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  • Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen announced

    By JewishJournal.com

    July 5, 2011 | 10:49 am

    Comedy Central has announced its next roast will feature of controversial former Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen, The Huffington Post reports.

    Is Charlie Sheen prepared to sit quietly for two hours while comedians and ill-wishers alike mercilessly hurl insults in his...

  • Ashton Kutcher Will Try to Fill Charlie Sheen’s Winning Shoes

    By Ilana Angel

    May 13, 2011 | 5:54 pm

    Ashton Kutcher is replacing Charlie Sheen on CBS’s Two and a Half Men. I get it.  I think.  Kutcher is funny and charming.  He has great comedic timing and he should be a great addition. However, if they bring him on in some kind of dream sequence, I will be pissed.

    I never...

  • Charlie Sheen: Booed in Detroit, Standing O in Chicago

    By Misha Henckel

    April 4, 2011 | 12:44 pm

    Charlie Sheen’s My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not an Option tour is off, and well, after a disastrous start, improving. So with 18 cities to go, can this actually work out for him?

    After bombing in Detroit, where the fans booed him off the stage, Sheen regrouped,...

  • Charlie Sheen hires Israeli bodyguards

    March 13, 2011 | 12:15 pm

    Actor Charlie Sheen has hired Israeli military veterans as round-the-clock security guards.

    The guards were hired over the weekend after a crazed fan broke into his home, surprising Sheen and his entourage as they relaxed by the pool, according to reports.

    David Pack of Kansas...

  • Drinking does not drive the Purim celebration

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    March 11, 2011 | 12:03 pm

    We are an American generation sadly marred by excess, addiction, and reduced public morals. On line at the supermarket we see magazines that headline Lindsay Lohan, Brittany Spears, and Charlie Sheen.  Purim is around the corner, and the question arises: What’s the deal with...

  • Tragedy in Japan Trumps TV’s Funniest Moments

    By Misha Henckel

    March 11, 2011 | 11:08 am

    I’ve been immersed in the comedy world these past several weeks, working with one of our top women comics to develop the pilot for a new TV series. Consequently, with my eye on funny, I’d been planning to blog about TVs five funniest moments this week, at least three of which would...

  • The Gibson Scale

    By Rob Eshman

    March 9, 2011 | 12:51 pm

    The sheer volume of anti-Semitic spoutings and sputters in the past couple of months poses a serious question for Jews: When should we laugh? When should we worry?

    When should we fight back?

    The problem is one of priorities. It is so tedious to drop everything we’re doing and...

  • Al Jazeera English vs. The Charlie Sheen Channel

    By Marty Kaplan

    March 9, 2011 | 12:44 pm

    “This is strictly a business decision,” a Comcast source told Rupert Murdoch’s Web site MarketWatch about whether Comcast, the biggest cable operator in the U.S., will offer Al Jazeera English to its 24 million subscribers.

    Not a decision about whether Al Jazeera English is...

  • Charlie Sheen, John Galliano and the Jews

    March 8, 2011 | 11:55 am

    Expressions of anti-Semitism by public figures generally follow a certain script in the media.

    The politician/actor/public figure says something construed as offensive/hostile/insensitive to Jews. Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, issues a...

  • One and a Half Men? Sitcom sacks Sheen

    March 8, 2011 | 10:43 am

    Actor Charlie Sheen has been fired from his hit CBS sitcom in the wake of a rant against the show’s executive producer that was called “borderline anti-Semitism.”

    Sheen was fired Monday, effective immediately, from “Two and a Half Men,” for which he was paid $2 million per episode....

  • Find out what Charlie Sheen thinks your Jewish name is

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 7, 2011 | 5:54 pm

    The Charlie Sheen Jewish Name Generator

    Looking for more fun with Charlie Sheen, check out the Charlie Sheen Jewish Name Generator. I typed in “Brad” and the response was “Mordechai Goldmansachs”—not as stereotypical as the name my friend gave me when the Daily Bruin published my photo before I joined the paper: Ezekiel Goldbergstein.

    Try your luck here.

  • Charlie Sheen and John Galliano—both Jewish?!?

