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  • Jesse Eisenberg Lin-vents more mythology

    Jesse Eisenberg goes all “Chuck Norris” facts on newly-knighted Knicks legend Jeremy Lin: Bullies chased me through the gym hurling rocks and insults when a young Taiwanese-American boy stepped in between me and my attackers. It was little Jeremy Lin, who was four years younger but in my class because he skipped several years of… More ▸

  • Amar’e gets teardrop tattoo in memory of his brother

    Last week we reported that Amar’e Stoudemire’s older brother Hazell was killed in a car crash in Florida. Amar’e was in Florida with his family, and his absence was one of the main reasons for the current Linsanity phenomenon, Jeremy Lin’s incredible rise as an NBA superstar. Amar’e kept his Twitter pretty quiet about the… More ▸

  • Jerry Seinfeld, for the Super Bowl (commercial) win!

    Jerry Seinfeld is in the running for my choice of best friend. Not only do I appreciate his reclusive response to Hollywood grandeur (ahh, woes of fandom), but he really just reminds me of all my funny Jewish boy friends. He’s got the jeans and sneakers look, the frizzy hair, and the droopy shouldered puppy… More ▸

  • Is Heebow the reason Tebow lost last Sunday?

    Three months after the whole “Tim Tebow can’t play but he triumphs in the 4th quarter because he really believes in Jesus,” and two months after Tebowing became the new planking, the Tebow bandwagon has been officially destroyed. Why? It’s quite simple:  Tebow just stopped winning (though for the record I don’t even think Jesus… More ▸

  • Adam Lambert’s fans want him to be the next Superbowl Idol

    Adam Lambert (yes, the one of bar fight fame, if nothing else) seems to have quite the twitter following. His fans have recently started a “twitition” calling for Adam to sing the National Anthem at the 2012 Superbowl. Their reasons are as follows: He is from Indianapolis (they must have been outraged that Bachmann lost… More ▸

  • Oh no he di’int! Gene Simmons calls out Madonna as a lip-syncher

    Oh, just KISS and make up, you mid-Eighties rock stars! Gene Simmons went on offense yesterday when TMZ asked him if Madonna was the right choice for the upcoming Superbowl half-time show. “I love all karaoke singers, I love all the girl singers who get up and sing with tapes,” Simmons sarcastically replies. Ultimately, he… More ▸

  • Amar’e Stoudemire teaches Hebrew, for real

    So the rumors about the Amar’e Stoudemire’s Hebrew School remain rumors. But the New York Knicks all-star continues with his weekly “Seriously, I am Jewish” segment, this time with an adorable video for “Shalom Sesame,” which teaches young Jewish kids how to say the word “good” in Hebrew. Stoudemire shows off his Hebrew skills by… More ▸