Arie Kaplan is the author of the critically-acclaimed nonfiction book From Krakow to Krypton: Jews and Comic Books (JPS). He's also a comic book writer and a screenwriter. Recently, Arie wrote the story and dialogue for the upcoming House M.D. videogame. Please check out his website, www.ariekaplan.com.
Articles by Arie Kaplan
Seinfeld and Company
On "Seinfeld" and other 1990s TV shows, Jewishness became part of the American pop culture landscape.
American Jewish Humor in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s
Jerry Lewis, Woody Allen, Lenny Bruce and More
Jewish Sketch Comedy & Stand-Up
1970s & '80s stand-up & sketch comedy: Seinfeld's start, Andy Kaufman, Saturday Night Live
History of American Jewish Humor: The 1980s
Cheers, Family Ties and two characters named Harry and Sally.