An appearance by a Jewish artifact has elevated my love for the dramedy about hard-partying athletes with hearts of gold
The ‘Entourage’ movie is one giant, stereotypical step backward
Israel’s former president rules Westeros at Game of Thrones exhibit
It’s about Ray’s new life as a community board member in New York City
New film suggests the writer’s greatest subject may well have been herself
Sci-fi master’s 1950s cosmological books will be adapted for the network
The actor talks writing, directing, and why he loves listening to books on tape
How the Prohibition-era HBO show portrays its Jewish gangsters
The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone
Three minutes of the most crass, inane Curb Your Enthusiasm zingers
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
The intimate, obscene, lovable, fearless stand-up of ‘We Are Miracles’ shows the comedian at her sweet, shameless best
‘First Cousin Once Removed’ shows the complexity of a man at the end of his life and the ravages—and blessings—of memory loss
HBO’s racy vampire drama went too far evoking a gassing and a lynching
The woman responsible for ‘In Treatment’ on living in the diaspora, defending Israel, and grabbing a cigarette with a general
As HBO’s medieval fantasy Game of Thrones returns, imagining a Jewish version of the Seven Kingdoms
Al Pacino channels a Shakespearean tragic hero in David Mamet’s new HBO film
Lena Dunham Purimspiels, James Rosenquist is honored
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria
A tribute to the free-associating genius of the Silver Jews, whose work has flowed in and out of my life
The reason I don’t like the HBO drama? I want it to be a show about Jewish gangsters.
This week, the popular vampire series finally incorporated a Jewish theme—and played into a centuries-old slur
Comment of the Week features an HBO mash-up
The Julia Louis-Dreyfus series takes a religious approach to comedy, which makes it both funny and profound
Evaluating comedy on its political merit is like disassembling a vibrator to analyze its mechanics: You can do it, but that’s not what it’s for.
In a new HBO documentary, Gloria Steinem is treated like the icon she is. But efforts to praise and eulogize her feminism don’t do the subject—or the liveliness of the movement she helped inspire—justice.
When Amir Khan and Zab Judah enter the boxing ring Saturday night, Harold Lederman will be judging the bout for HBO Sports. With his distinctive Bronx honk, he’s the sport’s most essential analyst.
Plus, the most Jewish HBO series yet, and more
HBO’s ‘Triangle: Remembering the Fire’ airs tonight
The Semitic content of HBO’s newest series