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  • Jesse Eisenberg and “The Social Network”

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 1, 2010 | 12:54 pm

    At one point in “The Social Network,” Facebook founder-to-be Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) insists, “I’m not going back to ‘Caribbean Night’ at AEPi (the Jewish fraternity).” Here’s Eisenberg’s take on that line –as well as his own Jewish background – as told to...

  • Brainiac Finds Summer of Love in ‘Adventureland’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 2, 2009 | 4:34 am

    In Greg Mottola’s semi-autobiographical film, “Adventureland,” Jesse Eisenberg plays an Ivy League graduate whose plans for a European holiday are quashed when his parents suffer financial woes and he is forced to work a summer job at a decrepit amusement park, circa 1987. What...