Jewish Journal

Simpsons in Israel Spoilers [the Definitive Guide]

By Adam Wills

March 26, 2010 | 5:16 pm

The Simpsons tour the Western Wall with surly Israeli guide Jacob (guest voice Sacha Baron Cohen) in the "The Greatest Story Ever D’ohed," airing Sunday, March 28 on Fox.

WARNING – what follows is a walkthrough of the March 28 “Simpsons” episode “The Greatest Story Ever D’ohed” – i.e., the Simpsons visit Israel. Numerous spoilers ahead. You... read on

  • Kollins, Turtledove get Prometheus nod

    By Adam Wills

    March 24, 2010 | 2:02 pm

    The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced its slate for the 2010 Prometheus Awards, which includes four Jews—three from Southern California (Dani and Eytan Kollin, Harry Turtledove) and one from Canada (Cory Doctorow , who has ties with USC)—and an outspoken Mormon (Orson Scott... read on

  • NASA takes inspiration from Abrams

    By Adam Wills

    March 24, 2010 | 10:48 am

    “Star Trek” is often cited as inspiration for NASA folk, so it’s not surprising to find the agency borrowing a little from the 2009 J.J. Abrams “Trek” film for the poster promoting STS-134, the final shuttle mission for Space Shuttle Endeavour and the penultimate mission for the... read on

  • Raimi sells ‘Dibbuk Box’

    By Adam Wills

    March 22, 2010 | 4:14 pm

    Looks like Hollywood has no fear dybbuk tales after “The Unborn” ($16m budget, $76m worldwide b.o.). Lionsgate has purchased the rights to the “Dibbuk Box,” the tale of a Holocaust survivor’s ghostly wine cabinet. Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert of Ghost House Pictures will produce,... read on

  • Simpsons tour Jerusalem with Sacha Baron Cohen

    By Adam Wills

    March 19, 2010 | 4:35 pm

    For once, Jews, Christians and Muslims will be united –- in anger at Homer Simpson, who believes he’s the messiah in an upcoming episode of “The Simpsons.”

    Set to air nationally on March 28, the Sunday before Passover begins, which is also Palm Sunday, “The Greatest Story... read on

  • Corey Haim—Actor, Fanboy

    By Adam Wills

    March 10, 2010 | 3:08 pm

    Corey Haim, best known for his part in “The Lost Boys,” died early Wednesday morning after collapsing at his mother’s home in North Hollywood. He was 38.

    Haim, a comic fanboy early in life, shared that trait with his “Lost Boys” character Sam Emerson. The role also paired... read on

  • Rumor: Sacha Baron Cohen in MIB 3 Talks

    By Adam Wills

    March 9, 2010 | 6:26 pm

    Columbia is in talks with Sacha Baron Cohen for the third Men in Black film, according to industry rumor picked up by horror blog Bloody Disgusting:

    Columbia Pictures is officially having conversations regarding their third entry in the Men in Black franchise as we’re being told by... read on




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