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
Jewish Journal has questions; Baltimore Sun has answers
Why does Deadwood’s sheriff wear a star with six points?