Celebrities

May 29, 2013

With the explosion of Twitter over the past couple of years, something like this was bound to happen.  Comedy Central is partnering with Twitter for a comedy festival played out in 140 characters and six-second videos. #ComedyFest will debut on April 29.  Over five days, famous comedians will tweet jokes and post videos with the CONTINUE »

May 29, 2013

Jason Collins made history recently when he became the first active NBA player to come out as gay. It turns out that in high school Collins played basketball with another famous Jason: comedian Jason Segel of “How I Met your Mother” and numerous Judd Appatow movies. While Segel was apparently nowhere near as talented as CONTINUE »

May 29, 2013

It looks like starlet Amanda Bynes is in a downward spiral. In addition to a drastic makeover (or makeunder) and reported bizarre behavior in public, Bynes has sent out some disconcerting Tweets. On April 30, she Tweeted a picture of herself in just a bra and pants. The 5-foot-7 star included the caption, “About to CONTINUE »

May 29, 2013

Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman can sometimes be so filthy it is enough to make you cringe, but most of the time that does not make her any less hilarious. This fall, Silverman will have her first HBO special, “Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles,” which will be taped in May and presented in association with Funny CONTINUE »

May 29, 2013

The two surviving Beastie Boys, Michael Diamond (Mike D.) and Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock), have signed a deal with Random House imprint Spiegel and Grau to write a book about the group’s career. The Jewish rappers plan on being as out-of-the-box in their writing as they were with their music. According to Luke Janklow, the group’s CONTINUE »