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Lone Ranger

Parents Claim Disney Character Will Be Hurtful To Kids With Birth Defect

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.23.2013 | Parents

A group of Michigan parents are upset over a character in the movie "The Lone Ranger" -- one they say could make their children, who suffer from a com...

Tonto: A Misguided Friend of the Indian

Chris Eyre | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment
Chris Eyre

Since the beginning of the moving image, Hollywood has created and appropriated its very own image of Native America that was always made by non-Native Americans for their own political point of view towards the masses. Well, how do Native people feel about the new The Lone Ranger, you ask?

'Lone Ranger' Vs Christianity?

Religion News Service | Jeffrey Weiss | Posted 07.10.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Producers of the latest reboot of the “Superman” franchise famously marketed the movie to Christian audiences. Makers of the new “Lone Ran...

'Despicable Me 2' Crushing Competition

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "The Lone Ranger" seems to be riding into the sunset on its debut weekend. The Disney Western starring Armie Hammer as the titula...

The Next Big Movie Star

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 08.27.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — If it weren't for the movie "Home Alone," Armie Hammer might not be starring in "The Lone Ranger." Seeing the 1990 Macaulay Culkin...

Johnny Depp Has Some VERY Famous Ancestors...

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer fight for justice in their upcoming film, "The Lone Ranger," but their ancestors did it for real. Ge...

Introducing Lilly Ledbetter: As Known (or Unknown) by Her Homefolks

Glen Browder | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

Lilly Ledbetter never dreamed of being a feminist heroine; and she's not a politician. But she now finds herself at the forefront of the movement for gender pay equity and women's rights.

Is Disney's New Tonto Offensive?

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 07.12.2013 | Entertainment

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Hollywood image of Tonto once had the Lone Ranger's sidekick wearing a thin headband and lots of dangling fringes. The latest ...

Only in Albuquerque: The Top Five Things You Can't Find Anywhere Else

Pam Grout | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Pam Grout

Here are the top five things you can only find in Albuquerque.

'I'd Rather Be An Outlaw'

Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp has hung up his pirate's hat and traded it in for face paint and a bird. He's playing Tonto in Disney's new take on "The Lone Ranger." ...

'Lone Ranger' Surprises At Comic-Con

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment

SAN DIEGO — Johnny Depp made a splash at Comic-Con, and he wasn't even there. About 6,000 fans at the San Diego Convention Center Thursday got ...

Bad News For Johnny Depp

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment

"It's our intention to take a careful look at what films cost," Disney CEO Robert Iger said last August when budget issues with the studio's reboot of...

'The Lone Ranger' Holds Casting Calls In Colorado, Utah

Posted 03.27.2012 | Denver

Casting agents for Walt Disney's upcoming movie, "The Lone Ranger," have been hanging out in the wild west looking for genuine extras. The film is...

Desperately Seeking Gloria

Birute Regine | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Birute Regine

A seismic change has been going on in what makes corporations successful, in what successful leadership demands. Gone is the traditional command and control, mechanistic approach, where one individual really could steer the corporate to chosen destinations.

Musician Les Claypool Loves Westerns

Adult Swim | David Moye | Posted 01.02.2012 | Weird News

Les Claypool and his band Primus might be hard to peg down, by design, but the bassist-singer man behind oddball hits like "Pork Soda" and South Park'...

Friends Of Old Time Radio Gather In Newark, N.J. For One Last Convention (VIDEO)

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 12.16.2011 | Weird News

From 1920 until the mid-1950s, no other medium unified America like radio. Unlike newspapers, which were regionally focused, radio dramas like "The...

Jay Silverheels, Kemo Sabe

Dawn Moore | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment
Dawn Moore

Jay understood Tonto's relationship to the Lone Ranger was one of mutual respect and brotherhood. He also understood the tremendous power he had as a role model to Native peoples, and he led by example.

A World of Bad Ideas

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The world is full of bad ideas -- and the entertainment industry is no exception. It's also filled with people who don't recognize them as such.

'The Lone Ranger' Shut Down Over Budget Issues

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 10.13.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Studios' much-anticipated big-screen adaptation of "The Lone Ranger" starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer has been sh...

Hollywood Indians

Jay Tavare | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
Jay Tavare

In early films, we Indians were depicted as nothing more than bronze, half-clothed savages, sporting stereotypical double braids, screaming as we got shot off horses. Hollywood's portrayals are responsible for the shallow perception most folks have of our people.

Are You Trying Too Hard?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

When we face challenges, most achievers and slackers alike, fail to ask for help. Too often, we go off into the sunset like the Lone Ranger, and forget all about Tonto.

An Open Letter to Johnny Depp

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I recognize that Hollywood ran out of original ideas years ago, but I always assumed that you, Johnny Depp, had a little more integrity.