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On ‘Girls,’ Hannah Has a Strange Encounter With a Dubious Writer

Clutching a Philip Roth novel, Hannah finds herself in a precarious situation with a disreputable author she admires

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Like a City Girl, Hannah Seeks Peace in Montauk

On the season premiere of ‘Girls,’ Hannah goes to the Hamptons to research a surfing retreat

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Why I Adore Lena Dunham

As a Jewish feminist, I recognize just how much I relate to—and appreciate—Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls,’ which enters its final season Sunday

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With ‘Sherlock’ and ‘The Young Pope,’ TV Has Its Trump Moment

When our heroes are all simpering children, is it any wonder our president is, too?

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Robert De Niro Stars as Bernie Madoff, ‘The Wizard of Lies’

HBO’s upcoming film about the Ponzi schemer also features Hank Azaria and Bette Midler’s daughter, Sophie von Haselberg

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Five Times ‘Curb’ Made Me Laugh So Hard My Face Broke

From murdering swans to wearing panties, LD gets the job done

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What’s Jon Stewart Up To?

The bearded comedian is rubbing pig bellies and ribbing Trump, that’s what

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‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin Predicts Future of Jewish State

Spoiler Alert: It isn’t pretty. And Meir Kahane plays a major role, as a character called the Hound.

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‘Girls’ No More

HBO announced that Season 6 of ‘Girls,’ set to air in 2017, will conclude the series. Like it or not, the show about twentysomethings trying to make it in New York has been an undeniable hit.

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Jon Stewart Inks Four-Year Production Deal With HBO

The funnyman will focus on creating short-form content about current events

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A Conversation With Gillian Laub

The photographer talks about ‘Southern Rites,’ her HBO documentary and companion book project about racial tensions in small-town Georgia

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HBO’s ‘Ballers’ Is Visual Candy—Plus There’s a Mezuzah

An appearance by a Jewish artifact has elevated my love for the dramedy about hard-partying athletes with hearts of gold

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Hollywood at Its Worst

The ‘Entourage’ movie is one giant, stereotypical step backward

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Shimon Peres on the Iron Throne

Israel’s former president rules Westeros at Game of Thrones exhibit

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The ‘Girls’ Spinoff We Need

It’s about Ray’s new life as a community board member in New York City

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HBO Documentary Presents Sontag as Metaphor

New film suggests the writer’s greatest subject may well have been herself

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Isaac Asimov’s ‘Foundation’ Series HBO-Bound

Sci-fi master’s 1950s cosmological books will be adapted for the network

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Alex Karpovsky: Not Just That Guy From ‘Girls’

The actor talks writing, directing, and why he loves listening to books on tape

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Yiddish and Mezuzot on ‘Boardwalk Empire’

How the Prohibition-era HBO show portrays its Jewish gangsters

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Comedy Central’s ‘Broad City’ Isn’t Just Funny. It’s Important.

The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone

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Watch All of Larry David’s Insults at Once

Three minutes of the most crass, inane Curb Your Enthusiasm zingers

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HBO Mae West Biopic Casts Bette Midler in Lead, Brassy Broads Come Full Circle

A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment

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Potty-Mouthed Queen of the Jews, Sarah Silverman Does Something Special on HBO

The intimate, obscene, lovable, fearless stand-up of ‘We Are Miracles’ shows the comedian at her sweet, shameless best

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Alan Berliner’s Newest Cinematic Poem Reflects on a Relative With Alzheimer’s

‘First Cousin Once Removed’ shows the complexity of a man at the end of his life and the ravages—and blessings—of memory loss

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What’s With True Blood’s Concentration Camp?

HBO’s racy vampire drama went too far evoking a gassing and a lynching

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Noa Tishby: Actress, Superstar TV Producer, Informal Ambassador, #HotIsraeliGirl

The woman responsible for ‘In Treatment’ on living in the diaspora, defending Israel, and grabbing a cigarette with a general

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Why Is This Knight Different?

As HBO’s medieval fantasy Game of Thrones returns, imagining a Jewish version of the Seven Kingdoms

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Phil Spector’s Pound of Flesh

Al Pacino channels a Shakespearean tragic hero in David Mamet’s new HBO film

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The Scroll’s Night at the Museum

Lena Dunham Purimspiels, James Rosenquist is honored

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