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March 29, 2018
Jay Miah tells the story of how his father worked at the Streit's Matzo Factory upon immigrating to America from Bangladesh, and humorist Adam Mansbach talks about comedic haggadot—he co-wrote For This We Left Egypt with Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel—and the enduring power of the Passover story.
March 24, 2018
co-written by Dave Barry (no, not Jewish, but friends with a lot of Jews), Adam Mansbach (of “Go the F—k to Sleep” fame), and Alan Zweibel. (“For This” was published last year, but too late to be included in the roundup I wrote last year.) I'm not sure if you could really run a Seder with this thing, but I laughedÃâÃÂ ...
March 24, 2018
Our own Michael Roberts recently reported on HBO's John Oliver and his March 18 takedown of Mike Pence, specifically regarding the vice president's history of opposition to the reality of homosexuality and his support of the extremely anti-gay Colorado Springs outfit Focus on the Family. In Oliver'sÃâÃÂ ...
March 16, 2018
This Haggadah, from the comedic minds of Alan Zweibel, Dave Barry and Adam Mansbach, is no ordinary Haggadah. If you've ever suffered through a seder, you're well aware of the fact that the entire evening can last as long as the exodus from Egypt itself. There are countless stories, dozens of blessings and far too manyÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
Award-winning writers Dave Barry, Adam Mansbach and Alan Zweibel will discuss their book “For This We Left Egypt? A Passover Haggadah for Jews and Those Who Love Them.” The event will start with a 6:30 p.m. reception Wednesday at the Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112 Ave., where there will be IsraeliÃâÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
His latest project is the Passover Haggadah parody “For This We Left Egypt?,” co-written with Dave Barry and Adam Mansbach. ÃâÃÂ¦ 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, at Beth Tikvah: As a character in her own book, Abigail Pogrebin (“My Jewish Year”) is presented as a somewhat rebellious family member who feelsÃâÃÂ ...
December 14, 2017
The book takes its inspiration from Adam Mansbach's popular Go The F*ck To Sleep for a bedtime book made for "citizens of the real world." The book covers Trump's unfortunate penchant for late night tweeting, and depicts him as a petulant child, watching FOXNews reruns and scrolling through his phoneÃâÃÂ ...
December 7, 2017
The title appears to be modeled after the book 'Go the F**ck to Sleep' by Adam Mansbach. President Trump has been criticized for his habit of late night tweeting, including the infamous "Covfefe" tweet. The cover of the book features the 45th president running across the front lawn of the White House in aÃâÃÂ ...
July 14, 2017
Syfy is developing an hour-long supernatural drama series based on the Adam Mansbach novel “Rage Is Back,” Variety has learned from sources. The series is set in 1987 during New York's “War on Graffiti.” In this world, a young graffiti crew copes with the murder of one of their members, investigating aÃâÃÂ ...
The Australian Financial Review
June 15, 2017
by Adam Mansbach. It's November 2011, and I am the most controversial parent in America by virtue of a short, obscene, fake children's book by the name of Go the F*** to Sleep. It's 14 stanzas long – about 400 words, many of them repeated more than once – and I wrote it in 39 minutes with no pants on.
March 19, 2017
Political correctness has united us all—in hatred, says Adam Mansbach, author of Go the F*ck to Sleep. The principle of calling people by the names and pronouns that show them respect is valid, if not critical, but the term has been co-opted and re-tooled to become counterproductive to that ideal.
The Boston Globe
December 13, 2016
That made the period the perfect time and setting for a “retrofitting” of those formative years for the future president, says Adam Mansbach, who wrote the screenplay for “Barry,” a new coming-of-age film that premieres Friday on Netflix. Advertisement. Mansbach, a Newton native who has written severalÃâÃÂ ...
October 9, 2014
The new book from Berkeley author Adam Mansbach, due out on Nov. 12, A new book from Berkeley author Adam Mansbach, due out on Nov. 12, homes in on the frustrations caused by picky eaters. Photo: Akashic Books. Berkeley author Adam Mansbach is best known for his book Go the F**k to Sleep.
December 31, 1999
Barry and his two collaborators, former "Saturday Night Live" television comedy writer Alan Zweibel and novelist Adam Mansbach, will engage in humorous anecdotes about their book on March 14 at 1 p.m. at the Levis JCC in Boca Raton , March 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alper JCC in Miami and March 15 at 7ÃâÃÂ ...
The Chronicle of Higher Education
December 31, 1999
Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow edited by Mollie Godfrey and Vershawn Ashanti Young (University of Illinois Press; 296 pages; $95 hardcover, $28 paperback). Essays on such topics as postracial imagery in Adam Mansbach's novel Angry Black White Boy, or The Miscegenation of MaconÃâÃÂ ...
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