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An Interview With Avi Nesher, Acclaimed Director Of Past Life

By On June 29, 2017

Israeli director, Avi Nesher, talks about how the trauma of the Holocaust is still impacting Israeli life and why he chose to make a movie about it.… Read More


Cookin’ With Chillent

By On June 26, 2017

Chillent sounds like they can be the coolest chassidishe wedding band in the land or open a jamband festival featuring the likes of Phish, Gov’t Mule, and Blues Traveler. … Read More


New Music: Simple Man

By On April 4, 2017

"We call ourselves genre-confused."… Read More


Book Review: Two Worlds Exist

By On December 8, 2016

November’s poems, simply put, are beautiful in their provocation. Like the best poetry, they force us to look anew, to reconsider perspective, to reshape our own vision, if only for the time… Read More


A British Rock Star, Israeli Composer, and Indian Ensemble Walk Into A Recording Studio

By On February 11, 2016

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.… Read More


Bulletproof Stockings Are The Coolest

By On December 23, 2015

Bulletproof Stockings make being Jewish cool. Make being a woman cool. Make being a musician cool. Make being brave cool. Make being human cool. … Read More


Book Review: Beast — Blood, Struggle, And Dreams At The Heart Of Mixed Martial Arts

By On October 29, 2015

Merlino's portraits tell the human story in all of its gutter and glammer and all the pitted macadam between. Each fighter struggles -- sometimes against tremendous obstacles -- for the glory of… Read More


Book Review: The Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare

By On October 1, 2015

A review of a book about Churchill's secret warriors who gave birth to modern black ops. … Read More


Book Review: This Is Not A Love Story

By On August 3, 2015

Brown's memoir is good. It would be reassuring to parents and siblings of autistic children, and is especially helpful in cultivating compassion in outsiders for the families of autistic children. … Read More


A Browser Game That’s Good For Your Soul

By On July 16, 2015

GeoGuessr helps you feel at one with the world by making you feel lost in it.… Read More

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