About The Notorious Avi

How Much is Enough to Make up for a Botched Bris?

By July 19, 2010

I never really realized there were so many trade secrets to snipping off the tips of baby ding dongs: "a Brooklyn Mohel (ritual circumcisor),who invented the Mogen Clamp, also invented the Nutech clamp. The Mogen Clamp is a variation of … Read More

My Uncle is NOT @CrankyKaplan on Twitter

By July 15, 2010

I started following the Twitter account CrankyKaplan for one reason: I thought it was my uncle Morty. I faced up to the fact that Kaplans are the Jewish version of Smiths a long time ago, but there was something similar … Read More

Will Hip Hop Bring Jews and Muslims Together?

By July 14, 2010

Who knows?  But in the meantime, the video for "Fuck You", by Mazzi and Sneakas can at least give us some hope.

Louis Farrakhan Pissed Because Jews Made Black People Rich

By July 9, 2010

This seems like a totally logical gripe: Louis Farrakhan is upset because the Jews have this evil plot to make black people rich. Louie, seriously,  I know a lot of people come to listen to you speak, but what do … Read More

Glenn Beck University has 0% Jewish Faculty

By July 6, 2010

I can’t wait to meet the guy who tells me, "yeah, I did my undergrad at Harvard, checked out to Europe for a few years of real world education, got into Univeristy of Chicago law, finished that, but didn’t know … Read More

The Pee-Wee Herman/Judd Apatow Movie News Brought Me to Tears

By July 1, 2010

The Pee-Wee comeback continues.  There are very few words that can describe my utter joy: Judd Apatow is developing an untitled Pee-wee Herman feature for Universal that Paul Reubens is writing with thesp-scribe Paul Rust ("Inglourious Basterds," "I Love You, … Read More

Ben Greenman Took the Sabbath Challenge

By June 29, 2010

Big Jewcy member Ben Greenman attempted to unplug for the Sabbath Manifesto, and in the process wrote a very interesting account of is experiences that really do a good job showing how hard it is for a secular Jew to … Read More

Apparently Tzipi Livni is Like the Wu-Tang Clan…

By June 28, 2010

In that she ain’t nothing to f*ck with. The Israeli opposition leader (and spokeswoman for a two-state solution) talked to Deborah Solomon in the New York Times Magazine, and pulled some Nostradamus stuff, making a pretty hefty proclamation: You lost … Read More