- n a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation
- With his late-Picasso haberdashery, borsht-and-bagel accent, and a personality as outgoing as a trombone, he had small chance of being inconspicuous among the grey and shadowy .
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- First Person: 'When Jews Were Funny' and Alan Zweig's Style of Personal Filmmaking
In his latest film, "When Jews Were Funny," documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy, from the early days of Borsht belt to the present interviewing Jewish comics such as Gilbert Godfried, Howie Mandel and Judy Gold. Below he explains how the film is both his most and least personal documentary -- and how it differs from his previous work. A friend who saw my latest ...
April 29, 2014 - indieWIRE