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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.

Why 24 Lived Another Day and Will Live Again

William Bradley | Posted 07.24.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Given that the show had seemed near played out when it ended its eight-season run four years ago, the question is why the longest-running espionage TV series in history seems still to have a lot of life left in it 13 years after it first ran.

An Independent Candidate for Congress - Not for Sale!

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

I am a candidate for Congress from the 26th District of California. There is little more than a month between now and the June 3 primary. Until this...

President Bartlet Has A Message For Congress About Drug Sentencing

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

President Bartlet is back with a message for Congress about mandatory minimum sentences. Bartlet, a fictional president from the show "The West Win...

Salinger Documentary by Shane Salerno, a Revealing Homerun

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Shane Salerno succeeds in solving the riddle of J.D. Salinger's reclusive behavior. Salinger chose to be a recluse when it suited his needs. Folks int...

Spain's Northern Pilgrimage Route: by Bus Rather Than Foot

Emilie C. Harting | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Emilie C. Harting

For a moment I longed to be on that trail. Then I thought no. It was March and the weather was too cold and rainy.

Saving Chain Reaction

Mikko Alanne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Mikko Alanne

If you've ever visited Santa Monica and driven past the Civic Center, you've likely seen Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Conrad's iconic "Chain Reaction," a towering, 26-foot sculpture portraying a nuclear mushroom cloud made from chains.

Actor Sam Rockwell Takes A Single Shot

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In A Single Shot, opening in limited release Friday and available on VOD, actor Sam Rockwell looks as though he's right at home as a veteran outdoorsman who keeps meat on the table with his rifle. Nothing, Rockwell says, could be further from the truth.

'Salinger' Doc Takes Kitchen-Sink Approach

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

"Reclusive." Is that an adjective, or is it actually part of J.D. Salinger's name? The word has been used so often to describe the famous writer, one ...

J.D. Salinger, America's Most Famous Recluse, Is Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You

Paul Alexander | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Paul Alexander

Cinematically engrossing and emotionally gripping, Salinger paints a complete portrait of the man and the artist.

WATCH: J. Lo Strikes Movie Gold With New Role

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Jennifer Lopez just struck movie gold. The 43-year-old singer and actress may be receiving a milestone star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursd...

'Madhouse' Childhood To Blame?

Posted 06.06.2013 | Celebrity

In the past couple years, Charlie Sheen has spent most of his time talking about dragon blood, trading one goddess for a new one and generally "winnin...

City Walk: The Show Is Afoot!

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Hello, my name is Gregory, and I walk -- a lot. In Los Angeles. Happily, I have discovered a new TV show about people like me: people who walk -- in cities -- all over the U.S.A.

Could This Be Your New Drama Camp Counselor?

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts

SHIPROCK, N.M. -- Actor Martin Sheen has an upcoming role in New Mexico - that of mentor at a drama camp for American Indian youth. The Farmington Da...

WATCH: Martin Sheen Evokes Iraq War In Commencement Advice

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.15.2013 | College

Acclaimed actor Martin Sheen dished out some jokes when he gave the commencement address at La Roche College in Pennsylvania on May 4, but he didn't s...

NY DA Denies Exoneration Bid Backed By Martin Sheen

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 06.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Prosecutors have turned down an inmate's bid to be cleared in the 1998 killing of a retired police officer, an exoneration effort cha...

Vocal Pro-Life Celebrities

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.01.2013 | Celebrity

Celebrities are notorious for their liberal-minded politics. Many are outspoken supporters of LGBT causes, and the list of famous Barack Obama support...

'Anger Management' Role Reversal: Martin Throws A Party

Posted 02.01.2013 | TV

Considering Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen are an actual father and son, they probably had a lot of fun with the role reversal on the latest episode o...

Martin Sheen Walks Back 'Zero Dark Thirty' Criticism

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.31.2013 | Entertainment

Two weeks after his name appeared on a statement that criticized "Zero Dark Thirty" as promoting torture, Martin Sheen says he didn't mean to come out...

'Anger Management': Does Charlie's Dad Have Alzheimer's?

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 01.18.2013 | TV

Charlie Sheen is back with the second season premiere of "Anger Management." As promised, he brought his dad, Martin Sheen, along for the fun. Now a r...

Ed Asner, Apologist for Slavery? Martin Sheen Endorsing Murder? David Clennon, Executive Sociopath? Not Hardly. So Why Zero Dark Thirty?

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Entertainment
G. Roger Denson

The anti-Zero Dark Thirty camp indicates in their statements that they have little awareness of the principles of irony, catharsis, and sublimation that dramatizations use to separate depiction of heinous activities from endorsement of them.

Joshua Ostroff

Sheen: Romney Is 'Stupid'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.27.2012 | Entertainment

When Martin Sheen last spoke to Huffington Post in September, U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election looked like a cakewalk. Three debates later, t...

Sheen, Harrelson Set To Star In 9/11 'Truther' Film

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.19.2012 | Entertainment

Sept. 11th was surely one of the most defining and poignant moments in American history. The events of that day have been rehashed in countless televi...

'West Wing' Character Gives Obama Debate Advice

Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment

"The West Wing's" President Jed Bartlet, one of America's favorite fictional presidents, is weighing in on President Obama's first debate performance ...

It's A 'West Wing' Reunion ... Again!

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

"The West Wing" cast is back together, walking and talking, but it's not for a movie. The cast of Aaron Sorkin's NBC political drama reunited in s...