About Jason Diamond

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

The Blueprint: Cleansing After Yom Kippur

The Blueprint: Cleansing After Yom Kippur
By October 3, 2011

Maybe this could be a new tradition in my life — instead of orange juice and bagels, I keep going with the fast, and add more meaning to it. Read More

The Jewish President And Yiddish Natural Disasters

The Jewish President And Yiddish Natural Disasters
By September 19, 2011

We were trying to come up with a clever Yiddish word/natural disaster of our own, but failed. Read More

An Opinion On Israel Maybe Being “Over”

An Opinion On Israel Maybe Being “Over”
By September 15, 2011

To use a term like “over” in regards to Israel’s problems as a country seems to fit somewhere in between a fanatical dictator saying the country should be wiped off the map (that would render the country as over), and Boogie Down Productions claiming that hip hop in Queens was finished when they proclaimed “The Bridge is Over.” Read More

The Weekly Yiderati: Damn It Feels Good To Be A Funny Jewish Writer

The Weekly Yiderati: Damn It Feels Good To Be A Funny Jewish Writer
By September 15, 2011

Is anthology of funny American writings the most Jewish book of the year? Read More

Vegan Black Metal Chef Is Technically Kosher

Vegan Black Metal Chef Is Technically Kosher
By September 14, 2011

Vegan Black Metal Chef: His last name sounds more Star of David than Satanic pentagram. Read More

Bret Easton Ellis And Hasidic Wigs

Bret Easton Ellis And Hasidic Wigs
By September 13, 2011

We’ve always wanted to combine the writer of Less Than Zero with ultra-Orthodox headwear into one concise title, and our favorite lit mag, The Believer, has made that dream come true with their September issue. Read More

Commissioner Of Anti-Semitic Fantasy Football League Responds To ESPN Ban

Commissioner Of Anti-Semitic Fantasy Football League Responds To ESPN Ban
By September 12, 2011

ESPN recently banned the fantasy football league Jews Are Terrible, or the JAT, as it’s commonly referred to among sports fans, and whose motto was “Burn Jews Wherever Possible.” Read More

Movies For Bros, And Jews Who Will Watch Mel Gibson’s Movie About Judah Maccabee

Movies For Bros, And Jews Who Will Watch Mel Gibson’s Movie About Judah Maccabee
By September 9, 2011

I’m totally going to see Gibson’s film about Judah Maccabee, because I’m curious to see how a man who seems to go out of his way to prove he hates Jews, handles a Jewish hero on film (and I love gratuitous violence. So sue me…). Read More