Some quotes on his mixed heritage:"I was nine or ten and I had this big-ass Michael Jackson Afro. Anytime I went to temple, it was like, Okay, how am I going to get the yarmulke to stay on? I had to pin it."
"It was like I lived in between a Spike Lee movie and a Woody Allen movie, and it was awesome."
"My mother sat me down and said, 'Look, I'm black. I'm West Indian and African-American. Your father's Jewish and he's white. I want you to be proud of both sides. You're just as much one as the other.'"
Did you see inaugural Cute Jew of the Week Jake Gyllenhaal on Letterman last night? Oh, he looked good. And he was funny! As usual, Jakey gets some extra points.