Archive for April 2008

Latest piece of Good For The Jews fan mail

A week or so ago, in response to our email announcement about the concert in D.C. this week, we received the following communication from Comivez@aol.com:

Your show was sophomoric and embarrassing in Seattle, I hope you have made some improvements.

Since our email list is voluntary, I wondered why Comivez@aol.com had signed up to be contacted by us, despite having clearly quite disliked the show. I decided this person was either a masochist, who liked being reminded of painful experiences, or a sadist, who enjoyed the role of a scolding schoolmarm. I mean, to call our show sophomoric is just such an error of–oh wait, we are sophomoric. But since we like it that way, why would we make any sort of “improvements”?

My reply to Comivez: (more…)

Washington Post thinks Jews are “irreverent and lively”

In the Weekend section of today’s Washington Post, Curt Fields picks the Good For The Jews show on Tuesday night at Jammin’ Java as one of the week’s best D.C. concerts:

The irreverent and lively humor of Good for the Jews comes to Jammin’ Java (703-255-1566) along with the Alexandria Kleztet.

See it at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/17/AR2008041701225.html

Thanks, Curt! But you forgot to use the world “hilarious.”