iOS app Android app

Jr

Award-Winning Novel 'The Book Of Negroes' Adapted Into Miniseries For BET Debut

Posted 10.15.2014 | Black Voices

Lawrence Hill’s 2007 award-winning novel “The Book Of Negroes” will make its small screen debut on BET in February as six-part miniseries, accor...

Robert Downey, Jr.'s Anxiety of Influence in The Judge

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As any Freudian will tell you, father-and-son relationships are mythically fraught. In Robert Downey, Jr.'s new movie, The Judge, he's a killer New Yo...

14 Reasons Why Captain America: The Winter Soldier Is the Best Pop Movie of the Year

William Bradley | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this month on disc and download reminds of what a terrific film it is. With some competition from its delightful Marvel Studios sibling, Guardians of the Galaxy, it's the best pop movie of the year.

What Now? Sad Songs, Standards and Sweet Sixteens

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Sam Cooke's lament -- "Another Saturday night and I ain't got nobody" -- summed up my social situation after, for reasons known only to my unconscious. I'd blown the Sweet 16 by ignoring my friendly good-looking date in favor of a sarcastic snob at the next table.

'Game Of Thrones' Fan With Spear To Intruder: Valour Morghulis

HuffPost | Buck Wolf | Posted 09.21.2014 | Weird News

"Valour Morghulis," they say on "Game of Thrones," and to the uninitiated that means, "All men must die." That's a little lesson a bloodied Thomas ...

Bringing Wine Country Living to South Carolina's Lowcountry

Mary Orlin | Posted 09.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mary Orlin

I grew up spending two weeks each summer going to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina with my family.  The Lowcountry is a special place for me.  T...

Was There Really a Need For 'Dolphin Tale 2'?

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Now we have a sequel to the popular film Dolphin Tale. The question is why?

WATCH: What Is China's Leader Thinking?

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 09.12.2014 | World

Can the West work with China's President Xi Jinping to fight climate change and improve global prosperity? Or, is China destined to clash with the Wes...

WATCH LIVE: Paulson And Rudd On Asia And The World Order

Asia Society | Posted 09.11.2014 | World

From Asia Society: The rise of China is profoundly altering the international system. In just three short decades, China has moved from an economi...

Breaking Bad, Sherlock, and Television's Golden Age of Anti-Heroes

William Bradley | Posted 09.03.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Whether all these figures are anti-heroes, or in some cases something else entirely, is an interesting question. As is the question of why anti-heroes are so important in quality television. Short form answer is that they match the times. It's a mostly cynical and sour era, with little faith in institutions or, generally speaking, leaders.

After Oregon Rejects Coal Export Plan, Long Beach Votes to Export Coal and PetKoch

Steve Horn | Posted 08.21.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogJust a day after the Oregon Department of State Lands shot down a proposal to export 8.8 million tons per year of coa...

Vicious, Even Deadly, Hazing Still a Shameful College Tradition

Diane Dimond | Posted 10.13.2014 | Crime
Diane Dimond

High school and middle school kids have reported being subjected to and voluntarily submitting to hazing rituals. But younger kids come home after class or club events and observant parents can sense if something is wrong. It's those students who go away to school who are most vulnerable.

A Look Back

Mike Farrell | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Mike Farrell

Has America's moral arc bent toward justice over the last half century? By some measures, it appears not.

10 Reasons Why Guardians of the Galaxy Has Turned Into A Smash Hit

William Bradley | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Defying a lot of early expectations, five of the most oddball characters ever to gain a mass audience the newest superheroes of the Marvelverse and, in Guardians of the Galaxy, one of the biggest hit movies of the year.

Fight With Love as Your Primary Weapon

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 09.21.2014 | Religion
Levi Ben-Shmuel

An important question we need to ask ourselves, whether a conflict is personal or on a larger scale, is how can we best resolve them in ways that serve life for the greatest good?

Helping Others Think: A Tribute to Edwin M. Yoder, Jr. at 80

Joel K. Goldstein | Posted 09.17.2014 | Media
Joel K. Goldstein

All of these works have enriched my life, and invite rereading, and I commend them to those who have not yet experienced Ed's help in shaping their thinking and the enjoyment that inevitably comes from reading his work.

Chef and Le Chef: Comfort Food

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

There are no car chases, no murders, no grisly scenes of carnage or even graphic sex scenes... though the sumptuous shots of food are seductively voluptuous.

All Around The World, A Street Artist Proves 'Women Are Heroes'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts

Since 2007, French street artist JR has been paying tribute to women across the globe in his stunning public project "Women are Heroes." From Kenya to...

State's Gay Marriage Ruling Contains Two Historic Firsts

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court's gay marriage ruling contained two historic firsts: It was the first appellate decision for gay marriage sinc...

Tyler Kingkade

ASU Says Starbucks Partnership Isn't About Making Up For Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.17.2014 | College

Representatives from Arizona State University insisted Tuesday that the school's new partnership with Starbucks was not struck to make up for budget c...

Dr. Vincent Harding’s Call to Make America America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We are citizens of a country that does not yet exist, but it is up to us to finally create and make it a just and hopeful land for all.

Urban Artists Build A Street Offering To Peru

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Starting today, for one week only, the Andes will be inside the Somerset House. London's spectacular neo-classical home of arts and culture along...

Not on Our Watch

Wendy Silvers | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Wendy Silvers

The outrage and sadness I feel at the abduction of these young girls in Nigeria cannot be described.

Honoring Our Mothers

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.11.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

On Mother's Day each year, we honor our mothers. These are the women who gave birth to us, raised us and helped launch us as adults. Mothers throughou...

The Bryan Series: Guilford College's Gem

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 07.06.2014 | College
Victor M. Feraru

Guilford College recently announced their 2014-15 list of speakers for their Bryan Series. This is a gem and privilege that the college has given to the students of Guilford and the surrounding community since 1996.