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Killer Legends Brings Legends to Life

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen D. Winick

A few months ago, filmmakers came to my workplace and interviewed me at length about four contemporary legends for a new documentary. That documentary promises to be an entertaining, informative and slightly creepy look at fear, crime and storytelling in the 20th century.

The Adventure Is in the Detour

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 03.03.2014 | Arts
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Suddenly, there was this sound I'd never heard before that utterly shattered me. Everything and everyone but Domingo went dark. I was raptured, and I knew right then and there, "I am going to be an opera star!"

LEGEND HAS IT

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel

There's something hallowed about visiting a place of legend. To think that thousands of people over dozens of centuries have kissed the same stone, or...

When Susie Woke Up -- My Foreverly Brothers

Sabine Reichel | Posted 03.08.2014 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

The mark of a true fan is the relentless repetition of playing favorite songs over and over again, and it is to my mother's credit that she tolerated the daily Everly Bothers assault.

Celtic Priest Divines Legends in Landscape of Aran Island

Meg Pier | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel
Meg Pier

Dara Molloy is a Celtic priest who lives on the Aran Island of Inis Mor, off Galway and the West Coast of Ireland. He gave me an introduction to the area's history of rich Celtic spiritual traditions.

LOOK: New Photo Exhibition Explores The History Of New York's Ballroom Scene

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.24.2013 | Gay Voices

'Legends' is a month-long photographic exhibition and philanthropic project that seeks to celebrate and honor the history of the New York house ballro...

A French Family

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The land has a misty charm; with deep blue hydrangeas and red poppies growing like wild weeds everywhere, Brittany is a land of strange beauty and secrets, legends and fairies, warriors and fishermen.

Sebastian Robertson: The Band Co-founder's Son on Music That Changed the World

Steve Karras | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Steve Karras

Sebastian Robertson may not be a rock star like dad [guitarist and The Band co-founder] Robbie Robertson, but he's every bit his father's son.

Mary J. Blige: A Mary Christmas Album and Reflections of Past Treasures

Quassan Castro | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices
Quassan Castro

Over 20 years ago, Mary Jane Blige stepped into the music business with distinction. Armed with gritty soulful vocals, honey blonde hair, street edge swag and a new blending of R&B/Soul infused with hip hop, Mary created a new path in music history.

Making Sense of Legacy and Legend: The Immigrant Daughter Experience

Bethany Sales | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Bethany Sales

The before of my mother's story isn't always clear, but I can vouch for the after. There was my mother, who begins a story about a man without shoes or a little girl bound for another life, and I listen because somewhere in these legends is my legacy.

Life to the Pixies!

Scott Thill | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Thill

Keep calm and rock on, to mangle the cliche. That's what you're going to do. After 20 years of the Pixies' impressive cultural capital, Black Francis has done just that. And honorably, I would argue.

Society, Art and Nature: Camille Seaman

Quassan Castro | Posted 10.23.2013 | TED Weekends
Quassan Castro

As a society we encounter nature everyday. Nature and society are linked. A simple act of encountering nature daily becomes important and perhaps profound when we greet nature with artistic lens.

Tippi Hedren Is Heading To 'Cougar Town'

Posted 02.17.2013 | TV

Tippi Hedren is heading to "Cougar Town." The "Birds" legend -- who recently had a comedic run with her daughter Melanie Griffith on "Raising Hope"...

'SNL' Star Will Visit 'Happy Endings'

Posted 12.14.2012 | TV

Does any woman have the power to turn "Happy Endings" MVP Max (Adam Pally) straight? Apparently, "Saturday Night Live" alumna Abby Elliott does -- at ...

Look Who's Replacing Brendan Fraser In TNT's 'Legends' Pilot

Posted 12.05.2012 | TV

Sean Bean has been cast in TNT's "Legends" pilot, according to Deadline. Brendan Fraser was originally attached to the role, but left the project in O...

Brendan Fraser Lands A Starring Role On TV

Posted 10.18.2012 | TV

Brendan Fraser is officially TV-bound. According to THR, The "Mummy" star has landed the leading role in TNT's drama pilot "Legends," from "Homela...

The Deaths of Two Heroes

David Sable | Posted 10.27.2012 | Media
David Sable

Two Armstrongs, two heroes. Both had dreams that others thought were impossible. Both faced negative odds that most would not bet against. Both tilted at windmills... but with diametrically opposite outcomes.

Is it Probable that People Anywhere in the World are Kidnapped Solely for the Purpose of Involuntary Organ Donation?

Quora | Posted 06.27.2012 | Weird News
Quora

Kidney theft is a venerable urban legend. The origins of urban legends are notoriously difficult to identify but in the case of kidney (or other organ) theft, the rumors seem to have preceded the real-life cases by some years.

PHOTOS: Rankin And Damien Hirst Present ʻMyths, Monsters And Legendsʼ

Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts

Damien Hirst has teamed up with photographer and long-time friend Rankin at Rankin Gallery LA for a new show. "Myths, Monsters And Legends" is the duo...

HuffPost Review: Oscar-Winner In a Better World, and Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.30.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

In her Oscar-winning film In a Better World, Danish director Susanne Bier has the audacity to enter places where madness and inhumanity flourish.

10 World Locations Of Myth & Legend

Lonely Planet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Even though we can get to the other side of the world in less than a day, there are still places that resist becoming everyday. Over the centuries the...

They Are Women, Hear Them Roar

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

I was intrigued by Symmetry Theatre's claim that fewer good roles are written for women, I found myself wondering if people might not be aware of the variety of plays that do indeed have meaty roles for female characters.