February 10, 2011
The Most Interesting Man in the World ... is Jewish
The most interesting Jew in the world doesn’t always drink plum brandy, but when he does, he prefers Slivovitz. At least that’s what I imagine. You already know what beer he prefers.
That’s right: The Most Interesting Man in the World is Jewish.
His name is Jonathan Goldsmith and, like my grandmother, he is a Jew from the Bronx. I learned this and a lot more about the interesting real life of the fictitiously interesting man from this Talk of the Town from Nick Paumgarten:
Read the rest here.
The Jewish Journal’s Adam Wills actually beat Paumgarten to this story, interviewing Goldsmith last year. The details are largely the same, though Adam included a few more. He wrote: