About Matthue Roth

Matthue Roth is the author, most recently, of Losers, as well as the novels Never Mind the Goldbergs and Candy in Action and the memoir Yom Kippur a Go-Go. He's also the associate editor of MyJewishLearning.com. He lives with his wife and daughter in Brooklyn, and he keeps a secret diary at www.matthue.com.

Michael Showalter, Matthue Roth

Michael Showalter, Matthue Roth
By April 21, 2011

Freerange Nonfiction announces the REBIRTH READING! Featuring: MICHAEL SHOWALTER, comedian, actor, writer, director and author of the most recent Mr. Funny Pants. MATTHUE ROTH, author of the memoir Yom Kippur a Go-Go, the novel Losers, and the feature film 1/20 … Read More

Anne Frank Gets Sexified…And That’s Okay

By December 9, 2010

If you believe the British press, the new novel Annexed by Sharon Dogar is a XXX parody of The Diary of Anne Frank, a heated-up redux of the story we all know. We defend it. Read More

Britney Spears’ Secret Conversion Diary

By July 21, 2009

The New Yorker, everybody’s favorite highbrow magazine, likes to drag their heels in the mud with the rest of us from time to time. Check out their new illustration regarding Britney Spears’ ostensible conversion to Judaism [Editor’s note: Britney is … Read More

Mayim Bialik: From ‘Blossom’ to Brachot

By May 6, 2009

I was a child of the ’80s in name only. I never watched Blossom when it first came out. I was aware of it only as – and, the few times that I did, it both intrigued me and turned … Read More

Daphne Gottlieb: Kissing, Fucking, and Hanging with Lemony Snicket

By March 15, 2009

Daphne Gottlieb writes poems that are the opposite of what most of us think of when we think of contemporary poetry: wildly readable, deathly powerful, and devilishly funny. Without attempting to make a watered-down mainstream crossover, her voice hasfound reception … Read More

Jennifer Blowdryer: How to Write the Great American Novel While on Food Stamps

By February 12, 2009

Jennifer Blowdryer revels in those truths about ourselvesthat we’d rather not hear. While that is ostensibly the job of every writer, few do it with such grace, aplomb, and lack of restraint. Part Emily Post andpart Morton Downey, Jr., Blowdryer’s subjects … Read More

Jazz Is the New Klezmer: An Interview with Yoshie Fruchter

By January 27, 2009

Yoshie Fruchter gets around. Besides being a member of half a dozen bands, from the children’s parody band Shlock Rock to guesting with Pharaoh’s Daughter, he’s made a name for himself in the few short years since he moved to … Read More

Thea Hillman: The Inner Sanctum of Intersex

By December 11, 2008

In recent years, Thea Hillman’s spoken-word career (she was a multiple-time National Poetry Slam competitor, toured with Sister Spit and launched the ForWord Girls authors’ festival) has taken a backseat to her other passion: intersex activism. A board member and … Read More