Starring Highland Park native Rachel Brosnahan: “‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ is a successful character-driven period piece that’s both old and new, putting caustic humor in the skillful hands of a strong female lead” [VIDEO]

Amazon gifts us 8 marvelous episodes of Jewish dramedy like we’ve never seen
by Jordan Hoffman
December 13, 2017

This year, your Hanukkah gifts are coming from Amazon. Eight episodes (one for each night!) of warm, witty and extremely Jewish television have dominated my world of late, thanks to Amazon’s distribution model of dumping an entire season on your doorstep, ringing the bell, then running off into the night…“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” the latest from “Gilmore Girls” producer Amy Sherman-Palladino (who also writes and directs the bulk of the series), is set in late 1950s New York and is a fever dream of nostalgia and wish-fulfillment…As my friends and I keep saying to one another, “this is ‘Mad Men’ if ‘Mad Men’ were, you know, fun.” READ MORE

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