Funny Jews

  • Adam Sandler leads the way in atrocious, god-awful filmmaking awards

    Things are looking good, or terribly bad for Adam Sandler, all depending on how you view eight nominations for the Razzies, an award presented to the worst in the film industry. The lovable-yet-not-really-funny actor is leading the way in nominations for his 2012 film “That’s My Boy.” Sandler’s film is nominated for Worst Picture, Worst Screen Ensemble, Worst… More ▸

  • Seth Rogan stars as Mindy Kaling’s childhood Jewish boyfriend

      If there is anyone who fits the role of a summer love at Jewish camp, its Seth Rogan. The “Knocked Up” actor is set to guest-star as Mindy Kaling’s childhood sweetheart from Jewish camp in Fox’s “The Mindy Project,” the network announced today. In an upcoming episode, titled “The One That Got Away,” and… More ▸

  • Dustin Hoffman wants Daniel Radcliffe to date his daughter

    Dustin Hoffman knows his way around the young people’s world. First it was the giant wet kiss he gave One Direction’s Niall Horan on the “Late Show with David Letterman,” and now it’s about the love intentions he has for his daughter Alexandra. During an interview with the British Daily Mirror, Hoffman was told that… More ▸

  • Jeremy Piven raps his bar mitzvah haftorah

    Jeremy Piven stopped by at the British talk show “The Jonathan Ross Show” to promote his new ITV series “Mr. Selfridge” on Sunday, and was immediately asked by the host about his religion. Piven identified himself as “Jew-ish,” not too “hardcore, don’t wear peyos and don’t daven,” in in addition admitted that he was a “terrible bar mitzvah boy.”… More ▸

  • Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow were roomies once, things were funny

    Hollywood’s two favorite Jews, Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler, once shared a $900-per-month apartment in the Valley before the days of Girls, Water Boy, Knocked Up, and Jack and Jill (did anyone even see that?). The funnymen sat down with Anderson Cooper this past Sunday on “60 Minutes Overtime” to share some details of days of their intimate living… More ▸

  • Time crowns Lena Dunham as the “coolest” person of 2012

    Not that we needed anyone to sway us, but Time Magazine has named Lena Dunham the “coolest” person of 2012. “The 2012 Coolest Person of the Year is a woman who was unafraid to showcase her flaws. A woman who wore less makeup on TV than in real life and purposely shot herself naked in… More ▸

  • Snoop Dogg is Moses

    ‘Tis the season for holiday-themed music videos and rap battles. In a new music video, which is part of the second YouTube series “Epic Rap Battles of History,” legendary rapper Snoop Dogg  Lion stars as Moses in a bizarre battle against Santa Claus. The video features lyrics like Santa telling Moses, “You’ve been a naughty boy, you… More ▸

  • FunnyJew Andy Samberg will host Spirit Awards

      Good news for those who miss the stand up comedy of former SNL star Andy Samberg– the Internet and film star will host the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards.   Samberg, who recently starred in independent romantic comedy “Celeste and Jesse Forever,” will hand out awards to the winners of the best indie films February 23. Samberg… More ▸

  • Zach Braff and Mitt Romney are sort-of brothers

    New discoveries in our Jewish family tree- there’s nothing quite like it, especially when a long-lost branch reaches former presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Zach Braff, the Jewish star best known from the film “Garden State” and the TV show “Scrubs” recently found out he’s related to the governor of Massachusetts through a common ancestor who… More ▸