The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a very, very Jewish series. Centering on Midge Maisel, a Jewish housewife who becomes a stand-up comedian after her husband leaves her, the show is bursting with…Jewish jokes. But what is so great about Maisel is how is how spot-on it is about the little Jewish details. The references to everything from the Mi Sheberach prayer to Jewish grandmas playing Mah-Jongg are amazing. Just for you, we've ranked the 20 best Jewish references in the second season. (Warning: spoilers ahead!) 20. Turning… >> Read More
Let's talk about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. In the long-awaited second season (which opens with a Barbra Streisand song and is finally streaming now on Amazon), Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) is…trying to navigate being a single mom, her job at B. Altman's, and her burgeoning stand-up career. But forget that whole "work-life balance" thing for a minute (... right, moms?). We're here to talk about a particular moment in the season's third episode, in which Midge busts out with some biblical Hebrew. In a scene… >> Read More
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 2 premieres on December 5th on Amazon Prime (YES!), and viewers may recognize an iconic song in the opening scene, sung by none other than Barbra Streisand.
Yes,…the most Jewish show around at the moment (created, naturally, by a Jewish woman) kicks off to the sounds of Babs' singing, and we are here for it. The first episode of the second season opens at B. Altman's, the department store where Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) got a job in the first season. Except… >> Read More
Exciting news: The season 2 premiere of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was officially announced today.
The Emmy-award winning show is coming back on December 5th. Mark your calendars now. And huge…bonus: that's the fourth night of Hanukkah — you can watch the entire season on demand on Amazon Prime as a gift to yourself. Wondering what to expect in season 2? We've got you covered. The teaser trailer premiered this summer, featuring Midge (Rachel Brosnahan) dating again, Joel (Michael Zegen) beginning to work with his dad,… >> Read More
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