This celebrity business plan is a sure road to
the yiddization of American comedy
"While assimilation is a big concern in the Jewish
community, [professor Arthur Asa] Berger contends that, conversely, Jewish
culture has 'Yiddishized' American humor. 'When the Jews disappear,' he joked,
'the Jewish humor will be written by non-Jews because they've been Yiddishized
and they'll be able to carry it on.'" - Jewish Bulletin of Northern
California, June 5, 1998
traditional Jewish humor emerged anonymously from a
collective consciousness, America has
provided a multitude of new conduits for its transmission: public meetings and
the Borscht Belt, Broadway, nightclubs, radio, record albums, movies, and most
especially television, as well as widely circulating books, newspapers, and
magazines. America has made
available a popular culture that has been not only open to Jews but positively
inviting to Jewish performers and Jewish themes to a degree that was
unimaginable in Eastern Europe. There has been, of course, a price to pay for
accepting this invitation, which has resulted in the parevezation, or
neutering, of much of the material." - William Novak and Moshe
"Joan Rivers' (Joan Alexandra Molinsky) comic universe is a
parade of crude 1970s-era stereotypes. It is a realm in which the world belongs
to the rich and thin and where the poor, the obese, the aged and infirm are
pariahs to be ridiculed." - Australian Jewish News, February 24, 2003
It is impossible to imagine what humor would be like in America today
without the contribution of Eastern European Jews.
Most of the comedy in
America is written, produced and performed by Jews and has been for the last
Those that find Yiddish humor low brow will just have to leave
America (love it or leave it!) because Yiddish humor has permeated American
Yiddish humor took over Talmudwood in the early days.
Yiddish humor developed slapstick with each performer having his or her
Think Harry Ritz, Jimmy Ritz, Al Ritz, Leonard "Chico"
Marx, Adolf "Harpo" Marx, Milton "Gummo" Marx, Herbert "Zeppo" Marx, Julius
Henry "Groucho" Marx and Jerry Lewis (Joseph Levitch).
stooges originally featured Moe Howard (Harry Moses Horwitz), brother Shemp
Howard (Samuel Horwitz), and longtime friend Larry Fine (Louis Feinberg).
"The Jewish style, with its heavy reliance upon
Yiddish and Yiddishisms, has emerged not only as
a comic style, but as the comic style." - Wallace Markfield, The
Yiddishization of American Humor, Esquire 1965
Yiddish humor is marked with the belittling of
individuals and individual beliefs, the
stereotyping of any type of
behavior that the Yiddish find offensive or
look down on and the quick wit that proves that
the target is an idiot while
elevating the witty one to new heights of superior cleverness.
and family structure is one of the favorite targets of Yiddish humor which
thumbs its nose at God, respect for neighbors and respect for any and all types
of thought that elevate humans above animals.
A few of the Yiddish
"comedic" performers that have so successfully upset the moral fabric of
Al Jolson, Jackie Mason (Yacov Moshe Maza), Ed Wynn
(Isaiah Edwin Leopold), Mae West (Mary Jane West), Zero Mostel (Samuel Joel
Mostel), Jack Benny (Benjamin Kubelsky), George Burns (Nathan Birnbaum), Milton
Berle (Mendel Berlinger), Eddie Cantor (Israel Iskowitz), Sid Caesar, Henny
Youngman, Howard Morris, Myron Cohen, Phil Silvers (Fischl Silver), Danny Kaye
(David Kaminsky), Red Buttons (Aaron Chwatt), Bud Abbott, Victor Borge
(Børge Rosenbaum), Oscar Levant, Mickey Katz, Mel Brooks (Melvin
Kaminsky), Don Rickles, Leonard Schneider (Lenny Bruce) , Marty Allen (Morton
Alpern), Roseanne Barr (Barsky), William Edward "Billy" Crystal, Jerry
Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Adam Sandler, Charles Grodin, Harvey Korman, Marty
Feldman, Gilbert Gottfried, Gilda Susan Radner, Carl Reiner, Paul Reiser, Rita
Rudner, Robert Schimmel, Pauly Shore, Sarah Silverman, Rob Schneider, Ben
Stiller, Sam Seder, Frederick Alan "Rick" Moranis, Jon Stewart, Morey
Amsterdam, Lewis Black, Albert Brooks, Andrew Dice Clay (Andrew Dice
Silverstein), Randy Sklar, Jason Sklar, Rhea Perlman, Chelsea Handler, Sacha
