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December 2016

New Memoir by Jason Diamond of Fear of a Blue Planet, Shabbos Bloody Shabbos

Jason Diamond could’ve come up in Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk much more than he did. The book discusses his bands Fear of a Blue Planet (in which he screamed “Kish mir in tuchas!”) and Shabbos Bloody Shabbos (which “kind of” had one practice). One could be forgiven for reading the book and not remembering his name. There’s so much more to him. I first interviewed him for my former blog, heebnvegan, via e-mail in 2009. The following…

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Jew Cocks Declare “WAR! (On Christmas)”

Warning: Sometimes punk rock can be offensive and shouldn’t be taken at face value! I learned about the Jew Cocks too late to include the outrageous LA punk rock band in Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk, but I blogged about them in January. This week the Jew Cocks released the new song “WAR! (On Christmas),” in which Jew Cocks singer Todd repeated, “I’m waging a war on Christmas!” In a joint statement, Todd and Mike from the Jew Cocks explained…

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