Monthly Archives: February 2006

What Happens Next?

You see, it all begins with Mohammed. Not the prophet… The baker. Mohammed the baker. This guy that I met… What happens next? It’s a question any storyteller is desperate for the audience to be asking itself. But at the … Read More

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The Other Zionist Conspiracy: A History of Christian Zionism

The 2004 U.S. presidential elections left little doubt about the rise of the Christian Right. Polls indicated that “moral values” topped the list of voter concerns, surpassing the economy, the environment, and even the war, and the symbolic campaigns against … Read More

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Holy Thighs

I know why you went to Israel, land of milk and honey: my sweet lord, Jesus or Yahweh or Allah. You wanted to walk His steps, taste His blood, follow His laws. But listen, my children, and I’ll tell you … Read More

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What’s the Frequency, Joshua?

It was a dark, freezing night, and we sat in the subterranean theater of Greenwich Village’s storied Cornelia Street Café waiting for Joshua Fried to perform his Radio Wonderland—the final act of an evening of new music in the “Serial … Read More

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The Nazi in the Nursing Home

Reviewed: Michael Lavigne, Not Me (Random House, 2006)   What differentiates the Holocaust from the great human crimes of the years since is less the scale of its carnage but the arch-industrial efficiency of its perpetrators. With bloodbaths like the … Read More

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Deluge

Doug Fogelson, Deluge “I am a city dweller who thrives on diverse populations. I like to eat various types of foods and appreciate people and culture. Yet I also entertain a view of the human species in general as out … Read More

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