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  • Introducing the Weekly Sizzle!

    Were you sleeping the whole week and missed all the good Jewish celebrity stories? Are you afraid to ask your friends what the stories were because they might realize you care about Jewish gossip more than, let’s say, politics? Well worry no more! 6 Degrees No Bacon is introducing The Weekly Sizzle! , a video… More ▸

  • Jesse Eisenberg’s legal tussle with Woody Allen

    Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Allen–a match made in Jewish acting and writing heaven? Well, not always. Apparently, Eisenberg, who is starring in the filmmaker’s new movie, Nero Fiddled (which was called The Decameron), wrote a play several years ago about Woody Allen’s name change. The famed actor-writer-director had been born with the infinitely more Jewish… More ▸

  • Jesse Eisenberg’s new play

    Jesse Eisenberg may be best known for his acting prowess but he can now add “playwright” to his resume. His first play, Asuncion, is premiering at the Cherry Lane Theater after going through a successful, positively reviewed week of preview performances. In it he plays Edgar, a young student consumed by white guilt, opposite The… More ▸

  • Birthday haiku for Jesse Eisenberg

    **** Can’t believe he made Facebook’s overlord look like a loveable shmuck   OMG, Jesse can invade my privacy anytime. Signed, girl. **** Happy birthday Jessie Eisenberg (28), star of The Social Network. It takes a great actor to make us overlook the fact that Facebook is taking over the world. More ▸

  • A gathering of the Bergs

    Andy Samberg, best known to me as my future husband once he dumps Joanna Newsom (who even likes the harp? I mean, really), put on the ol’ jeans and hoodie and impersonated our fearless overlord, Mark Zuckerberg, at the F8 conference. It was a real stretch for Samberg to play a curly-haired Jewish looking sort… More ▸