Category Archives: Feature

NEW VIDEO: Jewish vs. Goyish!

  What does it mean to be Jewish? Rabbis and poets and the atheist uncles at my family’s Seder table have debated the question for generations. Forget the scholars and drunks, I say. The best answer I’ve ever heard came from a comedian. His name was Lenny Bruce. Our greatest…

Sneak Preview: Snap Judgment LIVE in Los Angeles!

LA, here we come! My crazy friends and I from NPR’s Snap Judgment are coming to rock Los Angeles this Saturday, October 12, and I’m not going to lie. I’m kind of excited about this one. The show is at the beautiful Nokia Theatre, where they just had the Emmy’s last month….

Offended by ‘Washington Redskins’? Here’s 5 Alternative Names that Will Really Get You Hot

  For any true Washington football fan, last night was a disaster. Philadelphia delivered an athletic beatdown on my beloved burgundy-and-gold the likes of which we haven’t seen since the Gus Frerotte era. Quarterback (and possible messiah) Robert Griffin III was reduced to a shell of his former self, a…

Time to ‘Make it Fresh’ with Movement Generation

If politics is the art of what is possible, let’s use art to expand those possibilities. That’s the spirit behind my exciting new fellowship with the revolutionary rock stars of Movement Generation (MG).

‘Joshie & The Chocolate Factory’ / Snap Judgment Live

When there was a strike at the local candy factory, I had to choose between my love for chocolate…and my communist grandma. Something every 10-year-old boy goes through, right? Watch my newest story for NPR’s Snap Judgment, filmed live at Ann Arbor’s Power Center.