Jewish World Review Jan. 28, 2003 / 5 Shevat, 5764
important news ....
My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance premiered to huge ratings on the
Fox Network. In it, a girl tries to convince her family she's
going to marry the most obnoxious man who ever lived. The format
is so popular it could replace the New Hampshire Primary.
Houston rolled out the red carpet to welcome the Super Bowl
crowd Monday and the liquor will be flowing all week. That's the
local custom. The closest thing this Super Bowl will have to a jet
flyover is the pre-game interview with Joe Namath.
The New York Post took John Kerry to task Monday for playing
down his Jewish roots. Wes Clark's father was born Jewish and Joe Lieberman
is Jewish. The only thing we know is that for at least two of
these candidates, Passover will come early this year.
Newsweek reported that Americans spent seventy billion
dollars gambling last year. It's a national epidemic. The worse
part is, you can lose all your money and it's still a better
return on your investment than Social Security will give you.
The U.S. Supreme Court turned down an appeal from Max
Factor's heir, Andrew Luster. He slipped pills into women's drinks
in Hollywood, then had sex with them after they passed out. He
faces life in jail under California law for impersonating a
The Apprentice stars Donald Trump as a tycoon auditioning young people who want to work for him. He fires one a week for nine weeks, then puts the survivor on salary. It's a test to see if his courtship routine can work in the business world.
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