Max Gross


A Note on Fathers

By Max Gross

A Note on Fathers
There’s an old joke about a boy who comes running home from Hebrew school shouting: “Mommy, Mommy! I just got a part in the school play!”Read More


Mel Brooks Makes ‘Frankenstein’ Sing

By Max Gross

Mel Brooks Makes ‘Frankenstein’ Sing
Fans of the 1974 movie might not believe this, but Mel Brooks was forced to include the song “Puttin’ on the Ritz” in “Young Frankenstein.” The monster forcing him was Gene Wilder.Read More


The Big Apple

By Max Gross

The Big Apple
Joseph Berger’s new book, “The World in a City,” will make you hungry.Read More


Biblical Bio: Life of Steinberg

By Max Gross

Getting bumped from the “Tonight Show” sucks — but getting bumped three nights in a row feels like wandering in the desert for forty years. At least that’s how David Steinberg describes it in his new quasi-memoir, “The Book of David.”Read More


Laughs Online

By Max Gross

How many Jews does it take to produce an Arab American and Muslim American comedy show?Read More



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