Navigate to News section

Sundown: Drone Takes a Top Taliban Leader

Plus a Norwegian paper publishes a horrendous cartoon

by
Adam Chandler
May 29, 2013
Larry David.(Zimbio)

Larry David.(Zimbio)

• Wali ur-Rehman, the second-highest member of the Pakistani Taliban, who was already thought to be dead, is once again believed to be dead after reports that a U.S. drone strike against the leader earlier today. [WaPo]

• Norway’s third-largest newspaper published an incendiary cartoon about circumcision that involved a blood-soaked Torah and a rabbi with a devil’s pitchfork. [ToI]

• In case you missed it, one lucky(?) hitchhiker on Martha’s Vineyard got to take a long car ride with Curb Your Enthusiasm‘s Larry David. No, really. [NYMag]

• Was the former home of Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz illegally demolished? Some say yes. [Curbed]

• You wanna watch the new Mel Brooks ‘American Masters’ documentary for free on the internet? Of course you do. Jewcy has the deets. [Jewcy]

Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.

Join Us!

All of Tablet’s latest stories—in your inbox, daily. Subscribe to our newsletter.

Please enter a valid email
Check iconSuccess! You have subscribed to the Tablet newsletter.