Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Weekly Yiderati: Rolling at BEA, Loving Shel Silverstein, Daniel Handler’s Memory and More

The Sisterhood talks to American Taliban writer, Pearl Abraham.  The author discusses her Hasidic upbringing: "Hasidism doesn’t only repress its women. Everyone in religious life is under the thumb, one way or another."        Jewish Book Council is … Read More

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The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/This American Life Roundup:”Island Time”

Stationed in New Orleans this week for debauchery training, I’ve appropriately plugged in to another Ira hour dedicated to a similarly fucked-without-consent disaster zone. Sister city Port-au-Prince and the rest of Haiti continue to go through it four months after … Read More

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Everybody Draw Mohammed Day Creator’s Computer Hacked

The other day we posted an interview the creator the blog and Facebook page, Everybody Draw Mohammed Day, Andy. Andy told the Jewish Business Magazine that his goal was to create discourse and free speech in the world around Islam. … Read More

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Everybody Draw Mohammed Day Creator’s Computer Hacked

The other day we posted an interview the creator the blog and Facebook page, Everybody Draw Mohammed Day, Andy. Andy told the Jewish Business Magazine that his goal was to create discourse and free speech in the world around Islam. … Read More

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Springtime for Hitler?

I want a t-shirt with this image that says: "Mel Brooks had the right idea."                           (Via Gawker)

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Tinariwen: The Best Thing to Wander out of the Desert Since the Ancient Hebrews

Tinariwen is making their way across the United States this summer, after taking part in the World Cup festivities in Johannesburg, they will be playing the must see show at the Central Park Summer Stage on June 26th, and the … Read More

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Jewcy Review: “The Clock Without a Face”

This very instant, as you read this, intelligent, honest citizens all across America are digging holes in the sides of highways in search of twelve scattered emeralds. Why? Because a new illustrated mystery book from McSweeney’s, The Clock Without A … Read More

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Pwning The Music Industry: An Interview with Jeff Rosenstock AKA Bomb The Music Industry

Who knows how most people get into the music that they do these days?  MTV has all but gotten out of the music business.  Mainstream radio is unquestionably terrible and practically the only place to buy CD’s is Best Buy.  … Read More

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