About Emma Rothschild

Down and out in LA

Pee-Wee Herman Takes New York, Gets a Foursquare Badge

By October 7, 2010

In a little over two weeks, Pee-Wee Herman will take over Broadway with The Pee-Wee Herman Show, and in anticipation of that, he’s been wandering around New York, checking into places on Foursquare, and enticing followers to follow in his … Read More

From New York to San Francisco: The Year Sukkot Blew Up

By September 23, 2010

This year might be remembered as "The Year Sukkot Blew Up". All across the country, people are taking advantage of the holiday, and finding new and creative ways of expressing themselves.  First there was Sukkot City in New York; which … Read More

Honey-Pepper Vodka at Your Rosh Hashanah Meal?

By September 1, 2010

Trying to get creative for your upcoming Rosh Hashanah dinner?  Attempting to cram as many apple and honey related foods into the meal as possible?  Or do you just really want to attempt to drink like a genuine Eastern European?  … Read More

Carrie Brownstein Does Everything

By August 9, 2010

She isn’t just "Carrie Brownstein of the band Sleater-Kinney," or "Carrie Brownstein of NPR," she’s Carrie Brownstein, woman who is scoring an art documentary, and also starring in a new comedy with SNL’s Fred Armisen. The film, !Women Art Revolution, … Read More

The Books That Jews Read

By August 2, 2010

For those of you who think that the bookshelves of "the People of the Book" are lined strictly with Torah, Talmud, Philip Roth, and The Jewish Book of Why, may want to start peeking at the Amazon list for "Jewish … Read More

Jewish Dating Website Forgets the Existence of Gay People

By July 13, 2010

If you read the front page of Jewish dating site, JewishCafe.com, you’re told the site functions as a "comfortable, relaxed virtual Cafe where Jewish singles meet interesting and interested people in a flourishing Jewish singles community." That’s nice.  Community is … Read More

“The Michael Jackson of Jewish Music” is Going to Jail

By June 30, 2010

Gawker reports: 50-year-old Michoel Streicher, a singer who calls himself "The Michael Jackson of Jewish music" was sentenced yesterday to a year in jail for swindling a woman out of $36,000 he said he would use to buy a torah. … Read More

The Big Jewcy: David Cohen, Artcritical Publisher/Editor

By June 17, 2010

After over five years of being a contributing editor and art critic at the New York Sun, David Cohen has had no issue transitioning his work to the internet.  Somehow, aside from his job as Gallery Director at the New … Read More