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The Weekly Yiderati: Bellow is the new Vonnegut, Adam Mansbach’s Jams, Shteyngart Speaks, Writers in Nazi Germany and More

By July 15, 2010

Saul Bellow writes like Kurt Vonnegut.  Who knew?  Adam Mansbach gives a playlist. A new book on the writings of Samuel Beckett, Virginia Woolf, Christopher Isherwood, Albert Camus, W.E.B. DuBois, about their time spent in Nazi Germany.  Gary Shteyngart talks to … Read More

And the Biggest Nazi Pussy of the Year Award Goes To…

By July 14, 2010

Mazel tov Daniel Cowart, soon to be of the Tennessee Federal Prison system: your request to have your Nazi tattoos removed prior to your incarceration has earned you the award for "Biggest Nazi Pussy of the Year."    The 21-year-old … Read More

Brilliant Idea: Stop Comparing Presidents to Hitler

By July 14, 2010

Wasn’t it stupid enough when Bush 2 was in office? 

Day Ender: Christians get Ripped

By July 13, 2010

Ever look at a crucifix and think to yourself, "damn, that Jeebus has a killer body."?   (Via Gawker)

Woman Arrested for Carrying Torah Speaks to Blog

By July 12, 2010

Following the arrest today of Anat Hoffman – chair of Women of the Wall, and former Jerusalem municipal council member – for being a woman holding a Torah at the Western Wall plaza, Hoffman offered her first-hand account of this … Read More

Cleveland’s Finest, Harvey Pekar: 1939-2010

By July 12, 2010

Harvey Pekar, the comic book writer best known for his work on the autobiographical comic, American Splendor, was found dead in his Cleveland apartment at 1 a.m. We at Jewcy loved his work and are sad to hear about his … Read More

Monday Jewce: Polanski Safe, New M.I.A. Officially Sucks, Gibson’s Downfall, Punk Photography, and More

By July 12, 2010

  Roman Polanski is safe to live in Switzerland. Pitchfork trashes the new M.I.A. album.  Burning Polish barns to remember Jewish victims.  Author Joshua Braff, remembers Hillel Academy.  The Daily Beast charts Mel Gibson’s "downfall."  The photography of Blondie member … Read More

The Sunday Mazel: Slow Week for Jewish Weddings?

By July 11, 2010

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been beating away the wedding announcements for the best and brightest from the Tribe. Since we’re in the weeks leading up to Tisha B’Av, the well is pretty dry for good Jewish weddings. Today, … Read More