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You’re a Pig, Just Like Harvey Weinstein

You’re a Pig, Just Like Harvey Weinstein
By January 24, 2008

There was a time when a Fat Old Jew (FOJ) like Harvey Weinstein marrying a Skinny Young Gentile (SYG) like Georgina Chapman would have caused a perfect storm of cultural anxieties around sex, power, and religion. Today, it's just another … Read More

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Lisa Loeb Says “Don’t Call Chabadniks Parasites”

Lisa Loeb Says “Don’t Call Chabadniks Parasites”
By January 24, 2008

Welcome to Bad Advice, a weekly column looking at the misguided guidance of the Internet’s agony aunts. This week, Dan Savage auctioned off the job of writing his column to a civilian named Eric Rescorla (the proceeds went to an … Read More

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Found Magazine’s Editor Tells Us His Secrets

Found Magazine’s Editor Tells Us His Secrets
By January 24, 2008

FOUND Magazine has by now achieved cult status. Publishing shopping lists, mash notes, Polaroids, and other scraps of human interaction, it celebrates all things abandoned and secret. The notion that nothing need ever be lost or meaningless, and that we … Read More

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Is Gadget Addiction Ruining Your Life?

Is Gadget Addiction Ruining Your Life?
By January 23, 2008

It’s easy to romanticize the days of typewriters and rotary phones, but if given the choice, how many of us would really give up our cell phones and laptops in exchange for the low-tech solutions of yore?  Our increasing dependence … Read More

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Britney Spears vs. Joseph Epstein

Britney Spears vs. Joseph Epstein
By January 23, 2008

Consuming too many empty tabloid calories and not enough high-culture fiber? Let us help you get back on a balanced diet.  Three delicious pairings:   The low-brow: Britney Spears' lackluster cover of “All That She Wants” by Ace of Bace … Read More

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When Religion And Social Networking Sites Collide

When Religion And Social Networking Sites Collide
By January 23, 2008

Everyone's had the skeevy friend request on a social networking site from someone they don't know well. But what about a request from someone you know very well, but prefer not to hang out with in a given digital realm? … Read More

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Hump Day Art: Interview with Patrick Winfield

Hump Day Art: Interview with Patrick Winfield
By January 23, 2008

Congratulations! You’ve managed to get through the first 2.5 weekdays. To help you get through the second half of your week, Jewcy is happy to present you with Hump Day Art. Think of it as an opportunity to devote your … Read More

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JDater of the Week

JDater of the Week
By January 22, 2008

Did you know that JDate offers bulk rates to rabbis who want to sign up their entire congregations wholesale? And that some rabbis are paying out of pocket to get their flocks hitched? JDate is seriously the greatest racket in … Read More

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