Offensive Jewish stereotyping in turn of the century Vaudeville ~
was mostly written, produced and promoted by ~ Jewish guys.
Holy shit, this is creepy.
Regarding this collection of antique ditties ...Just scroll down and read the Product Description, and listen to some of the samples. Un-effin-real.
Article from Slate: Borat Owes Me 97 Dollars / How Sacha Baron Cohen is Jewish vaudeville
It's like... stuff I don't like to even think about...
Because I really idolize Jewish people.
To take your mind off the above turn-of-the-century garbage...
[ The Barry Sisters ]
of the 30's and 40's
is more like it for me.
Listen to one of their CD's for free [ HERE ] !
Now, now. To feel better, cast your eyes and ears upon the bright and lovely Jewish singer from England ~ Alma Cogan ~ the lady who was once asked by Brian Epstein to marry him.
LOTS of beautiful audio and video on Alma's site ~ including one very entertaining video featuring none other than John Lennon, who had a crush on her for awhile!
Hmmm! What is this, the third Shabbat Shmooze mentioning Alma? Hahaa. There ya go.
I might be pretty busy tomorrow. Just for starters, we have a birthday party for three family members and a grocery shopping trip to attend to. So I dunno how internetty I can get.