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Not that it should come as any surprise, but Vulture’s recent list of “The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy” merely affirms the widespread assumption that much if not most of what passes for contemporary humor was and remains directly or indirectly forged out of the tragicomedy of Jewish culture. With roots going back to the Old World badkhns through Yiddish vaudeville and Catskills tummlers, today’s comedy is Jewish through and through.
(JTA) — Stoners, Jewish feminists and wacky comedy fans rejoice — Comedy Central has renewed two of its most popular shows, “Broad City” and “Inside Amy Schumer.”
If you’re still reeling from the “Game of Thrones finale,” there’s some good news on the horizon. Kit Harrington (aka Jon Snow) will soon star alongside Andy Samberg in HBO’s ‘7 Days in Hell,’ a tennis parody about the longest Wimbledon match in history.
From the looks of the trailer a very bare faced Harrington, repping the Brits, still knows nothing, while Samberg seems to be doing everything in his power to channel Andre Agassi (minus the hair).
When one thinks of Judd Apatow, books aren’t the first thing that come to mind. Bro-medies? Sure. Seth Rogen? Definitely. Weed? Duh. But books?
In 2013, hot on the heels of that other Royal Wedding, we Jews were treated to a princess fairy tale of our own. French-Moroccan (and Jewish!) comedian Gad Elmaleh announced he would wed Charlotte Casiraghi, Grace Kelly’s granddaughter and niece of King Albert of Monaco. What’s more, they were expecting a child.