Religion & Beliefs

Faithhacker Outsources: Belatedly Introducing Guest Blogger Beth Lapides

Why do we so adore Beth Lapides? Because she is the most Jewish New-Age Buddhist we’ve ever met. Because she’s a hilarious performance artist who once played a hilarious-but-only-by-accident performance artist on Sex in the City. Because her essay "The … Read More

By / March 19, 2007

Why do we so adore Beth Lapides? Because she is the most Jewish New-Age Buddhist we’ve ever met. Because she’s a hilarious performance artist who once played a hilarious-but-only-by-accident performance artist on Sex in the City. Because her essay "The Ish Factor" holds the Jewcy record for positive comments (nobody shouting about intermarriage or Barbra Streisand) and her haikus range from this:

 

I like my car so much I want to go outside and fuck it right now

to this:

Analyzing my want, I found it was wanting. But not wanting me.

Usually she writes and teaches comedy, but this week she’s bringing a little of her Ish to Faithhacker. Start here and stay tuned for new posts all week.