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Writer Toby Herman joins us to face down one of our most dreaded films of 1999, the incredibly cursed Jewish Robin Williams film, JAKOB THE LIAR.
We talk about all the ways this movie misses the mark on representing Polish Jews, from the incorrect pronunciation of Jakob, to the casting choices. We also talk about this tumultuous period of Robin Williams career, what he was trying to achieve, and where we think he would have landed in today's media landscape.
Find Toby at: twitter.com/tobyherman27
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