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Wall Street and Legalized Loan Sharks

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Don McNay

Gary Rivlan notes in his book, Broke USA, "the working poor have become big business." You wouldn't think that poor people would be a growth market, but businesses make big money off people who live paycheck to paycheck.

Michael Shannon Channels Kim Fowley in Runaways

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Los Angeles punk music scene is at the center of The Runaways, which opened in limited release on March 19 and goes wider in a couple of weeks.

Rogue Girls: The Runaways and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As the key players were introduced at the premiere screening of "The Runaways" on Wednesday night at the Sunshine Theater, my heart leapt up: wow! Loo...

'The Runaways' Premiere: Joan Jett In Sheer, Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning In Platforms (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"The Runaways" premiered in New York Wednesday night and stars Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart were joined by their real-life counterparts Joan Jet...

Fashion from The Runaways

Meg Hemphill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meg Hemphill

When I sat down with the two young and extremely talented starlets of The Runaways, Dakota and Kristen, as well as Joan herself, I was ready to talk fashion.

HuffPost Review: The Runaways

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a wonder no one has made a movie about the Runaways before now. Even more surprising: that someone would make a movie about them and make one as mundane and formulaic as The Runaways.

Dakota Fanning: Destined to Turn Heads in The Runaways

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Dakota Fanning, who warmed hearts in films like I Am Sam and The Secret Lives of Bees, morphs into rock chick Cherie Currie in the new film The Runaways.

'The Runaways' Premiere: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Joan Jett & Cherie Currie's Breasts (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning premiered 'The Runaways' in LA Thursday night. Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, whom they play in the movie, also atten...

Favorites from the 2010 Sundance Film Festival

Roya Rastegar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roya Rastegar

Utopia was not only moving but a reminder that there's power conjured through the experience of collectively watching cinema. For this reason, it aptly captures the spirit of rebellion that Sundance 2010 was all about.

'The Runaways' Premiere: Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning In Joan Jett Biopic (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning premiered 'The Runaways,' the biopic of Joan Jett's 70s band of the same name, on Sunday at the Sundance Film Festi...

Joan Jett Is Ready For Her Close-Up

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

The world is one step closer to the second coming of the Godmother of Punk. This weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, "The Runaways" -- starring "Tw...

Miranda Lambert Embraces Role of Denver's Honky-Tonk Woman

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

A self-proclaimed redneck who enjoys talkin' and singin' about boys, booze and bullets, Miranda Lambert was made to play the Grizzly Rose Saloon & Dance Emporium.

Green Gifts That Keep Giving

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Shopping for picky loved ones is difficult enough. Factor in your commitment to eco-sensitive products, and a holiday shopping mission can become as daunting as an unaided ascent up El Cap.

Ten Records That Made This Cruddy Decade a Little More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

The ten records that made my decade may not be the most cutting-edge or most obscure or significant of groundbreaking. But they're mine, and I love 'em all passionately. Here's my soundtrack to the decade of "Mission Accomplished."

Metro Station and Miley & The Rockits Plays Staples Center

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Power-pop group Metro Station played the Staples Center Tuesday night and pretty much set the tone for the act that followed... Miley somebody.

The Anti-Diva List

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Shawn Amos

No Maybelline sponsorships. No sequins. No gowns. These anti-divas derive strength from the power of their musical prowess. They don't employ stylists -- just guitar techs.

Review: Gary U.S. Bonds 70th Birthday Show at B.B. King's; Swingin' With Daddy G

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The Roadhouse Rockers wuz rockin' -- keyboards, guitar, bass, drums, and three-piece horn section.

Why Barack Obama Reminds Me of Joan Jett

Jackie Fuchs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackie Fuchs

They are the only two people I've ever known who have affirmatively chosen to give themselves a larger-than-life persona and then grew to fill it.

Hollywood's Campaign Cash Holdouts

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Third quarter contributions are out, and perhaps more noteworthy than the celebrities who have given are the many who have not. Especially if you cons...