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  • Lea Michele might boycott New York!

    Someone is making a big stink over horse poop, and that someone is Lea Michele. The “Glee” star has been lobbying to keep horse-drawn carriages off New York City streets, and it seems like she is getting real serious about her demands. First, she starred in a PETA commercial decrying the mistreatment of Central Park… 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 ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen’s alter ego mourns Kim Jong Il

    In true “Borat” fashion, Sasha Baron Cohen has decided to toe the line of propriety and release a statement about Kim Jong Il’s death… as the main character from his new movie, The Dictator. The statement, which was faxed to The Huffington Post, reads as follows:
    I am saddened to learn of the passing of my dear friend Kim Jong-Il. Our thoughts go out to his wife and 813 children.”K-Jo” was a great leader, good friend and average double’s badminton partner. He died as he lived, in 3 inch lifts. An extraordinary man, he did so much to spread compassion, wisdom and uranium throughout the world.
    On behalf of myself, Ahmadinejad, Chavez, and Newt Gingrich, we would like to welcome his son, Kim Jon-Un into the “Axis of Evil”
    Oh, my. So many different ways that this could be offensive. Mocking the dead? Hating on Gringrich? Let’s just go for the fact that Cohen now fancies himself a dictator that mocks eulogizes real-life tyrants.
    Also, here’s a copy of the actual fax: More ▸

  • Wait, they’re not Jewish?!

    We here at 6 Degrees No Bacon pride ourselves on “discovering” the Jewishness of unexpected famous folks such as Alyson Hannigan and James Franco. But what about the celebrities you were so sure were Members of the Tribe but actually aren’t? Well, after Jewish donors gave money to Michelle Bachmann, mistakenly believing she was Jewish, The… More ▸

  • When Stewart met Seinfeld

    Jon Stewart (who some would say is the “most important Jew”) was in the midst of a good bashing of Marcus Bachmann, the “pray-the-gay-away” husband of Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann, when he got a surprise visit from Jerry Seinfeld. In the hilarious exchange between the two J.S’s, Seinfeld is trying to prevent Stewart from… More ▸

  • Michele Bachmann Mangles Yiddish

    Michele Bachmann thinks the president has a lot “choots spa” for his stimulus package. To which all of our bubbes responded: Yiddish — you’re doing it wrong. Funny that Bachmann can’t seem to make the throat clearing sound the proper pronunciation of the “chutzpah” requires especially since that is the sound the rest of us… More ▸

  • Before Rahm: The actual first Jew at Chicago’s municipal helm

    With today being Rahm Emanuel’s first day on the job as mayor of Chicago, news media have labelled him the first Jewish mayor of Chicago. While the distinction of being first elected Jewish mayor of Chicago may still belong to him, the first acting Jewish mayor of Chicago was Samuel Adams Ettelson:     Jewish Attorney Chicago’s… More ▸