Baron Cohen, Jack Black, Mel Blanc (Melvin Jerome Blank), "Professor" Irwin
Corey, Tom Arnold (Cohen), Andy Kaufman, Richard Lewis, Larry Miller, Paul
Reubens (Rubenfeld), Garry Shandling, Gene Wilder (Jerome Silberman), Shelley
Berman, Dustin Diamond, Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury), Dan Ahdoot, Dave Attell, Jon
Stewart (Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz), Sandra Bernhard, Alex Borstein, David
Brenner, Steve Bernard Cohen, David Cross, Larry David, Wayne Federman, Jeff
Garlin, Andrew Ginsburg, Elon Gold, Judy Gold, Shecky Greene (Greenfield),
Robert Klein, John Lehr, Jan Murray, Jeffrey Ross, Andy Samberg, Al Shean, Jon
Lovitz, Oscar Levant, "Reverend" Bob Levy,
Marc Maron, Lorne
Michaels (Lorne David Lipowitz), Larry Miller, Bobby Slayton, Jerry Stiller,
Vos, Rodney Dangerfield (Jacob Cohen), Buddy Hackett (Leonard Hacker), Alan
King (Irwin Alan Kniberg), Tony Randall (Arthur Leonard Rosenberg), ad
"From 'Seinfeld' to 'Mad About You' to 'Dharma and Greg' to
'The Larry Sanders Show,' Jewish humor has infiltrated popular culture. On
television, Jewish humor is the Trojan horse sneaked into the living rooms of
non-Jewish America." - Jewsweek, 2001
1948 Catholic schools conduct bonfires of comic books.
1950s Ashkenazi dominated comic book
industry raised familiar issues - public concern that they are influential in
the degradation of morals and values.
Senate investigates the matter, releasing a report labeled "Comic Books and
Juvenile Delinquency." Senate document notes that "on first impression, the
present comic book industry would seem to comprise many different publishing
firms with no apparent relationship to one another. 676 comic book titles
examined are published by 111 companies owned by only 121 persons or families
in addition to 1 corporation. The majority of the publishers maintain editorial
offices in New York City."
Subsections of the report include
"Techniques of Crime Taught by Crime and Horror Comics," "Criminal
Careers as Glamorous in Crime and Horror Comic Books", and "Defenders of
Law and Order Frequently Represented as All Powerful Beings Who Kill and Commit
Other Crimes to Defend 'Justice.'"
comic book entrepreneurs singled out by the report include direct-mail
advertiser Samuel Roth "who has for many years been engaged in using the mail
to advertise lewd and lascivious material," and Alex Segal who "testifed that
'by mistake' one of his trays of addressograph plates bearing the names of 400
children was routed to the publisher of sex literature."
listings of owners and distributors of comic book businesses, among the best
known are Marvel Comic group (owners: Martin and Jean Goodman) and Archie Comic
group (owners: Maurice Coyne, John Goldwater, and Lewis H. Silberkleit).
"Corpses in various states of decay and reanimation regularly adorned
the covers." - Bradford W. Wright
Mad magazine's William Gaines (EC
comics) produced "the greatest of the under-the-covers-with-a-flashlight
genre." These comics, featuring new explorations of gore, include Tales from
the Crypt, Weird Science, Shock Suspense stories,
Frontline Combat, "and a few other titles made the struggling
1954 Comics Code Authority (CCA) formed
Comics Magazine Association of America as an alternative to government
regulation, to allow the comic publishers to 'self-regulate' the content of
comic books in the United States.
EC Comics are gone, except for the
satirical Mad. William M. Gaines publishes only Mad Magazine; editors Al
Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman; writers Frank Jacobs, Barry Leibmann, Andrew J.
Schwartzberg, Larry Siegel, Lou Silverstone.
"EC Comics offered
something of a precursor to the upheaval of the 1960s, questioning authority
before it became fashionable to question anything. In perhaps the most
notorious panel printed by EC Comics, a murderous baseball team plays a
midnight game with the limbs and
entrails of a victim. Little was left to the imagination ... Another issue
depicted a man holding a bloody ax in one hand and a woman's severed head in
the other." - Jacob Heilbrunn
The Fleischer brothers, Max and Dave,
animate Betty Boop.
