About Jason Diamond

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

Will A Nice Jewish Guy PLEASE Marry Monica Lewinsky?

Will A Nice Jewish Guy PLEASE Marry Monica Lewinsky?
By September 8, 2011

She’s smart, she’s pretty, and she’s got a master’s degree from the London School of Economics — what more could you ask in a nice Jewish girl? Read More

@MayorEmanuel Gets The Excerpt Treatment

@MayorEmanuel Gets The Excerpt Treatment
By September 7, 2011

The fictionalized Twitter musings of the man who would go on to become America’s favorite Jewish mayor (sorry Bloomberg), written buy a guy who used to put together the world’s best punk magazine, is finally getting the book treatment. Read More

Six Point Fellowships Announces Their Los Angeles Cohorts

Six Point Fellowships Announces Their Los Angeles Cohorts
By September 6, 2011

The Fellowship officially begins in November 2011. Over the course of the two-year Fellowship, the artists will present their work through exhibitions, concerts, performances and public installations throughout Los Angeles. Their projects range from a film exploring the true story of a Jewish Indian Chief, to a dance about historic memory of the Holocaust, to a Yiddish Swing Cabaret entitled “Ella Fitzgeraldberg.” Read More

The Weekly Yiderati: Coco’s Nazi Book, Myla Goldberg’s Tunes, Nabokov And The Jews, And Much More

The Weekly Yiderati: Coco’s Nazi Book, Myla Goldberg’s Tunes, Nabokov And The Jews, And Much More
By September 1, 2011

Nabokov’s embrace of the Jews, Jewish non-fiction, Myla Goldberg picks out some songs, and Coco’s Nazi past in this week’s roundup of news for book dorks. Read More

Five Questions With @ElBloombito

Five Questions With @ElBloombito
By August 29, 2011

We talked to Rachel Figueroa-Levin about creating the Twitter account that everybody was paying attention to while they were busy taping up their windows, and checking the batteries in their flashlights. Read More

I Finally Have An Excuse To Not Schlep Out To IKEA!

I Finally Have An Excuse To Not Schlep Out To IKEA!
By August 26, 2011

The next time your significant other wants to go all the way out to bumblefuck to pick up a kitchen set with a name that sounds like something the Swedish Chef would say after a three day drinking binge, you can say, “I don’t want to go. I don’t support Nazis!” Read More

Weekly Yiderati: Ben Greenman’s Hurricane Irene Playlist, Neal Pollack, Berlin Books, And More

Weekly Yiderati: Ben Greenman’s Hurricane Irene Playlist, Neal Pollack, Berlin Books, And More
By August 26, 2011

This week in our roundup of news for folks who like books: Ben Greenman gives us some tunes to listen to as the hurricane approaches, Neal Pollack on the good weed in LA, Berlin finally returning library books, and more. Read More

Kinky For Rick Perry

Kinky For Rick Perry
By August 25, 2011

Kinky Friedman: Jewish guy who likes cigars and Rick Perry. Read More