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  • New guy on ‘Girls’

    Michael Zegen, a Jew who played a Jew on TV—he was Bugsy Siegel on “Boardwalk Empire”—will join the cast of “Girls” next season, Vulture reports. No news on whether he’ll be wooing Marnie now that Chris Abbot has jumped ship, but at least we can take comfort in the knowledge that the show is replenishing… More ▸

  • Zosia Mamet’s Kickstarter project

    What’s a wealthy celebrity with an idea and no funding to do? Hit up his or her generally much less wealthy fans, of course! Zosia Mamet, who plays Shoshanna on “Girls,” is the latest star to create a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a project. Her goal, Gawker reports: To raise $32,000 so she… More ▸

  • Watch The Lonely Island’s new video, ‘Spring Break Anthem’

    The middle of the week is never an easy time, but lucky for everyone with Internet access, jokey boy band “The Lonely Island” is here to help. They’ve just launched “Wack Wednesdays,” where they release a video–yep–every Wednesday until June 11, when their new album, “The Wack Album,” comes out. The series kicks off this… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham looks at $4.5 million Brooklyn penthouse

    The 3-bedroom pad is housed in Williamsburg’s Gretsch building and features twin walk-in closets, a giant living room/kitchen area and a 1,900-square-foot wrap-around terrace with views of the Manhattan skyline and the Williamsburg Bridge, reports the New York Daily News. Listed at $4.5 million, it’s definitely not the kind of place where you’d find Hannah… More ▸

  • Israeli celebrities get religious makeovers

    Breaking news: Bar Rafaeli to star in a long-awaited sequel of “A Stranger Among Us.” Okay, that’s a total lie, but a photo of the Israeli model that’s gone viral in Israel might make you believe otherwise. The image, which shows Leonardo DiCaprio’s ex decked out in super modest clothing (sheitel included), is just one… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham would rather not look like a Victoria’s Secret model

    Even if Howard Stern did call her a “little fat chick,” HBO “Girls” writer/actress Lena Dunham wouldn’t have her body any other way. Speaking with Playboy for an interview in their April issue, the Jewish “voice of a generation,” posed naked behind a white Playboy shirt and she is much happier looking like an average… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham on Purim, Jew Jokes, and her favorite Jewish things

    Lena Dunham was the queen of last night’s Jewish Museum Purim Ball at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan, delivering the night’s spiel from the perspective of her six-year-old self. “Welcome to my bat mitzvah,” Dunham greeted the crowd of some 950 people. “If anything I say offends you, please don’t fucking tweet it. It’s… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham might kill Shoshanna

    If Lena Dunham had to kill anyone on her HBO show, “Girls,” it’d have to be Shoshanna. “I think about it all the time,” Dunham told Garage magazine. “I don’t want to kill Jessa off because it’s too obvious. She seems like the person who’s going to drive off a cliff or contract a horrible, life-threatening… More ▸

  • Howard Stern apologizes for calling Lena Dunham ‘little fat girl’

    The remarkable Golden Globe achievement of Lena Dunham of “Girls” didn’t really impress controversial radio host Howard Stern. On Monday, a day after Dunham won best actress and best comedy, Stern referred to her as “a little fat girl who kind of looks like Jonah Hill,” and added, “I learned that this little fat chick writes the show and directs the show, and… More ▸