Playing the Jester
From the archives: Jackie Hoffman tells two stories about Jews and Jesus
Jackie Hoffman appeared in the movie Kissing Jessica Stein, and on Broadway in Hairspray. But when she isn’t on stage or the silver screen, the charmingly hyperactive comedienne tells anecdotes from her own life, at comedy clubs and benefit banquets—and to anyone else who will listen. “All my stories are true, because I have no imagination.”
Introduced by Laurel Snyder.
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes