This just in: “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” runs through July 15 at Billy Ireland Museum

This just in!  Graphic Details will run at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State University in Columbus through July 15!  The show, which I co-curated, recently ended a terrific run at London’s Space Station 65 gallery.   Graphic Details has thrilled audiences in San Francisco, New York, Toronto, Washington, DC, Miami Beach, and Portland.  It was inspired by a story I wrote for the Forward, America’s national Jewish newspaper. The Forward is sponsoring Graphic Details. 

June 6, 2015 at 3:00 am Leave a comment

The Graphic Details book is here

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It’s finally here… Graphic Details:  Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews is based on the exhibit I co-curated.  It’s published by McFarland.

I contributed a bunch of essays on some of the amazing artists in the show, including Bernice Eisenstein, Sarah Glidden, Sarah Lazarovic, and Laurie Sandell.

“A much-needed book… While supplying added depth for people who are already fans of the medium, it gives insights to non-fans about why comics are so popular.” –Lilith

June 5, 2015 at 10:00 pm Leave a comment

Dining reviews in the NY Daily News

I’m a dining critic and features writer for the NY Daily News.  I’ll post new restaurant reviews as they run.  Latest:  Enoteca Maria (6.30.15).

See all reviews here.

June 4, 2015 at 3:01 pm Leave a comment

Weekly Dish in the Forward

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I’m a contributing editor at the Forward, the world’s leading Jewish news organization, where I write the Weekly Dish food column.  See the latest here.

June 3, 2015 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

“Katz’s Deli Wins Top Dog”, Forward.com, July 1 2015

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“As if we needed another excuse to run to Katz’s Deli on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the legendary eatery just won the top spot in The Daily Meal’s ranking of America’s best hot dogs.  More

 

May 10, 2015 at 6:46 pm Leave a comment

“Pommes Frites Explores Life After Second Avenue Explosion” Forward.com, June 26 2015

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“For weeks after the devastating March explosion that destroyed an East Village block, Omer Shorshi kept thinking he had to get to his restaurant.  Moments later, Shorshi would realize why he didn’t need to go: There was no restaurant.”  More

 

May 8, 2015 at 11:05 pm Leave a comment

“Why Did Canada Nix Jewish Heritage Month?”, Forward.com, June 26 2015

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The motion to designate November as Jewish Heritage Month in Canada is dead in the water after fellow lawmakers declined to support Liberal MP Irwin Cotler , who floated the idea last week.  More

May 7, 2015 at 11:04 pm Leave a comment

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