About Jason Diamond

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

Israel Wants to Make You Horny

By February 22, 2010

Want to rebrand your country’s image?  Just get a couple of good looking 20-somethings, throw in a couple of double entendres, and hope that sex will help change people’s perception of the country.  Hey, it’s working for the folks at … Read More

The Tao of a Fug

By February 22, 2010

Even though they have been around for five decades, and have their share of mentions in many anthologies about the 60′s, The Fugs really have never gotten the due they deserve.  Today, the folks over at Tablet are helpign to … Read More

Dorky Looking Israelis Might be Cold-Blooded Killers

By February 22, 2010

Looking at the photos of the eleven people that the European media has identified as participating in the assassination of a Hamas official, here is what I see: the dude telling me my home is about to be repossessed, the … Read More

Johnny Cash and His Jewish Pals

By February 22, 2010

With the sixth installment of Johnny Cash’s "American Recordings" out this week, we get what is possibly the last output of an American music titan.  While Cash’s legend was created and cultivated alongside Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis in … Read More

Shtetl Fabulous on Ice

By February 22, 2010

Alexandra and Roman Zaretsky really took one for the home team yesterday, doing their "Shtetl on Ice" routine by donning somewhat conservative attire (even though I think Alexandra looked like a goth version of the St. Pauli’s Girl Beer logo), … Read More

150 Years of Sholem

By February 18, 2010

Taking into consideration that Russia wasn’t using the Gregorian calendar until after the Revolution of 1917, today is the day that Sholem Aleichem was born, 150 years ago in what you know as Ukraine. While I harbor a deep, personal … Read More

The Psychoanalyst and Adolf’s Art

By February 17, 2010

British auctioneers, Mullock’s, are placing a painting signed, "A. Hitler 1910" on the block in March, which was reportedly owned by famous Jewish psychoanalyst, Sigmund Freud. This is entirely possible, as Hitler and Freud lived in Austria around the same … Read More

Jewish Boxers Dream Ruthlessly Blocked by Bar Mitzvah

By February 16, 2010

Jewish boxing champion Yuri Foreman wants to defend his championship at Yankee Stadium, but his first opponent (before facing former welterweight titleholder Miguel Cotto) might have to be a Bar Mitzvah boy who wants to hold his celebration at the … Read More