We were dazzled by the wealth created by nebbishy
25-year-olds, who themselves became instant billionaires, the ultimate revenge of the nerds.
"You seem pretty mature for a skin-head" observes one of Daniel Radcliffe's white supremacist leaders in "Imperium," in which the former Boy Who Lived plays a nebbishy
, classical-music-loving FBI agent under deep cover in the neo-Nazi underworld.
The group of nefarious, nebbishy
intellectuals are a classic Coen bunch of deadpan delights.
The Investigation is a rollicking good mystery tale, with an earnest if occasionally nebbishy
McClure is a treat as clueless, nebbishy
Jack, creating an appealing chemistry with O'Malley's lovely, clear-eyed Betsy.
"What was taken as a very positive way of being in the world gets transmuted into a nebbishy
, inef-fective--particularly sexually ineffective--character of someone like Woody Allen."
"All hail nebbishy
genius Dustin Hoffman," the New York Mirror's Michael Musto effused about the actor's remarkably diverse, Jewish-tinged portfolio in 2005.
Nate Silver, the nebbishy
statistical genius who conquered poker, baseball and then politics, was the man of the hour on Tuesday.
A rather light-hearted romp between Allen as Danny, a nebbishy
, nerdy loser of an agent and Mia Farrow as Tina, a bleached-blonde Italian woman with a New Jersey accent that grates and a philosophy to match.
THEY WERE A RATHER DULL AND NEBBISHY
LOT, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SPORTS HANDICAPPER AND D-LIST CELEBRITY WAYNE ALLYN ROOT, WHOSE DONALD TRUMP-LIKE SMARMINESS I AT LEAST FOUND ENTERTAINING ...
Yet throughout the 1920s, Jewish writers and performers continued to propagate gleefully unflattering Jewish stereotypes: the nebbishy
trickster, the long-suffering and oppressive yiddishe mama, the ignorant and incomprehensible greenhorn, and the pushy salesman.
Sabath really didn't seem to be playing the loyal but envious childhood friend of a famous writer, stuck running the family business; he just was nebbishy