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Top 100 Films #99 - The Jerk (1979)

#99. The Jerk (1979)
Directed by: Carl Reiner
Written by: Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias
Starring: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, M. Emmet Walsh, Jackie Mason, Dick O’Neill, Mabel King… 201 more words


Another major character is returning to The Simpsons

Remember a couple of years ago when The Simpsons’ executive producer Al Jean set virtual tongues wagging by promising to kill off a major character… 261 more words


UNESCO not convinced that Adam Sandler is really Jewish

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By Yuval Weiss

Last Updated 7/31/2016 at 8:40 AM

Paris: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is holding an emergency meeting tomorrow to get down to the bare facts on a question that has confused them for some time: whether famous actor Adam Sandler is really Jewish. 285 more words


The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk is the story of Navin R. Johnson. Born a poor black kid, he hears muzak for the first time and discovers his rhythm and sets out to find his “special purpose”. 185 more words


Cosmic Quote(s) #65

“Predictions are preposterous.”–Jackie Mason

“The Best way to predict the future is to invent it.”–Alan Kay

“I don’t try to describe the future; I try to prevent it.”–Ray Bradbury…

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Fallacies of Rejection, Nouvelle Cuisine, and assorted New Monsters

Whenever I’m in London, my criminologist friend Katrin H. and I go in search of stand-up comedy. Since it’s Saturday night (and I’m in London), we’re setting out in search of a good comedy club (I’ll complete this post upon return). 1,789 more words