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  • Watch: Tina Fey’s Lena Dunham-approved ‘Girls’ parody

    What happens when a comic genius parodies a highly popular, highly spoofable show? Only good things, as Tina Fey proved on this season’s premiere of “Saturday Night Live.” Check out Fey’s “Girls” mock promo, in which we are introduced to the newest member of the hipster crew: Blerta from Albania. If you think it’s funny,… More ▸

  • Watch: ‘Girls’ season 3 teaser

    Newsflash: Season three of “Girls” is in production! For those fans who are already chomping at the bit, HBO has put together this 31-second photo slideshow of (Jewish) creator Lena Dunham and the rest of the (heavily Jewish) cast at work. Don’t get too excited–it’s called a “teaser” for a reason. More ▸

  • Lena Dunham and other hipsters flock to Scott Stringer benefit

    The race for New York City comptroller just got cool for probably the first time ever thanks to one of the city’s coolest Jewish women, Lena Dunham. “When Scott told me he was running for comptroller, the first thing I did was Google the word comptroller … I thought the comptroller was the guy who rode… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham weighs in on Weiner scandal

    Since Lena Dunham has a lot to say about a lot of things, and since she is a politically-minded New Yorker, it was expected she’d Tweet her thoughts on the most recent chapter of the great Anthony Weiner saga. Also expected: That she’d make a really good point. And a good joke. In Weiner’s latest… More ▸

  • The 2013 (Jewish) Emmy nominees

    The 2013 Emmy nominations are in! We won’t bore you with the whole long list, but we will share this compact yet impressive group of Jewish nominees. Here goes: OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA: Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland” OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY Lena Dunham, “Girls” Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham won’t vote for Weiner, Spitzer

    While Lena Dunham obviously has no problem with crazy sexual escapades being played out on cable TV, that doesn’t mean she wants to see those kinds of things going down in government. On Thursday the “Girls” creator and star Tweeted her support for the opponents of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, the two previously disgraced… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham’s private love advice made public

    Just when you thought it was impossible for the very talented Lena Dunham to be amazing at one more thing, the prodigal filmmaker/author/actress has added another line to her resume: Really great friend. The “Girls” creator is participating in Miranda July’s “We Think Alone” project, in which stars share their private e-mails. For this week’s… More ▸

  • ‘Girls’ fan to get tattoo in Lena Dunham’s handwriting

    In this week’s installment of quirky, precious Lena Dunham-related news, a “Girls” fan is reportedly permanently inking herself with Dunham’s handwriting. While she could have gone the easy way out and chosen Dunham’s already public wedding dress sketch, superfan Tina Wargo had something else in mind, and she Tweeted out her request straight to the… More ▸