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‘The Last Laugh’: Is The Holocaust Funny?

‘The Last Laugh’: Is The Holocaust Funny?
By April 27, 2016

This Tribeca documentary tackles the question of whether a great Jewish tragedy can equal comedy. Read More

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Comedy Legend Carl Reiner Turns 92 Today

Comedy Legend Carl Reiner Turns 92 Today
By March 20, 2014

On comedy: “the Jews have been able to do it since Moses’ time.” Read More

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Watch Harold Ramis’ Yiddish-Speaking Cameo

Watch Harold Ramis’ Yiddish-Speaking Cameo
By March 5, 2014

“Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story” redeems itself with this one scene. Read More

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Watch Conan O’Brien Interview the One and Only Mel Brooks

Watch Conan O’Brien Interview the One and Only Mel Brooks
By October 23, 2013

Then watch all of Brooks’ movies back to back Read More

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Watch the New Mel Brooks Documentary Online

Watch the New Mel Brooks Documentary Online
By May 29, 2013

The comedy king got the ‘American Masters’ treatment, and you can see all 80 minutes of it here Read More

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Daily Jewce: Matisyahu Can’t Get Into Clubs, R.L. Stine’s Horror Influence

Daily Jewce: Matisyahu Can’t Get Into Clubs, R.L. Stine’s Horror Influence
By January 23, 2013

Plus Mel Brooks talks Catskills comedy, Adam Levine and Andy Samberg back in action, and more Read More

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Daily Jewce: Woody Allen Gets Hickies, Paul Rudd’s Teleprompter Fail

Daily Jewce: Woody Allen Gets Hickies, Paul Rudd’s Teleprompter Fail
By January 16, 2013

Plus Israeli Kibbutz cuisine gets its own cookbook, Philip Roth drinks a lot of orange juice, and more Read More

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Daily Jewce: Liev Schreiber is a Shomrim Officer, Mel Brooks is Still Funny

Daily Jewce: Liev Schreiber is a Shomrim Officer, Mel Brooks is Still Funny
By November 14, 2012

In the news today: Claire Danes cries, Jami Attenberg makes some pickles, and more Read More

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