What Exactly Is 'hunger Games'?

What exactly is 'Hunger Games'?

Forget "Harry Potter" and "Twilight." In a few months, "The Hunger Games" phenomenon will be taking over the pop culture world.

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  • Watch the First 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' TrailerWatch the First 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer
    It won't be out until November, but The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is one of the most highly anticipated sequels of the year, so Lionsgate isn't wasting any time whetting audiences' appetites with trailers. More
  • 'Harry Potter's' Uncle Vernon, Richard Griffiths, dies at 65
    Richard Griffiths, the versatile British actor who played the boy wizard's unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died. He was 65. Agent Simon Beresford announced Friday that Griffiths died a day earlier of complications following heart surgery at University Hospital in Coventry, central England. More
  • Book trailer reveal: Director Chris Columbus' first novel
    The director of 'The Goonies' and two 'Harry Potter' films has written 'House of Secrets' with Ned Vizzini. Take an exclusive look at the book trailer. Who better to help Chris Columbus, director of the first two Harry Potter movies, with a fantasy book targeted at middle school readers than the Potter creator herself, J.K. More
  • This invisibility cloak is thinner than anything in Harry Potter's closetThis invisibility cloak is thinner than anything in Harry Potter's closet
    If you liked last year's bulky invisibility cloaks, you'll love this year's fashionable ultra-thin invisibility wrap — which is just a tenth of a millimeter thick but can still make the objects inside undetectable to microwave scans."This is the first time an ultra-thin cloak has been realized, much thinner than the wavelength," Andrea Alu, a materials-science researcher at the University of Texas... More
  • Love 'Fifty Shades'? 'Twilight' fan fiction faces offLove 'Fifty Shades'? 'Twilight' fan fiction faces off
    Has Christian Grey been dethroned as the steamiest Edward Cullen-inspired character? Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren (which is the pen name of writers Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings) is the latest Twilight fan fic-turned-novel (formerly known to more than 2 million online readers as The Office)--but don't expect it to be the same BDSM-filled fantasy. More
  • For UC students suffering from hunger, help is on the way - USA Today
    Out Hunger programs, which let students donate any leftover meal points or dollars to “reduce hunger on campus.” Related: Swipe Out Hunger...
    07/23/2016 - 2:57 pm | View Link
  • Runners fundraise for an Upstate food bank with Extra Mile Hunger ... - WMBF
    The Extra Mile Hunger Run to benefit Harvest Hope will took place on Saturday at Furman University.
    07/23/2016 - 11:44 am | View Link
  • Asylum seekers end hunger strike in Indonesia - Indonesia News
    Eleven Afghani asylum seekers who had been hospitalised after they went on a hunger strike have returned to a detention centre in Indonesia’s East
    07/23/2016 - 6:46 am | View Link
  • Child hunger, death rising in Zimbabwe - New Zimbabwe.com
    The number of under-fives who have died of hunger-related causes in Binga town has reached 200 over the last 18 months -- triple the usual...
    07/22/2016 - 11:24 am | View Link
  • Immigration detainee Richard Abuwa awaits deportation to Nigeria but ... - CBC
    12:00 AM ET Immigration detainee Richard Abuwa awaits deportation to Nigeria but says that nearly 50 others will continue their hunger strike until
    07/22/2016 - 4:33 am | View Link
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  • Uncertainty, fear and hunger: what it is like to sleep rough on Wellington's streets
    For some people, sleeping on the streets is safer than being at home. Wellington woman Regina Tito can still recall the night that family violence forced her out of her house and on to the streets aged 11. That night she made the roof of Epuni railway ...
    07/27/2016 - 12:52 pm | View Link
  • Desperate migrants in Serbia launch hunger strike
    HORGOS, Serbia – They walked for miles in blazing sun to reach the doorstep of the European Union only to find its doors shut. Now, a group of migrants protesting Europe's closed borders say they have launched a hunger strike to press their message to ...
    07/27/2016 - 12:48 pm | View Link
  • Meals on Wheels' "Don't Forget to Feed Momma" raises funds to alleviate senior hunger
    The title for the New Orleans Council on Aging's Meals on Wheels benefit was blunt – "Don't forget to Feed Momma" -- ensuring that supporters, new and old, understood the purpose of this event: to fund the council's delivery of nutritious meals Monday ...
    07/27/2016 - 12:42 pm | View Link
  • Indian rights activist ends 16-year hunger strike
    An Indian human rights activist on Tuesday announced the end of her 16-year hunger strike to stand for election next year. Irom Sharmila -- known as the Iron Lady of Manipur -- has been fed by a plastic tube since launching her protest against security ...
    07/27/2016 - 12:16 pm | View Link
  • Elizabeth Banks likens Donald Trump to her ‘Hunger Games’ character
    Actress Elizabeth Banks introduced herself onstage at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night by likening her character in “The Hunger Games” to a certain Republican presidential nominee. “Some of you know me from ‘The Hunger Games ...
    07/27/2016 - 10:44 am | View Link
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  • Hunger Is
    The Hunger Is mission is to eradicate childhood hunger in America and improve health-related outcomes for hungry children and their families.
    07/19/2016 - 3:51 pm | View Website
  • HUNGER TV | HUNGER MAGAZINE | Fashion, Beauty, Music ...
    Hunger is a biannual magazine from photographer and publisher, Rankin. Launched in November 2011, Hunger was born from Rankin’s desire to celebrate the innate drive ...
    07/19/2016 - 2:47 pm | View Website
  • Nutrition and Health | Action Against Hunger
    Action Against Hunger’s methods for identifying and rescuing populations afflicted with acute malnutrition are internationally renowned, having pioneered ...
    07/18/2016 - 7:42 pm | View Website
  • Hunger
    hun·ger (hŭng′gər) n. 1. a. A strong desire or need for food. b. The discomfort, weakness, or pain caused by a prolonged lack of food. 2. A strong desire or ...
    07/18/2016 - 1:37 pm | View Website
  • Hunger | Definition of Hunger by Merriam-Webster
    She has been a leader in the fight against world hunger. One sandwich wasn't enough to satisfy his hunger. Her students have a genuine hunger for knowledge.
    07/18/2016 - 8:29 am | View Website
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