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Laverne & Shirley Still Watch TV Together All The Time

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams play feuding ex-TV partners on an episode of Nickelodeon's "Sam & Cat," but they...

'Laverne & Shirley,' Together Again

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

Everybody ready? "1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hasenpfeffer Incorporated!": A "Laverne & Shirley" reunion is afoot on "Sam & Cat." Pe...

10 Things 'Hocus Pocus' Gave Us

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment

It has been 20 years since Halloween staple "Hocus Pocus" hit theaters, and we haven't taken a second of it for granted. Here are 10 things this splen...

On His Birthday, Giving Thanks for Hanks

John Farr | Posted 09.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

When his many legions of fans consider his success, I'm certain there's a consistent thought running through their heads: it couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. Happy Birthday, Tom. Now, here's my personal Hanks list.

'Laverne & Shirley' Reunion Alert!

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 06.26.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES -- The leading ladies of "Laverne & Shirley" are reuniting. Nickelodeon said Wednesday that Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams will guest ...

'Big' Turns 25 Today: Where Josh Baskin Went Wrong

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

I often wonder how Josh Baskin feels now, 25 years after the release of the movie "Big," which told his (fictional) story. I wonder if he ever says to himself, right before falling asleep, You know, I'd probably be running MacMillan Toys by now if I had just stayed an adult.

Chris Harnick

Penny Marshall On What Keeps 'Laverne & Shirley' Relevant

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

"Laverne & Shirley" ended its eight-season run 30 years ago on May 10, 1983, but turn on your TV at the right time and you'll still find Penny Marshal...

Why 'Laverne & Shirley' Was So Great

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

It's been 30 years since "Laverne & Shirley" left the airwaves on May 10, 1983. Thankfully, the show has lived on and new viewers have been able to sc...

Dancing For the Kids

Rob Taub | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
Rob Taub

When we sat down to discuss her latest venture Sheila Jaffe told me, "Casting is my job, but Felix is my passion." The Felix Organization, a charity which she co-founded with Darryl (DMC) McDaniels of RUN/DMC helps to "enhance the lives" of children in the foster care system.

Penny Marshall's My Mother Was Nuts at The Monkey Bar

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If Penny Marshall's honking nasalese leaps off the pages of her memoir, My Mother was Nuts, it's not because she wrote the book. Rather, this is the w...

Laura Rowley

Penny Marshall: 'Well, Don't You Want To Have Fun?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Rowley | Posted 09.24.2012 | Fifty

I regret turning down a movie here and there. But you know I had a good friend who was sick, that’s a priority. There’s more to life than show business and there’s more to life than just working.

New York Turns Out for Penny Marshall's 'My Mother Was Nuts' (And New York Is Nuts for Penny)

Liz Smith | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

The chief thing Miss Parker complained about was the plethora of books she was sent by publishers who were trying, or hoping, to maybe get a quote out of her. She was always shoving them at visitors by the armload.

WATCH: Fred Armisen's Best Role Yet?

Posted 09.13.2012 | Comedy

He won't be playing President Obama on "SNL" this year, but that doesn't mean Fred Armisen won't continue to delight us as a million other characters....

The Grand Marshall of Fun

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.18.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If you're in the entertainment business, the name Garry Marshall means success and longevity. When you read, or much better listen to, Marshall's book, My Happy Days in Hollywood - A Memoir, you will come away with a fine appreciation of how to achieve lasting success in any business.

Director Conned By Impostor Claiming To Be Lamar Odom's Assistant

TMZ | Posted 06.05.2012 | Celebrity

Attention filthy rich LA Lakers fans -- Lamar Odom does not have a cash-strapped assistant ... something director Penny Marshall learned after getting...

Gary Marshall On Laverne And Shirley, Penny's Health

Posted 04.26.2012 | TV

"Laverne & Shirley" is basking in a new round of honor and nostalgic praise. The show will be honored with a fan favorite award at the upcoming TV Lan...

Jim Carrey & Others Reveal Their Inspiration

Posted 04.16.2012 | Entertainment

HuffPost and our friends at Entertainment Tonight corralled a bevy of TV and movie stars and asked them a simple question: When did it all start? ...

Gary Susman

My Interview With Whitney Houston At Her Peak

HuffingtonPost.com | Gary Susman | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment

I was fortunate enough to meet Whitney Houston at her career peak. It was late 1996, and she was promoting her forthcoming movie, "The Preacher's Wife...

Penny Marshall's Book Deal Gets Fresh Twist

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

NEW YORK — Filmmaker-actress Penny Marshall has a book deal with a fresh twist: The publisher is Amazon.com. Marshall's agent, Dan Strone, anno...

A Woman's Touch: Ten Great Films From Female Directors

John Farr | Posted 06.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Though film directing has been an overwhelmingly male preserve, there's an enduring legacy of women directors to celebrate. To prove my point, here are ten of my own favorite titles helmed by women.

Movie review: Valentine's Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Valentine's Day wants to do for that Hallmark holiday what Love Actually did for Christmas: exploit it to make a romantic comedy. Just one problem: it's not funny.

Women-Made Films Mostly Ignored by the National Film Registry. Why?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Tucker

The situation for women who want to make movies is grim. Despite the fact that film schools graduate as many women as men, just 4% of Hollywood directors are women.

Hollywood Event Honoring Streisand's YENTL Brings Awareness to Plight of Congolese Women

Paul Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

The women's movement used to have a kind of steam that I think has gone out of it. We have to keep talking about change and women's rights, not only here but all around the world.

At Laker Games It's Also About Jack and Denzel

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paula Duffy

It's not just Kobe Bryant and coach Phil Jackson who give the occasional Laker's game guest the biggest thrill. It's about who is in the audience from the entertainment business.

Nicholson, Spike, Eddie Murphy And More At Lakers Game

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Jack Nicholson was in his familiar courtside seat wearing his traditional sunglasses Tuesday night, cheering on the Lakers in Game...