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'Falling Skies' Preview: Terry O'Quinn Guest Stars As Noah Wyle's Mysterious Mentor (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

Whenever a show is in need of a charismatic (but vaguely threatening) authority figure, we imagine Terry O'Quinn is first on a casting director's speed...

Ryan Lochte Chooses Between 'Dancing With The Stars' And 'The Bachelor'

  |   August 10, 2012

Ryan Lochte's future reality TV career has been quite the talk as of late. The Olympic swimmer has said he'd appear on both ABC's "The...

A Video Poem For Your Inner Child: 'When I Grow Up' (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

As children, most of us want to be astronauts or presidents or ballerinas. Then, over time, we stop thinking about what we want to be...

'New Girl' Season 2 Casts 'America's Next Top Model' Alum And More TV Casting News

  |   August 9, 2012

"New Girl" will play host to a family reunion when the Fox comedy introduces Winston's sister and mother in Season 2. According to TV Guide,...

JOKE: The Kid And The Commandments

  |   August 10, 2012

A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five- and six-year-old students. After explaining the “Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother” commandment,...

Gabby Hoffman Talks 'Now And Then' TV Show, Would Guest Star

  |   August 9, 2012

Fans of the 1995 coming-of-age movie "Now and Then" were thrilled to hear that I. Marlene King, who wrote the original film and co-created "Pretty...

Mars Panorama: Curiosity Rover Sends Back 1st 360-Degree Color View (PHOTO)

AP   |  ALICIA CHANG   |   August 9, 2012

PASADENA, Calif. -- The photo-snapping rover Curiosity returned another postcard from Mars on Thursday – the first 360-degree color panorama of Gale Crater. Scientists admired...

'American Horror Story': Jessica Lange On Ryan Murphy, Constance Langdon

  |   August 9, 2012

When Jessica Lange first took on her "American Horror Story" role, she didn't know what to expect out of her character Constance Langodon ... except...

Bollywood Movie 'Dhoom 3' Shooting In Chicago This Week

onlocationvacations.com   |   August 9, 2012

Dhoom 3: Back in Action is causing quite a stir this week among Bollywood fans in Chicago. The film is the latest in the popular...
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W. Kamau Bell On His New FX Weekly Stand-Up Show 'Totally Biased'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Maggie Furlong   |   August 9, 2012

W. Kamau Bell is a comedian, and he's not afraid to admit that he's absolutely, 100 percent, totally freaking biased. "Totally Biased with W. Kamau...

'The Good Wife' Season 4 Guest Stars: First Look At New Cast Additions

  |   August 9, 2012

"The Good Wife" Season 4 will feature many new -- and familiar -- faces. Rita Wilson will return early in the fourth season as Viola...

Sabrina Thompson, 'Survivor' Alum, Gives Kids A Chance To 'Dream Big' In New Photo Project (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson   |   August 9, 2012

Upolu, Samoa, the South Pacific island where Sabrina Thompson fought it out as a contestant on CBS's reality series "Survivor," was worlds away from the...

Azealia Banks 'Dazed & Confused' Cover Banned For Condom-As-Cigar Gag

The Huffington Post   |  Hallie Sekoff   |   August 9, 2012

It's not surprising that once again rapper Azealia Banks has stirred things up in the world of pop culture. Not only does she have a...

Ruth Abrams: Overlooked Jewish Female Painter Gets Retrospective At Yeshiva University Museum (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

Although she painted with influential giants including Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock, you probably haven't heard of Ruth Abrams. Largely overlooked in her own...

'2 Days In New York' Premiere Hosted By The Cinema Society: Julie Delpy, Chris Rock, Tyra Banks (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

The lovely Julie Delpy ("Before Sunrise," "Before Sunset") and the always hilarious Chris Rock turned up for the premiere Wednesday of their new film, "2...

'Homeland' Season 2 Poster And 'Dexter' Season 7 Poster Revealed (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

"Homeland" Season 2 and "Dexter" Season 7 have brand new posters to go along with their shiny new seasons premiering in September. In the "Homeland"...

