Justin Bieber Thinks Anne Frank Would Have Been His Fan If Not for That Whole Pesky Holocaust Thing

Considering that the Anne Frank House is probably the best-known attraction in Amsterdam, it’s not unusual when visiting celebrities stop by. But when Justin Bieber went there yesterday, he didn’t quite focus on the seriousness of the place. According to the museum’s Facebook page, Bieber and his entourage stopped by, and the pop star left [Read More...]

Joan Rivers Says She’s Allowed to Make Holocaust Jokes

Comedian/firebrand Joan Rivers (real name: Joan Rosenberg) recently made a joke that some Jews weren’t super happy with. While doing Oscars fashion commentary for E!, Rivers commented on Heidi Klum’s outfit: “The last time a German looked this hot was when they were pushing Jews into the ovens.” The Jewish watchdog group the Anti Defamation [Read More...]

‘Mad Men’ Invokes a Jewy Sylvia Plath Poem

Last night’s episode was titled “Lady Lazarus,” which fellow lit nerds will recognize as the title of a famous Sylvia Plath poem. Several of the characters’ lives had moments that seemed reminiscent of Plath’s own, including a small but meaningful turn by Alexis “Rory Gilmore” Bledel (pictured) as a depressed suburban wife who quietly tolerates [Read More...]


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