• 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 ▸

  • Lady Gaga to play Tel Aviv in September

    The upcoming Lady Gaga concert has an official date and location: September 13th in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park. The news was announced Wednesday on the Israeli show “Good Evening with Guy Pines.” Other acts set to perform in the Holy Land over the next few months include the Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Justin Timberlake, Justin Bieber, the… More ▸

  • ‘Homeland’ gets a South Korean adaptation

    South Korea is the latest country to buy the Israeli drama “Prisoners of War,” aka the original version of Showtime’s hit program “Homeland.” According to The Hollywood Reporter this particular adaptation will focus on tensions between South Korea and North Korea. Since coming out and hitting it big in Israel in 2011, Keshet International has… More ▸

  • Darren Aronofsky curating ‘Noah’-themed art show

    In case a couple of hours of on-screen flooding– not to mention a tidal wave of marketing — for his upcoming film “Noah” isn’t enough, director Darren Aronofsky has put together an art exhibition in conjunction with the biblical epic. “Fountains of the Deep: Visions of Noah and the Flood,” running March 7 through March… More ▸

  • Adam Brody, Leighton Meester tie the knot

    The actors Adam Brody and Leighton Meester were married in a “super-secret” wedding, Us Weekly reports. The couple started dating a year ago and broke the news of their engagement in November. Both are alumni of shows created by Josh Schwartz. Meester, 27, played Blair Waldorf on “Gossip Girl,” while Brody, 34 and Jewish, starred as… More ▸

  • Joan Rivers, banned from ‘Tonight Show,’ returns for Jimmy Fallon’s debut

    Monday Night marked Jimmy Fallon’s debut as host of “The Tonight Show.” It was also the first time Joan Rivers, among the parade of stars who took the stage to settle a $100 debt, appeared on the show in over 25 years. Even more monumental: It was the 49th anniversary of her first-ever “Tonight Show”… More ▸