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Four Oscar Nominations For Best Picture Go To Films With Disability Connections
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi
Of the nine films nominated for Best Picture, four have themes or sub-plots related to disability.
3 Reasons Mark Wahlberg Should Shut Up (And 1 Reason I'm Just Kidding)
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I'm not exactly sure the reason he's been able to remain outside "the bubble." I saw a 60 Minutes interview from 2013 where
Has Donald Trump Become the Poster Child for Entertainment Public Relations?
Author, Starflacker: Inside the Golden Age of Hollywood
Has Donald Trump become the poster child for entertainment public relations? To the denigration of real PR pros, yes. None
#HollywoodElection, the Impact of Celebrities
The indie rock band Vampire Weekend played a small performance at a Bernie Sanders rally in Washington Square Park in New
Rock the Kasbah
Co-opts Stereotypes to Reveal Truths
Journalist, Speaker and Author of Opium Nation and Afghanistan...
At first glance,
Rock the Kasbah
seems like the typical Hollywood movie depicting Muslims: turbaned men on horseback, a girl who needs an American's help to succeed, and bombs blowing up when the plot slows in the movie. However, you would be ill-advised to pass quick judgment.
Hollywood "Takes Care of its Own," Unless You are Trans
Darya Teesewell is a writer and currently writes short, atmosp...
A young trans friend of mine in the Hollywood film industry, a union member, spoke to me recently about a conversation she had when she asked an individual representing the Motion Picture Industry Health Plan about health care for herself.
Roman Polanski Has 'Nothing More To Say' On His Rape Case, Variety Seems Cool With That
Foundas' failure to push the issue suggests he's satisfied with Polanski's explanation of an emailed apology (something Gemier
Ben Affleck On Republican Actors: 'I Probably Wouldn't Like' Them
The 41-year-old actor also spoke about his political influences, touching on his reasoning for supporting various candidates
'Obamacare By Morning': CMAs Hosts Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley Lampoon Healthcare Woes
The song delighted many in the audience, including Blake Shelton, and on Twitter, including Herman Cain. The lyrics: "Obamacare
James Woods: 'Obama Is A Threat To The Integrity Of The Republic'
James Woods is not hiding his distaste for President Barack Obama. The 66-year-old actor expressed his opinions on Twitter this week in the wake of the ongoing government shutdown.
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James Woods On Obama: 'This President Is A True Abomination'
James Woods is not hiding his distaste for President Barack Obama. The 66-year-old actor -- who starred as the head of the
Eddie Vedder: 'I Almost Wish Bad Things' On Gun Control Opponents
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder is no stranger to expressing his political beliefs, and in a new interview the band commissioned from professional surfer Mark Richards, Vedder has some choice words for opponents of gun control.
Eddie Vedder Slams Gun Control Opponents
Bono's Bill Clinton Impression Is Spot-On
Bono hit New York City this week for the Clinton Global Initiative, adding more to the conversation than just his input and
Mindy Kaling Says She's Not A Republican: 'It Is Bewildering!'
Mindy Kaling's political views took center stage on Wednesday, after Salon.com writer Daniel D'Addario posted story titled "Republican Mindy Kaling brings gun-rights humor to her show."
Mindy Kaling: I'm Not A Republican
Julia Louis-Dreyfus: James Gandolfini Was 'A Gentle Giant'
It’s huge! I think initially people weren’t necessarily sure of what we were doing. Were we satirizing a particular person
Sheryl Crow On Intervention In Syria: 'Like Throwing A Rock In A Beehive'
In a Wednesday morning appearance on HuffPost Live, country singer Sheryl Crow weighed in on whether or not America should
Chuck Norris On Syria: President Bashar Assad Is A 'Dealer In Lunacy And A High-Risk Roller Autocrat'
The 73-year-old actor argues that Syria's President Bashar Assad wants the United States to attack the country, using the
Mark Ruffalo On Abortion: 'I Don't Want To Turn Back The Hands Of Time'
Ruffalo isn't the only celebrity to speak out in favor of reproductive rights as of late. Earlier this year, famous faces
Stacey Dash Slams Oprah Over Her Words On Trayvon & Obama
The actress took to Twitter to post a link to a Fox News Insider article which slammed Oprah for comparing Martin to Emmett Till and for saying that President Obama shouldn't be "on Fox News every day."
Stacey Dash & Oprah: Actress Slams Oprah Over Her Words On Trayvon Martin And Obama
Stacey Dash has long been vocal with her political opinions. The 46-year-old actress endorsed GOP candidate Mitt Romney in
Jennifer Garner Says Ben Affleck Could Go Into Politics
The 40-year-old actor is also highly involved in raising awareness about violence in Eastern Congo, having traveled to Washington
Presidents Should Pay Attention To Pop Culture
President Obama got into trouble with Kardashian mom Kris Jenner recently when he made critical comments about her daughter Kim and boyfriend Kanye West. With all the problems in the world, why should the President be paying attention to pop culture?
Kris Jenner Responds To President Obama's Takedown Of Kim Kardashian & Kanye West
Of course Obama is far from the first to criticize the couple, and he definitely won't be the last. We're pretty sure Kris
Bette Midler On Gun Reform: Star Speaks Out On Availability Of Weapons
Bette Midler is taking a stand. The iconic performer took to Twitter on Wednesday to speak out on gun reform. Midler has
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