Monthly Archives: March 2008

The Two Best and One Worst Op-Eds of the Week

The Good: Writing for National Journal, Jonathan Rauch plays psychiatrist to himself, trying to analyze what's preventing him from developing this crush on Obama he's heard so much about: [I]t's these doubts, this hesitation. About Obama. A man I respect. … Read More

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5 Jewish Astronauts Who Brought Their Judaica Into Space

The Jewish world is amused and charmed by the impending blast-off of Tel Aviv-based designer Laura Cowan's space-themed mezuzot, but these certainly won't be the first pieces of Judaica to rocket to the moon. Here are five Jewish astronauts who … Read More

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We Have Ways of Making You Laugh

“120 Funny Swastika Cartoons” certainly sounds like an oxymoron, but who knows better how to turn beets into borscht than the Jews? In We Have Ways of Making You Laugh, New Yorker cartoonist Sam Gross takes what is arguably the … Read More

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Jesus or Barack Obama? Take the Quiz

I bet Radar’s “Jesus or Obama” quiz is quickly going to become the most-linked piece on their site. Why did no one think of this before? You can take it here. Personally, I got totally pwned – 3/10 points – … Read More

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Hillary Clinton’s Totally Surefire Path To Victory

So, Bob Casey, the pro-life, pro-gun, Catholic working class white senator from Pennsylvania, has endorsed Barack Obama after previously pledging to stay neutral. Chris Dodd believes Obama's nomination is a "forgone conclusion" and strongly implies that Hillary Clinton should drop … Read More

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Muslamism May Spell The Death Of The West

First they told us that not all Muslims were evil. We didn't resist. Then they told us that not all Muslims were Islamo-fascists. We stayed silent. Then they told us that not all Muslims were Islamists. We conceded the point. … Read More

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Barack Obama Eased My White Guilt For White Flight

As a straight white guy with a propensity for boozing, I feel qualified to observe that not only is everyone (at least) a little bit gay; everyone is (more than) a little bit racist. It doesn’t matter if you’re white, … Read More

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Six Insane Online Games With Political Agendas

"Religious hate has never been so much fun,” promises the tagline of the online video game Faith Fighter. A prominent release by Molleindustria—an Italian game development studio that specializes in bizarre, arthouse Flash web games—Faith Fighter is one of a … Read More

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