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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

For Jewish Hacks star Hannah Einbinder, Judaism is her secret comedy weapon

For Jewish ‘Hacks’ star Hannah Einbinder, Judaism is her secret comedy weapon

DAN BUFFA, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT August 20, 2021

If you haven't seen "Hacks" on HBO Max yet, stop what you're doing and press play. While Jean Smart makes a role like an aging entertainer/comedian staring at a crossroads in her career sing like few other actresses could, the show's sizzle generates...

Hannah Einbinder in the HBO Max series ‘Hacks.’ Photo: HBO Max

Second generation comedian, ‘Oxygen’ star and the latest in TV, streaming

Nate Bloom, Special to the Jewish Light May 18, 2021

“Hacks” is a 10-episode dramedy series that premiered on HBO on May 13 (two episodes on 13th; followed by 2 episodes each Thursday for four weeks). Jean Smart (“Designing Women”) plays Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian whose career...

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