PBS series to cover 3,000 years of Jewish history

A new PBS documentary highlighting 3,000 years of Jewish history has its U.S. premiere this month. The Story of the Jews, which first aired on BBC last year, is narrated by British Jew Simon Schama, a history professor at Columbia University. The five-episode documentary, which will air in two parts, follows Schama — an Emmy… Read More

‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 10 Recap: ‘Role-Play’

The debacle concerning Hannah’s grandmother’s death from last week’s episode (that I failed to recap, sorry folks) has been completely wiped off the face of the Girls universe, as do many important events on this show, including Adam’s sister Caroline, who hasn’t been seen or spoken of since Hannah kicked her out. I guess we’re supposed to… Read More

Review: ‘Shtisel’

Members of the Shtisel family have to deal with the death of a loved one, failed relationships, finding a steady job, problems at work and criticism about falling in love and not wanting to settle. But the Shtisels happen to be haredi Orthodox Jews, and live in the Geula neighborhood of Jerusalem. This is the… Read More

‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 8: ‘Incidentals’

Admit it. There have been times when something amazingly successful has happened to one of your friends and you just weren’t as happy as you should’ve been about it. Why? Because there was always the chance that this life-changing event would change your friend, and in your opinion, change them for the worst. Hannah’s worries… Read More

Andy Samberg upsets at Golden Globes

Andy Samberg and just about everyone else watching last weekend’s Golden Globes were shocked when his name was announced for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. Samberg won for his starring role in Fox’s freshman breakout comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine and wasn’t expecting to be giving a speech. “Oh, no! I didn’t prepare anything, it wasn’t going… Read More

Anthony Weiner to appear on Amazon’s ‘Alpha House’

Everyone’s favorite disgraced former New York City mayoral candidate is back on screen, and fortunately this time he’ll be fully clothed. At least that’s the hope. Anthony Weiner will play himself on the season finale of Alpha House, Amazon’s original political series about a bunch of senators rooming together in Washington, D.C. The show was… Read More