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Snooki Without Makeup

Comment of the Week

by
Stephanie Butnick
February 10, 2012
(Ravi Joshi/Tablet Magazine)
(Ravi Joshi/Tablet Magazine)

Winner gets a free Nextbook Press book appropriate to his or her comment (if he or she emails me at [email protected] with his or her mailing address).

This week’s winner is Michael S., who, in response to David Goldman’s meditation on Jewish notions of beauty in classical music, asked, “How come you get to discuss music and beauty with a priest in Vienna, and I’m posting pictures of Snooki without make-up on my facebook page?”

For his candor and introspection, Michael gets a copy of Melvin Konner’s The Jewish Body—a subject about which a many self-deprecating remark has been made.

Stephanie Butnick is chief strategy officer of Tablet Magazine, co-founder of Tablet Studios, and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.

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