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  • Lena Dunham is giving a Purim shpeil in New York

    The New York Jewish Museum’s Purim Ball’s tagline is “Who Wears the Crown” and their guest appearing might be the answer to that one. Actress/writer Lena Dunham will be delivering this year’s Purim shpeil on February 27 at the Purim Ball at the Upper East Side’s Park Avenue Armory. “Ms. Dunham will bring her brilliant… More ▸

  • Is ScarJo engaged?

    Even though she told Elle last month she never thinks about marriage, Scarlett Johansson was spotted wandering the East Village over the holiday weekend with what appeared to be a gigantic engagement ring on her finger, according to the Daily News. Alongside french journalist boyfriend Romain Dauriac, photographers snapped a photo of a pear-shaped diamond ring, which has… More ▸

  • Mila Kunis would prefer motherhood over Hollywood

    Mila Kunis, girlfriend to Ashton Kutcher and star in the upcoming film, “Oz, the Great and Powerful,” would prefer a life at home with kids than continuing to star on the big screen. In an interview with Playboy, Kunis revealed her view that a life of being mom and home maker is more appealing than being… More ▸

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s Israeli TV mistake

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, best known for her role as Elaine in “Seinfeld” and as vice president in HBO’s “Veep”, is making Israeli headlines after starring in Israel’s YES satellite television company commercial. In the commercial, Louis-Dreyfus assumes a woman in her elevator is pregnant, and spends the rest of the commercial coming up with solutions of how… More ▸

  • James Franco’s new, bizzare art exhibit

    Actor-turned-everything-else James Franco has a rather interesting art exhibit showing in Berlin till March called “Gay Town,” E Online reports.
    And if the name of the exhibit isn’t indicative of how obscure the art is, the press release reveals the paintings, drawings, and sculptures, on display to coincide with the Berlin Film Festival, were made in “hotel rooms, makeshift studios and other temporary locations whilst completing other projects, mainly motion pictures”– which sort of sounds like his art work was made in a haste while Franco was filming, just so he could claim to be an artist.
    The press release states Franco’s “Gay Town” explores the important themes that are important to Franco’s artistic persona, with issues that relate to “stereotypes and other societal concerns such as society’s preoccupation with celebrity,” but according to some of the photos surfacing on the Internet, the art just looks bizarre.
    Some pieces of art include a painting of Spiderman which reads “F*ck Spidey,” a topless abstract portrait of the artist with the tag line “James the thinker Franco,” and some chicken scratches of paint on a cardboard. Deep, man.
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  • Billy on the Street plays “Whistleblow that Jew” with Rashida Jones

    Rashida Jones was the latest victim of Billy Eichner, who stars in the Fuse’s Funny or Die show, “Billy on the Street,” where Billy stops pedestrians and asks them bizarre questions at an incredibly fast pace. Jones played “Whistleblow that Jew” with Billy this episode, where he read her a list of Jewish names of celebrities, and she had to guess… More ▸

  • The SNL skit you didn’t see

    It might have its moments, but for the most part, NBC’s Saturday Night Live is not very funny. Which is why we’re confused SNL cut the skit of a C-SPAN spoof of confirmation hearings for Chuck Hagel, President Obama’s nominee for secretary of defense. The skit pokes fun at Israel-lovers, where Hagel and Republicans one-up each… More ▸

  • Dustin Hoffman gets trashed before hitting the red carpet

    What’s the best way to handle Oscars season? Drinking. Lots of drinking, according to Jewish actor Dustin Hoffman. “It’s not me, it’s the Patrón,” he told Bon Appétit Magazine about his ability to rock the red carpet. “I can’t eat before the ceremony, but I drink, to steady my nerves. I become very friendly, particularly with reporters… More ▸