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  • B.J Novak signs huge book deal

    You might not yet recognize B.J. Novak’s name, but you soon will. Novak, head writer and actor in the hit TV-series, “The Office,” has been signed to a two book-deal by Knopf Publishers. Reportedly, Novak received over 7 figures as an advance for a two book contract. The first book, which his agent compares to… More ▸

  • Jake Gyllenhaal tackles the Great Gatsby

    Jake Gyllenhaal, everyone’s favorite Jewish pretty-boy, has released an audiobook of him reciting “The Great Gatsby.” I can’t think of anything more delightful than listening to Gyllenhaal’s mellifluous voice reading the hallowed words of Fitzgerald, and he kills it. The release comes out in honor of the upcoming new and modernized rendition of “The Great… More ▸

  • Nora Ephron’s son remembers her final days

      Jacob Bernstein, the son of the beloved Jewish author Nora Ephron who died this past summer from a well-kept secret of leukemia, wrote an article for the New York Times Magazine about his mother’s final days. The article, titled, “Nora Ephron’s Final Act,” was published today and offers of Ephron’s accomplishments, including writing two… More ▸

  • Proposal for Lena Dunham’s book leaked

    That book proposal that landed HBO Girl’s creator Lena Dunham $3.7 million in a publishing deal was leaked online earlier today. The 66-paged proposal explains the ideas behind the Jewish actress’s book, “Not That Kind of girl,” and reveals it will be divided into six sections: “Work”, “Friendship”, “Body”, “Sex”, “Love”, and “Big Picture”, CSMonitor… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham’s book deal comes with a catch…

    A multi-million dollar catch. The Jewish actor and writer signed a mega deal with Random House Publishing last week for $3.7 million for her upcoming book, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned, and although critics have been arguing that the deal is over the top, the expectations that come… More ▸

  • Joseph Gordon Levitt tells some tiny stories

    Turns out, Joseph Gordon Levitt’s “Indie” itch extends beyond “500 Days of Summer.” He is also involved in an open-collaboration media company called hitRECord, where he is the director as well as a contributor, and goes by the moniker RegularJOE. Since pseudo-intellectualism is all the rage in Hollywood, hitRECord released a volume of short shorts… More ▸