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Old Jews Telling Jokes: 5,000 Years of Funny Bits and Not-So-Kosher Laughs

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Synopsis:

Based on the very popular Web site of the same name, this book features hilarious, irreverent, and sometimes bawdy jokes by old Jews (both men and women, all over 60) and the fascinating stories behind both the jokes and the tellers.

About the Author

During a twenty year career in the New York film industry, Sam Hoffman has Produced, Directed or Assistant Directed numerous films, shorts, second units and commercials including:  The Royal Tenenbaums, School of Rock, The Producers Musical, Donnie Brasco, Dead Man Walking and Groundhog Day.Currently, Hoffman is Executive Producing “The Oranges” starring Hugh Laurie and Catherine Keener. 

In January of 2009, Hoffman partnered with Jetpack Media to launch OldJewsTellingJokes.com – a website devoted to video portraits of Old Jews Telling Jokes. Since then, the videos have been viewed over 7 million times and have been released on DVD by First Run Features. The site, covered in countless blogs, has been featured in New York Magazine, the Huffington Post and the Wall Street Journal. 

 

Hoffman graduated with Honors from the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in New York City with his wife Andrea Crane, a modern art specialist with the Gagosian Gallery, their son Jack and daughter Juliet.

  

 

Eric Spiegelman produces original Internet content for Jetpack Media, a production company founded by GreeneStreet Films in 2008. Before that, he was a lawyer.

Eric graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and from Boston University. He lives in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345522351
Author:
Hoffman, Sam
Publisher:
Villard Books
Author:
Spiegelman, Eric
Subject:
Form - Jokes & Riddles
Subject:
Topic - Religion
Subject:
Jokes & riddles
Subject:
Humor - Jokes
Subject:
Humor
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 B/W PHOTOS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.60 in. .80 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Ethnic and Regional
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » General
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Jokes
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Religious
Religion » Judaism » General
Religion » Judaism » Thought and Culture

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