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Watch Alison Brie Read Craigslist 'Missed Connections'

By Anne Cohen

How do you make Craigslist less creepy? Call in Alison Brie.

The Jewish “Community” and “Mad Men” actress was on Jimmy Kimmel, where the comedian had her read a series of “Missed Connections” entries out loud. They seemed almost romantic.

For those of you who have a life, Missed Connections, as described by Kimmel, are “messages from people who met or saw someone they were attracted to, but for whatever reason didn’t get their number.”

Cue mood music.

[h/t The Daily Dot]

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Israeli Woman Turns Husband's Life Into TV Theme

By Anne Cohen

In what is possibly the coolest birthday card ever made, an Israeli woman celebrated her husband’s special day by turning his life into a television opening theme.

Leigh Lahav inserted herself, her husband Oren, and their friends and family into such shows as “Mad Men,” “Arrested Development,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” ” The Office” and more.

Who knew Herzliyya looked so much like Scranton?

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Mel, Oliver and "Mad Men": A Month of Real and Fictional Antisemitism

By Sarah Selzer

It’s been quite the month for antisemitic comments and conspiracies. Just as the new ADL report reveals the continual presence of antisemitic incidents in American lives and online, a number of comments from celebs have brought the strain of bias back into the spotlight. First there was Mel Gibson’s alleged antisemitic threats against TMZ founder Harvey Levin, (really, Mel. We’re shocked. Shocked!) providing the backdrop for gossip wars between Radar and TMZ, the latter of which oddly claims the threats were negligible.

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Then, hot on Mel’s bizarre and sad heels came the disheartening comments from Oliver Stone ( for which he has since apologized ), complaining about how the Jew-controlled media overemphasizes the whole “Holocaust” part of the Holocaust. This was particularly distressing news because darn it, Stone makes great movies!

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