About Emma Rothschild

Down and out in LA

The Big Jewcy: Jena Friedman, Comedian

By June 17, 2010

  I’m just going to come right out and say it: Jena Friedman is freaking hilarious.  She’s that rare blend of brilliant observationalist, and unassumingly confrontational.  The former Chicago resident made the move to New York a few years ago, … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Jena Steinbach, Blogger – The Young and Hungry

By June 14, 2010

Jena Steinbach spent way too much time reading restaurant reviews and deciding where she wanted to eat next.  The only logical option was to start The Young and Hungry. While the blog isn’t only about food (it’s a fantastic music … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Emily Meg Weinstein, Writer

By June 8, 2010

Give Emily Meg Weinstein a few minutes, and she will tell you the story of her life at her website, SuperLefty.  Since 2003, the Brooklyn writer has kept online documentation of her thoughts and exploits, and will publish a zine … Read More

The Big Jewcy: Stephen Witt, Writer/Publisher

By June 8, 2010

While people are trying anything they can to save the publishing industry, Stephen Witt found inspiration for publishing and marketing his first novel, American Moses, by looking at the simple way urban literature is packaged and sold.  It isn’t rethinking … Read More

“Haredi S&M Club” not as Awesome as it Sounds

By May 17, 2010

Here I was, all excited that we were going to get to read about Hasids getting tied up and whipped, instead I get a commentary on the ridiculous Ashkenazi vs. Sephardic issues plaguing Israel, and the rampant sexism that continues … Read More

Is Kip Berman the Jewish Morrissey?

By May 13, 2010

Kip Berman’s syrup sweet delivery hides the sometimes creepy lyrics he crooning as the lead singer of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.  Is he getting close to Moz territory in the new video for their single, "Higher Than … Read More

Question of the Day: Will the Fran Drescher Talk Show Suck?

By May 3, 2010

In today’s question of the day, Fran Drescher is geting her own talk show.  Will this be: A) Amazing. B) Annoying. C) A complete disaster. D) All of the above. Will Fran become the Jewish Oprah?  Or will our favorite … Read More

Kate Hudson and Small Breasted Jewish Women

By April 26, 2010

Why do I care about the fact that Kate Hudson may or may not have gotten breast implants?  I’ve been following this for two reasons: 1.  I have a secret crush on Kate Hudson.  Who doesn’t? 2.  Like Hudson, I … Read More