Jews

Jews and Goyim: Come Celebrate Chutzpah

Brown University is hosting two installments of “Jews and American Comics.” Telling Superman and Batman to suck it, they’re focusing on real-life Kavalier and Clay-ish heroes such as “Mendy and the Golem” and “Dana Steinberger: The Jewish Cowgirl.” Through Friday, check out “Jews and American Comics: An Exhibition of Popular Art” at Brown’s John Hay

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‘Jews and American Comics’ tonight

To open the student-curated exhibition Jews and American Comics: The New Generations, noted comic artist and director of the Center for Cartoon Studies, James Sturm, will give a keynote address and participate in a panel discussion that will explore Jewish themes in comics strips and comic books, and the ways that Jews have shaped this

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Every Step You Take, Every Move You Make, I’ll Be Watching Jews

Idolator just tipped me off to the existence of JewTube, which I guess everyone should have seen coming a couple of years ago when the totally silly GodTube was launched. Random clicking on the front page immediately led me to this impressive yet totally NSFW video. As my understanding of Judaism is minimal at best

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Finally… it’s coming!!!

Long-awaited, much-rumored, and deeply-desired. TJ is coming to L’il Rhodie! From the Projo: Offbeat grocery-store chain Trader Joe’s will open its first Rhode Island supermarket on Bald Hill Road this fall. Known for its Hawaiian-shirt-wearing employees, $3 bottles of wine and inexpensive, gourmet-style goods, Trader Joe’s has expanded rapidly in recent years. The grocer now

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Got liver?

Yeah: More than 98,000 people in the U.S. are awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant at any given time. More than 17 people die every day because they are unable to get the organ transplant they need. David Gitlitz, a professor at the University of Rhode Island, was approached by seven different people offering to share

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Best. Headline. Ever

I can’t believe I missed this in the New York Times yesterday:  “Possible Nazi Theme of Grand Prix Boss’s Orgy Draws Calls to Quit”  In a sublimely perverse, supremely hilarious article that at first glance seems like something ripped straight from the Onion, the Times reports on Max Mosley, president of a formula one governing body,

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Come get so drunk that you can’t tell your right hand from your left

Cuz that’s what the Rabbis tell us to do, and we’re not ones to ignore directives from on high. There’s only one way to shake out those winter doldrums, people: loud, loud music and ass-shaking. In fact, the band will be doing so this weekend in Boston, for Purim, the Jewish holiday which celebrates drinking,

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The dumbest smart person or the smartest dumb person?

Which one is Ben Stein?  Here he is in the Projo, going off on Darwinism. And here he is on O’Reilly: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWMGD1Dg6L8] Stein gets this right (while taking on the tone of the godless evolutionist Christopher Hitchens): Maybe we would have a new theory: We are just pitiful humans. Life is unimaginably complex. We are

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Annual NBA Bacchanal Descends on New Orleans

No other event in the American sporting scene quite captures the essence of sports like the NBA All-Star game. Where else could you find flashy rich white dudes from New Jersey bobbing their heads to Mary J. Blige? Where else could you find the amazing confluence of corporate corporate glad-handing and palm-greasing and other innuendo

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