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  • Birthday haiku for Mayim Bialik

    **** Chilled with nerds, princes Now flips latkes in the air Crushed potatoes, hearts **** Happy Birthday, Mayim Bialik (36). How did you go from Will Smith to The Macca… uch un vey, it’s hurts so much I can’t even say their name. More ▸

  • Birthday Haiku for Kirk Douglas

    **** With a “Lust for Life,” “Champion” “Out of the Past” Finds “Lust For Glory” **** Happy Birthday, Kirk Douglas (95). You’ve persevered through seemingly insurmountable challenges — especially blogging on Myspace into the year 2011. More ▸

  • Birthday haiku for Jon Stewart

    **** With drooping blue eyes the nightly satirist’s gaze probes a nation’s soul **** Happy Birthday, Jon Stewart (49). We know you’re one of ours because you make us laugh, cry and feel guilty all at the same time. More ▸

  • Birthday haiku for Drake

    **** Find Your Love, Kanye; don’t you and Jay-Z do like Degrassi did Drake **** Happy Birthday, Drake. Keep up the good work, increase the peace and quit idolizing Tupac like that; such tzuris ‘twould cause a Jewish mother!   More ▸

  • Birthday haiku for Michelle Trachtenberg

    ¬†Michelle Trachtenberg, later years. Could this really be the same girl who mistook a urinal for a footwash in ‘Pete and Pete?’ (covlanz718, CC BY-ND 2.0) **** From ‘Nick’ to ‘Gossip,’ another nice Jewish girl grows up, loses wings **** Happy birthday Michelle Trachtenberg (26). When I was a kid, your TV roles were so… More ▸

  • Birthday haiku for Les Moonves

    **** Franz as Ben-Gurion: “NYPD Blue and White” Make great-uncle proud **** Happy birthday Les Moonves (62). We’re still kinds surprised that you were cool letting Dennis Franz play Ben-Gurion on CBS, the latter¬†being your great-uncle and all. P.S. Pardon me? You think Ben-Gurion is four syllables? Sorry, holmes. Israelis pronounce it in three. Holy… More ▸