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  • Best (Jewish) jokes from the James Franco roast

    Comedy Central’s roast of James Franco doesn’t air until September 2nd, but already a slew of critics and bloggers are hard at work ruining it for enlightening the rest of us who weren’t lucky enough to attend the event Sunday night. While we really did want to wait to actually hear funny people like Andy Samberg,… More ▸

  • Seth Rogen to lead James Franco roast

    The prospect of Comedy Central’s upcoming James Franco roast got funnier on Friday when the network announced that Seth Rogen has been named Roast Master. The two Jewish actors go way back, having co-starred a little over a decade ago on the TV series “Freaks and Geeks,” and more recently in the films “Pineapple Express”… More ▸

  • James Franco to guest star on ‘The Mindy Project’

    The premise of James Franco’s role on season 2 of Mindy Kaling’s “The Mindy Project” is so funny on paper, we can only imagine how entertaining it’ll be on screen. The Jewish actor, E! reports, will be playing the very Jewish part of a doctor, albeit one with the not very semitic-sounding (but very amazing) name…. More ▸

  • Comedy Central to roast James Franco

    Say what you want about James Franco, but at least you can’t accuse the guy of not being able to laugh at himself. Last night the Jewish uber-overachiever announced via an Instagram video that he will be the subject of an upcoming Comedy Central roast. “Hey, yo. What’s up? I’m gonna get roasted on Comedy… More ▸

  • James Franco and Seth Rogen to star in North Korea comedy

    You loved them in “Pineapple Express.” You’re fairly certain you’re going to love them in “This Is The End.” And now, James Franco and Seth Rogen are teaming up once again, this time for “The Interview,” in which they will play reporters who try to assassinate the president of North Korea. “It’s Kim Jong-un,” Rogen… More ▸

  • Seth Rogen wants more ‘Freaks and Geeks’

    “Arrested Development” fans who have begun season four (or already finished it–all 15 episodes were uploaded to Netflix at once on Sunday) have had the pleasure of watching Seth Rogen play a young, non-bald George Bluth, Sr. It seems taking part in the revival of a prematurely-canceled cult TV series has gotten the Jewish actor… More ▸

  • James Franco paints ad for ‘This is The End’

    Proving once again that there isn’t anything he doesn’t do, James Franco has created marketing material for his upcoming film “This is The End.” The actor/artist/Ph.D. candidate was spotted in Williamsburg, Brooklyn over the weekend painting a mural of the movie’s cast on the side of a building. This work of art not only reminded… 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 ▸

  • Disney is already planning a second “Oz” film

    The film hasn’t even been in theaters for 24 hours, and Disney has already confirmed “Oz the great and Powerful” will have a sequel. Despite the film’s somewhat negative reviews, screenwriter Mitchell Kapner has been tapped to write the sequel, according to the Hollywood Reporter, the original film’s cast, which include James Franco and Mila Kunis, seem… More ▸