Monthly Archives: March 2007

March Madness Nearly Over For NYPD

March 2007 must be one of the worst months in recent history for the New York City Police Department. Despite figures released this week showing a further drop in crime, the city's cops keep coming under attack. As if the … Read More

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Fogies Enjoy Video Games

According to this article by the New York Times, the elderly are the next big thing in the video gaming world. The paper reports that, apparently, the over-50 crowd are embracing casual gaming via online Flash Games and the Nintendo … Read More

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Kind Papa Stalin?

Were you aware of this? There's a hot new TV show– in Russia– about the life of Josef Stalin. It's called Stalin Live! Jazz hands!!!! For real, yo. The show's structural device is an elderly Stalin, in the last weeks … Read More

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DIY Matzah!

I don't understand the deal with buying Shmura Matzah. I don't think it tastes very good, and it's really really expensive. And I don't think I believe that we really have any idea what matzah looked like back when the … Read More

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Human Rights, UN Wrongs

Hillel Neuer, executive director of U.N. Watch, gave a short but blistering speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council recently: Faced with compelling reports from around the world of torture, persecution, and violence against women, what has the Council … Read More

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Food Glorious Food

What is worth a king’s ransom? According to the musical, "Oliver!," it’s food, glorious food! … Gulped, swallowed or chewed.. Throw in a Vermont cheese company and two New Yorkers, and you have “Food, Glorious Kosher food.” At the World … Read More

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Bombing Iran

The Subway blogger had a slightly tense commute into work this morning: An older gentleman gets on the train. Looks normal enough. Wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase. He has a fedora hat on and a big, white beard. … Read More

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Dealbreaker

Here's what you do if you're a heterosexual male with an apartment: Go minimalist. Let her decorate. I recently upgraded from a cloying, dorm room-like studio apartment in a very nice building in Brooklyn Heights to a spacious, entertainment-friendly 1-bedroom … Read More

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