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  • Lena Dunham talks Christmas traditions

    This just in: Lena Dunham, the wunderkind whom certain Jewish entertainment blogs love to claim as their own, totally celebrates Christmas. In an email made public in the latest installment of Miranda July’s “We Think Alone” project, the Jewish star and creator of “Girls” writes about her (Jewish) boyfriend Jack Antonoff whom she feels “unbelievably… More ▸

  • Will Lena Dunham be a Vogue cover girl?

    Vogue editor Anna Wintour wants to appeal to a younger, hipper audience, and she’s reportedly hoping Lena Dunham can help. The fashion queen set up a “top secret, private dinner” to woo Dunham, according to There’s also a chance Wintour wants the “Girls” creator on the magazine’s cover. “Anna is trying to seduce Lena… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham announces ‘Girls’ premiere on Instagram

    Good news “Girls” fans! The show’s return date has been announced, and it’s January 12. “Girls” creator/star/promoter/mascot Lena Dunham virtually spread the word about season three yesterday, via an adorable Instagram selfie. So mark your calenders. Or scrawl on a mirror with lipstick.  Or you could tattoo it somewhere on your body. Whatever — the point… More ▸

  • 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 ▸