Monthly Archives: October 2014

Slamming the RCA: Never Let a Scandal Go To Waste!

I was shocked and appalled when I first read about the recent scandal concerning one of my colleagues in the RCA in the Forward.  I even feel a little stupid because I had met him on one occasion and while … Continue reading

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Savage, Learn About Your Religion!

A major problem that I’ve noticed with people with advanced degrees is they will speak about just about any topic with authority despite having very limited knowledge of the subject. Yesterday afternoon, Michael Savage really stepped in it.  I understand that … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle With Gene

If you had told me last year I’d be standing in line at a book signing, for anyone, I’d tell you that you were out of your mind.  Here I am, KISSing it up.  I was never a KISS fan but … Continue reading

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Defending a Critique: The Continuing Saga of Social Media Class

I’d like to thank Dr. Vickery for continuing the conversation and addressing the critique of a particular piece of content (not attack which would personal as opposed to academic).  While she makes many points worthy of addressing unfortunately I will … Continue reading

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Question: Is Socialism Jewish?

When people talk about Jews having invented Socialism, they usually don’t mean it in a nice way. Many of us are more than happy to let people know that Karl Marx was not raised Jewish (his father converted to Protestantism) … Continue reading

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Q&A: Slasher Films and Feminism

Before I started writing this I had to ask myself: what do slasher films and Feminism possibly have to do with Judaism.  First off, I told a student I would discuss it with her, and if it’s important to a student it’s … Continue reading

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