We seriously can't stop schepping nachas: Last night, at the 70th Annual Emmy Awards, our favorite show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, won a whopping 8 (yes, 8!) awards.
The Amazon series — which…revolves around Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahanan), a fiery 1950's Jewish housewife on the Upper West Side who, after splitting with her unfaithful husband, pursues her dream of being a standup comedian. (Her new career possibly comes at the expense of her parenting technique — or lack thereof — but that's a subject for another time.) The… >> Read More
I have a fantasy, and it goes something like this: I'd like my family to pile into a DeLorean Time Machine, Back to the Future-style, and head to the early 1980s. And stay there. Forever.
And this…isn't because of smart phones or Fortnight. It's because I want to take my Apple TV and throw it out the window. I also want to disable my TV’s OnDemand function. Then I’d like to erase my kids’ memories so they forget that they’ve ever had the option of selecting which shows or movies to watch,… >> Read More
In high school, I used to eat breakfast with Jane Pauley and Tom Brokaw of “The Today Show.” No, they were not sharing a bowl of Wheat Chex with me. But they kept me company through the…television screen, presenting the news and peeling open the boundaries of my narrow world in southern Virginia. As a teenager who had never been on an airplane, morning news programming provided me with a ticket to exotic locations and insight into the struggles of people across the globe. Later, as an adult, I was star… >> Read More
Attention: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season two teaser trailer just dropped. And it's amazing.
We recently wrote about everything you need to know about the second season, including a premiere…in Paris, Joel's status as a main character, Midge's new job, and more. But the teaser trailer gives us so many hints about what is to come in the second season of our favorite TV show. Ready? 1. Midge is dating again The first frame of the trailer is Midge and her mom sitting in a hair… >> Read More
Jewish Mom Aline Brosh McKenna, the screenwriter and producer behind iconic rom-coms The Devil Wears Prada and 27 Dresses, is changing the way writer's rooms work in Hollywood. She's currently the…show-runner of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (alongside Rachel Bloom) and their writers' room — a general term for the writing offices for a TV show — has six (six!) working moms. In a CNN series on moms in writers' rooms, Brosh McKenna said, "I always want to create a comfortable environment for people where they feel safe and part of… >> Read More