Known as “The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,” the five-time Grammy-nominated Feinstein covers classics from musical theater as well as the songs of Frank Sinatra and other standards. $40-$85. 8 p.m. California State University, Northridge, Valley Performing Arts Center, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. (818) 677-8800. valleyperformingartscenter.org.
The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards kicked off the Hollywood awards season on Sunday, and it was in television that the Jewish people stood tall -- notably Lena Dunham, the new queen and unchallenged ruler of television comedy.
Comedy filmmaker Judd Apatow revealed that he had once written an episode of "The Simpsons" to Conan O’Brien, who used to be a writer on the show.
Judd Apatow, Hollywood’s leading comedy mogul, was running late. “I actually have to leave, because I’m going to therapy to discuss what happened in this interview,” he said wryly in a conversation on his cell phone from somewhere in Los Angeles. “I don’t know if I’d call it psychotherapy,” he said, when asked. “I’m not a psycho.”
Nicholas Stoller remembers the day he joined the "Jew-Tang Clan," the creative posse led by comedy wunderkind Judd Apatow ("The 40-year-old Virgin," "Knocked Up").
Apatow was interviewing the then-24-year-old writer for a job on his 2000 college sitcom, "Undeclared."
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The Journal recently caught up with Judd Apatow to talk about filmmaking, the plethora of Jewish characters in his films and working with his family in "Knocked Up."
Seth Rogen feigned surprise when a CBS host joked that he did not see the actor in a Hollywood manual about leading men. "You didn't see 'overweight Canadian Jewish boy' in there?" the actor replied.