About Jon Reiss

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This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: Mr. Daisy And The Apple Farm

This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: Mr. Daisy And The Apple Farm
By January 11, 2012

Ira plays with Siri, and more on this week’s recap of This American Life. Read More

The This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: Neighborhood Watch

The This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: Neighborhood Watch
By January 4, 2012

The first This American Life of 2012 brought two ostensibly new stories, held together by a tenuous yet rich theme and took us to places of hope, fear, courage and well, poo. Read More

The This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: Nemeses

The This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: Nemeses
By December 21, 2011

This week Ira and Co. tackle both sides of arguments Read More

Extremely Manipulative And Incredibly Irritating

Extremely Manipulative And Incredibly Irritating
By December 16, 2011

The trailer for the new Jonathan Safran Foer adaptation leaves us feeling a little disoriented. Read More

The (New) Smoked Fish And Schmaltz Latke Man Of Brooklyn

The (New) Smoked Fish And Schmaltz Latke Man Of Brooklyn
By December 15, 2011

Peter Shelsky is upping the ante on an important component to the new Jewish food scene: smoked fish. Read More

This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: The Lone Hold Out

This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: The Lone Hold Out
By December 14, 2011

Ira Glass seems to love stories of people going against the grain. Read More

Shmaltz Gets A Bar Mitzvah

Shmaltz Gets A Bar Mitzvah
By December 13, 2011

Celebrating thirteen years of the most Jewish craft beer around. Read More

Meyer Lansky Lives: Talking With Anatol Yusef Of Boardwalk Empire

Meyer Lansky Lives: Talking With Anatol Yusef Of Boardwalk Empire
By December 12, 2011

We talk to the British-born actor who plays the famous Jewish gangster on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. Read More