Big Rock Candy Mountain

The official voice of the Deseret Liberation Organization

Jewcy has perfected the nerdgasm

Here, two of my favorite humans, Jeffrey Goldberg and Michael Chabon, speak, to each other, in the English language. It’s everything a college kid obsessed with politix, the Middle East, and literature could ask for. Comparable to those Stein-Picasso-Hemingway gatherings in Paris in the twenties.

JG: Is Sarah Palin Jewish? Her husband was in the Yiddish Policemen’s Union. Or maybe the Steelworkers, I forget.

MC: It’s unlikely and, I feel, sort of weird the way this Alaskan lady’s fortunes have become caught up, and so quickly, with those of the Jews. An exhaustive search of press mentions on Lexis-Nexis reveals that, until very recently, “Alaska” and “Jews” had been included in the same sentence only 18 times, ever. I know I probably deserve some of the credit for this uptick, but I decline to accept it.

It goes on with this awe-inspiring brilliance for a while.


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