About Emily Gould

Emily Gould is a writer who lives in Brooklyn.

Jewciest Week Ever: From Torquemada to Woody Allen

By February 15, 2008

This week, we examined the parallels between Tom Cruise and Tomás de Torquemada, met the only rapping Jewish faith healer in the Presidential race, looked into the toll of war in Gaza, found out what God has to do with … Read More

In Treatment: Part Three

By February 8, 2008

Previously: Part One, Part Two Emily Gould: Ok, I'm caught up now — have you seen the episode where he goes to see his own therapist yet? Elisa Albert: Amazing. Yes. And truly it was the reason for continuing to … Read More

Jewciest Week Ever: From Palestine to Valentine’s

By February 8, 2008

This week, we wondered along with Uri Avnery whether it's fair to call Marwan Barghouti the Nelson Mandela of Palestine. Then we switched tacks entirely and made fun of protesters who are celebrating Israel Apartheid Week by mocking their propaganda, … Read More

Jewciest Week Ever: From Christopher Hitchens to JDate

By February 1, 2008

This week, we paid a visit to the 92nd Street Y, where Shmuely Boteach and Christopher Hitchens got to the bottom of the whole 'is there a God' thing. People discussed our take on the Huffington Post, as well as … Read More

‘In Treatment’ With Jewcy, Part Two

By January 31, 2008

Previously: Part One Elisa Albert: "Dude, one of the things I've been, ah, addressing in therapy is my tendency to open right up and overshare immediately, without demanding my trust be earned, etc. so that i not infrequently wind up … Read More

Today In Amy Winehouse: Her Grammy Odds

By January 29, 2008

USA Today has a searching analysis, complete with timeline, of the "eyelinered, tattooed R&B sensation" whose antics make "reformed bad girl Courtney Love [seem] hatched from a Jane Austen novel." On the bright side, according to Blender Editor in Chief … Read More

Jewciest Week Ever: From Davy Rothbart to Harvey Weinstein

By January 25, 2008

This week, we met two liberal intellectuals — hipsters, even– who believe in God, and we asked them why. We talked to Found magazine editor Davy Rothbart about life on tour, his new movie, and whether or not he has … Read More

Today In Amy Winehouse: Back In Rehab

By January 25, 2008

People reports that Amy Winehouse bowed to pressure from her record label and headed to a treatment facility yesterday. "She has come to understand that she requires specialist treatment to continue her ongoing recovery from drug addiction and prepare for … Read More