About Elisa

Elisa Albert is the author of The Book of Dahlia and the short-story collection How This Night is Different.

Tuesday: Is Marriage the New Dating?

Tuesday: Is Marriage the New Dating?
By December 12, 2006

From: Michael Weiss To: Elisa Albert, Jesse Cook-Dubin Subject: From Pamela Paul to Philip Larkin Elisa, this is no way for us to treat a newly minted papa. I left out my own vale of tears and eye-rolls. Like all … Read More

Monday: Is Marriage the New Dating?

Monday: Is Marriage the New Dating?
By December 11, 2006

From: Michael Weiss To: Jesse Cook-Dubin, Elisa Albert Subject: Is Marriage the New Dating? Dear Elisa and Jesse, In the past few years I've noticed twentysomethings with barely any romantic experience swearing themselves for life to people they hardly know. … Read More

In Defense of Dennis

By December 5, 2006

I know Sam Harris may well have legitimately “won” last week’s debate with Prager. But frankly, I find it hard to get interested in arguments about whether or not God exists. (It seems utterly pointless, since we can’t prove a … Read More

God Loves Your Fat Ass

God Loves Your Fat Ass
By November 28, 2006

Saw my first-ever episode of Dr. 90210 last night. And I quite literally haven’t been able to eat anything since. A sad-eyed young lady was having her second round of liposuction in as many years. (Also, the astonishingly douchey Dr. … Read More

Good Clean Holiday Fun

Good Clean Holiday Fun
By November 27, 2006

It’s “holiday” time, which means credit card debt and family horror shows and nice, friendly reminders from your parents’ friends that you’re a total loser. We here at Jewcy do not understand what the impetus for a Family Holiday Newsletter … Read More

Decoding the Thetan Quotient of Tomkat’s Wedding Party

Decoding the Thetan Quotient of Tomkat’s Wedding Party
By November 22, 2006

Who knew that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett were Scientologists? What about J.Lo? Jim Carrey? Richard Gere? Leah Remini, no duh. Jenna Elfman, John Travolta, yawn. And the programming of Posh and Becks has apparently been in the works for … Read More

Now I Am A Woman

Now I Am A Woman
By November 22, 2006

What's up, Jewcers? Tahl just walked me through the blog process and though I remain incapable of linking, I'm otherwise raring to go. With my inagural post is this lovely picture of my mother and her first cousins. This is … Read More