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  • 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 ▸

  • A Halloween treat: Werewolf Bar Mitzvah

    In honor of All Hallows’ Eve, here is the full-length version of Werewolf Bar Mitzvah, Tracy Jordan’s novelty song from 30 Rock. Some sample lyrics: Werewolf bar mitzvah/Spooky scary Boys becoming men/Men becoming wolves. Yup, that sounds about right. Well, at least the part about the hirsuteness of wolves and Jewish men. Happy Halloween! More ▸

  • Krav Maga on Charlie’s Angels and in pop culture

    Tonight is the premiere of Charlie’s Angels, the new television show adapted from a movie franchise that had been adapted from an iconic 70s series starring Farrah Fawcett and Jaclyn Smith.
    And a new series in a new era means new agents. Minka Kelly (Friday Night Lights), Annie Ilonzeh (General Hospital) and Rachael Taylor (Grey’s Anatomy) will play the Angels this time around. And Taylor’s character, in addition to being improbably attractive for a detective, will also demonstrate some impressive fighting skills, courtesy of the Israeli self-defense martial arts.
    But this will hardly be the first time that Krav Maga (which translates to “contact combat”) has been featured in film and television. Here are five other times that Krav Maga has graced the big and small screen. More ▸