Rachel Shukert

Rachel Shukert, a Tablet Magazine columnist on pop culture, is the author of the memoirs Have You No Shame? and Everything Is Going To Be Great. Starstruck, the first in a series of three novels, is new from Random House. Her Twitter feed is @rachelshukert.

Sitting Shiva for Smash

The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art

The Doctor Is Out

Remembering Dr. Joyce Brothers, a pioneer

Gatsby’s Jew

How will Baz Luhrmann’s film portray Meyer Wolfsheim, a 2-D figment in a 3-D extravaganza?

The Netherlands’ Jewish Mother

Beatrix abdicated so she could usher in a new era—of heads of state who have never experienced war

Hating Gwyneth Paltrow

You may think you know where this column is going. You’d be wrong.

Mad Mensches

Another Tattler prediction come true: AMC’s 1960s New York drama series returns—full of ascendant Jews

Why Is This Knight Different?

As HBO’s medieval fantasy Game of Thrones returns, imagining a Jewish version of the Seven Kingdoms

Phil Spector’s Pound of Flesh

Al Pacino channels a Shakespearean tragic hero in David Mamet’s new HBO film

No Place Like Home

The new Disney Oz flick stars Jewish actors. Somewhere, over the rainbow, that will no longer matter.

Two-Faced Blackface

One of the outrages of a Brooklyn assemblyman’s notorious choice of Purim costumes is its effect on anti-Semitism

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