Michael Green


Our Own Superhero: A Matter of Pryde

By Michael Green

Bar mitzvah boys can be divided, if you crunch the dataset right, into two groups: those who wished over their bar mitzvah cakes for superpowers, and those who wished to meet their favorite girl with superpowers: Kitty Pryde.Granted this might be limited to the subset of bar mitzvah boys who know what a dataset is, but everyone I knew fell madlyRead More


New JDate Billboard Flirts With Hollywood’s Drivers

By Michael Green

I’m having lunch at Jinky’s on Los Angeles’s Sunset Boulevard, trying to explain to a deeply dimpled waitress that our funny holiday when I can’t eat bread is finally over and, yes, please, I’d like the garlic toast with my veggie chili today — when I notice an odd pair of smiles staring at me. From above, and up on high.Across theRead More


Curb Your Judaism

By Michael Green

True, Larry David doesn’t much like whitefish. True, he makes fun of the Orthodox and — yes — he made far too public two dark, shameful secrets of Judaism: that we sell tickets for High Holy Day services and that Gina Gershon is one of us.But don’t be fooled.It’d be easy to dismiss Larry David — or at least his on-screen “LarryRead More



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