November 14, 2008 | 12:41 am
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November 11, 2008 | 7:55 pm
November 11, 2008 | 4:44 pmUp until Rahm Emanuel was offered the Chief of Staff position in Barack Obama's cabinet, his younger brother Ari, the cantankerous Hollywood talent agent, was considerably better known. Most famously -- or perhaps infamously -- Ari Emanuel is said to be the inspiration for the... read on
October 29, 2008 | 6:10 pmI never lie. I never, ever lie. Except I lie to my grandmother. I lie to her all the time. The things I tell her are almost exclusively lies.
In one moment, this almost universal wrong became a right. And somewhere deep in the Valley at an elder care facility, in a room painted a hue... read on
October 27, 2008 | 1:00 amFrom a New York Jew . . .
By Eddy Friedfeld
Al Roker served as Roastmaster at this year's Friars Club Roast of his "Today Show" co-host and friend Matt Lauer and opened with similarities between Lauer and Sarah Palin: "Both spend $150,000 on clothes; both got screwed by Katie... read on
October 21, 2008 | 9:21 pmMr. Blackwell, whose annual "worst dressed" list turned him into a household name, has died. He was 86.
He had been in failing health and died Sunday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of complications from an intestinal infection, according to his publicist, Harlan Boll.
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October 17, 2008 | 10:02 pm
Mare Winningham spoke with Ron Kaplan of the New Jersey Jewish News last week, and said she ” . . . was still on a high from davening and fasting the day before.
“You’re catching me at a good time, because I’ve done no wrong; I’m clean,” she said. “We had an amazing Yom... read on
October 12, 2008 | 11:41 pm
Here’s a list from Scandalist:
o Maggie Gyllenhaal
o Scarlett Johannson
o Kate Hudson
o Amanda Bynes
o Michelle Trachtenberg
o Natalie Portman
o Mila Kunis
o Sarah Silverman
o Winona Ryder
o Brooke Burke
o Selma Blair
o Emmanuelle Chriqui
Pretty good list, I think.
It’s just missing one name— JewishJournal.com contributor Orit Arfa.
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