A Golem/Frankenstein/Sci-Fi/Horror comic for Halloween, originally published in The Forward, November 2, 2012 issue. Click the Forward link for reader comments. This year’s Halloween trick comes from Commentary, which dubbed the piece “Anne Frankenstein.” The Halloween treat comes in the form of this delightful rejoinder and overview of my work in general. Oh, a bonus (arguably): I discuss the comic in this podcast, starting at the 18:12 mark.
Originally published in The Forward, July 20, 2012 issue. For background on the topic, watch this CNN Special Report, or see the links to several reports in this NYT Public Editor Column. For background on the anti-internet hysteria, see this or this.
I discussed and debated the comic with Forward reporter Paul Berger, who has covered the issue of Orthodox sex abuse, in this podcast.
Finally, if you’re not familiar with Bucky Shvitz: Sociologist for Hire, you can find his first appearance here.
Originally published in +972 Magazine, May 14, 2012. Discussed in Breitbart and by Abe Foxman, and systematically denounced by the targets of the comic’s satire.Then The Jerusalem Post ran a follow-up story.
Originally published in The Forward, March 2, 2012 issue. Click the Forward link for reader comments. I discussed the comic in this podcast. Video by Nate Lavey:
Stuart’s back! Originally published in The Forward, November 25, 2011 issue. For an audio interview, click here. For Stuart’s earlier appearances, click here and here.
A Halloween comic originally published in The Forward, November 4, 2011 issue. Click the Forward link for reader comments. I discussed the comic in this podcast. Halloween Trick: Commentary comments. Halloween Treat: Another lovely video by Nate Lavey (his previous video accompanied The Trial).
Reflections on the life, passing and remembrances of Amy Winehouse. Originally published in The Forward, September 30, 2011 issue. I talk about the piece in a podcast here. The piece was mentioned in a VH1 roundup here.
Originally published in Saveur, August 29, 2011, as part of their Summer 2011 Recipe Comics series.