MORE NEW TV SEASON NOTES: CATCH-UP AND LOOK AHEAD The first eight-episode season of Forever is now streaming on Amazon. It stars Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph, 46, as a long-married couple. They love each other, but are caught in the rut of doing the same things. They try to shake things up just a…Read More
Local native Madlyn Burkert travels to a galaxy far, far away every day. Madlyn Burkert describes herself as a “reasonable fan” of the Star Wars franchise — and it’s probably good to have a bit of emotional distance when you’re handling the very costumes, lightsabers, droids, ships and other ephemera that populate filmmaker George Lucas’…Read More
Avery Drongowski Special to the Jewish News NJP (Nice Jewish Person) Gary Kanner Each month, The Well highlights an amazing (and eligible!) individual. The Well has agreed to share its Q & As with these amazing singles with the JN. This month, The Well has a conversation with NJP Gary Kanner. Q: What brought you…Read More
THE SECOND JEWISH SOLO Opens Friday, May 25: The latest Star Wars film, Solo: A Star Wars Story, is described as a “space Western.” The film covers Han Solo’s early days as a smuggler and his friendship with Chewbacca, a Wookie. We also find out how he met Lando Calrissian. Alden Ehrenreich, 28, plays Solo,…Read More
I got Han Solo in the Final Four.
Having only seen the first Star Wars movie, my level of expertise remains with the original characters.
It is March, and that means Madness, and I’m game for any pool.
And if chabad.org can go milchig with its “Got Seder?” email blast, why can’t starwars.com do a Star Wars Character Tournament, too?
As the NCAA tournament progresses, some $3.5 billion will be trading hands in office NCAA pools across the country, and American workers will spend nearly 8.4 million hours watching games including the Bucknell Bisons against the Butler Bulldogs and the Michigan Wolverines against South Dakota State Jackrabbits.
And the office pool has reached the most famous office of all. A day before leaving for his charm offensive to Israel and Jordan, the Commander-in-ChiefRead More