Comics

  • Andrew Garfield says Spiderman is Jewish

    Andrew Garfield, a British actor most famous for playing the iconic superhero in the most recent run of Spiderman movies, has given us a new Spidey revelation in advance of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2″: Peter Parker is totally Jewish. “Peter Parker is not a simple dude,” the slender actor told Time Out London. “He ums… More ▸

  • Sarah Silverman and Joan Rivers snuggle in new web series

    “Fashion Police” TV personality Joan Rivers (who recently made the ADL’s hit list) has launched a new web series called “In Bed with Joan,” and her first featured guest was Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman. The show is a 30-minute segment of a “no holds barred chat with Joan Rivers,” according to the show’s site. Silverman… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen, as himself

    Has Sacha Baron Cohen finally revealed himself? The actor, who isn’t usually seen in public not in one his of many personas, agreed to a rare interview as himself with the BBC. In the interview, he talks about why comedy is an inherent part of the Jewish identity, stating that “there is an emphasis on… More ▸

  • Chelsea Handler v Angelina Jolie

    Have you ever fantasized about seeing Chelsea Handler and Angelina Jolie in a cat fight? Well, now might be your chance. Chelsea Handler, who happens to be BFF with Jennifer Aniston, declared in an interview with More Magazine that she would probably never be friends with Angelina Jolie because she wouldn’t be able to trust… More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf publishes his Comic LaBeouks

    This blog misses Shia LaBeouf. Seriously. The troubled young star stopped producing good gossip awhile ago, not that there’s anything wrong with hipster Jesus, but still. Anyway, last weekend LaBeouf stopped by the C2E2, Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, and signed copies of his self-published comics, as BuzzFeed reports. The comic books are pretty awesome,… More ▸

  • Judd Apatow’s awesomeness is finally recognized

    He may not have the storytelling strength of Steven Spielberg or the cinematic artistry of Terrence Malick. But Judd Apatow is finally getting the kudos he deserves as a fantastic director/screenwriter/everything else. The Writers Guild of America will be honoring Apatow at their Feb. 19 awards ceremony, with Kristin Wiig presenting the satirical director with… More ▸

  • Jerry Seinfeld, for the Super Bowl (commercial) win!

    Jerry Seinfeld is in the running for my choice of best friend. Not only do I appreciate his reclusive response to Hollywood grandeur (ahh, woes of fandom), but he really just reminds me of all my funny Jewish boy friends. He’s got the jeans and sneakers look, the frizzy hair, and the droopy shouldered puppy… More ▸

  • Maurice Sendak gives an amazingly grumpy interview to Stephen Colbert

    I imagine children’s book authors to conform to particular stereotypes. Dr. Seuss is an old crotchety man, reading to children gathered around him in a warmly lit library. Inexplicably, he is wearing a Santa costume. Mother Goose has her silly hat. In addition to the circle of children around her in the library, there are… More ▸