invasion of the body snatchers
The city, quite literally, is stopped for days for this event. Despite media reports of excitement, many Philadelphians are less-than-thrilled about this Pope-pocalypse and the disruption it is causing the city and its citizens.
Culture & Arts
Remember fallout shelters and hiding under a desk in elementary school during an air raid drill? There's always a cloud hanging over human life.
I have an embarrassing confession. Last week I was invited to a Tupperware Party. That's not the embarrassing part. The embarrassing part is that I went. It was an invitation I didn't dare refuse.
The Giver makes the knowledge of history a precondition for freedom. In a very American tradition, it valorizes memory and passion above serenity and predictability.
Falling Skies seems most likely to be remembered as another distinguished entry in Steven Spielberg's huge body of work as a director and producer of science fiction.
Andrew Niccol's film of The Host starts so well that, when it suddenly slows to a crawl 20 minutes later, your impulse is to give it some slack -- to let it find its feet and get back on track. Unfortunately, it never does.
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HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria presents a Halloween special about diseases that imitate zombies, werewolves, and bodysnatchers.
3. Corcoran Community Day 2012 At Corcoran Gallery Of Art An art fair in a museum. Why doesn't this happen every week? Take
TV & Film
"She would make me cry and then she would laugh," Zooey said. Of course, Zooey preceded this story by saying that Emily "came
My own personal exploration into the movies that petrify me most inspired me to compile a fresh list of skin-crawling entries that in my view do full justice to the spirit of Halloween.
Here's the thing, my leftie friends. I'm not kidding -- and neither are perhaps a majority of Americans -- seeing that health bill become law has induced in us a paranoia-like fear.
Salinger's teenage hero, Holden Caulfield, lives on in my unauthorized novel: a mashup combining The Catcher in the Rye and Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
There are, of course, serious issues raised by the advance of technology... and the rise of a ubiquitous media. But The Great Brain Suck has nothing new to say about them.