About Marty Beckerman

Marty Beckerman is the author of Dumbocracy (September 2008).

Sarah Silverman Dumps Jimmy Kimmel For Matt Damon

By February 1, 2008

Sarah Silverman, everyone's favorite sexy Jewish comedian, appeared on boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel's show to deliver a special message: she's fucking Matt Damon. (Surprise guest: Matt Damon, giving his best vocal performance since EuroTrip.)

Jewcy Opinion Digest

By January 30, 2008

On Jesus Jerry Kellman in Busted Halo "The biggest lesson was learning the nature of who Jesus was historically, not as God and being resurrected, but as the person he was and living as a Jew in a Jewish world." … Read More

Daily Show Clip Of The Day

By January 30, 2008

Last week Jewcy reported on Mitt Romney's cringe-inducing racial pander, quoting lyrics from "Who Let the Dogs Out?" and referring to "bling bling." On Monday night Jon Stewart analyzed the same video clip and commented on a similar pander to … Read More

Jewcy Opinion Digest

By January 29, 2008

On Nepotism Frank Schaeffer in Huffington Post "Nowhere is this division [between 'peasants' and royalty] more apparent than in who serves in our military and who does not." Related: Join the Israeli Army or Lose the Right to Vote On … Read More

Grumpy Old Man: An Interview with ‘Sissy Nation’ author John Strausbaugh

By January 29, 2008

Sissy Nation: How America Became a Culture of Wimps and Stoopits (Virgin Books, on sale February 6) is one of the funniest books you will ever read — if you aren’t a sissy. Author John Strausbaugh, a contributor to the … Read More

Are You Voting For Tracy Flick, Peter Pan, Or Popeye?

By January 29, 2008

Slate recently pointed out that Senator Hillary Clinton has some things in common with Tracy Flick, the protagonist of Election. But who do the other '08 candidates remind us of? RUDY GIULIANI is Judge Doom from Who Framed Roger Rabbit: … Read More

Jewcy Opinion Digest

By January 28, 2008

On Communism and Scientology Mark Oppenheimer in the Huffington Post After writing a Boston Globe piece on latter-day apologists for Maoism, Oppenheimer compares the extremists' groupthink to Scientology. Related: If Tom Cruise Were Jewish On Ageism Sen. John Kerry in … Read More

Obama Crushes Hillary, Wins Kennedy Endorsement

By January 28, 2008

Over the weekend Sen. Barack Obama crushed Sen. Hillary Clinton in the South Carolina Democratic primary. Pundits are hailing Obama's victory speech (below) as one of his very finest — it's infinitely more impressive than those "uhhhhhhh"-ridden debate performances. Now … Read More