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Popcorn Preview: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) Cast includes: Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), David Banner (Street Kings), Mariah Carey (You Don't ...

Movie Review: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I walked away from Daniels' film deeply moved. As obvious as this film can be in its messages -- bigotry and racism: bad -- it still touches on moments of history from the recent past that need to be recalled, over and over.

The Presidential Debate Expectation Game

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Over the next two weeks, when you hear that Romney is a debating machine or that Obama is too smooth to fail, don't listen. We're not looking for the candidate who exceeds expectations. We want the best person for the job. For the electorate, the best way to win the expectation game is not to play.

Ron Dicker

How To Get A Kentucky Derby Winner On The Cheap

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.03.2012 | Money

If Saturday's Kentucky Derby makes you dream of owning a thoroughbred for the price of a nag, you're in luck. Several firms arrange partnerships for s...

William H. Macy Goes for Broke (and Drunk) in Showtime's Shameless

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

William H. Macy has a voice that could sell needles to a porcupine. He can say the word "Golly" and have it be rife with unspoken meaning and depth.

The Wizard of Oz Remake

James Campion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Campion

If there is a piece of suitably untouchable Americana, a seminal work of art and a signature expression of a particular time and place in its creation, it would be The Wizard of Oz.

Rap, Eloise, Seabiscuit And Doughnuts

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Autobiography of Mark Twain" by Mark Twain The American-Statesman Twain was insistent never to write a coherent, chronological account of his life. A...

Will Arnett -- Finding the Next Job for Gob

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Why not take Gob Bluth, move him to Las Vegas, and try to keep up with real magicians. I know an Arrested spin-off is a few years too late, but as Gob himself would say 'cmon!'

'Seabiscuit' Author Laura Hillenbrand Will Have New Book Out In November

The New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN; Compiled by DAVE ITZKOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The second book by Laura Hillenbrand, the author of "Seabiscuit," is to be published in November, Random House announced on Monday....

American Thoroughbred Racing Needs a Lifeline, and the Answer Can Be Found in Australia

Eric O'Keefe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Eric O'Keefe

So why is Thoroughbred racing alive and kicking Down Under? The obstacles they face are no different -- casino gambling, online competitors, and of course rising costs.

The Preakness: Fear and Loathing of a Fantastic Filly

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

The Derby is well-marketed, mawkish insanity. The Preakness? Um, well... not exactly drenched in tradition, is it? I mean, what do the fans at the track drink while they're waiting for the race to start?

Seabiscuit Gets the Last Laugh

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Maggie Van Ostrand

A 44-cent stamp featuring the great thoroughbred racehorse, Seabiscuit, will be issued by the U.S. Postal Service. This stamp is significant for one huge reason: We the people did it!