Children In Tokyo Make Famous Painting From Legos At Legoland Discovery Center (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

We've all heard "my kid could do that!" when a contentious work of art makes its debut, but rarely do we hear that claim about...

Occupy LA Chalk Protest Coming Back To Downtown LA: One Arrest Already (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post   |  Anna Almendrala   |   August 9, 2012

Members of the Occupy LA movement have made plans to chalk up Downtown LA Thursday evening, but event organizers promise the "chalkupy" won't interfere with...

'The Americans': FX Orders Cold War Spy Series Starring Keri Russell

  |   August 9, 2012

Keri Russell is heading back to TV in FX's Cold War spy series "The Americans." "The Americans," starring Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich, hails...

Robert Plant 'Walking Into Clarksdale' On Saturday For Sunflower Rivers Blues & Gospel Festival

AP   |  STACEY PLAISANCE   |   August 9, 2012

Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant is heading to Mississippi to headline a festival in the historic Delta blues town he recorded a song about...

Photo Of The Day: Can You Guess What It Is?

  |   August 9, 2012

What is that Mt. Rushmore-esque thing in the background and whose faces does it feature? Check out our Facebook page @HuffPostCulture at 5 p.m. to...

Antony And The Johnsons' 'Cut The World' Features Willem Dafoe And Marina Abramovic Acting Creepy (VIDEO) (NSFW)

The Huffington Post   |  Hallie Sekoff   |   August 9, 2012

Hat tip to Flavorwire: the latest video from Antony Hegarty and his pop baroque collective Antony and the Johnsons is as haunting as promised. Set...

'The Bourne Legacy': Tony Gilroy On Real-Life Inspirations Behind New Film

AP   |  SANDY COHEN   |   August 9, 2012

LOS ANGELES -- "The Bourne Legacy" is a work of fiction, but the scientific, political and corporate partnerships it depicts are very real. Tony Gilroy,...

'Friends,' 'How I Met Your Mother' Reportedly Ripped Off By Chinese Sitcom 'Ipartment'

  |   August 9, 2012

Ross, Joey, Rachel and the rest of the "Friends" gang seem to have invaded China. The popular Chinese sitcom "Ipartment," which features a group of...

'The Voices Of Fonts' Impersonates Your Favorite Typeface (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

We all have our go-to fonts for our different moods. A little Arial for an e-mail, some Curlz MT for a party invite. Well vlogger...

'Fantastic Mr. Fox' Newspaper: Easter Egg Revealed In Wes Anderson's Animated Film (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post   |  Crystal Bell   |   August 9, 2012

In Wes Anderson's animated film "Fantastic Mr. Fox," Mr. Fox (George Clooney) is a newspaper columnist who wants bigger and better things for his family....

'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary TV Movie: 'An Adventure In Space And Time' Coming Soon

  |   August 9, 2012

How do you celebrate a franchise's 50th anniversary? With a TV movie of course. "Doctor Who" will be celebrated with "An Adventure in Space and...

Garfield Def Comedy Jam: HBO Parody Takes On Beloved Comic Strip (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

Remember Def Comedy Jam? Remember Garfield? Obviously, it was only a matter of time before these two worlds collided. In this new video from comedy...

'Snooki & JWOWW' Rejected By 2 New Jersey Towns

AP   |   August 9, 2012

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. — The Jersey shore town that tried to close its bars early and restricts overnight parking has said no to "Snooki...

McKayla Maroney Tumblr Shows She 'Is Not Impressed' With Pretty Much Everything (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Emma Gray   |   August 9, 2012

McKayla Maroney is a gold and silver Olympic medalist, and the 2011 World Vault Champion, and she recently taught Jenna Bush to dougie. Now she...

Hand To Mouth: Poet And Artist John Tottenham Brings Eerie Works To Rosamund Felsen Gallery (PHOTOS)

  |   August 10, 2012

John Tottenham's paintings invite you to on an idyllic date, the kind you only read about in Victorian novels. A picnic, a garden stroll, perhaps...

