When I started doing comedy a few years back, I quickly realized an unexpected truth: sometimes there is no more depressing place in the world than a comedy club.
Gaza is a shtetl. The Israeli army are cossacks. Palestinians are my brothers.
Going green is about more than buying all the gluten-free quinoa you can fit in your Prius. It’s about community organizing against corporate polluters and challenging environmental racism — and then enjoying your quinoa.
I had this crazy dream last night.
Yuri Kochiyama and Amiri Baraka were up in heaven…playing Ronald Reagan and Strom Thurmond in a game of 2-on-2 basketball. The stakes? Dismantling the segregated institutions of heaven.
Remember the hit play The Vagina Monologues? If you ever saw the show in all its feminist glory — with Eve Ensler’s brilliant combination of audacity, insights, and triple orgasms — you more than likely first saw it in college. And you’re probably a woman. That was not the case…