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Katniss Everdeen

May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor, 'American Idol' Contestants

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.18.2014 | TV

Keith Urban's latest comments would probably make the girl on fire burning mad. During a recent interview with Ryan Seacrest for "E! News," Urban c...

Sara Bareilles Channels Katniss Everdeen At The Grammys

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 01.27.2014 | Style

Who doesn't love a good "Hunger Games" reference? Well, apparently songstress and Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles does. On the 2014 Grammy Awards red ca...

Do Nerf's 'Rebelle' Toys Reinforce Gender Stereotypes?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2013 | Parents

A new line of toys for girls has consumers questioning whether it reinforces gender stereotypes. One of the products in question, Nerf's "Heartbre...

If Katniss And Peeta Married In The Capitol, It Would Look Like This

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

If you're obsessed with "The Hunger Games" as much as we are, then you're going to love the following "Catching Fire" wedding shoot. Shot by David ...

Who Would Have Won the 74th Annual Hunger Games if Gale Had Been the Male Tribute from District 12?

Quora | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Both Katniss and Gale are hunters, so they would've been on a better footing than most non-Career tributes, but that doesn't mean jack unless they have other attributes.

Catching Fire's Katniss Everdeen Is Our Fantasy Vessel

Troy Campbell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

Ever since Star Wars, we've increasingly gone more and more towards movies that convince us that we are secretly more powerful and more interesting than the world lets on. We can not get enough of that story!

How Katniss Everdeen and Ancient Rome Unite to Teach an Ethics of Peace for our Time

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

One might say that the parallels with the ancient world end with Katniss, but maybe that's also where the parallels with ours are strongest. Because while she may not be a metaphor for Christ, Katniss is perhaps best understood as a prophetic hero for our time.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Director Francis Lawrence Discusses What Makes The Hunger Games So Good

Quora | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Susan Collins started all of this with an idea of a theme, and she wanted to create a series of stories for young adults about the consequences of war.

Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's not much to say about The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, because it does what it's supposed to.

Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Katniss Everdeen

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

Katniss Everdeen has been gearing up for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," and she wants to hit you with her best shot. You and every other person...

LOOK: Katniss Everdeen Dons Jaw-Dropping Gown

Posted 03.07.2013 | Weddings

Katniss Everdeen: most fashionable movie bride ever? In a newly-released poster for "Catching Fire," the second book-to-movie adaptation in the "Hu...

Katniss Everdeen vs. Anna Karenina: A Catfight Long in the Making

Lisa De Bode | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Lisa De Bode

Marrying Mr. Right appears as important today as ever, or so Hollywood would have us believe. But by redefining what "He" looks like, Collins offered a welcome diversion from this paradigm

Katniss Everdeen, Olympic Archer

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

How did Jennifer Lawrence train for "The Hunger Games?" She had Olympic help, of course! To prepare for her role as "Hunger Games" heroine Katniss ...

Popular Culture and "The System"

Laura Finley | Posted 09.08.2012 | Home
Laura Finley

What is important about vampire and apocalyptic films and books is that the heroes are not just battling a solo evil character and his or her clan. Rather, all of these offer a critique of "the system."

How The Hunger Games Is Like the Revolutionary War

Britt Darrow | Posted 08.27.2012 | Teen
Britt Darrow

We are studying the Revolutionary War in class. During a class discussion, we found some similarities between the Revolutionary War and the Hunger Games.

The Invisible Girl and Why Women Technologists Are Invisible

John Pavley | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

Why women technologists are so invisible is a mystery to me. While I can't lay the blame entirely on the comic books of my day, I can say that luckily today's kids have more choices of heroes who are strong female protagonists.

2012's Biggest Box Office Star Is...

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 05.31.2012 | Teen

2012's biggest box office star isn't a hunky celebrity or a blonde bombshell -- it's the bow and arrow. Suddenly, everyone, from princesses to superhe...

'Hunger Games' Fever Makes Archery Cool For Kids

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 04.22.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK -- In schools and backyards, for their birthdays and out with their dads, kids are gaga for archery four weeks into the box office run of "Th...

Race and "The Hunger Games" - Interpretation vs. Reality

Arielle Hixson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices
Arielle Hixson

As the years continue, the world is becoming far more diverse -- giving more opportunities for people of color to claim significant movie roles. It's unfortunate that actors Lenny Kravitz, Amanda Stenberg and Danyo Okeniyi were not acknowledged for their excellent performances throughout The Hunger Games.

Hilarious 'Hunger Games' Parody Comics Go Viral

Posted 04.15.2012 | Teen

What could be better than reading, watching, or talking about The Hunger Games? Well, it might be reading these unbelievably funny Hunger Games comic...

The Hunger Games & the Race Issue

Leslie Reece Schichtel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
Leslie Reece Schichtel

Americans seem to be still hung up on the idea that skin color, and even gender, is a better way to define someone, rather than defining them by their achievements, potential, intelligence or moral character

Mattel Debuts 'Hunger Games' Barbie & She Looks Familiar

Entertainment Weekly | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment

We told you last month that -- whether you like it or not -- Mattel is turning "The Hunger Games'" Katniss Everdeen into a Barbie doll....

Global Hunger Games

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

Imagine thousands of Katniss Everdeen-inspired avatars battling hunger -- for real.

What The Criticism About Jennifer Lawrence's Body Really Tells Us

Salon | Posted 03.30.2012 | Women

Jennifer Lawrence's body -- her perfectly lovely, slender-but-not-rail-thin, able body -- is presenting more complications than it rightfully should. ...

The Ultimate Faceoff: Katniss vs. Bella!

Posted 03.29.2012 | Teen

She can wield a bow and arrow like nobody's business and is so devoted to her family that she would fight to the death to protect them. Her opponent ...