The Human Jukebox: Young Classically-Trained Buskers Take On Bach And Lady Gaga (VIDEO)

  |   August 10, 2012

Last year, a busker who only knew how to play two songs -- Oasis' hit "Wonderwall" and Don McLean's classic "American Pie" -- was arrested....

Circus Animal Abuse: Parents Conflicted Over Taking Their Children To The Show (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

Should parents take their children to the circus? While going to the circus may be a favorite pastime for many adults, animal abuse allegations have...
Matt Ferner

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Aurora Shooting Benefit Show: Ben Roy Headlines 'Healing Hearts With Laughter,' A Comedy Benefit Show For Theater Massacre Victims

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Matt Ferner   |   August 9, 2012

Members of Denver's stand-up comedy community are coming together to put on a benefit show for Aurora theater shooting victims and 100 percent of the...

Pyotr Fomenko Dead: Russia's Legendary Theater Director Dies At 80

AP   |  VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV   |   August 9, 2012

MOSCOW -- Pyotr Fomenko, a renowned Russian stage director who founded one of Moscow's leading theaters, has died. He was 80. Fomenko, who staged more...

'American Idol': Diddy (AKA Sean Combs) In Talks To Judge

  |   August 9, 2012

Watch out, Mariah. Diddy might be moving in! According to the New York Post, Fox has asked Sean "Diddy" Combs to join the judges panel...

Chicago's Best Indie Bookstores: Where To Grab A Read For Book Lover's Day (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

August 9 National Book Lovers Day, and if you're looking for a place to snag a read and celebrate, Chicago's got you covered. The city...

Now 43: Billboard 200's Next No. 1 Album

  |   August 9, 2012

Now that's what you call music? According to Billboard, Now That's What I Call Music: 43 will debut atop the Billboard Top 200 chart when...

'Sesame Street' Parodies 'The Voice' (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

"Sesame Street" has become known for its parodies -- from Cookie Monster's take on "Call Me Maybe" to "Law & Order: Special Letters Unit." And...

'Bullet For Adolf,' Woody Harrelson's Play, Panned By Critics Who Wonder If Real Marijuana Would Make It Funnier

The Huffington Post   |  Mallika Rao   |   August 9, 2012

The backstory is intriguing, but in the end, the play Woody Harrelson scripted with his long-lost friend Frankie Hyman isn't delivering. Critics are slamming "Bullet...

Hatebreed V. CNN: Band Takes Issue With Sikh Temple Shooting Article, Gets Retraction

The Huffington Post   |  Kia Makarechi   |   August 9, 2012

Hatebreed, a metalcore band from Connecticut, recently took issue with the way CNN labeled them. In an article describing the Sikh temple shooting suspect's involvement...

Ex-Jail Cells Serve As Artist Studios In Detroit

AP   |  David Runk   |   August 9, 2012

DETROIT — For Hugo Navarro, the 5-by-9-foot jail cell that serves as his studio in southwest Detroit is an admittedly creepy place to immerse himself...

'Political Animals': Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino Discuss T.J.'s Condition (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

Politics are a dirty business, especially where Elaine Barrish (Sigourney Weaver) and Susan Berg (Carla Gugino) are concerned. In our exclusive "Political Animals" clip (above),...

'ALF' Movie: Sony Pictures Animation Developing Feature Film

  |   August 9, 2012

"ALF" is making a comeback on the big screen with a major motion picture at Sony. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony Pictures Animation has...

'Timeshare Backyard' Rents Yard Space In Manhattan For $100 An Hour (PHOTOS)

AP   |  MEGHAN BARR   |   August 9, 2012

NEW YORK -- The first sign that something strange is happening on Ludlow Street is the fence, which is long and green and decidedly out...

Joshua Light Show At Skirball: Lou Reed, Evelyn Glennie And More Team With Light Pioneer Joshua White (SLIDESHOW)

  |  Mallika Rao   |   August 9, 2012

At the tail end of the sixties, Joshua White made a name for himself by projecting swirls of color behind the stage at the Fillmore...

Ghost Towns Of California, As Seen In Philip Varney's New Book (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

Author Philip Varney has visited more than 600 ghost towns in the American West since 1974. His latest book, "Ghost Towns Of California" tours 70...

