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Visual Art Is Vibrant at Life Is Beautiful Festival 2014

JK Russ | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

"Love is Power. Power is Life. Life is Beautiful." The words are scrawled in red, encircling a cut out of a large, purple cactus flower. Pasted to the wall, the flower is surrounded by hundreds of other natural desert elements, with hand-written messages.

On the Culture Front: Marina Abramovic, an Evening With Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman, Ibsen Reimagined and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 02.16.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

There's no one quite as original as Marina Abramovic, an artist who defies categorization and pushes the limits of what art can be and what the audience and performer can both endure.

The Biggest Movie Milestones Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment

Eleven years ago, on May 5, 2002, the Sam Raimi-directed "Spider-Man" swung its way into theaters and shattered box office records, wrapping up $100 m...

Xan Cassavetes Makes an Un-vampire Movie

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Xan Cassavetes didn't set out to make a vampire film. In fact, though her newest film is called Kiss of the Damned, opening today (5/3/13), she's still not convinced she has.

Let's Take a Stab at the Medical Myths Surrounding Vampires

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

A considerable body of scholarly work seeks to explain what might have created the folklore of the vampire or Nosferatu -- a name that comes from the Greek nosophoros, or plague-carrier.

The Temple of Doom Halloween Party, Family Day At Newseum, Marine Corps Marathon: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 26, 27, 28

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.26.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 1. Brightest Young Things & The Temple of Doom At The Sphinx Club Have you ever partied at The Sphinx Club? Did you k...

Cara Santa Maria

Are Vampires Real?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.16.2012 | Science

I always thought vampires were the stuff of legend, but after doing a little digging through the scientific literature, now I'm not so sure. If you yo...

3 Fascinating Flubs in Films in the Sci-Fi/Horror Genre

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 05.09.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Flubs are endemic to movies and television programs of all ilks! Some are continuity errors caused by multiple shooting days. Some are so-called "reve...

A Conversation With Werner Herzog, Part II: Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Avatar, & the Hostility of Nature

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

2011-12-02-Screenshot20111202at9.13.57AM.jpg Werner Herzog has strong feelings about the proper relationship between humanity and nature.

The Vampire: A Historic and Cinematic View

John W. Whitehead | Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

Halloween is associated with many strange creatures, but none more so than the vampire. Yet the vampire, an amalgamation of ancient lore woven through with sex, fear, danger and gore, is no mere Hollywood creation.

Niles Essanay in Fremont Goes Goth

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 12.21.2011 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

Just in time for Halloween, the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum will screen a handful of spooky films sure to make the dark hearts of horror film lovers skip a beat (should they still be beating at all).

Should Rock Musicians Accompany Silent Films?

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

The bottom line is that if the music commissioned for a silent film does nothing to support the work being shown on screen, then a genuine effort should be made to hire more talented composers.

Vampires: Why Here, Why Now?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

If fiction often reflects a nation's culture, why, oh-why-oh, do we have so many vampires, in so many places, sucking up so many entertainment dollars with such blazing success today?