Charitable Oscar Nominees

Posted 02.27.2012 | Impact

For some of the Oscar nominees, getting recognition for stellar acting performances isn’t the only mark of great achievement. Making a difference...

Mallika Rao

The Dark Horse

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home

Matthew W. Mungle sounds like he could be Harry Potter’s clumsy maternal uncle -- a Muggle who’s prone to bungling things. But Mungle is actual...

Real Women Take Center Stage

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Could it be that Madison Ave and Hollywood are finally getting it right -- that audiences are eager to celebrate real-looking women, rather than plastic, youth-defying ones?

Amy Lee

Oscars 2012: Best Actress Category Recognizes Physically Transformative Roles

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 02.24.2012 | Home

Five women in five very different roles make up the Best Actress category at the Oscars this year. But four of them share one thing: Each had to trans...

Glenn Close's 'Albert Nobbs' Brings Transgender Identity To The Red Carpet

Kiri Westby | Posted 04.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Kiri Westby

In honor of Ms. Close's determination and courage to bring us Albert, this month's Faces of Change blog features a transgender rights organization in Turkey called Pink Life.