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God Save The Queen From Eli Valley

God Save The Queen From Eli Valley
By January 29, 2008

Jewcy’s comic artist turns his gimlet eye away from the Jewish people and towards their detractors. As Britian’s former European minister noted in The Washington Post this fall, antisemitism is on the rise in the UK. Jews are four times … Read More

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Today in Overshares

Today in Overshares
By January 28, 2008

Good first-person writing online is an endangered species. A personal essay needs at least thousand words to really get into the nuances of whatever probably-humiliating story you’re choosing to share, but the Internet, being full of distractions, doesn’t reward length. … Read More

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How to Sound Smart This Week: Subprime Meltdown Edition

How to Sound Smart This Week: Subprime Meltdown Edition
By January 28, 2008

No time to read The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, the Sunday New York Times, Harpers, The Nation, The New Republic, and New York Magazine during your morning commute? Don’t worry – "How To Sound Smart This Week" will help … Read More

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Deity: A Yeshiva Is Reborn As A Bar

Deity: A Yeshiva Is Reborn As A Bar
By January 27, 2008

It’s Friday night in Brooklyn and I’m on a reconnaissance mission to finally check out a venue that has local brownstone residents buzzing. Tucked away on busy Atlantic Avenue between a string of antique showrooms and overpriced boutique stores, there's … Read More

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Jewciest Week Ever: From Davy Rothbart to Harvey Weinstein

Jewciest Week Ever: From Davy Rothbart to Harvey Weinstein
By January 25, 2008

This week, we met two liberal intellectuals — hipsters, even– who believe in God, and we asked them why. We talked to Found magazine editor Davy Rothbart about life on tour, his new movie, and whether or not he has … Read More

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New Gulag Theme Park Is Fun For The Whole Family

New Gulag Theme Park Is Fun For The Whole Family
By January 25, 2008

Remember the good old days in the Gulag? No? Well lucky for you there’s now a Gulag “adventure” park that allows visitors to experience life the prison camps, from interrogations to beatings. While it seems difficult to find the novelty … Read More

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Today In Amy Winehouse: Back In Rehab

Today In Amy Winehouse: Back In Rehab
By January 25, 2008

People reports that Amy Winehouse bowed to pressure from her record label and headed to a treatment facility yesterday. "She has come to understand that she requires specialist treatment to continue her ongoing recovery from drug addiction and prepare for … Read More

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The Best Antiwar Song of 2007?

The Best Antiwar Song of 2007?
By January 24, 2008

The Village Voice’s Pazz and Jop poll, which catalogues the best music of 2007, came out today. Celebrating artists such as Amy Winehouse, the Arcade Fire, Radiohead, and LCD Soundsystem, their list of top albums lacks any real surprises, and … Read More

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