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  • Golden Globes: The night of ‘Homeland’ and Lena Dunham

    The 70th Golden Globe Awards (or the “Drunk Oscars,” as I like to call them), took place in Hollywood last night, and like every year, provided some interesting stories and headlines, mostly made by the powerful, successful and funny women of the industry, orchestrated by the hilarious Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. The biggest story didn’t even… More ▸

  • Time crowns Lena Dunham as the “coolest” person of 2012

    Not that we needed anyone to sway us, but Time Magazine has named Lena Dunham the “coolest” person of 2012. “The 2012 Coolest Person of the Year is a woman who was unafraid to showcase her flaws. A woman who wore less makeup on TV than in real life and purposely shot herself naked in… More ▸

  • Proposal for Lena Dunham’s book leaked

    That book proposal that landed HBO Girl’s creator Lena Dunham $3.7 million in a publishing deal was leaked online earlier today. The 66-paged proposal explains the ideas behind the Jewish actress’s book, “Not That Kind of girl,” and reveals it will be divided into six sections: “Work”, “Friendship”, “Body”, “Sex”, “Love”, and “Big Picture”, CSMonitor… More ▸

  • Jewish celebrities react to Hurricane Sandy

    As one of the worst storms in U.S. history took its toll on the Northeast, celebrities who live in New York City (and elsewhere) took to Twitter with their thoughts and updates.
    Thanks for all the concerned tweets… Thank goodness we are all okay… Thinking of those who aren’t #sandy
    — Debra Messing (@DebraMessing)
    October 30, 2012
    I know it’s tough now, New York, but picture yourself next summer, lying on a warm, calm beach, with nothing to remind you of Sandy
    — B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) October 30, 2012
    Sending love to all in Long Beach L.I. My home town. bc
    — Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) October 30, 2012 More ▸

  • Lena Dunham’s book deal comes with a catch…

    A multi-million dollar catch. The Jewish actor and writer signed a mega deal with Random House Publishing last week for $3.7 million for her upcoming book, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned, and although critics have been arguing that the deal is over the top, the expectations that come… More ▸

  • ‘Girls’ star Jemima Kirke releases topless maternity photos

    The English actress, best known for her role as Jessa Johansson in the successful HBO show “Girls,” decided to show her natural beauty in a pregnant photoshoot. Kirke, whose grandparents are of Iraqi-Israeli decent, is expecting to have her second child in a few weeks, and decided to share her current look with the magazine… More ▸

  • ‘Homeland’ completely dominates the Emmys

    Last night’s 64th Primetime Emmy Awards revealed a new reality – the American viewer would much rather be scared by potential terrorists than sexist advertising agencies – as television show “Homeland” grabbed six Emmys and denounced “Mad Men” as the top drama on TV. “Homeland” had a pretty impressive Emmy run, including Outstanding Drama, best… More ▸