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  • Ben Stiller feeding people pancakes in Brooklyn

    No publicists, no press releases, Stiller just wants to help his neighborhood. So yes, there is more to life thank being really, really, ridiculously good looking. via reddit   If you are looking to help in anyway, visit JTA’s Adam Soclof’s Twitter for more information. More ▸

  • Jewish celebrities react, debate in the wake of the Colorado theater shooting

    The horrific massacre early Friday in the Aurora, Colo. movie theater during the premiere screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” at midnight drew a lot of emotions and opinions from the American people, with Twitter being the main stage of expression. Jewish celebrities and lawmakers were also among the commentators. While some shared their feelings about the tragic event, other added their personal opinions regarding the hot topic of gun control. Here are some of the main tweets:
    Some celebrities shared their thoughts and prayers: More ▸

  • 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 ▸