Golden age

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk has used the inspiration of old painters like Johannes Vermeer in her photographs.
Our Platinum Age of Television is as fragile as it is delectable.
A lot has been and will be said about the United Airlines incident. It is horrifying and degrading to humanity. No one in
All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani A young nun is forced to leave her convent and lands a job as starlet Loretta
One thousand years ago, when the United States of America did not exist and Oxford and Cambridge were backwaters of ignorance, the light of human reason shone brightly in places like Tunis, Cairo, and Baghdad. During the Abbasid caliphate for much of the 8th through middle 11th centuries, and also sporadically thereafter, tolerance of certain non-Muslim groups was enshrined in law.
Islamic history is replete with pioneering inventions and discoveries, many of which are ingrained in modern society.
Multi-platinum singer Michael Bolton and Richard Clayderman cover "(They Long To Be) Close To You"--a '70s hit for the Carpenters written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David--for the Fathers & Daughters: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, presented exclusively at HuffPost.
It was the setting of that most-loved "I Love Lucy" scene of Lucy's stalking and gawking Bill Holden. Hundreds of stars were
Given the luxurious privilege of having my diary of life among the superstars, Starflacker, excerpted in The Huffington Post and in Saturday Evening Post, why would I instead choose to excerpt from another book not yet even on the market?
I have an actor friend who gets through a crowd and gets through life with one over-riding rule: don't make eye contact. It's a great and effective policy, especially for stars who inspire a dangerous sense of possession in fans when in the open public.
2. Charlie Chaplin's obsession with young girls Chaplin's innocent persona in early silent films was apparently far from
100 years ago my great grandfather took a ship from Poland to New York. He eventually made his way to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He soon sent for his two brothers and sister, who made their way there as well.
The inertia of our current industrial and economic models means that, even if we chose to change course, we will be experiencing the negative after effects of current practice for years to come.
This week we get the revivals of Tom Stoppard's somewhat autobiographical The Real Thing (1982), at the American Airlines Theatre, and Terrence McNally's Lips Together, Teeth Apart (1991), at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre.
Almost without exception, today's Internet stars come from outside the Hollywood farm system. They are kids, mostly, who have figured out how to make 140 characters and six-second videos wildly entertaining.
Here's a bold statement: Giving your children the chance to watch classic films can be just as vital as anything they learn in school.
1. Attitude matters. 2. Happiness is a great beautifier. 5. Don't let beauty standards dictate how you portray yourself. 3
We have become individual broadcasters and marketeers, amplifying the voices of creators whose stories we deem worthy to be seen and heard (even those, like Mr. Burgundy's, that are blatant promotions!). Think about that.
Being born is one thing. Being born in NYC in 1923 is the best thing! That year has colored my entire life. To be a part of the Broadway scene in 1944 and to dance in the Shubert Theater and walk through stage door 6, nights and matinees. That was living!
This is the first major New York revival of Jonson's masterwork Volpone in 50 years, and it's staged with flair. What's better than seeing the amoral rich get their comeuppance?