Except for this unhinged rant about Peeps Oreos. No politics, just venom. 

Explicitly political: Here are some awesome rabbis, of varying denominations and backgrounds and genders, fighting for refugee rights (and getting arrested, like the badasses they are). 

Here is why I fell for a Google ad even though I know it’s designed to sell me stuff. 

Here is a Mahler concert that got unexpectedly pointed and moving. 

Here is a review of five new young adult books that may be of interest to adult-adults. I should have reviewed four. But I would have had to drop one of my two faves and I am willing to subsume my own desire to look talented in the NYT to the necessity of people knowing about one superb book.

Here, from SorryWatch, is a TERRIBLE, TERRIBLE apology for a terrible headline in a story about a rape trial.

Also, I’m speaking about Jewish humor and reading from Mamaleh Knows Best on March 3 at 8:30 at the Brotherhood Synagogue in Gramercy Park. Free! And I’m on a panel about first-person writing and Jewishness and parenthood with delightful feminist authoresses Rabbi Susan Silverman and Carla Naumberg, Ph.D., on March 16 at 7:30 at the Edlavitch JCC in Washington, DC.