Posts Tagged ‘ authors ’

The ______ [adj] Inventor of Mad Libs

December 22, 2014
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Writer and producer Leonard Stern was __________ [adv] in need of an adjective, so he asked his friend Roger Price. Before he could tell Price what the subject was, Price threw out “clumsy and naked.” Stern and Price spent the rest of the night creating stories with blanks where key…

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The Jewish Mail Order Bride

August 2, 2012
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These days, mail-order brides mostly reside in your spam folder, but in the 1800s, it…

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Before and After the Holocaust

February 17, 2012
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H.G. Adler (1910-1988), a writer from Prague, was a younger member of the artists’ circle that included Franz…

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Great Jewish Bloggers of the 1920s

February 9, 2012
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Anzia Yezierska, the Jewish immigrant writer from Poland,…

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Breadcrumbs of the Past

February 6, 2012
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Until recently, Bram Presser was known as the…

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The Talmud of Jazz

January 2, 2012
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Jake Marmer is the self-described offspring of Woody Allen…

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The Things We Left Unsaid

November 11, 2011
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Moshe Zvi Marvit is an absorbing writer, the…

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David Sedaris’ Perfect Apartment

September 5, 2011
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Humorist David Sedaris has made a career out…

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Undercover Goyim

October 4, 2010
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The Jewish novelist Sidney Luska, author of the…

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