Tag archive for ‘Pulitzer Prize’
Elad Zeret On Friday, June 9th, 2017

Pulitzer Prize winner says ‘Kushner is Trump’s pet Jew’

  Years before becoming the super couple of the American literary world, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman embarked on a journey to connect to their Jewish roots. What began with occasional visits to the More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

James Franco to Adapt John Steinbeck’s ‘In Dubious Battle’

James Franco is set to star in a new movie adapted from John Steinbeck’s novel In Dubious Battle. Oh yah, he’s going to direct it too. The son of the daughter of a Russian-Jewish family, Franco already More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Zuckerberg’s Next Book Club Pick: The Better Angels Of Our Nature

    Facebook CEO  Mark Zuckerberg announced the second pick for his “book club.”: The Better Angels of Our Nature, by Steve Pinker. Zuckerberg made a resolution at the beginning of 2015 More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Idina Menzel’s ‘If/Then’ to Close March 22nd

Idina Menzel’s Broadway show If/Then is closing on March 22nd. The show’s producers have opted not to renew Menzel’s contract which will end at that time. The show, which premiered on March 4th 2013, More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Josh Radnor May Go on the Road after ‘Disgraced’ Closes on Broadway

Josh Radnor’s return to Broadway in Ayad Ahktar’s Pulitzer Prize winning “Disgraced, ” is about to come to an end as the show is closing after 149 performances at the Lyceum Theater, More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, October 12th, 2014

The Annual Literary Kvetch: Philip Roth Overlooked for the Nobel Prize Yet Again

–     It has become an annual tradition like the Jewish holidays (which ironically fall when the news reaches us this year): Philip Roth, the greatest living American novelist has been snubbed More...

Tibi Singer On Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Bloody Friday at Zuckerman’s Daily News, with 17 Editorial Layoffs

– The cuts included 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner Heidi Evans. – NY Daily News owner and publisher Mort Zuckerman on Friday laid off another 17 newsroom workers, as part of his ongoing effort to More...

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