Yes, you can take a wiener on a summer picnic. But, let me tell you, growing up a Wiener was no picnic. Being a kid with my last name meant being serenaded with spontaneous performances of the “I Wish I Were an Oscar Mayer Wiener” jingle. There were always giddy mentions of wiener dogs and…
“Weiner,” the documentary about Anthony Weiner, recalls that candidate’s many scandals. But, for one writer, it brought back memories of another New York Jewish populist — former mayor Ed Koch.
What is it about politicians who feel they can use political campaigns as a form of personal redemption? The new documentary “Weiner” makes Josh Nathan-Kazis wonder why we keep letting them do it.
The burning question at the heart of the new political documentary “Weiner” is why its subject gave his filmmakers so much access. Arun Chaudhary, former videographer for President Obama, thinks he has an answer.
It’s just before Rosh Hashanah in 2013, and New York City’s mayoral campaign is heating up.
Among the big names at the Sundance Festival, films involving Laura Albert, Philip Roth and Anthony Weiner have come away with major deals.
There’s a lot of amazing Jewish movies coming out of Sundance Festival this year. The popular film festival is in its 28th year, and is starting on Thursday, January 21st, in Park City, Utah. From documentaries about Jewish settlers to full feature dramas from the heart of New Zealand, here are eight great movies that will be premiering at the festival this weekend:
A new Sundance documentary offer a more three dimensional portrait of the man formerly known as “Carlos Danger.”
Anthony Weiner just can’t catch a break. After only two months as a consultant for PR firm MWW, the New York Post reports that he has been forced out.
You thought it was safe to Google ‘Carlos Danger’? Think again — another pol is admitting an Anthony Weiner-style sext affair with the disgraced ex-Congressman’s online gal pal.