Matt Freedman’s harrowing and hilarious ‘Relatively Indolent But Relentless’ is totally unlike traditional memoirs. So is Liana Finck’s graphic review of it.
The Bintel Brief famously documented the trials of adapting to life in America. The staff at the Tenement Museum has picked up the torch — with a few modern touches.
The Forverts’ famous ‘Bintel Brief’ gets a second life in Liana Finck’s graphic adaptation of the advice column. And so does its creator Ab Cahan — as a ghost.
Forward readers ask ice dancer Charlie White how he manages the delicate dance of athletic fame and Jewish identity with nary a slip. Oops, scratch the Jewish part!
Television psychologist Joyce Brothers died on Monday in New York of natural causes, her publicist said. She was 85.
The Forward’s Bintel Brief was America’s first advice column and ‘Dear Abby’ took the genre mainstream. That’s why Ab Cahan would mourn ‘Abby’s death.
In 1906, Nasye Frug wrote to the Forverts about her life as a new wife and recent immigrant. Liana Finck reimagines this story in graphical form.