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  • Jewish king of comedy Sid Caesar turns 89

    Legendary Jewish comedian Sid Caesar turns eighty-nine years old today. Ten years ago on his birthday, Mr. Caesar made a guest appearance on the improv comedy show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" hosted by Drew Carey, where he wowed the audience with his linguistic prowess — and showed that he’s still plenty funny. Video after the… More ▸

  • Larry David, Palestinian chicken and comedic timing

    Last night’s episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" — wherein a Palestinian chicken restaurant opens up next door to a Jewish deli — is being hailed by bloggers as one of Larry David’s finest. While staring at the pro-Palestinian posters that adorn the restaurant, Larry proposes that Palestinians engage in a chicken-based solution for Mideast peace: Larry: We’re… More ▸