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One Can Dream: Out of Work Actors Reply to EW's Message to Hollywood

David Fagin | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
David Fagin

The movie business - probably more than any other industry - is run by a select group of men and women whose main goal is simply to keep their job another day.

Florida Has Jimmy Feeling Very Thankful And Sweaty

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.20.2014 | Comedy

"The Tonight Show's" last day in Florida had Jimmy Fallon feeling very thankful. He was thankful for all the kindness people showed him, all the fun t...

Kevin Hart REALLY Doesn't Like Roller Coasters

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.18.2014 | Comedy

You must be this tall to totally lose it. Kevin Hart stopped by "The Tonight Show" Tuesday, June 17, and since the show is filming in Orlando, Jimm...

Jimmy Fallon Goes Full-On 'Miami Vice'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.17.2014 | Comedy

"The Tonight Show" is heading to Florida for a week at Universal Orlando, and Jimmy and Higgins decided to arrive in style. To get to the show on time...

Thrill Rides! Orlando's Top Roller Coasters

WHERE | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel
WHERE

With super-turbo speeds and insane upside-down loops, these roller coasters aren't for the kiddos.

Dinner With 'Lone Survivor' Marcus Luttrell, A Hero of Another Name

Aaron Sagers | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

I don't want to call Marcus Luttrell a hero. After a day spent "playing" at being a Navy SEAL with machine guns, a rappelling wall and helicopter, I'm sitting across from the real deal in a fancy dining room overlooking the White House in Washington D.C. on Memorial Day weekend.

Oh, the Irony: An Afternoon with Bethany Hamilton at Universal Studios

Reid Levin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Celebrity
Reid Levin

Big wave surfing, book writing and inspiring those in dark places are all much more important than clearing the air with regard to an accident that was out of her control. She's a woman now and it seems maturity has turned over a new leaf for her.

'Fast & Furious' Ride Heading To Universal Studios Hollywood In 2015

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment

Universal Studios has announced a new ride coming to its theme park inspired by the “Fast & Furious” film franchise. The studio made the annou...

All Aboard The Hogwarts Express ... Seriously

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment

The new Harry Potter-themed area opening at Universal Orlando Resort this summer will allow fans to ride the Hogwarts Express train and experience the...

They. Are. Everywhere.

AP | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks, stepping outside its core busin...

8 Things to Do in Orlando...Without the Kids

Viator | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Viator

It's no doubt that Orlando is the quintessential kid-oriented entertainment paradise. Mickey and Minnie sightings, splashy water rides, and acrobatic ...

Best Budget Destinations for 2014

Budget Travel | Posted 02.11.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these five cities ideal to consider for your travel itinerary this year.

On This Day In 'Back To The Future' History ...

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

On this date in "Back to the Future" history, Nov. 12, 1955, lightning struck the clock tower in Hill Valley, Calif. providing enough power (1.21 giga...

The Simpsons' Springfield Finds a Home

Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Mark I. Pinsky

Over the years, the series' creators and writers have scattered tantalizing, coy, and intentionally contradictory hints about the town's location. Last spring, Universal ended the debate.

Do You Think Universal Studios Should Have Canceled This Controversial Halloween Show?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.24.2013 | Gay Voices

On Saturday Huff Post Gay Voices featured a story about a show at Universal Studios' "Halloween Horror Nights" titled "Bill and Ted's Excellent Hallow...

How U.S. Theme Parks Are Gearing Up For Halloween

Budget Travel | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

It's never too early to start planning for Halloween, and some theme parks start the festivities in late September. We've got the inside scoop on Halloween events happening this year at Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and Six Flags theme parks.

11 Best Winter Getaways to Lock in NOW

Budget Travel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

We know, we know: You've still got some sand in your shoes. Who wants to think about winter when it's still so far away? But you might want to reconsider. If you want a price as dreamy as these trips, don't wait for the first snowfall to make your reservation.

Security Officers Ruin Girl's Birthday Over This T-Shirt

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.04.2013 | Business

Way to ruin a girl's birthday, guys. Security officers at Universal Studios in Florida kicked an entire family out of the park Saturday night bec...

Amusement Rides Have Come A Long Way

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- Boasting obscure characters and detailed story lines, several new attractions opened at theme parks this summer in Central Flori...

It Used to Be, When You Bought a Vibrator...

Courtney Garcia | Posted 10.05.2013 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

While I knew these days you could do almost anything with your phone, I never fathomed masturbating was an option. But like my mom always said, "Where there's a will, there's a way."

5 U.S. Theme Parks Under $50

Budget Travel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

With Disney parks recently raising their ticket prices to $89 for a single-park one day ticket -- Universal Studios is just as bad -- now is the perfect time to start thinking about smaller, regional theme parks where you can get your adrenaline fix for less.

America Feeds the Rich

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The Farm Bill that is expected to pass the U.S. House this week explains income inequality in America. The Republican-sponsored proposal slashes food stamps for poor children and pads farm subsidies for wealthy agri-businessmen.

Icon of The Day: Saul Bass

Alona Elkayam | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Alona Elkayam

The era of Saul Bass movie branding has yet to be surpassed, with the exception of the 2010 Catfish poster-which I would hang on my wall, unframed. Happy Birthday Saul Bass, without you, I could never be me.

Why Concerts Are So Expensive

Los Angeles Daily News | Kevin Smith | Posted 07.03.2013 | Los Angeles

The closure of the Gibson Amphitheatre will leave a hole in Southern California's concert scene, but one local promoter says there are plenty of other...

Goodbye, Gibson!

AP | Posted 04.25.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Concert promoter Live Nation announced Wednesday that a landmark Los Angeles music venue where Bob Marley, Johnny Cash and Frank Sinatr...