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Sundown: Galliano Stripped of Legion of Honor

Plus Sorkin’s Jewish characters, a ‘Simpsons’ catchphrase is born, and more

by
Stephanie Butnick
August 24, 2012
 Designer John Galliano attends the Dior celebration of the reopening of its 57th Street Boutique on December 8, 2010 in New York City.(Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Designer John Galliano attends the Dior celebration of the reopening of its 57th Street Boutique on December 8, 2010 in New York City.(Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

• John Galliano has been stripped of his 2010 French Legion of Honor award. [WWD]

• Iranian artist Hadieh Shafie showcases the artistry of scrolls in her new Telesm series. [Wired]

• “Soul Doctor,” the Off Broadway musical about Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, is looking for a new theater. [NYT]

• Revisit your favorite Jewish characters on Sorkin’s earlier series, The West Wing and Sports Night, before Sunday’s The Newsroom finale. [Jewcy]

• Isla Fisher attends the premiere for Bachelorette, in which she plays Katie. [Hollywood Reporter]

• The history of Homer Simpson’s signature “D’oh” [Explore]

Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.