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  • Larry King: Jerry who?

    My standard joke on Larry King is that he could have Adolf Hitler on for two hours and the Holocaust would not come up. But Jerry Seinfeld may have outdone me… All that said, maybe Jerry needs to lighten up. More ▸

  • Does Maxim have a Jewess problem?

    Forget about The New York Times Magazine. Maxim this week released its list of the five “unsexiest women alive.” See if you notice a pattern: Sarah Jessica Parker (Jewess) Amy Winehouse (Jewess) Sandra Oh (plays Jewess on top-rated television drama) Madonna (Kabbalist) Britney Spears (ex-Kabbalist) UPDATE: I’ve received some complaints from Maxim fans who say… More ▸

  • Does the NYT Magazine have a Jewish problem?

    The public editor of The New York Times, Clark Hoyt, recently gave a real spanking to the Sunday magazine and Deborah Solomon over her approach to the weekly "Questions For" feature. Next time he has the magazine on the brain, maybe he could get to a question that’s been bugging me for months: Does the… More ▸

  • Heeb’s obsession

    Back in August I moderated a panel discussion at the 92nd St Y titled “The Evolving Landscape in ‘New’ Jewish Media.” My favorite moment came when I asked Rebecca Wiener of Heeb if it was fair to say that her magazine had made its mark by pushing the envelope on sex. She blushed, and seemed… More ▸