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The Schmooze

Out and About: Natalie Portman’s Baby ‘Aleph’; The Man Who Invented the Sexual Revolution

  • Vanity Fair interviews comedian David Wain for the 10th anniversary of his cult comedy “Wet Hot American Summer.”

  • The Smurfs have been said to be misogynist and anti-Semitic, but the screenwriter of the upcoming Smurfs movie is David Weiss, an Orthodox Jew.

  • Natalie Portman named her child “Aleph.” Good grief.

  • A new book looks back at Wilhelm Reich, the psychoanalyst who invented the sexual revolution.




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