Episode #65: Thank you, Vanilla Ice, for all that you’ve given to the world.

Is it possible that joke-stealing isn’t the worse of Josh Orlovsky’s transgressions? How about calling yourself “Fat Jew?” either way, no amount of hand-wringing and deconstruction can convince Goldbrener and Rosen that this corpulent child of the Upper West Side is good for the Jews. Nor, it appears, is Rosen’s sad attachment to wearing black athletic socks, a habit he seems helpless the break, despite a long lecture from Goldbrener, whose own style he self-characterizes as “gangsta.”

And finally:

Why is it okay if Stevie Wonder steals your riff, but not okay if it’s lifted by Vanilla Ice?


Word to your mother.

About Larry Rosen

Was born Jewish, raised Jewish and educated Catholic. He is a “Jewsuit”. He is also a husband, father, newspaper and magazine writer, habitual wearer of baseball caps and author of the soon-to-be-released memoir about his son’s bar mitzvah, “The Rabbi Has Left the Building.”