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  • Sacha Baron Cohen, as himself

    Has Sacha Baron Cohen finally revealed himself? The actor, who isn’t usually seen in public not in one his of many personas, agreed to a rare interview as himself with the BBC. In the interview, he talks about why comedy is an inherent part of the Jewish identity, stating that “there is an emphasis on… More ▸

  • The Sacha Baron Cohen Favorite Character Poll

    Sacha Baron Cohen is coming up with a new movie, “The Dictator,” this weekend, and in case you were living under a rock for the past few months, promotion for the film has been very intense in a way only Baron Cohen can do it. We decided to look at Baron Cohen’s three most popular characters —… More ▸

  • The Dictator congratulates new French president

    Sacha Baron Cohen’s new character “The Dictator” has been making more current event headlines than Baron Cohen himself. Yesterday “The Dictator” posted a special greeting for Francois Hollande, who beat Nicolas Sarkozy to become the new president of France. Though he seems to be more into DSK, for obvious reasons. More ▸

  • Kazakhstan upset over Borat anthem during medal ceremony

    It’s been five years since Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Borat” completely ruined Kazakhstan’s reputation (well, almost), and since then former Soviet republic has been trying to prove to the world that they are more than anti-Semitic sister lovers. While most people don’t really chuckle anymore when they hear the name Kazakhstan, what happened at the Arab Shooting… More ▸

  • 6 No Bacon’s Spectacular Oscar recap!

    It wasn’t the funniest Academy Awards show. It wasn’t the most surprising Academy Awards show. It was definitely not the most interesting Academy Awards show. But watching the Academy Awards is kind of like going to see that great aunt you only see once a year — it can be long, boring, even funny at times. But eventually, while you are glad to get it over with, you’re also glad you went.
    Except for a handful of moments, nothing exceptional went down last night. And despite the fact that the Israeli entry lost to the Iranians, it was a pretty good show.
    After the jump, highlights of the show from a Jewish perspective (or in other words, from a general perspective): More ▸