Margaret Eby


The 'Idiotest' Funnyman Around: An Interview with Ben Gleib

By Margaret Eby

The 'Idiotest' Funnyman Around: An Interview with Ben Gleib
You might know comedian Ben Gleib from his regular appearances as a round-table commentator on “Chelsea Lately,” or from his podcast, “Last Week on Earth With Ben Gleib.” Perhaps you’re familiar with his work on NBC’s “The Real Wedding Crashers” or with his stint on the same network’s “Last Comic Standing.” But now, the 36-year-old Los Angeles native and funnyman, née Ben Nathan Gleiberman, has a new title: game show host.Read More


Jennifer Weiner Questions Genre and Gender in the Literary World

By Margaret Eby

Jennifer Weiner Questions Genre and Gender in the Literary World
Jennifer Weiner is known as a best-selling author of fiction aimed at women. But what keeps her up at night is how the literary establishment pigeonholes writers by genre and gender.Read More


The Science of Laughter

By Margaret Eby

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Zucker Bakery’s Turkey-Stuffed Sufganiyah

By Margaret Eby

Zucker Bakery’s Turkey-Stuffed Sufganiyah
Even if you love turkey dinner and a deep-fried glazed doughnut, the thought of the combining the two may not have occurred to you. But, in the age of the cronut and bacon-flavored everything, of course the rare overlap between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah could not leave the pastry world unmarred. In honor of the holiday, the brave owners of Zucker bakery have created a holiday pastry Frankenstein: the turkey-stuffed sufganiyah.Read More



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