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Jews In The Biz: Bambi & Godzilla At It Again

Jews In The Biz: Bambi & Godzilla At It Again
By February 7, 2007

Chewbacca (not to be confused with his cousin Jewbacca), moments before slamming his head into other person, "Nobody tells this Wookiee what to do." Especially not the transgender George Lucas lookalike cruising the Sunset Strip.[Reuters] Smug and oftentimes pretentious Pulitzer … Read More

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Jewish Seekers and Finders

Jewish Seekers and Finders
By February 7, 2007

Jewish Seekers and Finders Feb. 7, 2007, 7pm Makor, 35 West 67th Street, NYC. This is an age of spiritual exploration, with people discovering, rediscovering, straying from and connecting to their Jewish roots in new and fascinating ways. Join some … Read More

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Jewish Seekers and Finders

Jewish Seekers and Finders
By February 7, 2007

Jewish Seekers and Finders Feb. 7, 2007, 7pm Makor, 35 West 67th Street, NYC. This is an age of spiritual exploration, with people discovering, rediscovering, straying from and connecting to their Jewish roots in new and fascinating ways. Join some … Read More

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Poet in Brief: Wilfred Owen

Poet in Brief: Wilfred Owen
By February 6, 2007

"All war poetry is antiwar poetry," said Siegfried Sassoon. He was right. As Stefan points out about Erich Maria Remarque's masterpiece, All Quiet on the Western Front: Among those who support the war in Iraq, there is a tendency to … Read More

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When Harry Met Sally: The Thriller

When Harry Met Sally: The Thriller
By February 6, 2007

In space… no one can hear you fake it. (Note: I think you have to click on the white space below to activate the video. Craig, fix this when you get in tomorrow.) (Note from Craig: Sorry, Mike, I'm stumped. … Read More

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Simple and Cutting

Simple and Cutting
By February 6, 2007

Yesterday I mentioned in passing (with this link) two of Ayaan Hirsi Ali's prominent critics. One of those critics is Ian Buruma, and his arguments are handily dispatched here by Paul Cliteur, a professor of jurisprudence at the University of … Read More

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House of Blues

House of Blues
By February 6, 2007

"Also the invidiousness, and the awful pedantry. You yourself got a taste of this when I had that worryingly prolonged laughing fit, and you called Tanenbaum: I had just come across the locution "he had the cheek of taking my … Read More

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Shvitz Spritz: The Postman Always Rings Twice, Unless He’s Jewish

Shvitz Spritz: The Postman Always Rings Twice, Unless He’s Jewish
By February 6, 2007

It's two for the price of one over at Barnes & Noble on East 17th St. tonight as author Paul Auster and his daughter actress/singer/model Sophie (and yes, she's only 17) tag team us with the usual "we're so fucking … Read More

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