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Harold Ramis

California Pizza Dreaming for President Obama

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 03.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Robert David Jaffee

The crust is not as thin as that at Pepe's in New Haven, and the ovens are evidently metal, not brick. But whenever I visit, Casa Bianca reminds me a little bit of home. And I suspect the same was once true for President Obama.

'Ghostbusters 3' Loses Its Director

Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

The next "Ghostbusters" movie lost its director on Tuesday night, as Ivan Reitman has decided to leave the project to another filmmaker, this accordin...

Rainn Wilson's Amazingly Beautiful Conversation With Harold Ramis.. In Bed

Posted 03.13.2014 | Religion

Rainn Wilson has shared a conversation he had with the late Harold Ramis in which they talk about 'life, death, the afterlife, meaning, the Dalai Lama...

What Harold Ramis Described As His 'Shield' And 'Armor'

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.12.2014 | Religion

While the late Harold Ramis is best known and will be forever remembered for his work on iconic comedies including "Ghostbusters," "Stripes," "Caddysh...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Remembering Ghostbusters, Plus Aaron Paul on Need For Speed

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

This week we're joined by award-winning comedy writer Sameer Gardezi (Modern Family, The Goodwin Games) as we riff on the latest noteworthy news out of La-La-Land.

Bill Murray Honors Harold Ramis At The Oscars

Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment

While presenting the Oscar for Best Cinematography alongside Amy Adams, Bill Murray slipped in a nice tribute to his long-time collaborator, comedy le...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 2/28/14

John Zipperer | Posted 02.28.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

From Jan Brewer's big decision to mayhem in Ukraine, see if you've been paying attention to the big happenings this week. Take our latest Week to Week news quiz and find out.

Harold Ramis: One of Those

Tom Cramer | Posted 02.26.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Yesterday at work I overheard that Harold Ramis had passed. I was in strategy mode on a new project, intrigued by its odd combination of variables. On the drive home, the news started to sink in. It was one of those.

PHOTOS: Fans Memorialize Harold Ramis At 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment

The world lost a comedy legend on Monday when filmmaker Harold Ramis passed away at the age of 69. Ramis' genius was a key force behind the classic fi...

Paranormal Community Reacts to Death of Ghostbuster Harold Ramis

Aaron Sagers | Posted 02.28.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

I approached some of the most well-known names from current and past ghost hunting shows for their take on the legacy of Harold Ramis and Ghostbusters on the paranormal community.

Harold Ramis' Death Won't Affect 'Ghostbusters 3'

Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment

The death of Harold Ramis will not affect the fate of "Ghostbusters 3," this according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trade magazine reports that Rami...

Harold Ramis Remembered By Fellow SCTV Alum

Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy

HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri chats with former SCTV star Dave Thomas about working with Harold Ramis, and how the late writer, actor and director m...

Recollections of Harold Ramis' Animal House, 'Double Secret Probation' Edition

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy
Robert David Jaffee

Ramis represented all of us who have struggled, all of us who have not gone the conventional route, who have not ended up in medicine or law, for instance.

'He Made Your Life Better'

Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert stuck to his character during Monday night's "Report" sign off, but he nevertheless paid tribute to Harold Ramis, the comedy legend wh...

An Ode to Harold Ramis

Timothy Braun | Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment
Timothy Braun

As the hash tag #egonbutnotforgotten floats around Twitter, I'll remember Harold Ramis as a writer more than an actor. His comedies viciously attacked plutocracies and he openly wanted to be disliked.

Harold Ramis, Egon Spengler Made Nerds Cool

Aaron Sagers | Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

Thirty years after Ghostbusters was first released, the nerds of the 1980s have grown up and nerd culture is being chased after instead of chased away.

Chuck Todd Slams NY Times Obituary

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.25.2014 | Media

Chuck Todd took a cue from the late comedian Harold Ramis, who died early Monday morning, by making some jokes of his own on "Morning Joe." Todd ca...

Remembering Harold Ramis Through His Comedies

AP | Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — You may not know his name or remember his face, but you have surely heard of at least some of the movies that Harold Ramis directed,...

Memorial Set Up Outside 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse [UPDATE]

Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment

New York City Fire Department personnel at Hook & Ladder 8 did not pay tribute to Harold Ramis by hanging up a sign from "Ghostbusters II" outside the...

Remembering Harold Ramis

Zaki Hasan | Posted 02.24.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Most performers can only hope to create a character indelible enough to outlast them, and if my kids' professed adoration for the Ghostbusters flicks (which he co-wrote with Aykroyd) is any indication, Ramis accomplished that in spades.

We Are the Groundhog: Harold Ramis' Finest Moment

Dean Sluyter | Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment
Dean Sluyter

Harold Ramis, the wonderful comic writer-director, has died at age 69. He made us laugh, which is gift enough in this world. That his films, like Caddyshack and Ghostbusters, usually succeeded in being funny while maintaining a gentle and generous spirit made the gift even richer.

Harold Ramis Dies From Complications Of Autoimmune Inflammatory Vasculitis: What Is It?

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Harold Ramis -- who directed and wrote the beloved comedies "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day," and acted in and co-wrote "Ghostbusters" -- has died at ...

Mike Ryan

Remembering The Late Harold Ramis | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.24.2014 | Entertainment

The first thing I saw online about Harold Ramis' death was Jason Reitman’s tweet, comparing the loss of Ramis to that of losing a Beatle. Which, yea...

Celebrities React To Harold Ramis' Death | Posted 02.24.2014 | Celebrity

Harold Ramis has died, and Hollywood stars are mourning the loss of a comedy giant whose work included iconic movies like Ghostbusters, Animal House, ...

One Excellent Way To Pay Tribute To The 'Ghostbusters' Legacy

Posted 02.26.2014 | Parents

Comedy legend Harold Ramis died on Monday Feb. 24. He is known for writing '80s classics such as "Meatballs," "Caddyshack," "Back to School" and "Ghos...