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 6, 2011 | 2:26 pm

    In the aftermath of Charlie Sheen’s anti-Semitic rants last week, the actor told Access Hollywood that he is MOT.  Replied the show’s host:  “You’re getting accused of anti-Semitic remarks; you might want to say, ‘By the way, I’m Jewish!’”  “I know, I know — stupid...

  • Is Charlie Sheen Jewish? He seems to think so [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal.com

    March 4, 2011 | 4:53 pm

    Charlie Sheen recently phoned in to Access Hollywood claiming that he is Jewish. The actor explained that because his mother, Janet Templeton, is Jewish, he is in fact a member of the Tribe. Sheen also said that his reason for not revealing this news sooner was that he “kinda...

  • Dreaming About Charlie Sheen? What the Heck!

    By Misha Henckel

    March 3, 2011 | 11:30 pm

    I can’t believe I’m writing this. I promised myself I would not get sucked into the Sheen mania that has swept across the airwaves and blanketed cyberspace, this past week. But last night, Charlie Sheen was in my dreams. No, seriously! I’m not kidding! Sheen mania has so...

  • Stern Pushes Charlie Sheen Joke Farther

    By Rob Eshman

    March 3, 2011 | 1:27 pm

    A couple of days ago someone thought to compare Charlie Sheen quotes to Qadaffi quotes.  Funny bit.  Picked up and done everywhere by now, even CNN spotlighted the idea.

    But here’s Howard—pushing the idea WAY further.  Today on the show Howard had Robin play a game where she had to...

  • Charlie Sheen demanding apology from ADL

    March 1, 2011 | 11:42 am

    Actor Charlie Sheen is demanding an apology from the Anti-Defamation League for saying that his rant against the executive producer of his hit TV sitcom was “borderline anti-Semitism.”

    A letter from Sheen’s attorney Marty Singer demands a retraction because, it says, Sheen’s only...

  • Charlie Sheen is crazy; is he an anti-Semite too?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 28, 2011 | 11:20 pm

    Charlie Sheen definitely does not have his life in order. And on the morning shows today he said some weird, wild stuff. Looks like he followed that up by ripping his both to the trades, which resulted in the remainder of the “Two and a Half Men” season being cancelled. A real loss...

  • Charlie Sheen is Talking to Everyone so How About a Jewish Chick?

    By Ilana Angel

    February 28, 2011 | 7:09 pm

    When you turned on your television today, no matter what station you were tuned in to, there was Charlie Sheen.  He was talking to everyone, about everything.  I don’t know about you, but I thought it was sad.  It was the type of interview that people will look back at for years to...

  • Charlie Sheen’s rant ‘borderline anti-Semitism,’ ADL’s Foxman says

    February 28, 2011 | 10:26 am

    Read more about Charlie Sheen’s rant at JewishJournal.com/HollywoodJew.

    Actor Charlie Sheen’s rant against the executive producer of his hit TV sitcom is “borderline anti-Semitism,” the Anti-Defamation League’s Abraham Foxman said.

    Sheen, in a radio interview Feb. 24 and in a...

  • Real Chuck Lorre Is in the Cards

    By Adam Wills

    February 25, 2011 | 11:42 am

    After Charlie Sheen’s rants against Chuck Lorre yesterday—referring to him as Chaim Levine (more on this later), calling him a “clown” and a “stupid, stupid little man and a p**sy punk”—I was thinking to myself: “Who is Sheen talking about?!”

    Following a sit-down with Chuck Lorre...

  • Charlie Sheen: Anti-semite or just pissed-off drug addict? [UPDATED, VIDEO]

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 24, 2011 | 8:04 pm

    Charlie Sheen had some very nasty things to say about his showrunner, Chuck Lorre, which hours ago, prompted CBS to cancel the remaining season of “Two and a Half Men.”

    The news has sent shockwaves throughout the industry—not only because Sheen made recent headlines about a return...

  • Miley Cyrus’ Dad, Charlie Sheen and Bernie Madoff: Truth, Lies and Desperation…

    By Misha Henckel

    February 18, 2011 | 12:00 am

    But not necessarily in that order…

    Sometimes celebrities confuse interviews with therapy sessions. Take Miley Cyrus’ dad: Reeling from the breakup of his marriage and desperate to be heard, Billy Ray throws his precious daughter under the bus. In an interview with GQ magazine,...