About Joey Kurtzman

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


New in Jewcy: Buenos Aires, Bombings, and Barricades

New in Jewcy: Buenos Aires, Bombings, and Barricades
By March 19, 2007

In his second dispatch from Buenos Aires Judio y caliente, David Shneer walks by the local Holocaust museum and wonders when concrete barricades and glowering armed guards became the new peyes and kippot. Then he’s off to pay his respects … Read More

Scientists Discover the Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory

Scientists Discover the Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory
By March 15, 2007

In November I blogged about the Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory (GIFT), the elegant equation that explains the morass of ad hominem drivel you can find in comment threads throughout the internet. The theory was ginned up by the video game … Read More

The Pedagogical Significance of American Idol

The Pedagogical Significance of American Idol
By March 14, 2007

I only watch the show because my wife forces me to, so if last night I was absolutely knocked out of the box by Sanjaya’s best-yet hairdo, brokenhearted by Melinda and Paula’s tearful meltdown of I-Thou intimacy, enchanted by Lakisha’s … Read More

A Break from Hooray-for-us Historiography

By March 1, 2007

From: Joey Kurtzman To: John Derbyshire Subject: Jewish history through a kaleidoscope John, I'm told we’ve used up our allotted space and have to wind down the dialogue. So this’ll be my last e-mail, and then you get the last … Read More

The Jewish Media Goliath

The Jewish Media Goliath
By March 1, 2007

From: Joey Kurtzman To: John Derbyshire Subject: The euphemism treadmill, Gog and Magog, and so forth Wow, John, your last e-mail was 4,000 words and could serve as the springboard for five different dialogues. Great reading, too, and not just … Read More

There is No Cabal

By February 27, 2007

From: Joey Kurtzman To: John Derbyshire Subject: Jewesses and Derbyshire’s Law Excellent stuff, John, thank you. The Jewess question is a good place to dive in. I was recently shocked, while watching Kill Bill 2 by Quentin Tarantino, to hear … Read More

Is Kevin MacDonald Right?

Is Kevin MacDonald Right?
By February 27, 2007

Kevin MacDonald has been described as the “Marx of the Anti-Semites.” Google around the slimier regions of the web and you’ll see that his trilogy of books on Jews—A People that Shall Dwell Alone, Assimilation and its Discontents, and Culture … Read More

New in Jewcy: Stephen Schwartz on Ashkenazi Ignorance

New in Jewcy: Stephen Schwartz on Ashkenazi Ignorance
By February 23, 2007

In the final e-mail of this week’s Big Question, Stephen Suleyman Schwartz has a go at Ashkenazi ignorance and says it’s time to turn back to our Sephardic heritage. I remember with great distaste an editor of a leading Jewish … Read More