Monthly Archives: July 2010

Fashion Week Bends Over Backwards for the Jews

I assume we all know about New York Fashion Week, that one week every six months where designers showcase their collections for the season to come. We’ve talked about this week before, and had you not heard about it before … Read More

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The Gary Shteyngart Guide to Just About Everything

We had fun talking to him a few months back, and enjoy talking about his eating habits, but our friends at The Rumpus dug a little deeper, and got some very interesting tidbits out of the writer of Super Sad … Read More

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The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: Team Clean

Real Housewife of New York City Sonja Morgan once regaled viewers of her Bravo reality show with what she considers to be an ideal existence. Its all about the clothes, the travel, the pets, the house, the surroundings. In short, … Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Rachel Shukert Reviewed, Harold Pinter, Kafka’s Jewish Legacy, Marcy Dermansky, and More

EW on Everything is Going to be Great: "Rachel Shukert’s college trip comes off like a cross between David Sedaris and Chuck Palahniuk." The sarcastic letters of Harold Pinter.  Kafka’s papers, and Jewish legacy.  The "Kafka specialist".  Marcy Dermansky on … Read More

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Harvey Pekar: Cleveland’s Plain Dealer

Something to Say -which will be released in 2011-is a book of profiles and photos of various artists discussing the intersection of art and politics.  The profiles are my handiwork; the photos are the work of my wife, painter and … Read More

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Adam Lustick: Living the Dream on ESPN

When we put Adam Lustick on The Big Jewcy, he forgot to mention the fact that he had scored the dream job of just about every person in America who likes sports: a show on ESPN. We’re all really excited … Read More

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The Weekly Man v. Food Review: Disgusting in Puerto Rico

          Adam, last week was a big moment for you/me & you/you and the Jews/you and your Jewishness.  This week you venture to Puerto Rico and attempt to eat nine pounds of steak and french fries … Read More

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Fifty First (J) Dates: You can Wipe now Mom

Multiple people emailed me an article that ran in the New York Post on Monday about a meddling Jewish mother who created a dating site for parents to set up their children. At first it was slightly amusing, but then … Read More

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