No matter how little money I had in my bank account at my poorest post-grad school point (I was very, very broke) I always found myself with an abundance of oversized t-shirts. Out of a mix of necessity, craftiness, and caffeine-induced mania, I decided to teach myself how to...
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You know you’ve watched way too much television with your kids this summer when you start to pay attention to commercials… During yet another “Big Time Rush” marathon, I noticed a Kmart commercial. No, I didn’t pay extra attention to it because it was Kmart but rather WHAT they...
March 18, 2011 | 11:33 am
Why does everyone become Irish on St. Patrick’s day? Even the Jews. When has it become a good thing for Jews to start drinking? Have you ever seen Jewish people drink? No, that’s because most of us can’t hold down our liquor, and its not pretty.
I am definitely the “drinker” in...
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In this how-to style segment, JewishJournal.com VideoJew Jay Firestone reveals the most important aspects of visiting Los Angeles: fitting in. Because nobody wants to look like an outsider or worse—a tourist—VideoJew teaches you the secrets of blending into the L.A. scene. And in no time, you’ll be wearing a T-shirt and flip-flops as you sip on a tall caffeinated beverage.