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Alan Zweibel

Hamptons Journal: Hall & Oates Rock Rydell High Evoking Nostalgia for the Mid-Century

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Among the many pleasures of the Grease-themed benefit for the Prostate Cancer Foundation this weekend in Wainscott, was seeing Michael Milken in a let...

Is Chris Rock The Funniest Person In The World?

Posted 05.14.2013 | Comedy

Former SNL scribe Alan Zweibel stopped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday and shared his thoughts on Chris Rock and Julia Louis Dreyfus, among other things. ...

Interview: Actor Alan Tudyk Plays a Racist in 42

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.16.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In the film about Jackie Robinson's first year in the majors, Chapman shows up spitting one racial epithet after another from in front of the Phillies' dugout at Ebbets Field, a monologue of bitter bigotry that left Tudyk feeling slightly hungover after each day of filming.

Gilda Radner Remembered

Steve Karras | Posted 03.08.2013 | Celebrity
Steve Karras

Gilda Radner exploded on television and into American homes every Saturday night, stealing the hearts of millions with her host of brilliantly eccentric characters -- now indelibly etched into modern memory.

Laura Rowley

The 20 Best Post 50 Blogs Of 2012 | Laura Rowley | Posted 12.17.2012 | Fifty

After a year as senior editor on Huff/Post50, I'm leaving my post to take a new position in the company. I enjoyed many things about the role, but the...

Book It! Great Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 01.27.2013 | Books
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

I have discovered some great books that cover a lot of gift-giving ground. If you're searching for ideas, consider these six gift categories as you brainstorm.

'I'm A What?' After My TV Appearance, I Got Called A Name That Shocked Me

Alan Zweibel | Posted 10.23.2012 | Fifty
Alan Zweibel

The ad agency for a commercial I'm reading for described my character as a funny old Jew. Me? A Funny Old Jew? Sorry. Mel Brooks is a funny old Jew. If Henny Youngman were still alive he'd be a funny old Jew. I have no idea if Henry Kissinger is funny but, in the very least, he's an old Jew.

'Then Why Are You Crying, Alan?'

Alan Zweibel | Posted 03.26.2012 | Fifty
Alan Zweibel

Robin and I are sitting in our den. The TV is on. And then a commercial. The one where a woman has been told it will cost up to $6,000 for her father's funeral. I let it play for a few more beats and then break the silence.

Curtis M. Wong

Celebrities Poke Fun At Other Stars' Memoirs In Theatrical Context | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.31.2011 | New York

Among the many lessons you'll learn when attending "Celebrity Autobiography: The Next Chapter": Joining the "mile-high" club is a lot more physically ...

Herb Sargent

One For The Table | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
One For The Table

I believe that you choose people to fulfill roles in your life. And I cast Herb in the role, not only of mentor but -- there's a Jewish expression called tzaddik.

Rosh Hashanah For Dummies

Alan Zweibel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alan Zweibel

That's the beauty of Judaism. You get three New Year's Eves, eight days of Hanukah, plus a Christmas vacation even though it's not our holiday.