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  • Jonah Hill’s not-so-nice Jewish guy

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 6, 2014 | 5:48 pm

    In January, 2012, when Jonah Hill -- who first became famous for his comic roles in raunch-fests-with-heart, like “Superbad” -- had just received an Academy Award nomination for his dramatic turn as a shy statistics whiz in Bennett Miller’s baseball saga “Moneyball,” he told the...

  • Paul Rudd Q & A:  ‘This is 40’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 28, 2012 | 12:37 pm

    “There are a couple of Jewish jokes that I think are just great,” actor Paul Rudd said, eagerly, leaning forward on a couch at the Four Seasons Hotel, where he was recently promoting his new Judd Apatow film, “This is 40.”  “This Jewish kid asks his dad, ‘Can I borrow $30?'  And...

  • Judd Apatow mines midlife angst for ‘This Is 40’ [BONUS TRAILER]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 19, 2012 | 3:41 pm

    “I insult myself all the time in my movies, so why not you?” comedy mogul Judd Apatow joked during a recent interview.

    He was addressing my question about a scene in his new movie, “This Is 40,” where a shlubby journalist wearing a yarmulke shows up to do an interview and is...

  • Laughter:  It’s The Best Medicine in Rogen and Reiser’s ‘50/50’ [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 8, 2011 | 6:44 pm

    In a back booth at Canter’s, Seth Rogen is digging into his matzah ball soup with gusto as his close friend, screenwriter Will Reiser, sips a glass of club soda. In person, Rogen — who has emerged as one of the leading comic actors, writers and producers of his generation —...

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  • Laughter: It’s the best medicine in Rogen’s ‘50/50’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 7, 2011 | 11:01 am

    In a back booth at Canter’s, Seth Rogen is digging into his matzah ball soup with gusto as his close friend, screenwriter Will Reiser, sips a glass of club soda. In person, Rogen — who has emerged as one of the leading comic actors, writers and producers of his generation —...

  • What Judd Apatow finds funny

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 20, 2010 | 10:09 am

    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...

  • Q&A with writer-director Judd Apatow

    By Mark Schiff

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In Hollywood terms, Judd Apatow is hot. His last two films, "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up," have been smash hits, and his second comedy this summer, "Superbad," generated a critical buzz ahead of its Aug. 17 release.

    Not bad for a Jewish kid from Syosset, N.Y., who once...

  • Don't 'knock' Seth Rogen, the new overweight Canadian Jewish boy leading man

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 31, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    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.

    Critics say Rogen is spot-on as the leading man of Judd Apatow's "Knocked...

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