Arts & Culture

Heeb Magazine Must Be Hilarious—Fake Holocaust Memoir Writing Contest

12:51 31 March in Arts & Culture, Culture, Latest, Politics

By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler In their most recent gimmick, Heeb has outdone even their own high standard of Jewish tomfoolery. Really outdone it. The idiosyncratic Jewish quarterly has announced a fake Holocaust memoir writing contest. Entirely out of jest, the publicity stunt comes from the exposure of fake...

Inglourious Basterds Trailer is out; Tarantino Still Insane

13:16 02 March in Arts & Culture, Culture, Latest

By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [youtube=] Here's the trailer for Quentin Tarantino's newest bloody assortment of moving pictures. This one's called Inglourious Basterds and includes Brad Pitt and a whole bunch of dead Nazis. Oh, and it's a remake of a 1978 movie by the same name (but spelled...

Red Sox Not Moving Opening Day Because of Passover

11:04 17 February in Arts & Culture, Latest

By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="attachment_1888" align="alignright" width="126" caption="Tha Sawks' season will start on time"][/caption] There's an email rumor spreading around the Jewish community that the Boston Red Sox, at the initiative of young Jewish General Manager Theo Epstein, had moved opening day to acccomodate Passover. Snopes has...

Israeli Model Bar Rafali Gets SI Swimsuit Cover

10:51 12 February in Arts & Culture, Latest
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="attachment_1871" align="aligncenter" width="215" caption="Rafaeli on the cover"][/caption] Israeli election? Hamas? Forget about it for a second. Here's some sexier news. Israeli supermodel Bar Rafaeli is on the cover of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. Rafaeli was the first Israeli to appear in...