Take a break from trolling the internets for “Best of 2011” lists, and check out these “Best of Jewiness” lists instead! The 25 Best Jewish References in Rap: (Complex Magazine) Who doesn’t love lyrics like “So on my day off/With David Sonnenberg I play golf/ Run through Crown Heights screaming out Mazel Tov”? … More ▸
…single Jews in Hollywood, that is. According to a very scientific and objective study conducted by Jewcier.com, Franco and Kunis were found to be the sexiest male and female single Yids. Out of thousands of votes cast by singles that frequent the dating site, Franco received 43.9% of the vote for sexiest male and Kunis… More ▸
CNN came out with a list of the top celebrity health stories of 2011, and Tribe members have certainly made their mark. Sure, Charlie Sheen and Kate Middleton may top the list for their respective issues (Sheen, of course, for being crazy, and Middleton sure lost a lot of pre-wedding weight) but Jewish celebrities had… More ▸
Kids, the week is almost over. Plus it’s a holiday. What better excuse do you need to take a break (a looong break) from your studying/accounting/excel sheets/whatever else people do to cruise some lists of hip Jews around the web? Here are some 6NoBacon favorites (enjoy the procrastination!): IFC’s list of the perfect films… More ▸
After decades of lurking in the shadows of blond diablerie, frizzy-haired Jewish girls are finally getting much needed validation. GQ recently released their list of “Least Influential People of 2011”, and seeing Gwyneth Paltrow’s name on that list stirred up deep feelings of smugness. While I definitely did not agree with all nominees (calling Obama… More ▸
…and they were better at it too.
So Kanye West’s opened his mouth. Again.
The successful yet controversial rapper said this weekend that people look at him like he’s Hitler. That’s right.
While the honorable Mr. West enjoys being so innovative and cutting edge, he would be disappointed to find out that the whole Hitler comparison thing has been happening since the early days of the Nazi rise to power.
The difference? The other comparisons were funny.
Now I’m not saying that every Hitler comparison should be funny, it shouldn’t. But for Godwin’s sake Kanye, stop being such an egotistical douche.
So for future reference, if you ever want to compare yourself to Adolf Hitler, you should at least attempt to do it like this: More ▸
Ever since Nickelodeon announced that they are bringing back their popular 1990s shows for a nostalgic rerun on the TeenNick channel, the web has been oozing with green slime, from people in their mid 20s sharing their love for the worry-less decade and its children programming masterpieces.
Ahh, the 90s. What a great decade.
MTV still had music, AOL was still cool, Dennis Rodman was a pop culture idol, Clinton was in charge and television was great, especially for teenagers. Since we didn’t have the internet , we didn’t really know much, except for what we learned when we were watching TV. And we watched a lot of it, especially Nickelodeon.
But what not many of us knew, is how much Jewish influence those shows had.
Hope your green slime is Kosher, because 6noBacon prepared a list of everything that’s Jewish about 90s Nick! More ▸
Amy Winehouse was not the first Jewish celebrity to suffer from a drug-related death before.
Here is a list (not too long, but not too short either) of popular Jewish artist who also gave their life away for drugs: More ▸
The Giving Beast, the philanthropy section of Tina Brown’s online mag, The Daily Beast, recently took 50 of the world’s most well known celebrities who are aligned with specific charities, and calculated which had the greatest impact on those charities. The Beast tallied how much “awareness they produced for their favored nonprofit in print, television,… More ▸