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  • Jewish DJ tries to change the meaning of ‘Jihad’ with music

    August 24, 2015 | 1:43 pm

    Sam Spiegel, also known as DJ Squeak E. Clean, might just be facing his greatest challenge ever. Sure he has been able to coax such big names as Kanye West, David Byrne, Chuck D, and Tom Waits, to name just a few, into taking part in his projects.  He has also collaborated with a litany of musical acts from Maroon 5 to Iggy Pop and worked with his brother, director Spike Jonze, on short films and commercials.

    Read more at The Daily Beast.

  • Golden Globes’ Jewish winners

    January 13, 2014 | 9:34 am

    Among the crop of victors at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards were a noteworthy bunch of Jewish Hollywood types.

    Best Screenplay, Motion Picture went to Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel) for “Her.”

    Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie is Michael Douglas, who played Liberace in...

  • Tomorrow's techtopia pulls today's heart strings:
    Thoughts on a Spike Jonze love story

    By Melissa Weller

    January 7, 2014 | 1:48 pm

    Some time ago, a friend of mine was having trouble with his longtime girlfriend. One day, while having some boneheaded conversation about the psychological implications of bullet trains or something equally inconsequential, he says, “Gotta run, she’s home. We fought again this...