Tablet’s new podcast features guests A.J. Jacobs and Elna Baker talking family reunions, Jews and Mormons, and more
Fantastical title fights inspired by boxing’s ‘Fight of the Century’
Setting the record straight on the Hall of Famer’s 69th birthday
Andy Samberg’s hit new comedy was a lovable underdog—until they won big
Classics from Don McLean, Adam Sandler, the Maccabeats, and more
As ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ gets picked up for an entire season, the show must learn from ‘Barney Miller’ and find its Jewish soul
Dan Sandler is racking up quite a record
Plus the Knight Foundation regrets giving Jonah Lehrer $20K
Comic, actor, and the man behind Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
Plus fact checking claims on Chuck Hagel
From Les Miz to anti-Semitic Elmo, the year’s top 10 most Tattler things—none of them (sadly) NSFW
The comic wasn’t butchering Leonard Cohen’s classic. He was rescuing it.
Today on Tablet
Where Adam Sandler’s comedy is nuanced and proudly Jewish, Andy Samberg offers one-note assimilation
In their new yuk-fest The Three Stooges, the Farrelly Brothers deracinate a Jewish classic. But the brutish schtick got old a long time ago.
Plus the NYT on our turf, and more
Jolson, Malamud, Golda, and more!
In the new Jewish Edition of the word-guessing game Taboo, developed by two twentysomethings and a Jewish-games company, clues lean a little bit Zionist, and “Adam Sandler” was deemed too secular
Fifty years after his famous midnight concert in Carnegie Hall, Lenny Bruce is as famous as ever. But he’s still much more a prophet than a comedian.
Neil’s cover of ‘The Chanukah Song’
A Jewish Valentine? Bring on the heartbreak
New film is Jewish, in a non-Borscht Belt way
Novelty music walks the fine line between schlock and hilarity