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  • Jason Segel to play David Foster Wallace

    Today in juicy Jewish casting news, Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg have been attached to “The End of the Tour,” a film about David Foster Wallace, The Wrap reports. The twist here is that Segel, star of such heavy fare as “The Muppets,” “How I Met Your Mother,” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” will portray “Infinite… 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 ▸

  • Jason Segel played high school basketball with Jason Collins

    Yesterday Jason Collins made news–and history–as the first active NBA player to come out. Nothing especially funny or Jewish about that, right? Wrong. Turns out when Collins was a Harvard-Westlake Wolverine he had a very funny, very Jewish teammate: Jason Segel. In the flurry of reporting that followed the breaking of the Collins story, Sports… More ▸

  • Next up for Jason Segel: Children’s Book Series

    Gwyneth Paltrow isn’t the only celeb in the news today for selling stuff to kids.  Jason Segel, actor-puppeteer-tall Jew extraordinaire, will be writing a series of middle grade children’s books for Random House, according to the New York Times. “Ultimately, it’s a story about learning that we can accomplish anything, as long as we are… More ▸

  • Jason Segel back on the market

    Ladies, time to perk up after the news of Andy Samberg’s engagement: Jason Segel and Michelle Williams have called things off after a year of dating. The long distance relationship between the two actors put on damper on things, People reports. Williams was profiled by “In Style” just last month, and she told the magazine… More ▸

  • Jason Segel was a nobody to Michelle Williams before they met

    He’s cute, funny, and super tall, but when his girlfriend, Michelle Williams, first laid eyes on Jason Segel, she had no idea who he was. “I didn’t actually realize who he was before I started dating him,” Williams told InStyle Magazine. “I mean, I saw the Muppets movie, and I thought, ‘Oh, that’s cute,’ but the truth… More ▸

  • Shortly after they moved in together, Segel and Williams’ Brooklyn place was severely damaged by Sandy

    Last week we reported that one of this blog’s most favorite couples, Jason Segel and Michelle Williams, finally moved in together — into an apartment building that was once a coffee warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn. It appears that the arrangement was very, very short term. The reason, unfortunately, being Hurricane Sandy. The couple’s apartment… More ▸

  • Jason Segel and Michelle Williams are moving in together

    Hollywood’s most adorable couple just took one major step forward. The two 32-year-old actors have been dating since the beginning of the year, and now they decided to move in together to a  Brooklyn loft, together with Williams’ five year old daughter, Matilda, according to the Daily Mail. This is a big step for Williams,… More ▸

  • Hillary Clinton wrote a rejection letter to Jason Segel

    Jason Segel is probably this blog’s favorite person. From his inspiring work in “The Muppets,” to him dating a fan, to his recent relationship with Michelle Williams (and her adorable daughter), to his suggested post-apocalyptic ending to “How I Met Your Mother,” it seems that everything Segel does just keeps upping his street-cred. Someone who isn’t… More ▸