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  • 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 ▸

  • Weekly Sizzle time!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the five most interesting Jewish celebrity stories brought to you by our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1.By restricting Cohen, Academy continues to suck the fun out of the Oscars. 2. Jason Alexander not happy with Romney’s flubbed ‘Seinfeld’ reference 3.  Adam… More ▸

  • This week’s Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the six most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. Watch Sarah Silverman and her sister’s “Jewy” interview 2. Exclusive interview with The GAG Quartet, the Israeli band behind the latest YouTube sensation 3. Sacha… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen will star in Tarantino’s newest film

    Did you know that Quentin Tarantino is making a spaghetti western named Django Unchained?? Yeah, not quite sure what to make of it, but it seems to be … promising. And the stars who have already agreed to participate are definitely on the impressive side: Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jamie Foxx. And that’s not… More ▸

  • B.J. Novak: from The Dundies to “The Dictator”

    He killed Nazis (or Nazees, according to Brad Pitt), temped at Dunder Mifflin, and now B.J. Novak is joining Sacha Baron Cohen(Borat) in his new movie “The Dictator.” Novak, better known as Ryan Howard of NBC’s The Office (a show he also co-writes and directs), is going to leave the flashy paper business behind and… More ▸