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Aug 19 2014

WATCH: Mayim Bialik Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By at 12:33 pm

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In response to numerous fan requests, Mayim took the ice bucket challenge yesterday to raise awareness for ALS. Her co-star Jim Parsons did the honors. She opted not to nominate anyone for the challenge (Jim said she didn’t have to, so there).

Check it out:

Jun 9 2014

This Former “Blossom” Director’s Amazing Project Aids Forgotten Holocaust Survivors

By at 11:46 am
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Photo via The Survivor Mitzvah Project

 

This is so random and so cool, I just had to share it…

When I was on “Blossom” for our first two years, we had this female director named Zane Buzby. I know, cool name, right? And she was super funky and quirky and creative and she was the driving force behind our early seasons, 100 percent.

Anyway. Fast forward all of these years, and I find out that she started an incredible charity organization called The Survivor Mitzvah Project that supports and gives resources to the thousands of Holocaust survivors who never got out of Eastern Europe and still live there, many of whom are destitute. Read the rest of this entry →

Oct 23 2013

Mayim Bialik Takes on the Haters

By at 12:01 pm

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Not that I read comments on Facebook. Or Twitter. Because that just plain old brings me down. And it once caused me to impose a Facebook strike on myself which has continued, if to a lesser extent, to this day.

But I might have seen some comments about a few things that I do want to address. It involves what I “tweet” about or post about here on Kveller.com. Maybe. And they might warrant a response or three.

Complaint #1

Mayim Bialik is too self-promoting.

Response

Um…yeah. It’s what Facebook and Twitter can be used for. I don’t use either for my personal life. I don’t have any friends from high school or even my BFF who I communicate with on Facebook or Twitter. I don’t see friends’ pictures on Facebook from their glorious vacations or see their cute kids with avocado on their faces via the internet. I don’t use it for that because it’s overwhelming and I am a fuddy-duddy and I have too many things to do to spend more time on the internet. I promise. Read the rest of this entry →

About Mayim

Mayim Bialik is the grandchild of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the mother of two young boys. She is best known for her lead role in the 1990s NBC sitcom Blossom, as well as her current role as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS' The Big Bang Theory.

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