iOS app Android app

Hans Christian Andersen

Copenhagen by Bike Is Best

Jim Calio | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Jim Calio

Copenhagen in the autumn is an especially good idea. The weather is good, the tourists are gone (except for you, of course) and you can get into some of the best restaurants without waiting for days or even week.

WATCH: Hans Christian Andersen's Heartbreaking Love Letters

The Huffington Post | Christian Nilsson | Posted 07.31.2014 | Books

A newly discovered Hans Christian Andersen letter reveals the fairy tale writer never got to have his own “happily ever after.” The emotional l...

Sofia Coppola Is Going To Direct An Update Of 'The Little Mermaid'

Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment

Imagine Sofia Coppola's quiet, arty aesthetic in a rollicking fantasy land set under the sea. It's about to happen, as the director of "Lost in Transl...

How Josh Gad Almost Missed Out on the Chance to Voice Olaf the Snowman for Disney's Frozen

Jim Hill | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Since childhood, Josh had dreamed of voicing the next Timon, Lumiere or Sebastian. That sidekick in a Disney animated film that you just can't forget. But then Book of Mormon happened.

Movie Review: Frozen

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disney has had such a long winning streak with its animated comedies and musicals that it's almost possible to forgive the problems with Frozen, which opens in Los Angeles today and in wide release on Nov. 27.

Disney's Next Big Success?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

Boasting much of the same look and tone of the "Ice Age" movies, the relentlessly cute trailer for the next snowy animated adventure is here. Disney's...

Unknown Andersen Fairy Tale Found

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — For years, the somber fairy tale about a lonely candle that wanted to be lit dwelt in oblivion at the bottom of a box in D...

A Different 'Little Mermaid'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.26.2012 | Arts

Mark Moore Gallery describes Allison Schulnik's paintings as "distinctively textured," which may be the understatement of the year. Schulnik's painted...

Fairy Tale Author's Gay Celebration Plans Spark Controversy

Posted 12.19.2011 | Gay Voices

A controversial effort to honor the life of fairy tale author Hans Christian Andersen with a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) festival in...

Just For Fun: A History of Mermaids In Pop Culture

TresSugar | Posted 08.27.2011 | Women

Maybe it's the Summer beach weather, the new Little Mermaid ride opening at Disneyland, or the fact that the Coney Island Mermaid Parade took place la...

Twelve Months Til Christmas

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

For most people, the holiday season is over and done with. Christmas decorations have been put back into storage and the tree has been disposed of. But for arts entrepreneurs the situation is quite different.

Egyptian Group Seeks to Ban One Thousand and One Arabian Nights

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Firas Al-Atraqchi

In the latest effort to censor texts considered to be "offensive to the public good", an Egyptian NGO is attempting to ban the popular book One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.

Hans Christian Andersen Thumbelina Hits Google Logo (PICTURES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina has taken over Google's logo! Google's multi-colored logo has been replaced by a series of Google Doodles that...

Hans Christian Andersen Children's Book Award Goes To David Almond

thebookseller.com | Caroline Hom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

David Almond has won the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Author Award. Jutta Bauer from Germany is the winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Illustr...

Obama's Big Question: To Go or Not to Go, Copenhagen That is

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Obama is not a miracle maker, but he will have at least tried to win the IOC bid. And during it all, he and the government will continue in any necessary actions.

New Tunes On Monday: Elvis Costello, Marshall Crenshaw, eels, Alex Woodard, and Buckwheat Zydeco

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Jim Lauderdale, Warren Hayes, Jim Keltner, Buckwheat Zydeco, Stanlet "Buckwheat Dural, San Diego, E, Warner Bros., Hombre Lobo, Parallel Worlds Parallel Lives, Mike Piersante, Lafayette, Music Row, Dan Bern, Memphis Minnie, Captain Beefheart, Jeff Taylor, Hans Christian Andersen, Doc Watson, Zydeco, Jr., Reggae, Marshall Crenshaw, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Elvis Costello, Dennis Crouch, CD Baby, Detroit, Kansas Joe McCoy, Sir Reginald Master Durall, Chevrolet, Jerry Boys, Billie Holiday, Switchfoot, Pbs, Johnny Cash, Led Zeppelin, Diy, Olivier Scoazac, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Country Music, Kay Electric Guitar, Sara Watkins, Charlie Haden, Greg Leisz, Mark Oliver Everett, Jenny Lind, New Found Glory, American Idol, Hugh Everett, Mike Compton, New Music Weekly, Dobie Gray, New Orleans, Americana, Jason Mraz, Arlo Guthrie, Lee Allen Zeno, Los Lobos, Stuart Duncan, John Mellencamp, Eels, Cool G Murder, Sebastian Steinberg, Tony Millionaire, Nickel Creek, John Hiatt, Sonny Landreth, The Beatles, Cracker Barrel, Nashville, Bo Diddley, Jerry Douglas, P.T. Barnum, Joseph Darion, Kelly Ryan, JJ Grey, Nonesuch Records, Bing Crosby, Emil Richards, Dockside Studios, Alex Woodard, Bob Marley, Walk Hard: the Dewey Cox Story, Wal-Mart, Louisiana, Kevin Menard, Chess Records, 420, The Roayl Danish Opera, Curtis Watson, Bob Dylan, Nova, Lawrence Coleman, Hammond B-3, Gin Blossoms, Jimmy Cliff, Fender Jazzmaster, Sound Emporium Studios, Emmylou Harris, Shawn Mullins, Steve Berlin, Billboard, T Bone Burnett, Matt Bair, Don Van Vilet, Loretta Lynn, Stewart Lerman, Bruce Springsteen, Knuckles, Wurlitzer, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

You've heard Elvis Costello sing country music before, but not like this. The lad who gave us Almost Blue is quite mature and worldly wise now.