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  • Scarlett Johansson’s progressive works

    From the Jew Gooder files: actress Scarlett Johansson, perhaps in a bid to become her generation’s Angelina Jolie, told Arianna Huffington about her charitable and advocacy works in the latest issue of Interview. “There are people in America who are absolutely desperate right now, who have no means to support their families, who have no… More ▸

  • Mila Kunis had a ball with the Marines

    Yet another celebrity made it to the 236th annual Marine Corps Ball this weekend. This time it was GQ’s Man of the Year Mila Kunis, who followed Justin Timberlake’s footsteps as the distinguished date of Sgt. Scott Moore at the Greenville, N.C. ball.
    Reminder: a few months ago, Sgt. Moore of the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, posted a short YouTube clip asking Kunis to accompany him to this year’s ball. It took a few months until the clip became viral, but it eventually created an interesting trend of people asking celebrities out online. Justin Timberlake and Kristin Cavallari attended the balls. Scarlett Johansson and Betty White had to pass. Last week, we reported that a girl who is currently battling cancer asked Joseph Gordon-Levitt out after watching “50/50.” More ▸

  • Adam Sandler will get you to the World Series

    …if you work for him. The Belleville News Democrat of Belleville, Ill., reports that Jeff Bergman, an employee of Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, really wanted to fly to St. Louis to see his beloved Cardinals play Game 1 of the World Series against the Texas Rangers. It just so happens that radio station 101 ESPN in… More ▸

  • NYC carriage horse dies, Lea Michele is upset about it

    Lea Michele, a well-known animal lover and a celebrity spokesperson for PETA, was enraged over the recent death of a carriage horse in New York enraged. The Glee star tweeted her thoughts: Just woke up to the saddest news about one of the carriage horses dying the midtown NYC. This has to stop! Please:( Earlier… More ▸

  • Ben Stiller and Jack Black star in the Clinton Foundation Funny or Die short

    President Bill Clinton’s foundation — whose mission is to “strengthen the capacity of people throughout the world to meet the challenges of global interdependence” — posted a video on Will Farrell’s website, “Funny or Die,” starring Ben Stiller, Sean Penn, Ted Danson, Jack Black Matt Damon (Maaaatt Daaamon!), Kristin Wiig and even Bill himself. The… More ▸

  • Scarlett Johansson is not a cheap date

    Interested in taking Scarlett Johansson out for an evening on the town? Well, it’s going to cost you. $41K to be exact. That’s how much ScarJo went for at a British charity auction for breast cancer research after a small bidding war erupted over the actress, who was not present. The winner was Rolling Stones… More ▸

  • Larry David: Big Jew

    The 8th season of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm came to a close, and boy, was this season Jewey. JTA collected some of the best Jewish moments of Larry David’s show. Enjoy! More ▸

  • Samberg, Rogen and Co. stand up to cancer

    Stand Up To Cancer is encouraging all Star Wars fans out there to do the same. In a series of new videos for the organization, Andy Samberg, Seth Rogen and several other actors, including Emma Stone, Ken Jeong, Aziz Ansari, Ed Helms and Bill Hader, perform famous scenes from the original trilogy, modified for comedic… More ▸

  • James Franco buys James Franco artwork from a 13-year old girl

    James Franco stopped by at the Toronto International Film Festival for a short visit on Sunday, to talk about his new art installation, Memories of Idaho, but he ended up with a homemade art made by a local fan. Franco noticed the three pieces of art made by 13-year old Macy Armstrong: A franco collage… More ▸

  • Paul Rudd’s hitchhiking adventure

    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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