About Jason Diamond

I'm the former editor-in-chief of this hot dog stand

The Big Jewcy: Joshua Cohen, Writer

By June 16, 2010

Let’s step into a time machine, go to Jan. 1st, 2011, and look at the New York Times list of books that shaped the prior year.  It’s a pretty safe bet that Joshua Cohen’s Witz (Dalkey Archive), will be among … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Akiva Gottlieb, Writer/Reporter

By June 16, 2010

Whether it be reporting on arts or politics for The Nation, or book reviews for the LA Times, we feel pretty confident saying that Akiva Gottlieb is carving out a niche for himself as one of the most captivating and … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Rachel Coleman AKA Pop Jew

By June 16, 2010

We like everything Rachel Coleman (AKA Pop Jew) is involved in.  Be it her exploits on the television show Worst Cooks in America, the great D.I.Y shows she books in Brooklyn, the mixtapes she makes, the advice she gives, or … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Erica Reitman, Fucked in Park Slope/Design Blahg

By June 16, 2010

A good percentage of the people who work in the Jewcy office live in or around the Park Slope area of Brooklyn, and we get all of our neighborhood gossip from one source: Fucked in Park Slope. Erica Reitman is … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Robin Cantrell, Dancer

By June 15, 2010

                        Dancer Robin Cantrell has come a long way since she started training in the basement of the Har Mar Mall in Minnesota; around the entire world to be … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Melissa Broder, Naomi Firestone, and Rachel Shukert – Women in Literature

By June 15, 2010

Melissa Broder is a publicist at Penguin, a poet, and editor of La Petite Zine.  Naomi Firestone is Director of Publications at the Jewish Book Council, and Director of the National Jewish Book Awards.  Rachel Shukert is a playwright and … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Juliet Linderman, Reporter/Writer

By June 15, 2010

Juliet Linderman and I have worked together for quite some time now, and frankly, I’ve learned more from watching this 23-year-old editor of the Brooklyn newspaper, Greenpoint Gazette, than I’ve learned from just about any other writer I’ve had the … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Carrie Brownstein, Musician/Writer

By June 14, 2010

The last time I saw Sleater-Kinney, we had just entered a new century.  If you would have told me then that one of the ladies in front of me would go on to become one of my favorite music writers, … Read More