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  • Charlie Sheen vacations with Jewish porn star

    Charlie Sheen is in the news again, this time for taking three women who turned out to be porn stars on a Hawaiian vacation. For a few blissfully innocent hours, all we knew about his topless “angels,” as he calls them, was that one was blonde, one brunette and the other a redhead. Then TMZ… More ▸

  • No more winning: Charlie Sheen quits Twitter

    The 16 month Charlie Sheen-Twitter takeover is finally over, as the outspoken actor officially signed off from Twitter Thursday.  On March 2011 Sheen was dismissed from the popular CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men” after a visit to rehab that halted production. The dismissal followed by a public collision with series creator Chuck Lorre, a collision… More ▸

  • Charlie Sheen releases new trailer for ‘Anger Management’

    And this time, as if he didn’t get himself in enough trouble, Sheen causes a pretty catastrophic train crash in his newest promo for his upcoming FX show “Anger Management.” Sheen will portray a therapist who specializes in anger management, and it will co-star Selma Blair, Shawnee Smith and others. It premiers on Thursday, June… More ▸

  • Charlie Sheen is apparently still bitter about Two and a Half Men

    We haven’t heard from Charlie Sheen in a while, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been, well, himself. Apparently while working on his new show “Anger Management,” Warner Bros sent him and the show’s producers a cease and desist letter saying not to use any “Two and a Half Men” photos as promos for his… More ▸

  • Charlie Sheen gets roasted

    Last night, The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen aired and we were finally privy to all of the far too easy jokes lobbed at the former star of Two and a Half Men. (I no longer have any respect for a person who makes a “winning” joke.) Yet some still were still original and… More ▸

  • Emmys roundup

    Last night the Emmys were awarded in Los Angeles and all of television glitterati (and a lot of film stars since the distinction between television and movie stars has steadily blurred over the past decade) showed up to demonstrate their best acting skills by pretending to be entertained by the evening’s proceedings.
    Even Charlie Sheen was on hand to present the award for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. But before he got started listing the nominees, he needed to do some penance. (We are getting close to Rosh Hashanah, after all.) “Before I present Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, my old category,” he began, “I want to take a moment to get something off my chest and say a few words to verybody here from Two and a Half Men. From the bottom of my heart, I wish you nothing but the best for this upcoming season. We spent eight wonderful years together and I know you will continue to make great television.”
    Just like that bit of faux sincerity, the rest of the show felt forced and poorly scripted. Yet unlike every other armchair critic out there, I’m not going to make this post about how dreadful the show was because this was hardly a surprise. The Emmys are unwatchable virtually every year. We’d all be better entertained watching C-SPAN. Book TV anyone?
    Now onto the awards. More ▸

  • Birthday haiku for Charlie Sheen

    **** Winning- state of mind Losing- state of employment godesses-lessness **** Happy Birthday, Charlie Sheen. Hard to believe you once had the granddaughter of a concentration camp survivor as part of your harem. More ▸

  • Media miss real accomplishments

    To the Editor: The Eulogizer column titled "Nobel Prize winner, WWII intelligence agent, AIDS pharmacologist" struck a deep chord in my psyche because the people he described were in the cohorts of my generation with similar backgrounds to mine. They are a tribute to the contribution of the Jewish intellectual phenomenon that has benefitted humanity… More ▸

  • Charlie Sheen, John Galliano and the Jews

    Do the recent brouhahas involving actor Charlie Sheen, Christian Dior designer John Galliano, Fox News host Glenn Beck and others show that anti-Semitism is thriving, or just that stupidity is alive and well? JTA Managing Editor Uriel Heilman offers his analysis. More ▸