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  • Jon Stewart: Jews, Easter is kicking our asses!

    Whenever Passover and Easter fall on the same weekend, the imminent “which one is better” question always comes up. I mean, you can’t really compare the two, but you kind of have to, just for the hang of it. And honestly, as Jon Stewart talked about in last night’s “Daily Show,” the Jews are usually… More ▸

  • Shaq speaks Hebrew to Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

    While the most buzzed Daily Show topic this week has been Samantha Bee’s hilarious piece about the Park Slope Food Co-Op‘s vote on whether to boycott Israeli products (watch it, it’s great), not many people noticed that just 24 hours earlier former NBA all-star and now TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal stopped by and showed off… More ▸

  • Tssss…. Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the five most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. Bar Refaeli to appear in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2.Judd Apatow wants to see the Muppets perform in the Oscars. 3. Po-Po who arrested Mel Gibson… More ▸

  • Stewart does Lieberman

    Okay kids, here is a shocking secret about yours truly: I haven’t really met many celebrities. Sure, if you count hiding in the hedges and looking through binoculars into Brad Pitt’s living room as an in-depth conversation, I’ve rubbed elbows with a few A-listers. But overall? I’ve never really run with the “in” crowd. However,… More ▸

  • Jon Stewart to Fox News: In your face, you lower-ratings disgrace!

    TVNewser ratings came out this week, and let’s just say that Fox caught a huge break with these stats coming out during “The Daily Show” vacation. The report shows that Fox News viewership has gone down by 9% this year, officially averaging fewer viewers than “The Daily Show.”  Stewart’s Comedy Central fake news show, on… More ▸

  • This week’s Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the six most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. Natalie Portman to appear on a PETA postage stamp 2. Drake talks about Jewish Rappers 3. Amar’e Stoudemire teaches Hebrew, for real. 4. After LeBron, Kobe shoots… More ▸

  • Emmys roundup

    Last night the Emmys were awarded in Los Angeles and all of television glitterati (and a lot of film stars since the distinction between television and movie stars has steadily blurred over the past decade) showed up to demonstrate their best acting skills by pretending to be entertained by the evening’s proceedings.
    Even Charlie Sheen was on hand to present the award for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. But before he got started listing the nominees, he needed to do some penance. (We are getting close to Rosh Hashanah, after all.) “Before I present Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, my old category,” he began, “I want to take a moment to get something off my chest and say a few words to verybody here from Two and a Half Men. From the bottom of my heart, I wish you nothing but the best for this upcoming season. We spent eight wonderful years together and I know you will continue to make great television.”
    Just like that bit of faux sincerity, the rest of the show felt forced and poorly scripted. Yet unlike every other armchair critic out there, I’m not going to make this post about how dreadful the show was because this was hardly a surprise. The Emmys are unwatchable virtually every year. We’d all be better entertained watching C-SPAN. Book TV anyone?
    Now onto the awards. More ▸

  • Jon Stewart to hold Nirvana Q&A

    It’s been 20 years since Nirvana came out with “Nevermind,” one of the music albums that defined the grunge generation of the early 1990s. To commemorate the event, SiriusXM radio is bringing the person who defines this generation, Jon Stewart, to hold a “town hall meeting” Q&A session on September 23rd with the surviving remains… More ▸