About Joey Kurtzman

Joey Kurtzman is former president of Jewcy Partners, LLC, and co-founding editor of Jewcy.com


Psycho Parental E-mail Contest

By December 7, 2006

A Jewcy contributor who prefers to remain nameless sends the following idea: I feel so alone and frightened now that my mother has figured out how to use email. So, I had an idea: Jewcy should publish insane notes or … Read More

Porking Sneaky Bastard Terrorists: Thursday’s Klatch

Porking Sneaky Bastard Terrorists: Thursday’s Klatch
By December 7, 2006

Today’s klatch is beneath contempt. After three days of rarified discourse and a bit of dignified confessional the klatchers fall apart under the pressure of the question, “What’s the most upsetting thing someone’s ever said about your work?” These five … Read More

Discover the Self-Loathing Degenerate in You…

Discover the Self-Loathing Degenerate in You…
By December 6, 2006

For those of you keeping abreast of such things, Wednesday’s book klatch is published and available for your voyeuristic pleasure. Today’s question: Do you have to be a lonely godforsaken degenerate to be a great writer? This one nearly splits … Read More

Abdallah Will Be Joining Us Shortly, As Soon As He’s Done Executing His Prisoner.

By December 5, 2006

Thanks to user SimpleLiquid for the tip-off on this mindboggling interview. The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), famous (and infamous, in some quarters) for translating Arabic-language media into English, brings us this video of a Lebanese television station's fawning … Read More

Ayatollahs Make Bad Netizens

Ayatollahs Make Bad Netizens
By December 4, 2006

Iran has made good on previous threats to stamp out “illegal and immoral content” on the internet, particularly where that content is “a threat to national unity or insulting to sacred religious texts and symbols.” Says the Guardian, Iran yesterday … Read More

Einstein, God, and Jay Michaelson

Einstein, God, and Jay Michaelson
By December 4, 2006

A kerfuffle broke out Friday in the atheism comment thread over whether Albert Einstein was an atheist. No debate about God is complete without somebody trying to enlist the physicist on their side of the argument. “Albert Einstein spoke lovingly … Read More

Somebody sic the gay Abraham Foxman on Charles!

Somebody sic the gay Abraham Foxman on Charles!
By November 30, 2006

Holy toilet stall blowjobs, I’m friends with all seven Log Cabin Republicans and I’ve sat through many a lament about “gay culture,” yet I’ve never heard a rant as embittered as dating blogger Charles’s “The End of Gay Pride” post. … Read More

Kofi Annan’s anguished plea: “Leave Israel alone!”

Kofi Annan’s anguished plea: “Leave Israel alone!”
By November 29, 2006

Kofi Annan lashes out at the UN Human Rights Council for singling out Israel while ignoring greater human rights abusers. According to a Jewish Telegraphic Agency breaking news alert, The outgoing U.N. secretary-general said in a statement to the third … Read More