My blogs

About me

Location Brockley, London, United Kingdom
Introduction Blog about trans-Atlantic translation, Jews and Jew-haters, the old and new Stalinists, islam and secularism, contrarians and refuseniks, and South London. Read my Normblog profile.
Interests Sarf London, Brooklyn, pastrami, Havana, social movements, urban culture, Marxism, anarchism, communitarianism, post-Zionism, fascism, conspiracy theory, anti-semitism, anti-Americanism, Middle East, Jewish culture, Yiddish, American Splendour, Love and Rockets, Cochin
Favorite Movies La Haine, Spike Lee, City of God, Wim Wenders, Blue in the Face, Tarantino
Favorite Music Bob Dylan, Oi-va-voi, Nitin Sawhney, Woody Guthrie, Stax Records, drum'n'bass, Khaled, salsa, Miles Davis, Dizzee Rascal, Celloman, rembetika, Gilad Atzmon, John Zorn, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, fado, Caetano Veloso, Gil Scott Heron, Curtis Mayfield, Nina Simone, Klezmatics
Favorite Books Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie, Elmore Leonard, Geoffrey Euginides, Michael Ondaatje, John Berger, Anne Michaels, Christopher Hitchens, George Orwell, Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, Don DeLillo, Harvey Pekar, James Ellroy