Theodore Bikel, actor, activist, Yiddishist, and multi-lingual folksinger — who died on July 21 at 91 — has had a “home” in my piano bench since the 1960s where his well-thumbed “Folksongs and Footnotes” tome rests, as do his vintage recordings on my shelves.
A lot happened while Jon Stewart was on vacation. Greece made a deal with the European Union, the Iran negotiations gave us a much-talked about deal, and Donald Trump, well, was Donald Trump.
When he wasn’t busy eviscerating Bill Cosby, Judd Apatow made some amusing (if standard) jokes aimed at the Tribe during a stand-up performance on Monday night’s “Tonight Show.”
Broke your arm? Time to smoke some dope.