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Yes, A 'Hunger Games' Summer Camp Actually Exists (VIDEO)

Posted 08.08.2013 | Teen

Ever dream of becoming Katniss Everdeen? Well, now you have a chance to be just like her in real life. Sort of. According to the Tampa Bay Times, ...

Correction: Further Evidence Reveals Mega Best-Selling Authors Are Not Sisters

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 04.09.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

If you sensed that something was amiss in reading last week's blog you would have been right. Private investigator Bruce Watson's report that the author of 50 Shades of Grey and The Hunger Games author are sisters turns out to be false. They are, in fact, one person.

How The Hunger Games Is Like the Revolutionary War

Britt Darrow | Posted 08.27.2012 | Teen
Britt Darrow

We are studying the Revolutionary War in class. During a class discussion, we found some similarities between the Revolutionary War and the Hunger Games.

Why Is The Hunger Games So Popular?

Quora | Posted 06.27.2012 | Books
Quora

The Hunger Games have been popular with people who do not read books. A friend of mine (who made sure to emphasize that he doesn't read) told me that he loved the series and that I had to stop what I was doing to read it.

Antidote to Cynicism? Analyzing The Hunger Games

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

This is no Twilight. It's one of the toughest satires of modern culture I've seen in awhile.

The Hunger Games & the Race Issue

Leslie Reece Schichtel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
Leslie Reece Schichtel

Americans seem to be still hung up on the idea that skin color, and even gender, is a better way to define someone, rather than defining them by their achievements, potential, intelligence or moral character

Mattel Debuts 'Hunger Games' Barbie & She Looks Familiar

Entertainment Weekly | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment

We told you last month that -- whether you like it or not -- Mattel is turning "The Hunger Games'" Katniss Everdeen into a Barbie doll....

An End to "Found Footage" Films -- Please!

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'm declaring a moratorium on the "found footage" mock documentary. And, while we're at it, how about the same thing for movies shot to look like they're hand-held documentaries, even when they're just fiction films?

Trouble in 'Hunger Games' Paradise?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.05.2012 | Business

For a studio that is celebrating its $363 million-and-counting hit "The Hunger Games," Lionsgate seems to be in an awkward spot. "Hunger Games" scr...

Five Books You Should Read While Waiting for Catching Fire

Erin Gross | Posted 06.04.2012 | Books
Erin Gross

what do you read in between now and Catching Fire release? Here's our top five choices for books to read while you are waiting.

The Hunger Games and the Death of Winner-Take-All Capitalism

Russell C. Smith | Posted 06.03.2012 | Books
Russell C. Smith

In the same way Orwell wrote about 1948 and titled his novel 1984, one can ask whether The Hunger Games is a reflection of our current world or a warning of horrific things to come.

The Ultimate Faceoff: Katniss vs. Bella!

Posted 03.29.2012 | Teen

She can wield a bow and arrow like nobody's business and is so devoted to her family that she would fight to the death to protect them. Her opponent ...

A Defense of Katniss

Jody He | Posted 05.29.2012 | Teen
Jody He

Much like Harry Potter, Katniss is modest because of her desire to keep those whom she loves safe. Her strength and her willingness to sacrifice for the people she loves are what make Katniss, well, Katniss.

'The Hunger Games': A Commentary on Society

Alexander Vassiliadis | Posted 05.29.2012 | Teen
Alexander Vassiliadis

The Hunger Games is more than just a story about two young heroes that face various challenges and fall in love -- the novel is Suzanne Collins's commentary on modern-day society.

The True Story Behind The Hunger Games

Sarah Hall | Posted 05.28.2012 | Books
Sarah Hall

What Suzanne Collins has done with The Hunger Games is something subtle, remarkable, and hopefully, intentional.

Our Hunger Is Satisfied

Emma Seligman | Posted 05.28.2012 | Teen
Emma Seligman

Under the extremely watchful eye of author Suzanne Collins, who stands as a producer and co-writer of The Hunger Games, director Gary Ross kept faithful to the book while cutting it down to fit a movie format.

Is The Hunger Games Really the Future of Writing?

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.25.2012 | Books
Lev Raphael

Now, maybe some writers can write to a formula, can churn out books that try to catch the cultural mood, books that mimic best sellers, but I suspect most authors are like me: We write the books we want to.

Is The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen A Model of Sustainability?

Food & Wine | Posted 05.23.2012 | Home
Food & Wine

From a food-world perspective, the message of the story is almost as exciting as Katniss's big screen quest to make it through the deadly arena with her humanity (and head!) intact.

Girl on Fire

Kayla Covert | Posted 05.23.2012 | Teen
Kayla Covert

Katniss is one of the most relatable characters in literarature. Her emphasis on the importance of doing what's right and being strong is probably the greatest message to give teenagers today.

Why I Love Katniss

Teresa DiLillo | Posted 05.23.2012 | Teen
Teresa DiLillo

It's okay to be strong and you should never weaken yourself, especially not for a boy, no matter how cute he may be. Katniss shows that it's okay for the girl to be the one doing the saving sometimes.

'The Hunger Games' Reviews Are In & Not All Are Good

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 03.22.2012 | Entertainment

The reviews are in for "The Hunger Games," and it looks like the film is as popular with critics as it is with its young fans. "Hunger Games" already ...

Why Did They Choose Jennifer Lawrence to Star in Hunger Games? See Winter's Bone

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

It won't hurt a smart teenager -- and is there another kind? -- to see Winter's Bone. It won't hurt you either.

Our Hunger for The Hunger Games

The Minnesota Daily | Posted 05.21.2012 | College
The Minnesota Daily

Amid the complicated love triangles, dystopian societies and idea of the supernatural, The Hunger Games slips in political allegorical situations that older readers are able to recognize and enjoy.

The Hunger Games Bombs!

Rick Schwartz | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment
Rick Schwartz

That might be next week's least likely headline. Everyone knows by now that The Hunger Games will be a massive hit when it opens on Friday. But why?

Ron Dicker

'Hunger Games' Producer Reveals Secrets To Making A Blockbuster On The Cheap

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business

Making a hit movie on a budget is as hard as Hollywood makes it look. "We're in a business where the solution is almost always to write a check," said...