About Amy Odell

To Do: Purim Party Roundup

To Do: Purim Party Roundup
By March 1, 2007

For the Creole, it’s Mardi Gras. For Brazilians, it’s Carnivale. And for the Jews, it’s Purim. When the sun goes down Saturday, Jewcy’s favorite holiday begins with drinking, masquerading, eating jam-filled pastries, followed by more drinking. Purim honors a time … Read More

Dating Blogger Amy: “The Real Stuff”

Dating Blogger Amy:  “The Real Stuff”
By February 27, 2007

[If you like this column and would like to receive an email each week upon its publication, send an email to info@jewcy.com with "Amy's blog" in the subject line.] “I always think in the beginning of a relationship the guy … Read More

Israelis Have More Sex, More Sexual Dysfunction, Less Satisfaction

Israelis Have More Sex, More Sexual Dysfunction, Less Satisfaction
By February 23, 2007

An international survey shows Israelis have more sex than the global average. However they are neither the most satisfied nor the most functional. The global average of women and men totally satisfied with their sex lives is 42 and 43 … Read More

MySpace: Be Careful What You Post

By February 22, 2007

Be careful what you post on MySpace. It may lead to your arrest. Police made five arrests Tuesday and Wednesday in Florida after using MySpace to crack, pun intended, an alleged drug ring. Through MySpace networking cops made undercover transactions, … Read More

Dating Blogger Amy: This is Awkward

Dating Blogger Amy: This is Awkward
By February 20, 2007

I love awkwardness. Awkwardness always = fun. My enjoyment of awkwardness began my freshman year in college at an apartment party my friend Keesha later dubbed “The Birth of Awkward”. I had met some crack head or other out with … Read More

Dating Blogger Amy: VDay Neutral

Dating Blogger Amy: VDay Neutral
By February 13, 2007

I’ve always looked forward to Valentine’s Day. This year, I don’t give a shit about it. When I started thinking about tomorrow last week, something felt off. The thought of VD unsettled me (pun intended). I thought perhaps I’d find … Read More

Dating Blogger Amy: “Selfploitation”

Dating Blogger Amy: “Selfploitation”
By February 7, 2007

Monday night I arrived home to an especially delicious mailbox: Newsweek with Paris and Britney on the cover–"The Girls Gone Wild Effect"–and New York with a cover story about today's youth exposing intimate details of their lives on the internet … Read More

Fashion Week Models Still Too Thin: Where the Hell Are the Jews?

Fashion Week Models Still Too Thin:  Where the Hell Are the Jews?
By February 7, 2007

New York Fashion Week will grip New York by the throat through Friday. But the trends for Fall '07 have been choked by the skinny model debate. The Council of Fashion Designers of America issued guidelines for ensuring the health … Read More