Matthue Roth

Matthue Roth's newest book is Automatic. He is also the author of three novels and the memoir Yom Kippur a Go-Go, and is an associate editor at MyJewishLearning.com. His screenplay 1/20 is currently in production as a feature film.


Articles by Matthue Roth

A Lonely Golem

I was trying to figure out how to get people to buy  My First Kafka  from me directly instead of, ...

Why Kids Love Scary Stories

My parents are getting ready to move, to abandon the house I’ve lived in since I was born, and we ...

Over and Out

Two weeks ago, I told my boss I was leaving. This is at my day job, understand–not my job job ...

We’re Hiring an Editor!

MyJewishLearning.com is seeking a full-time Editor to lead its editorial team. The Editor will oversee the website’s content conceptualization, production, ...

Alice Walker Denies The Color Purple’s Power

Alice Walker is one of my favorite authors ever, hands down. The Temple of My Familiar might have been the ...

Was Noah Really Righteous

Parashat Noah by G-dcast

Jews and Indians, Past and Present

This is a guest post by Andrew Tertes, the author of Jacob’s Return. He is blogging here today for Jewish ...

McSweeney’s #40: (Literary) Mixtape of the Month

So it’s always given me a thrill when a bunch of musicians I love play a song together, and I ...

Sacha Baron Cohen Speaks Hebrew

Hey, did any of you see Sacha Baron Cohen on The Daily Show the other night? More specifically, did anyone ...

And the Rabbi Is….

It’s been awesome to watch the Real Top Rabbis contest unfold — nearly 250 of you sent in stories about ...