Natasha Leggero’s jokes about her conversion to Judaism fell flat on ‘Conan.’ Maybe she just needs a bit of time to settle into the guilt and suffering.
Along with other questions of mind and body, this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ is also a field guide to Talmudic-era cuisine
Hulu buys rights to entire series for $180M
Hulu, Amazon, and Yahoo bidding on online video rights to the show
Seinfeld creator’s Broadway play, Fish in the Dark, begins previews this week
‘The Big Bang Theory’ marks the end of an era. But Asian-American mothers may pick up where Jewish mothers left off.
Rutgers students study the sitcom to learn about psychiatric disorders
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Comic John Mulaney’s new show is a Seinfeld for the goyim—in a good way
How to talk provocatively about race without being a racist
ScarJo’s SodaStream spot, that ‘Seinfeld’ reunion, and Coca Cola’s yarmulkes
It may or may not be a Super Bowl commercial, sigh
Plus five Jews attacked in Australia, and more in the news
‘Let’s take off the face of the clock and watch the gears’
Plus Israel rules prostitution earnings can be taxed, and more in the news
The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family
That’s $17 million per episode
Plus New York’s circumcision consent form is not stopping a problem
Deciphering Anthony Weiner’s alleged meal at the iconic deli
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.
The invented Seinfeld winter holiday Festivus, like the late Christopher Hitchens, demands a religion-like dogma around nonbelief
A show about intermarriage, Mad About You never once mentioned religion. It’s a monument to the comedic dangers of ethnic cleansing.
Plus gross bagel snacks, homo Seinfeld-economicus, and more
Plus alleged Hezbollah spy eyes deal, and more
Plus Woody goes electric, and more
Plus Zuckerman the speechwriter, and more
Steinbrenner was normally voiced by Larry David
Jewish Journal has questions; Baltimore Sun has answers
Maybe by accident
Has zeal of the sort-of converted