• Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen share son’s bris shots

    Mazel tov to Jason Biggs and his wife Jenny Mollen on the birth–and apparent circumcision–of their son Sid. On Tuesday Mollen posted shots to Instagram that seem to have been taken on or around the time of their newborn’s bris. “Today was not a good day to be Sid’s penis,” read one caption that bore… More ▸

  • J-Tweet of the Week: Seth Rogen calls out senators

    On Wedneday Seth Rogen went down to Capitol Hill to speak to a Senate committee about the impact Alzheimer’s has on families. Sadly, it was not exactly what you’d call a sold-out show. Rogen, whose mother-in-law suffers from the disease, Tweeted a photo of the empty room, along with the caption “All those empty seats… More ▸

  • Watch: Haim gets down in ‘If I Could Change Your Mind’ video

    In this video for “If I Could Change Your Mind” from their acclaimed album “Days Are Gone,” Jewish sister rocker trio Haim switch out their guitars for some smooth dance moves. To achieve this choreographed feel, they hired–yes–a choreographer. The woman behind it all is the legendary Fatima Robinson, who has masterminded the moves in… More ▸

  • Next up for Seth Rogen: A video game movie and Alzheimer’s activism

    Funny, geeky comedy team Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are moving away from funny and sticking with just geeky for their next project. The two will direct “Console Wars,” a business thriller about the 1990s showdown between video game makers Sega and Nintendo, Booktrade reports. The film, from the people that brought you “Moneyball” and… More ▸

  • Comedy Central renews ‘Broad City’

    “Broad City,” a series created by and starring Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, has been renewed by Comedy Central for a second season. Executive producer Amy Poehler announced the news on Seth Meyers’ “Late Night” premiere Monday night. The show chronicles the lives of two young, single, cash-challenged gals trying to make it (or survive,… More ▸

  • Watch: The late Harold Ramis talking creativity and Jews

    Harold Ramis, the comedy writer, director, and actor, passed away early yesterday morning at age 69 in his Chicago-area home. Ramis was responsible for such hits as “Groundhog Day,” “Ghostbusters,” “Caddyshack,” “Analyze This,” “National Lampoon’s Animal House,” and more. Ramis died from complications of autoimmnue inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that involves  swelling of the… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham on photos of boyfriend with ScarJo: ‘My mind is going to explode’

    Lena Dunham was trolling the Internet when she stumbled upon a shot of her boyfriend with his ex-girlfriend. Relatable, right? Well, yeah, except for that her boyfriend, rock guitarist Jack Antonoff, used to date Scarlett Johansson. It seems Dunham was perusing a little obsession of hers, a Tumblr blog called “Old Loves,” when she came across… More ▸

  • James Franco explains Shia LaBeouf in NYT Op-Ed

          James Franco has added yet another couple of lines to his epic resume. It seems the film actor, soap opera star, professor, muralist, and selfie-master is now also a New York Times contributer and defender of erratic celebrities—in this case actor Shia LeBeouf. In an OP-ED piece titled “Why Actors Act Out,”… More ▸