About Emily Goldsher


Barney’s Finally Recognizes Jews As Core Demographic

By September 14, 2010

I’m not usually a fan of Barney’s all-too-frequent email blasts, but the one I got yesterday really caught my eye with an “Oy Veh Fall is here” headline.  I’ve long suspected that only Jewish women shop at Barney’s (who else … Read More

Goodbye Dov Charney, And Thanks For All The Bodysuits

By August 3, 2010

A few days ago, Jezebel posted "American Apparel’s Bankruptcy Is Inevitable", a piece I find fault with, but ultimately did not disagree with.  Their auditing firm, Deloitte & Touche, recently quit, citing "material weaknesses in [American Apparel’s] internal control over … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Adam Whitney Nichols, Writer and Artist

By June 17, 2010

Adam Whitney Nichols, a man of many projects and talents, was good enough to provide me with a thorough biography, since it is increasingly difficult to keep track of his escapades–founding Fortnight Journal, writing his book, working with Guillermo Gómez-Peña, … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Rachel Cohen, Writer

By June 17, 2010

Rachel Cohen is a writer, sure, but she is also the teacher I remember best from my college days.  I took every class of hers that fit into my schedule, and learned to hone my own writing by sinking into … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Larisa Fuchs, Gemini & Scorpio

By June 16, 2010

Larisa Fuchs, otherwise known as Miss Scorpio, is half of the Gemini & Scorpio events production team.  The G&S website reports: "Over the years, G&S events have become known for tight curation and creative themes, live performance by talented artists, … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Mookie Singerman, Musician

By June 14, 2010

I’ve written about Mookie Singerman before — not just because he has such a palatable name, but because he does such wonderful things.  Here’s his take: "Mookie Singerman is a gorgeous half-breed jew. He runs Lovepump United, sings in Genghis … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Drew Snyder, Painter and Director of The Andrews Gallery

By June 14, 2010

To be honest, Drew Snyder is an old friend of mine.  He is kind and brilliant, and I remember first seeing his work hanging in the hallway of my college’s art building.  Even then, when we were both young, his … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Morty Diamond, Transsexual Filmmaker and Artist

By June 10, 2010

I remember seeing Morty Diamond for the first time.  He was speaking live at my college, intertwining personal stories with the images of his movies flashed across the big lecture hall screen.  He was handsome, a little bit like Jason … Read More