I am pleased to share new articles about Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk from Jewniverse and The Algemeiner.
The Jewniverse review was written by Matthue Roth, author of the Jewish punk novel Never Mind the Goldbergs, which is discussed in Chapter 5 of my book. Click here to read the article. Here’s an excerpt:
After digging through articles, defunct websites, and old cassette tapes, Croland compiled this absorbing ethnography of Jews in punk music. He profiles a ragtag collection of singers, guitarists, writers, and filmmakers who affiliate with the punk counter-culture. …
Whether you’re a Jewish punk yourself, or just curious about this fascinating sect, Oy Oy Oy Gevalt offers a riveting portrait of the most underground of subcultures.
The Algemeiner’s article on Thursday discussed how Gefilte F*ck would throw gefilte fish in the mosh pit, Jewdriver would distribute bagels to the audience for food fights, and Yidcore was playful with Manischewitz wine, latkes, and especially hummus. Click here to read the article.