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'Ghostbusters' Director: Slimer Was A Tribute To This Comic Legend

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.05.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In the iconic film "Ghostbusters," the first ectoplasm ghost our heroes capture is a green creature named Slimer, who has a hefty appetite and leaves ...

Robin Williams, 1983: Even Then, You Could See Life Was A Struggle

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

It's important for me to fall in love with people while I'm interviewing them and writing about them, but there's usually a half-life. After a while, you barely remember them. Robin was different. He made me more vivid to myself, and you don't get that every day.

Tracy and Laraine Newman Keep Comedy in the Family With Charlotte's Shorts

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

"We're The Judds of comedy," says Saturday Night Live comedy legend, Laraine Newman. "We're the Redgraves of comedy," adds Laraine's Emmy Award-winning sister, Tracy Newman with a laugh.

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Story and Obamacare Coverage of Drug Addiction

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Addiction is everywhere, help is more available, and you have friends and/or family who care about you. Take the first steps today to know your risks and find solutions for a better tomorrow.

Harold Ramis: One of Those

Tom Cramer | Posted 04.28.2014 | 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.

Live from New York!

Tim_Arnold | Posted 04.19.2014 | Entertainment
Tim_Arnold

"Heyyyyy, you made it!," Belushi says when he sees me standing up there. Sure did. Down I go. The Blues Bar is dimly lit, I can't see much.

Who Will Play John Belushi In The Biopic?

Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment

After lingering in development limbo for ages, the John Belushi biopic has begun to focus in on a handful of actors who could potentially play the "SN...

Co-Founder Of Second City Theater Dies

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Bernard "Bernie" Sahlins, who co-founded Chicago's Second City theater and who nurtured the early careers of many of the earliest star...

One Insane Day in Albania. (Yes, Albania.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Color is coming back to the now-independent free-market democracy. A bit of the Balkan Peninsula, it's only slightly larger than Maryland. But there's variety inside that space, including a mountain-studded interior and an unspoiled Adriatic coastline.

Bob Woodward's Shoddy Reporting Exposed

Slate | Posted 05.12.2013 | Media

A little more than a week ago, during an interview with Politico, Bob Woodward came forward to claim he’d been threatened in an email by a “senior...

Rob Belushi Takes On The Family Business With New Show

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 04.21.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The name on Hollywood audition lists and casting sheets must be unmistakably eye-catching: Rob Belushi. The 32-year-old actor and com...

Drugs, John Belushi, and the Making of The Blues Brothers

Vanity Fair | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

By Vanity Fair Image courtesy of Vanity Fair. "We had a budget in the movie for cocaine for night shoots," Dan Aykroyd tells Vanity Fair contributi...

The Golden Globes Gets Some Long-Overdue Girl Power

Melissa Ross | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Ross

Rock on, Golden Globes! It's sure to be a rollicking affair with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the helm.

Is There A 'Saturday Night Live' Curse?

TruTV.com | Posted 06.12.2012 | Weird News

While Saturday Night Live is filled with guffaws and giggles, the show's after effects on many of its cast members and guests is filled is drama and t...

PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes Of 'Animal House'

Matty Simmons | Posted 05.07.2012 | Books
Matty Simmons

For the first time, scenes that were cut from the script and the film are written about and selections from proposed sequels are included.

Dan Aykroyd Remembers John Belushi

Posted 05.22.2012 | Fifty

March 5 marked the 30th anniversary of John Belushi's death. From his sketches as an original cast member on "Saturday Night Live" to his portrayal of...

A Look Back At John Belushi's Best 'SNL' Sketches

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2012 | Comedy

In honor of the 30th anniversary of John Belushi's untimely passing, we looked into the "Saturday Night Live" archives and collected some of our favor...

The Art of Criticism in the Technological Age -- Pros and Cons of Our Times

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 12.27.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

Why is arts criticism important? In a perfect situation, criticism would serve at least three-fold. Worthy artists would receive recognition, audience...

Hooray for Hollywood's Dearly Departed

Jane Minogue | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Jane Minogue

The tour included the drug overdose sites of Janis Joplin, John Belushi, Michael Jackson and River Phoenix.

Leaked GOP Screening Series: 10 Movies Helping Republicans Stay Bold, Agressive and Insane

Katie Halper | Posted 10.04.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

This is a leaked list of the ten movies the GOP is screening to make sure they stay on the offensive, as they fight for the wealthy and attack middle and working class people.

WATCH: Funny John Belushi Video: Samurai Delicatessen

Posted 02.23.2012 | Women

It's been nearly 30 years since John Belushi left us, but his comedy remains immortal. Here's one of Belushi's best. -MT Don't Miss a...

Van Hunt's Free "June" Download, Plus Chatting with Steve Cropper and Gomez's Tom Gray

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer Van Hunt makes his return this week with the online premiere of "June," his first new music in more than three years. "June" heralds the release of Hunt's new album, what were you hoping for?

Fishin' in the Dark: Chattin' With The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Jeff Hanna

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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John Belushi Was A Misogynist, SNL Star Alleges

Posted 06.13.2011 | Entertainment

The early days of "Saturday Night Live" stood out in part thanks to its breakout female stars, but according to one of them, behind the scenes, the sh...

John Belushi's Widow Upset By Blues Brothers Tribute

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An unauthorized Blues Brothers tribute show on the way to Chicago has run afoul of John Belushi's widow. Set to storm the Auditorium Theatre July 6...