The News Shticker

  • B.J. Novak of “The Office” is in talks for a role in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming World War II movie “Inglorious Bastards,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. Brad Pitt is also in talks to play a character in the film.
  • TV host Jerry Springer sobs after learning what happened to his Jewish grandmothers during the Holocaust, reports the U.K. Sun.
  • Saudi Arabia’s not happy about a new Nissan TV commercial showing Arab oilmen upset about the new Nissan Tiida’s fuel efficiency, reports Israel’s Channel 10.
  • N.Y. State Assemblyman Dov Hikind warned yeshivas he’d publicly shame them if they harbor molesters.
  • Teenagers in the eastern German state of Brandenburg are trying to root out neo-Nazi bad apples with an elaborate satire of far-right dress and slogans.

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