Woody Allen

  • Tssssss… 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. 2012 Oscar nomination are in! And they have Jews! And Israelis! 2. Is Drew Barrymore converting??? 3. Grandma Joan is maaaaaaad at Chelsea Handler 4. Maurice Sendak gives… More ▸

  • 2012 Oscar nomination are in! And they have Jews! And Israelis!

    The 2012 Academy Award nominations were posted a few hours ago and it seems like Billy Crystal will be hosting a big ol’ Jewish party to once again reaffirm that we control Hollywood. Three Jewish filmmakers are nominated for best film (though there are nine nominated films so it’s not as exciting): Steven Spielberg for… More ▸

  • Congrats to the tribe members nominated for Golden Globes!

    The Golden Globe nominees were announced today, and once again the Jews really just dominate that shiz. Below is the list of nominations that are Jewishly inspired, whether through actors, directors, or just general holiness. Mazal tov, kiddos!         Best Motion Picture: Drama -          Moneyball (Jonah Hill and Aaron Sorkin) Best Motion… 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. Natalie Portman to appear on a PETA postage stamp 2. Drake talks about Jewish Rappers 3. Amar’e Stoudemire teaches Hebrew, for real. 4. After LeBron, Kobe shoots… More ▸

  • Jesse Eisenberg’s legal tussle with Woody Allen

    Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Allen–a match made in Jewish acting and writing heaven? Well, not always. Apparently, Eisenberg, who is starring in the filmmaker’s new movie, Nero Fiddled (which was called The Decameron), wrote a play several years ago about Woody Allen’s name change. The famed actor-writer-director had been born with the infinitely more Jewish… More ▸

  • The 9/11 anniversary special programming featuring Jewish performers.

    This weekend, as Americans mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, some Jewish artists will be a part of television, theater and music specials to commemorate the tragic event. Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth will be featured on “When Pop Culture Saved America: A 9/11 Story,” Sunday at 8 PM EST on Biography Channel…. 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 ▸