Shtisel is interesting. Interesting in that none of the characters are particularly likable, but the show is very good! My favorite was Hanna Rieber, the bobbe from Season 1 who was obsessed with her programs. (She died and was replaced, but her replacement was barely a decent Dick Sargent.)
I loved how the newest Season ended and the person…[Read more]
Poor Larry. I too, was (am) a nebbishy Jew like Larry. As a teen, I was convinced to go to a stable to ride a horse. I demanded to get the oldest, slowest resident they had and they accommodated me. Once in the saddle, the horse, whose name I’ve forgotten, took off as if a firecracker had been ignited in its ass. You can imagine my happiness.
I adore you Jane, but sometimes hate has simply got to stick. I loathed my father and even though he’s been dead many years, my feelings have never wavered. And yes, my grandfather probably did a number on him, but that didn’t give Dad permission to treat me the way he did.
Besides, I don’t care very much what made Trump Trump. It’s everyone…[Read more]