About The Notorious Avi

The Big Jewcy: Nicki Pombier Berger, Underwater New York

By June 7, 2010

It used to be said of New York that there were "a million stories in the naked city," but things change.  New York isn’t the same crazy metropolis it once was.  So where do we go to get great stories … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Jeff Newelt, Publicist/Social Media/Comics Editor

The Big Jewcy: Jeff Newelt, Publicist/Social Media/Comics Editor
By June 7, 2010

If there is a good party going on in New York, there is a pretty good chance that A) Somebody there knows Jeff Newelt AKA JahFurry B) Jeff Newelt is there. C) Jeff Newelt is in some way involved.  Newelt … Read More

Your Friendly Neighborhood Orthodox Weed Dealer is BUSTED

By June 4, 2010

If you live on Staten Island (sorry if you do), you might have to find a new weed dealer, because the Tony Montoya of cheebah got busted hiding out in the house of his Orthodox Jewish parents who apparently had no … Read More

Jews, Brooklyn Hipters, and Desert Wanders Meet up in Hollywood

By June 3, 2010

I’m stuck here in the middle of the country (Chicago), and I get to read about the shows that Tinariwen will be playing on the east and west coast that I won’t be attending.  Do you know how hard that … Read More

Kiwis ban Kosher

By June 1, 2010

The country that can count the Geico Gecko and 80′s indie pop as it’s greatest cultural contributions has banned shechita, the kosher slaughter of animals.   The Pacific island most people confuse with Australia is now alongside Iceland, Norway and Sweden … Read More

Springtime for Hitler?

By May 27, 2010

I want a t-shirt with this image that says: "Mel Brooks had the right idea."                           (Via Gawker)

Regina Spektor Will Rock Barack

By May 26, 2010

President Obama is going to make the Jews love him if it’s the last thing he ever does.  His plan: get Regina Spektor to play White House. "Having moved to America from Soviet Russia as a child with my family, … Read More

Florida Just got Weirder/David Byrne Just got Cooler

By May 25, 2010

If you’ve lived in Florida or visited your zadie and bubby there, you know that it’s an incredibly strange state.  I’d dare to say that it’s maybe the strangest state in the country.  My guess is that’s because it’s basically … Read More