Ikea Bag Dress Is Massive, In Need Of A Good Steam (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

When it comes to "a dress made out of...", it's hard to shock us. We've seen dresses made out of gummy bears, duct tape, wine...

Ikea Bag Dress Is Massive, In Need Of A Good Steam (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

When it comes to "a dress made out of...", it's hard to shock us. We've seen dressed made out of gummy bears, duct tape, wine...

Ikea Bag Dress Is Massive, In Need Of A Good Steam (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

When it comes to "a dress made out of...", it's hard to shock us. We've seen dressed made out of gummy bears, duct tape, wine...

Ikea Bag Dress Is Massive, In Need Of A Good Steam (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

When it comes to "a dress made out of...", it's hard to shock us. We've seen dressed made out of gummy bears, duct tape, wine...

Ikea Bag Dress Is Massive, In Need Of A Good Steam (PHOTOS)

  |   August 9, 2012

When it comes to "a dress made out of...", it's hard to shock us. We've seen dresses made out of gummy bears, duct tape, wine...

'Kill Bill' Photos: New Behind-The-Scenes Pics Of Quentin Tarantino's Classic (PHOTO)

  |   August 9, 2012

"Kill Bill" features one of director Quentin Tarantino's most intricate and impressive set pieces: The Bride (Uma Thurman) fighting and brutally murdering almost every member...

Most Beautiful Schools Ranked By Newsweek, College Prowler On Student, Campus Attractiveness

The Huffington Post   |  Alyssa Creamer   |   August 9, 2012

Beauty, generally speaking, is in the eye of the beholder. The beauty of higher education institutions, however, are ranked. Below are the top 15 schools...
Kia Makarechi

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2 Chainz On Being Mitt Romney's Running Mate, Advocating For Felons & 'Based On A T.R.U. Story'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Kia Makarechi   |   August 9, 2012

According to his Wikipedia page (at the time of this writing, at least), 2 Chainz is "widely recognized as Mitt Romeny's [sic] running mate." They're...

Shia LaBeouf & 'Nymphomaniac': Actor Reportedly Set To Join Lars Von Trier's Erotic Movie

The Huffington Post   |  Kia Makarechi   |   August 9, 2012

Shia LaBeouf is reportedly lining up to join in "Nymphomanic," Lars Von Trier's upcoming (and steamy) drama, according to a source who tipped off THR....

Steve Carell Talks About The One Day He Was Employed As A Wine Telemarketer On 'Conan' (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

All celebrities have funny stories about what they were doing before they got their first break. But Steve Carell delved deep into the recesses of...

Will Ferrell Bad In Bed? Chelsea Handler Tells Him Why She Thinks So On 'Chelsea Lately' (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

Chelsea Handler revealed something quite personal on the latest installment of "Chelsea Lately" (Weeknights, 11 p.m. ET on E!). While Will Ferrell was on to...

'Toddlers & Tiaras' Presents Their Olympics-Themed Pageant ... Sort Of (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

"Toddlers & Tiaras" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on TLC) got on board the Olympics train with a themed pageant on the latest episode.The theme was...

'Go On' Preview: Matthew Perry May Be Grieving, But He Still Knows How To Make People Laugh (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

Trying to take advantage of all those eyeballs watching the London Olympics, NBC tossed them a sneak peek at their new fall season with a...

'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' Premiere: Family Hits Redneck Games, Bobs For Pigs' Feet (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

The promos featuring Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson shouting "You'd better redneck-ognize!" set the tone of her "Toddlers & Tiaras" spinoff. "Here Comes Honey Boo...

Anna Kendrick Dodges Questions About 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Film On 'Watch What Happens: Live' (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

"Fifty Shades of Grey" is the hottest things to hit bookstores in a long time, and fans are already excited about who will make the...

'Dallas' Finale: Rebecca Is Revealed To Be The Daughter Of Original Ewing Rival Cliff Barnes (VIDEO)

  |   August 9, 2012

The penultimate episode of "Dallas" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on TNT) Season 1 left viewers wondering if Rebecca or Tommy had been shot in their...
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