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Sabbath Manifesto Calls for the National Day of Unplugging

And on the seventh day The Lord said, "Enough with the tweeting already, give that iPhone a rest." At least that’s the idea Reboot, a Jewy nonprofit for young professionals, is promoting with its first National Day of Unplugging starting tonight (March 19) at sundown. The Sabbath Manifesto asks Jews and non-Jews alike to avoid...

Nazi Punk Dress Up

Bomber jackets and combat boots are so 1997. In true late-‘90s teen movie fashion, Germany’s modern day neo-Nazi has gotten a makeover, emerging more stylish than ever and harder to spot. Because the law cracks down on any outward sign of Nazi allegiance (the Berlin Police Department is even prohibited from wearing styles popular among...

The Recap You Didn’t Know You Were Missing: The Best and Worst Oscar Dresses for Going to the Bathroom

At over three hours long, the Academy Awards are a threat to the urinary tract health of all Hollywood’s A-list actresses. Surviving an evening in the world’s most expensive, elaborate and tight-fitting gowns — not to mention layers of girdles and Spanx — while guzzling down flutes of champagne makes it hard for any woman,...

Joel Stein, Are You My Boyfriend?

Alexandra Zoe is a blogger and artist on the hunt for a man. Approaching thirty has made her open minded, but she does have standards: He must be sexy, Jewish and totally doable. Enter Joel Stein, ajournalist, satirist, lover of porn and contributor to Sex, Drugs & Gefilte Fish: The Heeb Storytelling Collection. As a...

Running of the Brides

Hundreds of women on the brink of marriage busted through the doors of Filene’s Basement in New York City this morning, all hoping to find that perfect wedding dress at the annual bridal blow-out sale. With dresses that cost up to $9,000 at bridal salons going for as low as $250, today’s event was the...

Play Mahj Online Tonight and Win $1,000

Want to pick up an easy $1,000 tonight without having to work that Jersey truck stop in your fishnets? Try your hand at the Mahjongg Dimensions 1-Day Tournament. Publishers Clearing House is putting up sponsorship loot and any money-hungry gamer — bubbe, Asian or otherwise — can enter. The game goes on until 11:59 p.m....

Fuck, Marry, Kill: NBC _The Tonight Show_ Edition

The late-night television viewing schedule was thrown into a tizzy when NBC head honcho Jeff Zucker decided to bump Conan O’Brien and The Tonight Show from its historic 11:35 p.m. slot for the slagging Jay Leno. With the nation seemingly in a tizzy about it, too, we figured we’d reboot our new feature in honor...

Fuck, Marry, Kill: The Terrorist Edition

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s attempt to drop more than a load in his underpants on a flight headed to Detroit on Christmas Day brought terrorism back into the spotlight. After the failed attack, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano concluded, "One of the things that may come out of this awful day is perhaps a renewed sense...

Fuck, Marry, Kill: The Robot Edition

There’s so much to look forward to in the Tensies: wars, an impending apocalypse, and assuming we survive, sex robots. David Levy, author of Love and Sex with Robots, says the first electronic fuck puppets will be on the market and schtupp-ready by 2015. Get ready for this hardware upgrade by playing some Fuck, Marry,...

Stephanie Green: _Cancer Is the New Black_

Meet Stephanie Green, a writer whose privileged life was interrupted by stage II breast cancer at 32. She responded by shopping, botoxing, pill-popping and partying her way through a bilateral mastectomy, reconstruction and four months of chemo. Read her story "Benzos and Breast Cancer" [excerpt below] in Sex Drugs & Gefilte Fish, and look out...

God Announces His Appearance at Heebonism, Palm Springs

(God’s Vlog after the jump) Yes, that’s right: The big G dash D chimes in on His Christmas Eve plans in this special exclusive for Heebmagazine.com. Make your reservation for Heebonism at the swank Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, CA. Standard packages start at just $180. (God’s bugging us to comp him a suite, but...

_Sex, Drugs &_ Odd Todd

Meet Todd Rosenberg, also known as "Odd Todd" from Oddtodd.com, an animated site about a day in the life of ablue bathrobe-wearingunemployed guy. The site was a viral smash hit during the dot-com boom, and since then, Todd has produced over fifty "Odd Todd" shorts and games, writtenThe Odd Todd Handbook: Hard Times, Soft Couch(Warner...