Hoffman (producer and director of such films as The Royal Tenenbaums, School of Rock, Dead Man Walking and Groundhog Day) and Spiegelman (founder of Jetpack Media) read from Old Jews Telling Jokes: 5,000 Years of Funny Bits and Not-So-Kosher Laughs, based on the popular web site of the same name.

Wed., Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m., 2010

LA Weekly