Remembered vividly for their overt sexuality and
often grotesque imagery Betty Boop images are even more provocative when viewed
in relation to the lives of her working-class Eastern European immigrant
Betty's initial disappearance can be traced to the Hays
Production Code Office, which Mayer, Laemmle, Goldwyn - Jews grouped themselves
into the Motion Pictures Producers and Distributors of America Inc., and
invited Will H. Hayes to preside over them. In doing so they were not merely
attempting to buy-off criticism, they were buying
The idea of a
Übermensch, was expropriated by two
young Jews, Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster, from
the Father of Nazism and Zionism
The real heroes of Marvel Comics are the two
Israeli's at the corporate helm, Isaac (Ike) Perlmutter and Avi Arad. At Marvel
the key players throughout the decades, including Jack Kirby (Jacob Kurtzberg)
and Stan Lee (Stanley Lieber) creators of the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man,
have been almost exclusively Jewish. Founded in 1939 by Martin Goodman, Marvel
was a part of the so-called "golden age" of comics, when hordes of young Jewish
writers and artists, most of them struggling immigrants' sons, forged armies of
imaginary superheroes like Superman and Captain America,
whose mission was to wage war against Nazis and their ilk.
No one is
more Jewish than Bugs Bunny.
'It was no accident,' observes David
Gilner, director of Libraries for Hebrew Union College, 'that Bugs Bunny's
animator was Fritz Freleng, and his voice supplied by Mel Blanc - both of whom
were Jewish.''' - Cincinnati Post, April 21, 1997
And of course let us
not forget the Israeli-born Haim Saban of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'
The Yiddishization of Comedy has resulted
the creation of a social culture that laughs at the plight of others.
Where are all the Looney Tunes?
"Ive been a cartoonist for well over two decades and I
can offer some thought as to why the Looney Tunes characters will not succeed
in the 21st century. One reason is that viewer sensitivity has forced
censorship of the cartoons, but here is my idea of where these cartoon
characters would be today if they had continued to be the animated superstars
they were 50 years ago.
Elmer Fudd seriously lacked firearm safety and
his careless use of guns would land him in a federal prison. He would be
convicted of weapons violations to include: Possession of a firearm without a
proper permit, attempted murder and an assault with a deadly weapon. Fudd would
remain incarcerated without parole.
Bugs Bunny would come out of his
hole with the need to publicly announce his symptoms of nervousness, craving,
insomnia, and irritability which are associated with withdrawal from excessive
carrot eating. The basis for the addiction is believed to be beta carotene,
which is found in carrots. Bugs would volunteer publically for rehab in an
effort to seek sympathy from his viewers and restore his career.
Coyote, a mastermind, lives a life of violence and a thorough investigation
shows numerous credit transactions to the ACME Corporation for the purchase of
items used with the intent to harm a US resident. Homeland Security views this
as an act of terrorism and has him arrested, interrogated and shipped to the
Guantanamo Bay detention camp where he will be detained
Roadrunners suspicious cuckoo hyperactive behavior would require a drug
test and even though no controlled substance was found in his urine he is still
downcast by his admirers. His sudden change in appearance and personality
becomes similar to a chicken and he mistakenly becomes part of a three piece
special at the Roadhouse Bar & Grill in Bisbee, Arizona.
Tasmanian Devil cyclone continues to have anger issues, so antidepressants such
are prescribed by a doctor. It helps his mood, but he now fights an addiction
to prescription drugs and refuses to leave the shipping crate he calls Home.
Tweetie Bird becomes an important figure for the Humane Society. They
force regulations to increase his cage size to give him more room to move
around freely and Sylvester the cat gets neutered.
Marvin the Martian is
a real spacey dude. Hes like way way out there!
Pepé Le Pew
is now portrayed as a pervert and although his actions and comments may seem
innocent to him, in most modern legal contexts his behavior is illegal sexual
harassment, as defined by the law. Several witnesses have come forward and his
career in comedy is over.
Porky Pig, who advanced slowly in social
development, cannot handle losing his star power after the fall of his golden
years in American animation. He developed an eating disorder and joins the more
than two-thirds of adults considered to be overweight or obese.
Gonzales was an illegal immigrant deported back to Mexico and escorted by
Yosemite Sam, who was quickly arrested for transporting weapons across the
Foghorn Leghorn and Daffy Duck planned on travelling to the US
Embassy in Mexico to negotiate the release of their old friend Sam, but they
were contained in customs by the USDA for not having the proper export/import
vaccination papers. Instead of risking the spread of the Avian Bird Flu virus
they are both euthanized.
