(JTA) — Jewish Oscars watchers viewers might keep an eye on two short films vying for the golden trophy in two of the lesser-watched categories.
Orders for a Bernie Sanders action figure, complete with the U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful’s signature slouch, open mouth and accusatory pointed finger, were flooding in from fans on Thursday, months ahead of the toy’s delivery date in July.
Brooklyn product design company FCTRY created a prototype for the 6-inch (15-cm) tall plastic version of the Vermont senator and started a Kickstarter campaign with a goal of raising $15,000 to fund production.
In today’s dating climate, sometimes you just want to give up and have a bagel. Bagels are always there for you and they make you feel good, so you can imagine that if you came across one on Tinder you’d automatically swipe right.
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders usually keeps his Jewish identity on the down-low. He sometimes describes his parents as Polish, not Jewish, immigrants. His campaign won’t confirm his stint on a kibbutz in the 1960s. At most, he’ll allow that he expresses his Jewishness by finding common cause with the oppressed.
Remember when Adrian Brody laid a big smooch on Halle Berry after winning best actor for “The Pianist”? Or Barbra Streisand, clad in a black see-through number, looked lovingly down at her Oscar and said, “Hello gorgeous”?