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Breathrough Entertainers

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 09.12.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

As I reflect on the life and career of Joan Rivers, I think about the women in the entertainment business who were the firsts and broke new ground. We'll learn about just a few of these pioneering women in this blog post.

11 Lies About Your Favorite TV Shows

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment

Whether it's inaccurate "True Detective" casting news, made up "Game of Thrones" fan theories, celebrity death hoaxes or anything in between, the worl...

There's Just Something About Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

To get to the bottom of Louis-Dreyfus' appeal, one has to examine the facts: She's irrefutably beautiful, but is no girlie-girl and prefers the company of men who better appreciate her bawdy, take-no-prisoners outlook on life. Though she was born in New York City, the actress taps into an easy accessibility that makes her a relatable "everywoman."

Yagana Shah

5 Timeless Life Lessons We Learned From 'I Love Lucy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.06.2014 | Fifty

Lucille Ball was born on this day in 1911, and though we lost her long ago, her legacy as America's favorite redhead lives on through the timeless cla...

Yagana Shah

5 Things We Still Love About Lucy

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.26.2014 | Fifty

It's been 25 years since Lucille Ball passed away, but Lucy is still very much alive in our hearts and homes. More than 40 million Americans binge-wat...

Where Lucy Became a Redhead and Marilyn Became a Blonde: Historic Max Factor Building Chronicles Hollywood Beauty Biz

Bob Richter | Posted 06.14.2014 | Style
Bob Richter

The Max Factor Building holds much more than the history of beauty that unfolded underneath its roof.

Lean In to Your Unique Dreams

Areva Martin | Posted 05.20.2014 | Women
Areva Martin

I leaned in to my ambitions despite my fear. I decided I had no choice but to forge ahead using what has always gotten me through the toughest periods of my life: faith and hard work.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Jill S. Tietjen

We learn, laugh and smile as we discover these women and see footage or photos of their performances.

'Lucy' Wins Big For CBS

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 12.26.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly six decades after it first aired, an "I Love Lucy" Christmas special was last week's most-watched holiday program, accordi...

What Christmas Was Like With Lucy And Desi

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 12.19.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lucille Ball's classic antics are colorized in an "I Love Lucy" holiday special airing on CBS. But daughter Lucie Arnaz's vivid f...

'I Love Lucy' Back For The Holidays

Posted 10.22.2013 | TV

Christmas has come early for "I Love Lucy" fans! CBS is bringing "I Love Lucy" back to the airwaves for the holidays. The network will air "The Chr...

Happy Anniversary, 'I Love Lucy'!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.15.2013 | TV

On this day 62 years ago -- Monday, Oct. 15, 1951 -- "I Love Lucy" premiered at 9 p.m. on CBS. The series, which starred Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz...

Valerie Harper: Baby Boomer Inspiration

Ellen Snortland | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Ellen Snortland

Does it seem odd to praise Valerie Harper for authentic humanity as art? I don't think so, and it may not be obvious at first glance. After all, aren't all people on TV human? Yes and no.

WOW: A Rare Look Inside Lucille Ball's Home

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Today, we're celebrating Lucille Ball's birthday with a look back at an adorable house tour featuring her and husband Desi Arnaz, circa mid-1950s. (We...

Lucille Ball's Retro Beauty Look Is No Laughing Matter

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.06.2013 | Style

Lucille Ball once said, "Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead." Well, we've certainly had our share o...

What These 7 Wildly Successful Women Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.24.2013 | Women

"Looking back at my own life, there are the things that can trip us up and dampen that spirit," Arianna Huffington told graduating high school seniors...

How She Made History

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 07.18.2013 | TV

Julia Louis-Dreyfus made history today: The "Seinfeld" veteran has now surpassed Lucille Ball's record of 13 nominations. Dreyfus' fourteenth nominati...

Republicans Love Lucy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The GOP retains a 1950s I Love Lucy caricature of women because the party doesn't listen to women. The party doesn't hear women's voices. Literally.

'How I Completely Accidentally Serendipitously Became A Teenage Sitcom Star'

Mindy Cohn | Posted 05.07.2013 | TV
Mindy Cohn

While nothing I have done has reached the popularity of The Facts of Life, I have continued to work with some of the most talented people ... And while I won't "tell all" ever, I am going to tell you a bit of my real facts of my life.

Lucy and Dean, or What Makes a TV Star

Peggy Elliott | Posted 06.16.2013 | TV
Peggy Elliott

TV stars were people you felt comfortable inviting into your home -- they were family; you didn't have to clean up for them. They could join you for dinner, or right after dinner with the dirty dishes still stacked up.

From America's Next Top Model to Green Advocate

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.03.2013 | Style
Nova Lorraine

After receiving the title "Hippie Hannah" from none other than the queen of America's Next Top Model, Tyra Banks, Hannah has embraced her nickname for what it represents. She passionately promotes global awareness and sustainable lifestyle practices through food, fitness and the arts.

You'll Never Guess Who This Beauty Is

Posted 04.04.2013 | Fifty

She went on to become a comedy icon.

LOOK: Lucille Ball's Backyard Was A Pastel Dream

Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 01.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

Take color cues from the queen of comedy.

What Happens When One David Bowie Fan And A Lucille Ball Lover Swap Their Styles

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 02.23.2013 | Style

We talked one David Bowie Fan and one Lucille Ball lover into switching clothes.

EXCLUSIVE: Betty White, Lucille Ball & More Classic Photos Of TV's 'Funny Ladies'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV

PBS's "Pioneers of Television" paying tribute to some of the famous faces who helped shape TV into what we know and love today. On Tuesday, Jan. 1...