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Real Life Captain Phillips Will Be A Commencement Speaker

AP | Posted 03.25.2014 | College

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — Richard Phillips, whose real-life ordeal as a hostage of Somali pirates was the subject of the movie "Captain Phillips," has be...

Tom Hanks' Capt. Phillips: I Gasped!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 03.08.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

I gasped. For air? In shock? Both. Watching Tom Hanks, playing Captain Richard Phillips taken hostage by Somali pirates as our Navy SEALS closed in ne...

This 40-Foot Playboy Bunny Sculpture Is Coming For You, Dallas

AP | TERRY WALLACE | Posted 11.15.2013 | Arts

DALLAS (AP) — A 40-foot high Playboy bunny logo that had upset some residents of the West Texas town of Marfa will be removed from a roadside displa...

Christopher Rosen

What Captain Phillips Thought Of 'Captain Phillips'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment

Outside of "Das Boot" and "Saving Private Ryan," Richard Phillips -- the captain of the Maersk Alabama who was kidnapped by Somali pirates in the spri...

Popcorn Preview: Captain Phillips

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Captain Phillips (2013) Cast includes: Tom Hanks (Saving Private Ryan), Catherine Keener (Into the Wild), Barkhad Abdi Screenplay: Billy Ray (T...

WATCH: The Real 'Captain Phillips': Tom Hanks Didn't Want To Hear Me Tell My Story

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The always chameleonic Tom Hanks becomes the leader of a ship taken hostage by Somali pirates in "Captain Phillips," the new film by Paul Greengrass t...

The Real Story Behind 'Captain Phillips'

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatic accounts of the Navy SEALs rescuing the captain of an American cargo ship made headlines around the world i...

Real Captain Phillips Speaks Out About Ordeal

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 12.02.2013 | Entertainment

WILLISTON, Vt. — WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — The captain of the American cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates four years ago returned home from sea...

Playboy Sculpture Has Texas Highway Officials Hot And Bothered

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.05.2013 | Weird News

West Texas is filled with rabbits, but Playboy bunnies are not so at home on the open range. Playboy recently installed a 40-foot neon sculpture of...

Apricot: Last Chance to View Camille at The Met

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts
Alison Winfield Burns

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity at the Metropolitan Museum of Art displays how master painters (mavericks in their day) created magical gardens -- and gowns -- using relationships between light and dark color.

Liz Markus Art Diary April 28, 2013

Liz Markus | Posted 06.29.2013 | Arts
Liz Markus

I look at a lot of art. Sometimes it's my own, sometimes it's some of the mind-boggling amount available around the city. Today's post took me to Nolita, Chelsea, the Lower East Side and Soho.

Famous Artist's Cameo On Gossip Girl Makes Us Laugh

Posted 11.21.2012 | Arts

Are we surprised that Richard Phillips hopped on over from the Gagosian for a cameo in the rich kid problems drama "Gossip Girl"? Not at all. Given th...

Is This Lindsay Lohan Painting Art?

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.12.2012 | Arts
Mike Hogan

The seriousness with which Phillips treats Lohan, Lima and Grey prompts a series of uncomfortable questions: Why do I know who these women are? Why do so many of us care so much about them? What is it that makes millions of people love them, and millions of others hate them?

15 Exhibitions You Can't Miss This Fall

Posted 08.30.2012 | Arts

As much as we love these last sunny summer days, nothing compares to the combination of crisp fall air and freshly unveiled art exhibitions, does it? ...

Lindsay Lohan Rides The Waves In Richard Phillips' New Video

Posted 06.07.2012 | Arts

By this point, Richard Phillips has painted a ridiculous amount of celebrities, from Warholian versions of Deepak Chopra to a radiating portrait of Mi...

WATCH: Lindsay's Sexy Art-House Film

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment

Fans of Lindsay Lohan don't have to wait until her Liz Taylor movie comes out. The "Mean Girls" star and tabloid favorite has another project that deb...

WATCH: Lindsay Lohan's Latest Film By Richard Phillips

Evan J. Garza | Posted 07.27.2011 | Arts
Evan J. Garza

Still from 'Lindsay Lohan.' a film directed by Richard Phillips Sailing through the busy canals of Venice, Italy next month will be a giant mobile v...

Huffington Post Arts: Celebrating Bloggers and Design Thursdays

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.26.2011 | Arts

It was only nine months ago that the Arts page launched on the Huffington Post, and just five months that Huffington Post Arts' Design Thursdays went ...

Tom Hanks To Battle Somali Pirates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In his illustrious career, Tom Hanks has played everything from a giant boy to a cowboy toy. But perhaps his most success, strangely, has come while p...

PLAN ForYourArt: February 24-March 2

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Ed Ruscha's Psycho Spaghetti Westerns features wide horizontal paintings, in which landscape becomes a surreal mental construct.

Jon Stewart Author Interview: Richard Phillips On Being Attacked By Somali Pirates (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Richard Phillips, who captained a boat that was taken hostage by Somali pirates last year, has chronicled his experiences in a new book called "Captai...

Capt. Richard Phillips's New Book

ABC News | Mark Mooney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In his new book "A Captain's Duty" Phillips recounts the harrowing ordeal at the hands four Somali pirates last April, and details for the first time ...

Captain Richard Phillips Gets $500K Memoir Deal: Report

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Merchant ship hero Capt. Richard Phillips may never have to brave pirate-ridden seas again, unless he really wants to. According to publishing sour...

Obama Meets With Richard Phillips At The White House

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has met with the captain of a U.S. cargo ship who was held hostage by Somali pirates last month. Obama met ...

Richard Phillips Returns Home From Kenya

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD and MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — The scrawny teenage pirate stormed the Maersk Alabama hoping for a share of a $3 million ransom. He was attacked by its sailors...