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Gabe & Jenny: Besties Back in Action

By September 20, 2010

Yes, we’re totally bummed that Jenny Slate is off SNL, but on the bright side, the Saturday night comedy institution is a perpetually sinking ship.  And anyway, it gives Ms. Slate more time to hang out with her bestie, Gabe … Read More

Jon Stewart vs. Stephen Colbert in Washington DC

By September 17, 2010

Last night, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert put everybody on alert, that if you like to scream at politicians, carry misspelled signs to rallies, or run a blog that promotes your ideas that Zionist lizards run Al-Qaeda, that they’re holding … Read More

Animal Friendly Ritual Slaughter for Yom Kippur

By September 17, 2010

We’d be willing to wager that of all the Jewish traditions that confuse and repulse people the most, it’s Kaparot.  The idea of grabbing a chicken by the neck, waving around ones head, then slitting it’s throat doesn’t really sit … Read More

Weekly Yiderati: Allen Ginsberg: Pop Star, Our Bodies Our Junk, Darin Strauss, Soviet Jews, and More

By September 17, 2010

The Forward reviews When They Come for Us, We’ll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle To Save Soviet Jewry by Gal Beckerman. Arthur Russell recordings from 1977, featuring Allen Ginsberg, have been unearthed and will be released on Press Pop Gallery … Read More

5 Funny Things 24 Hours Before Yom Kippur With Tim & Eric, Eugene Mirman, and Larry David Rap Songs

By September 16, 2010

When you think funny, you probably don’t think to yourself "Day of Atonement".  But just in case you want to sneak a laugh somewhere between pounding your chest and dealing with caffeine withdrawal, here are 5 things to help. 1.  … Read More

5 Funny Things 24 Hours Before Yom Kippur With Tim & Eric, Eugene Mirman, and Larry David Rap Songs

By September 16, 2010

When you think funny, you probably don’t think to yourself "Day of Atonement".  But just in case you want to sneak a laugh somewhere between pounding your chest and dealing with caffeine withdrawal, here are 3 things to help. 1.  … Read More

Tonight: Drink for Free so You can Tell a Guilt Story on Stage

By September 15, 2010

Tonight in New York, thirteen of our favorite current writers will be getting up on the Le Poisson Rouge stage and will deliver, in under three minutes, their personal tales of guilt, just in time for Yom Kippur. This got … Read More

Brazillian Psychedelic Band Os Mutantes Must Really Like Jews

By September 15, 2010

First they took DeLeon out on the road, and now it’s being announced that the reformed classic Brazillian psychedelic band, Os Mutantes will be bringing “lo-fi pop wunderkind,” Ariel Pink on their upcoming Fall tour. Maybe we’re looking into this … Read More