On Tablet Today
Mad magazine, Iran in Argentina, gay pride, and a bachelorette
Back at work after a long weekend, youâll find plenty to read on Tablet Magazine today. In our weekly podcast, Vox Tablet, host Sara Ivry examines the life of comic-book genius and Mad magazine creator Harvey Kurtzman in a conversation with the author of a new biography. Ben Cohen considers Iranâs influence in Latin America on the 15th anniversary of the terrorist bombing of a Jewish center in Argentina. Parenting columnist Marjorie Ingall recounts her two-year-old nieceâs march in New Yorkâs gay-pride parade. Associate editor Hadara Graubart finds a lot to like in Road to the Altar, a web-TV series in which Jaleel Whiteâyou know him as Urkelâplays a guy preparing to marry a Jewish bridezilla. And books columnist Josh Lambert surveys the latest in Jewish publishing in his weekly âReading Aroundâ column.