Posts Tagged ‘ comedians ’

How Amy Schumer’s Bat Mitzvah Disaster Inspired Her Comedy Career

August 26, 2016
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How Amy Schumer’s Bat Mitzvah Disaster Inspired Her Career in Comedy

How Jewish is Amy Schumer? Well, for starters, the Emmy Award-winning comedian, actress and writer traces her interest in stand-up comedy to her Long Island bat mitzvah. In her new collection of essays The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, she recalls how her voice cracked while chanting her Torah…

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Jewish Haitian-American TV Host Eric André is Taking Comedy By Storm

August 18, 2016
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There’s a very good chance that Eric André is not for you. The Jewish Haitian-American…

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Jerry Lewis’s Tacky Holocaust Movie Has Mysteriously Surfaced Yet Again

June 21, 2016
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Jerry Lewis's Tacky Holocaust Movie Has Mysteriously Surfaced Yet Again

Fans of filmic curios and tacky Holocaust art are having a party right now on…

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These Hilarious, Podcasting Jewish Yentas Have Got the Goods

January 28, 2016
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Ronna and Beverley

Ronna Glickman and Beverly Ginsberg have some advice…

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Judy Gold: Her Comedy is Dirtier than Yours!

July 16, 2015
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Judy Gold's Comedy is Dirtier than Yours!

She already won two Emmy® awards. She’s a…

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Jews: Not Funny Anymore

May 12, 2014
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when-jews

You want we should make you laugh? “Too…

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Martha Stewart and the Case of the WASPy Matzah

April 18, 2014
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martha

Poor Martha Stewart. A few years ago she…

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Morning Jew News & Schmooze!

April 3, 2014
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morning-jews-1

What do you get when two Jewish comedians—one…

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The Funniest Jewish Broads on Television

March 12, 2014
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broad-city

For all the schlemiels who have the chutzpah to suggest that women…

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Jewish v. Goyish: The Abbie Hoffman Edition

January 30, 2014
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Jewish Vs. Goyish

While many Jewish comedians (and one in particular) have noted the differing foodways…

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When Borscht Belt Comedy Went to School

July 31, 2013
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“The birth of modern stand-up comedy begins in…

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The Funniest Broad in Flatbush

May 7, 2013
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chaya-suri1

A young orthodox woman smiles demurely and speaks…

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