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  • The Jewish stars of 2015’s midseason TV

    February 10, 2015 | 10:42 am

    She won a Tony award for “Hairspray” and has appeared in the movies “American Beauty” and “Fever Pitch” and TV’s “Dancing With the Stars,” “The Talk,” and had recent recurring roles on the sitcoms “Melissa & Joey” and “Playing House.” Now Marissa Jaret Winokur is frankly talking...

  • Dysfunctional first family

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 6, 2013 | 12:46 pm

    When Barack Obama heard that his speechwriter Jon Lovett would be leaving the White House to follow his dream of becoming a Hollywood comedy writer, the president joked something in the vein of, “You’re not going to write about me, right?”

    The commander in chief didn’t need to...

  • Actor feeds off ‘Mormon’s’ racy humor

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 5, 2012 | 11:22 am

    "My favorite kind of comedy is so wrong that it's right," actor Jared Gertner said.

    So it's fitting that he's starring in the blessedly twisted megahit musical "The Book of Mormon," which after scoring nine Tony Awards and a reputation for almost impossible-to-snag tickets has...