Ben Stiller

  • 18 Jewish celebrities doing (or wearing) American things

    Happy Fourth of July Everyone!
    America is celebrating its 236th birthday and we decided to show some of our favorite Jewish celebrities celebrating America the way it should be celebrated – by doing American things and wearing outrageously patriotic red, white and blue gear!
    So how are the Jewish celebrities celebrating the 4th?
    1. Natalie Portman is drinking a beer More ▸

  • Ben Stiller to direct, produce, and star in a very yiddishe HBO show

    HBO has always tailored their original series to niche markets. They got the single female urbanites with “Sex and the City,” the Creoles with “Treme,” the Aussies with “Flight of the Conchords,” and the perverts with “Taxicab Confessions.” Now they are roping the most coveted T.V. watchers of all: the Jews! Ben Stiller has reportedly… More ▸

  • This week’s Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the six most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. Lea Michele talks about the problems of Sephardic last name 2. Jimmy Fallon’s night with the Windy City Jews 3. Steve Guttenberg gets a Hollywood Star 4. Ben… More ▸

  • Ben Stiller to direct a horror film

    Deadline reports that Ben Stiller is working on directing a new film, titled The Mountain and written by Helen Childress, who wrote Reality Bites back in the 90s. That film was directed by Stiller as well (he also played Winona Ryder’s douchy boyfriend). The interesting thing about this project? It’s a horror film. Deadline describes it… More ▸

  • Ben Stiller and Jack Black star in the Clinton Foundation Funny or Die short

    President Bill Clinton’s foundation — whose mission is to “strengthen the capacity of people throughout the world to meet the challenges of global interdependence” — posted a video on Will Farrell’s website, “Funny or Die,” starring Ben Stiller, Sean Penn, Ted Danson, Jack Black Matt Damon (Maaaatt Daaamon!), Kristin Wiig and even Bill himself. The… More ▸

  • Ben Stiller’s Yom Kippur inspired SNL monologue

    Ben Stiller hosted this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, which, as he pointed out, came right after Yom Kippur. “My father is Jewish, my mother is Irish Catholic, which means according to the Torah, I’m not actually Jewish,” he explained. “But according to all of the mirrors, I am.” Wah, wah. Despite this, it seems that… More ▸