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

Watch All of Larry David’s Insults at Once

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

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

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

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

What’s With True Blood’s Concentration Camp?

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

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

Why Is This Knight Different?

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

Phil Spector’s Pound of Flesh

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

The Scroll’s Night at the Museum

Lena Dunham Purimspiels, James Rosenquist is honored

Daybreak: Iran Meetings Bear More Meetings

Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria

River of Berman

A tribute to the free-associating genius of the Silver Jews, whose work has flowed in and out of my life

Boardwalk Empire Blues

The reason I don’t like the HBO drama? I want it to be a show about Jewish gangsters.

HBO’s True Blood Libel

This week, the popular vampire series finally incorporated a Jewish theme—and played into a centuries-old slur

King Joffrey Is Such a Marnie

Comment of the Week features an HBO mash-up

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