Julie Klausner greets me with a enthusiastic “Shabbat Shalom!” when she answers the phone. The 37-year-old comedian and creator of the new Hulu comedy series ‘Difficult People,’ is mid-way through a whirlwind press tour when we connect, and her sense of humor is firmly intact. When I begin by asking for her thoughts on being deemed a “person of the world” by ‘Difficult People’ producer Amy Poehler at the recent Vulture Fest, she cackles. “I think that’s just her calling me a slut.”
Mazel tov, Billy Joel! The 64-year-old singer and his wife Alexis, 34, have just welcomed their first child, daughter Della Rose Joel.
As Donald Trump is being credited for Fox News’s kvelling at the largest-ever viewership of the August 6th GOP primary debate, I thought back to my first Trump encounter at the June 1990 American Booksellers Association Convention in Las Vegas where the hottest ticket was the by-invitation-only reception launch of his book “Staying on Top” (Random House).
When Crossfit “guru” Dave Driskell travelled to Berlin, he decided to go visit the city’s iconic Holocaust memorial. He didn’t know what to expect — or that he probably shouldn’t pose on it and send an uplifting fitness message to his 70,000 followers.
(JTA) — After acting in two major TV sitcoms, earning a doctorate in neuroscience and gaining a following as an online writer, Mayim Bialik has already accomplished more than most do in a lifetime. But that doesn’t mean she’s stopping anytime soon.