"Our culture of
flagrant self-exaltation, hardwired
in the American character, permits the humiliation of all those who oppose us.
We believe, after all, that because we have the capacity to wage war we have a
right to wage war. Those who lose deserve to be erased. Those who fail, those
who are deemed ugly, ignorant or poor, should be belittled and mocked. Human
beings are used and discarded like Styrofoam boxes that held
junk food. And the numbers of
superfluous human beings are swelling the unemployment offices, the prisons and
the soup kitchens." - Chris Hedges18781942
Moses "Moe" Louis Annenberg :
Probably no fortune in America was built on a sturdier foundation of
cooperation with organized crime and the Mafia than that of
Moses "Moe" Louis Annenberg. A
newspaper circulation man by trade and a gambler to boot, Moe Annenberg rose
from poverty in the slums of South Side Chicago to accumulate the largest
estimated individual income of any person in the nationthanks to mob
Considered a "circulation genius" by
William Randolph Hearst, Moe started out in
the circulation department of the Chicago Tribune. Later, he was hired away by
Hearst's new sheets in town, the American and the Examiner, serving from 1904
to 1906 as circulation manager. He became a grand operative during the early
Chicago newspaper circulation wars, selling newspapers with an army of
sluggers, overturning the competition's delivery trucks, burning their papers
and roughing up newspaper vendors.
Moe's "genius," in fact, was muscle.
His roster of sluggers reads less like a publishing staff than a muster of
public enemies. A typical Annenberg employee was Frank McErlane. Former Chicago
journalist George Murray later described the Annenberg-McErlane relationship:
"McErlane went on to become the most vicious killer of his time. Moe Annenberg
went on to become father of the ambassador to the Court of St. James."
Under William Randolph Hearst, Annenberg was one of the highest paid
circulation men in the nation. Hearst so valued him that he
tolerated Moe's myriad private business dealings. More than
Hearst himself, Annenberg realized
the money to be made in the racing information field, both legally and
1922 Moe buys the Daily Racing Form.
1926 Moe's various private businesses became so
big he leaves Hearst. In a few
years Moe took over the New York Morning Telegraph, Radio Guide, Screen Guide
and, most important, formed the Nation-Wide News Service in association with
the East Coast's biggest gambler, Frank Erickson, a close associate of Lucky
Luciano, Meyer Lansky and Frank Costello.
Capone brings Annenberg into the underworld's famous Atlantic City Conference,
the gathering at which the groundwork was laid for the national crime
syndicate. Capone and Annenberg iron out the details of a syndicated racing
wire in discussions on the boardwalk. Nation-Wide brought in a flood of money.
The service received its information from telegraph and telephone wires hooked
into 29 race tracks and from those tracks into 223 cities in 30 states, where
thousands of poolrooms and bookie joints operated in violation of local laws.
Annenberg becomes the fifth largest customer of American Telephone and
Telegraph, making transmissions only slightly behind RCA and the three press
associations. With Annenberg's cooperation that Meyer Lansky sews up for
himself his preeminent gambling position in Miami and Florida's lush East
1930s Annenberg takes over the
century-old Philadelphia Inquirer and through it becomes a power in Republican
Party politicsa "respectable" citizen.
1939 Moe and his only son, Walter, are indicted for income tax
evasion. For the year 1932 the government found Annenberg owed $313,000 and
paid only a paltry $308. For 1936 alone Annenberg owed an estimated $1,692,000
and paid $470,000, still not the epitome of civic-mindedness. All told, along
with interest and penalties, Moe's unpaid taxes came to $9.5 million. Annenberg
claimed that, because much of his activities came during a period of national
Democratic dominance, his legal troubles were politically inspired.
More accurate was the evaluation of the
New York Times,
reporting that the money gush became so large "it apparently did not seem worth
while to give the government its share." Walter pleaded not guilty and finally
Moe, in what some observers to the conversation regarded as the epitome of
paternal devotion, declared: "It's the best gamble. I'll take the rap."
Moe was in his 60s and his lawyers advised that a guilty plea by him
could well lead to the dropping of charges against his son. The gamble paid
off. Moe got a three-year prison term and handed the government $9.5 million in
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