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  • ‘Somebody That I Used To Know,’ in Hebrew

    We’re all talking about Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know,” and rightly so: The song is awesome. The crazy YouTube sensation has had over 175 million views and if you enter the song into a YouTube search, you’ll wind up with countless amazing covers. (“Glee” has already covered the song in a recent episode, so you know it’s a hit).
    Roi Lavi and the Good Guys have taken covering the song to a whole new level. Not only have they translated the song into Hebrew (which sounds possibly more awesome than the English version), but they’ve covered a cover — Walk Off the Earth’s version of the song, where six people play one instrument. With a new Middle Eastern vibe, the Hebrew version features an oud and even a high-pitched guy wearing a kippah.
    Check out the Roi Lavi and the Good Guys version here:
    Watch the original after the jump 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 ▸

  • Paul Rudd answers age old ‘man questions’

    In a recent video segment called Ask a Grown Man on Rookiemag, Paul Rudd answered some questions posed by young ladies. He looks tired, and cute, and I am sort of in love with this video. Some examples of reader queries: “Why, WHY do boys like boobs so much?” (Rudd’s answer: Because they are awesome.)… More ▸

  • My boyfriend JoGo songifies the news!

    Joseph Gordon Levitt, the key holder to my locked heart, poster boy of my adolescent bedroom, and father of my digitally altered “what would YOUR children look like?” pictures, is a funny man. So funny, in fact, that the Gregory Brothers (of Songify the News fame) gave him a guest appearance in one of their… 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 ▸

  • Daniel Radcliffe: 10 points. Saturday Night Live: 0

    Legendary (and recently dried up) late-night sketch show “Saturday Night Live” ushered in 2012 with a bang. And by “bang,” I mean hardcore suckiness. With English wizarding legend Daniel Radcliffe hosting and newcomer Lana Del Rey, producers thought the show would be a hit. Unfortunately, they forgot about their crappy writers and past musical disasters…. More ▸

  • Judah Friedlander for President!

    Sure, Alec Baldwin might SEEM like the most “presidential”30 Rock character, but Judah Friedlander definitely would be the most awesome. Apparently, he thinks so as well. On a recent episode of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” Friedlander officially endorsed himself for president. Some of the platforms he would run on include karate-kicking the vice president… More ▸

  • Sh*t Christians say to Jews

    “You know what? You are like reeeeeeeeeeally pretty for a Jew.” “But you don’t look like a Jew..” “Oh my god I love your curls! Can I touch them?” “Do you like bagels?” “Did you know Jesus was a Jew?” “That’s sooo not kosher” “Are you related to Itzhak Perlman?” More ▸