Happy 72nd birthday to Stephen King, who was raised Methodist but has embraced Jewish themes and characters in his life and work.
The murdered woman’s identity, like that of her killer, remain a mystery. Locally she is known simply as the Lady in the Dunes.
“The film dispenses with any mention of anti-Semitism, just as it dispenses with any mention of racism.”
If you’re a clown, this screening will be the ultimate safe space for you to watch Stephen King’s “It.”
King was raised Methodist and still identifies as such. Yet Jewish themes and characters pop up throughout his life and work.
On Monday, Lavie Tidhar wrote about Jewish vampires and Hebrew punks. His new novel, “An Occupation of Angels,” is now available. His blog posts are being featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog series. For more information on the series, please visit:
Shut your books and rock. If you’re the Rock Bottom Remainders, a band made up of “really famous authors” — as the band’s Web site boasts, not inaccurately — you’ll agree with that statement. At least this week, during the 2010 Wordstock tour, you will.