It’s been a long time since I updated this website. I’ve now finally brought the site more or less up to date, at least in terms of logging publications and at least some of the talks I’ve given over the …
Call for contributions to a new edited volume
Black Shabbes: Jews & Metal
Edited by Shamma Boyarin and Keith Kahn-Harris
When the guitarist Marty Friedman auditioned for Megadeath, singer Dave Mustaine loved his playing but told his manager to …
My book Uncivil War: The Israel Conflict in the Jewish Community has received its first review.
The review is from the official blog of the Forum for the Discussion of Israel-Palestine and discussed both the book and the launch event …
I’ve had a blog post published by Makom on the question of what ‘red lines’ Jewish community institutions should set with regard to Israel. The piece responds to another post by Robbie Gringras of Makom.…
I’m excited to announce that my new book Uncivil War: The Israel Conflict in the Jewish Community will be published by David Paul Books on 12 March 2014 and is available for pre-order now.
The book will be …
In my chapter on my search for the most powerful politician in Alderney, I interview Paul Arditti, one of the most controversial and influential of contemporary Alderney politicians. I just heard that he died suddenly, age 64.
…and here’s the second chapter that I wrote for the book: on my quest to find the most powerful politician on Alderney:
One of the consolations of my Unbound project not getting funded is that I can make the two chapters I wrote freely available.
So here’s the first one, in which I tell the tale of the best waterskier in Luxembourg …
So whatever did happen to The Best Waterskier in Luxembourg?
In 2011 and 2012 I worked with the crowd-funded publishing site Unbound on a book called The Best Waterskier in Luxembourg: Tales of Big Fish in Small Ponds. The idea …
Souciant webzine has published a series of my essays on metal. The overall theme is what I call ‘Metal Beyond Metal’ – the future of metal in a time of chronic abundance. Here are the seven installments:
1 Too Much …