Tuesday, June 25, 2019


Amar’e Gets Animated

13:44 17 May in Culture, Latest

First there were New Yorker cartoons with Kanye West tweets. Now there are Moment cartoons with Amar'e Stoudemire tweets. No explanation should be necessary. [caption id="attachment_5856" align="aligncenter" width="300"] "Correction" Jay-z's baby girl name is Blue Ivy Carter. Not Ivy Blue Carter[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_5858" align="aligncenter" width="313"] Is it...

What We’re Reading

18:07 06 December in Culture, Latest
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This profile of Gene Weingarten, the scatalogically inclined humorist and brilliant Washington Post journalist. Weingarten is the only person to win two Pulitzers for feature writing: the first for his account of an experiment gauging whether or not hustling rush-hour commuters would recognize the singular...

What We’re Reading

11:34 05 December in Culture, Latest

A sad, riveting look at the murder of 8-year-old Brooklyn boy Leiby Kletzky and the troubled Jewish man accused of the crime. Jack Abramoff: "How do you possibly undo the reputation that I have? I could be Mother Teresa and I couldn't undo it." Nik Cohn, pioneer...

What We’re Reading (and Watching)

13:16 02 December in Culture, Latest

ThisNew York Times story on an Atlanta-area Chabad rabbi reviving the practice of gemach, a traditional Jewish program that offers no-interest loans to struggling Jews. The economic downturn, Rabbi Hirshy Minkowicz says, has forced some Jews to seek financial assistance. Jeffrey Toobin's 2009 profile of retiring...