HBO’s Veep Gets Religion

The Julia Louis-Dreyfus series takes a religious approach to comedy, which makes it both funny and profound

Girls Just Wants to Have Fun

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.

Idle Worship

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.

Punchy

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.

Sundown: You Don’t Mess With the Hitch

Plus, the most Jewish HBO series yet, and more

Documentary Honors Dead with Political Touch

HBO’s ‘Triangle: Remembering the Fire’ airs tonight

How Jews Make It In America

The Semitic content of HBO’s newest series

‘Seinfeld’ Cast to Reunite on ‘Curb’

Jewish Journal has questions; Baltimore Sun has answers

Riding Shotgun

Why does Deadwood’s sheriff wear a star with six points?

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