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  • Is Homeland the answer to peace in the Middle East?

    Is the fictional world of CIA agent Carrie Mathison and US-Marine-turned-Al-Qaeda operative Nicholas Brody the answer to the tension in the Middle East? Yes, according to Many Patinkin. The Jewish actor, better known as Saul Berenson, traveled to Canada this week to do press for the Showtime’s award-winning series, “Homeland,” which is based on an Israeli TV (but you… More ▸

  • Golden Globes: The night of ‘Homeland’ and Lena Dunham

    The 70th Golden Globe Awards (or the “Drunk Oscars,” as I like to call them), took place in Hollywood last night, and like every year, provided some interesting stories and headlines, mostly made by the powerful, successful and funny women of the industry, orchestrated by the hilarious Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. The biggest story didn’t even… More ▸

  • ‘Homeland’ completely dominates the Emmys

    Last night’s 64th Primetime Emmy Awards revealed a new reality – the American viewer would much rather be scared by potential terrorists than sexist advertising agencies – as television show “Homeland” grabbed six Emmys and denounced “Mad Men” as the top drama on TV. “Homeland” had a pretty impressive Emmy run, including Outstanding Drama, best… More ▸

  • Jason Segel is Harvard’s Man of the Year

    In what might be the most pretentious comedy honor ever, Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals named Jason Segel their Man of the Year. Claire Danes was named Woman of the Year. While both actors will be bestowed with an official Pudding Pot, Segel will get the extra special honor of being roasted. Not Danes though, maybe… 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. Beastie Boys inducted into Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame 2. Claire Danes calls Tel Aviv ‘most intense party town’ 3. Jesse Eisenberg says Judaism made him… More ▸

  • Claire Danes calls Tel Aviv ‘most intense party town’

    Claire Danes visited Conan O’Brien last week and told him about her experience in Israel, calling Tel Aviv the most intense party town she has ever been to. The bars, she said,”are hoppin.” Danes visited Israel earlier this year when she was filming scenes for her hit show “Homeland,” with Arab-Israeli neighborhoods disguised as villages… More ▸