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  • This is George Carlin

    By Ilana Angel

    February 9, 2012 | 8:33 am

    The other day I was watching Jersey Girl on television.  Don’t judge me.  My 16 year old son came in and sat with me.  After less than a minute he asked, “What the hell is this garbage?”  I told him it was a good movie and should give it a chance.  He noticed George Carlin on the...

  • Meet ‘The Goldbergs,’  black and white TV sitcom stars of the 1950s

    By The Web Guy

    June 10, 2008 | 9:15 pm

    I don’t think we had a TV in 1955.

    I remember going next door to the Greenspan’s house to watch ‘Howdy Doody’ until my mom would knock on the wall three times and Jeanette Greenspan would send me home for dinner.

    I certainly don’t remember ‘The Goldbergs’—apparently a big show...

  • Jewish Jury Still Out on Christian ‘Narnia’

    By Joe Eskenazi

    December 15, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Is this, as Yogi Berra might put it, deja vu all over again? A potential megablockbuster film, financed by an ardent Christian and bursting with Christian overtones, is being mass-marketed to guess who? Christians.

    Church groups are buying up whole theater showings just like Daddy...

  • Call Me Classic

    By Matt Lipeles

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    It's got to be one of the toughest marketing problems of all time: selling Orthodox Judaism. You gotta hand it to Chabad. They're making amazing progress, especially when you think about what an unmarketable name they have to deal with: Orthodox Judaism.

    Just think about it. Let it...

  • A Graphic Anniversary

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    During the Golden Age of comic books of the 1930s-1940s, cartoonist Will Eisner broke ground, both commercially (by founding the first comics production studio) and artistically (with his cinematic storytelling). When San Diego ComiCon 2003 convenes July 17-20, the industry's most...