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April 2008 Archives

Why John D. MacArthur Hired Dwarfs

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This detail from my reading pile. All NPR lovers have heard of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. They also fund the famed “genius” grants every year. But a new book, Eccentric Billionaire, focuses on their odd life. […]

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Leftover Matzah

posted by bfeiler

For those of you lucky enough to get some. Here are some things to do with your leftovers.Hat tip: A certain Passover-hating friend.

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How Many Kosher Kitches in the USA?

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Buried in a NYT story about Passover, this statistic. According to Lubicom, a marketing firm for the kosher food industry, about 350,000 households in the United States keep kosher kitchens year-round, a number that has gone up by 3 percent […]

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Stockpiling: Not Just for Matzah Anymore

posted by bfeiler

The Bread and Mammon crowd, which is to say those who like to expalin American behavior with biblical precedents, should love this. We are once more defying the Bible. As the AP reports, “The two biggest U.S. warehouse retail chains […]

The Great Matzah Crisis of 2008

posted by bfeiler

It’s a fact! Both the NYT and the L.A. Daily News have now run breathless stories about the Plight of the Missing Matzahs (insert your own spelling here; a brief search of the NYT website finds three different spellings of […]

Obama and the Olympics

posted by bfeiler

Say what you will about the Tibet protestors, but as an act of brand warfare — tarnishing one of the most carefully cultivated worldwide brands ever created — they’ve done a masterful job. They’ve now got the torch cowering inside […]

Is Scarlett O’Hara Catching the Bible?

posted by bfeiler

No, but Harry Potter may be. Harris Interactive has released results of its Favorite Book of 2008. While The Bible is number one among each of the different demographic groups, there is a large difference in the number two favorite […]

Are Finger Plagues Ruining Passover?

posted by bfeiler

A friend and loyal reader of Feiler Faster sent along this email this morning: Even I, who thinks religion can’t sink much lower, had a hard time with this one…there’s a toy store [in Brooklyn] that’s on our way to […]

“I’ve Been to the Mountantop”

posted by bfeiler

I’ve been looking at YouTubes of King’s famous speech the night before he was killed — 40 years ago today. The speech is featured in my new book on Moses in America because of King’s famous references that he’d been […]

Godless Dictionaries

posted by bfeiler

I was looking at a Merriam-Webster dictionary on Amazon and came across this comment from a parent. Christian parents should know that this dictionary has only a generic, small case listing for “god” while listing “Allah” as a specific entity. […]

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The Man Who Started It All
In WALKING THE BIBLE, he's still sitting there forever, behind a cloud of smoke, saying, "People like me don't have time to talk to people like you," then calling me at home that night to introduce me to Avner. Now, nearing 100, he has finally passed.Avraham Biran, an archaeologist of biblical site

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Feiler Faster in Denver -- Final Thoughts
The last of my brother's blogs. * * * I was on the floor the other day and came across a man of about forty who wore on his left breast what looked like a military medal. A small ribbon pinned to his chest with a medallion hanging from it. It was the credential that his grandfather wore at the 196

posted 9:16:57pm Aug. 30, 2008 | read full post »

Feiler Faster in Denver -- Day 3
My brother's dailiy blog from inside the hall. * * * President Carter addressed the Georgia delegation this morning. Recently, he said, he'd been interviewed by the editor of the British newspaper "The Guardian" and had been asked whether a President Obama could change America's reputation in the

posted 12:25:22pm Aug. 28, 2008 | read full post »

Feiler Faster in Denver -- Day 2
My brother's latest blog. He's the official photographer of the Georgia Delegation. * * * Considering I described myself yesterday as a pop culture moron, the funniest response I've gotten so far was, "Who's Angela Bassett?" In the wake of opening night there's been a lot of play about Carville and

posted 10:28:13am Aug. 27, 2008 | read full post »

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