Posts Tagged ‘streaming tv’

Michael Zegen in a scene from Mrs. Maisel with Mrs. Maisel holding a film clapper.

Michael Zegen Tells All

Spoiler alert: The actor who plays Midge’s husband tells some secrets, including some plot twists in Season 2 of Mrs. Maisel. Gerri Miller Jewish Journal of Greater L.A. Michael Zegen has played good guys (Rescue Me, Girls), a gangster (Boardwalk Empire) and a zombie (The Walking Dead), but in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, he has…

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Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) in Weeds stands against a green bullseye in a low cut top with flowing hair

Weeds – A Funny Show With Judaic Themes And Humor

Lauren Wallenfels Although Weeds is no longer in production, with Michigan’s recent vote to legalize marijuana, it seemed fitting to bring Weeds back to life. How does this show relate to Judaism, though? Weeds is an extremely funny show that features a lot of Judaic themes and humor. Classified as a “dark comedy-drama”, Weeds is…

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Prime Original The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Why You Need To Watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Before Season 2

Lauren Wallenfels The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, an Amazon series created by award-winning Jewish creator and writer Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls, Bunheads), is about a 1950’s housewife named Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan). The series focuses on Midge’s life and especially her pursuit of stand-up comedy. Midge is even more exciting as a character because, in…

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Megan’s Fall Television Wish List

Oy, I love the fall. Crunching leaves, crisp air, warm sweaters … Wait, I live in Los Angeles. Never mind. There is still one warm and spicy caffeinated pumpkin-flavored fall constant … TV! Now is the time to meet new shows, welcome back returning favorites and get way too excited when Adam Scott shows up…

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Grey’s Anatomy And Cristina Yang’s Faith

One of my favorite, favorite shows on planet Earth is Grey’s Anatomy. It’s chock-full of drama and humor. With 16 seasons and counting, this show is very long-running, and there have been many characters who have come and gone over the years. My personal favorite character is someone who hasn’t been on the show for…

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Celebrity Jews – Chabon, Roots And Adam Levine

CHABON AND ROOTS I noted last week that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon, 55, was writing an episode of Star Trek: Discovery. In the past week, more details were released about that and, by coincidence, his wife, writer Ayelet Waldman, 53, appeared in many news reports last week as well. Discovery, on the CBS All-Access…

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David is a Jewish bachelor on the 2018 season of The Bachelorette.

David: The Bachelorette’s NJB

The Bachelorette is a popular show among all age groups. People love watching it to see all types of drama and to see if the lucky guy or girl will end up with someone special in the end. One-on-one dates and group dates are where the audience and fans of the show get to see…

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Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Judaism And A Series of Unfortunate Events

If you were a fan of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events books, you need to check out Netflix’s TV show adaptation by the same name. This book series was so popular when I was younger that the inner child in me was ecstatic to see it was being turned into a show. Now that…

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Fauda Review

For those of you who haven’t seen Fauda yet, you absolutely need to check it out. Fauda, named after the Arabic word for “chaos,” is a political thriller centered around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The show has recently gotten a lot of attention due to the May release of the second season and announcement that it has already…

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The O.C.

The O.C., Judaism And Seth Cohen

Lately, I’ve been into older shows, and one show that I recently delved into was The O.C. The O.C. took place in the early 2000s, something that’s evident in the way the characters dress and the things they say. The show features a group of teenagers and their families who live in Newport Beach, Orange County,…

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