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Congratulations, Luke Ford. You’ve matriculated from the cover of The Jewish Journal to the Style pages of The New York Times. Luke appears there tomorrow courtesy of my former colleague Amy Klein, who spent several years as the object of his affection.
Amy’s column is called “My Very Own Cyberstalker,” and it’s really, really good. Luke definitely knows how to create interesting copy. A healthy portion, including Luke’s disappointment at being interviewed by me and not Amy, after the jump:
September 5, 2008 | 8:58 pm
September 5, 2008 | 7:07 pm
“The last hour would not come unless the Muslims will fight against the Jews and the Muslims would kill them until the Jews would hide themselves behind a stone or a tree and a stone or a tree would say: Muslim, or the servant of Allah, there is a Jew behind me; come and kill him;... read on
September 5, 2008 | 4:58 pm
Sadly, some people cannot afford a $1,000 surgery to save their pet’s life. On the other side of the coin, a New York man threw a Schwartzmanesque party for his dog, Elvis. Believe it: David Best called the $10,000 soirée a “Bark Mitzvah.”
Such a ceremony, though hardly a spiritual rite of passage, is not entirely unusual. (Read more here.) But spending that kind of green for a doggy’s big day, well, that’s just ridiculous.
Thanks to the GeekHeeb for sending this report along.
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