Shaffer has been Letterman’s Jewish musical sidekick for his entire 33-year run on late-night television, which ends Wednesday night. More ▸
The latest Shia LaBeouf controversy involved the young troublemaker and Alec Baldwin as the two prepared for their new Broadway play “Orphans.” The feud ended with Baldwin on top, as Labeouf was forced to leave the production and was replaced by Ben Foster. And that was the very end of that drama. Yeah, right. Last… More ▸
It’s been an interesting week if you are a Jewish/Israeli fan of the boy band phenomenon “One Direction.” The band hung out in New York last week for a concert at the Madison Square Garden, and visited David Letterman on Friday. The guest before 1D was Dustin Hoffman, and when he realized that he doesn’t… More ▸
Paul Rudd’s new Broadway show “Grace” received a pretty disgusting feedback during last week’s performance, when an audience member sitting at the balcony threw up on the orchestra theatergoers. The audience member, reportedly drunk, “fell forward so that he was leaning/hanging over the balcony,” audience member Gabe Alfassy told New York magazine. “As people were trying to get… More ▸
Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Allen–a match made in Jewish acting and writing heaven? Well, not always. Apparently, Eisenberg, who is starring in the filmmaker’s new movie, Nero Fiddled (which was called The Decameron), wrote a play several years ago about Woody Allen’s name change. The famed actor-writer-director had been born with the infinitely more Jewish… More ▸
Actor Paul Rudd, who’s busy promoting his recent film Our Idiot Brother, told David Letterman last night on The Late Show about an unusual experience that happened to him a few weeks ago.
On his way to catch a JFK flight, his town car broke down, leaving him lonely and helpless along the very busy Van Wyck Expressway.
Rudd figured out he won’t be able to hail a cab so he decided to be a badass and stick his thumb up.
Apparently there are some people who still pick up hitchhikers because one lucky girl actually pulled over, took Rudd and dropped him off at the airport. In return, he gave her a walk-on to his Letterman interview, and even a short on-air appearance. Rudd said: “I would love it if I could offer her something really cool and interesting like a walk-on part to a movie I was working on. But I realize I don’t have that kind of juice.”
So yes, you can pick up hitchhikers people. Just as long as they look like Paul Rudd. But the Clueless Paul Rudd, not that Idiot Brother Paul Rudd.
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