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Andy Cowan

Andy Cowan is an award-winning writer, producer and performer, whose credits include Cheers, Seinfeld and 3rd Rock From the Sun. He hosts the comedy talk show, Up and Down Guys, on KPFK 90.7 FM, Los Angeles, and can be reached through his website, upanddownguys.com.

A Sterling Send-off

A Sterling Send-off

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I’m on a mission to convince the world that Donald Sterling is not one of us.


Jewish-ish

Jewish-ish

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Catholics are Catholics, never Catholic-ish, and Protestants are Protestants, never Protestant-ish. So why are we hedging our bets?


The Jewish Mantra

The Jewish Mantra

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“Oy” is a tiny word that goes a long way.


Passed Over

Passed Over

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My wanderings through the Hollywood desert.


Japps

Japps

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It’s not what you think...


Yes, I Wrote for Seinfeld

Yes, I Wrote for Seinfeld

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Writing for the hit television show Seinfeld was in many ways a very Jewish experience.


The Two Me's

The Two Me's

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How do I reconcile Jewish Andy with latently gentile Andy?


Guilt Trippings

Guilt Trippings

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Read this article. You don't want to? Fine, your loss.


Jewdar

Jewdar

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Allow me to clarify for you which real (and not so real) characters are Jewish with my highly developed Jewish radar or "Jewdar."


Communication Breakdown

Communication Breakdown

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When we focus on the little picture on our cell phones, we're missing the big picture – the person right in front of us.


Decision of the Heart

Decision of the Heart

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Use the skills you've learned watching election coverage and apply those lessons to your dating life.


Virtual Women

Virtual Women

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It's hard for me to tell the real women from the fake ones.


Bit-Playing the Field

Bit-Playing the Field

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Dating in Hollywood is hard, especially when you feel like you're just a "bit player."