New Jewish Genetic Diseases

CAT scan of a Tay Sachs sufferer's brain. No joke.

There are many unusual genetic diseases that plague Jewish people, including Tay-Sachs Disease (rough), Bloom Syndrome (rougher), and Maple Syrup Urine Disease (roughest, yet most delicious). As a Passover mitzvah, Whim contributor Adam Baer presents a list of said diseases that specifically target Generation X. Herewith, a list of symptoms and risk factors to look for.

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A Conversation Between Charles Manson and Charlie Chaplin – Two Hollywood Eccentrics I Know Very Little About

Charlie Chaplin, seen here on a U.S. postage stamp, an honor Charles Manson has yet to earn.

Matt Passet, the only Whim contributor to sport a toothbrush mustache, envisions an exchange between a man prone to raving and another famous for being mute.

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Presenting Serious Matters: The Writers of Whim Solve the Most Pressing Issues of the Day

Founder Whimpleton K. Junglefowl during his morning commute.

Life is full of problems. Most can be solved with violence. For those that can’t, there’s Whim. Introducing Serious Matters, a new monthly show where friends of America’s favorite flammable magazine debate and definitively solve the largest problems plaguing humanity. Mainly by making jokes.

Please join us next Tuesday, April 19th, at Three of Cups Lounge (map) for the inaugural installment of what is sure to become the most entertaining public affairs program this side of Tavis Smiley. The show begins at 8:30 p.m., with the fun to start soon after, depending on one’s level of intoxication.

Whim Quarterly Presents: Serious Matters

Featuring comedy from:
Sean Donnelly
Elliott Kalan
Josiah Madigan
Dan McCoy
Matt Passet
Bongo the Time Traveling Monkey (schedule permitting)

Hosted by Kevin McCaffrey

Tuesday, April 19th @ 8:30 p.m.
at Three of Cups Lounge

Buy, Hold or Sell: The Bond Market Report

A stockbroker in action, seen here cornering the Brangelina market.

Whim co-founder and chief financial expert Paul L. Underwood analyzes the meet-markets to see which power couples are up and which are down.

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A Conversation Between Golda Meir and Yasser Arafat – Two Former Mideast Leaders I Know Very Little About

At this point in Yassir Arafat's career, Palestine's future was so bright that he had to wear shades.

Matt Passet, the only Whim contributor to know how to fold a keffiyeh, uses his cloth-wrapped head to think up an exchange between the mother of Israel and the father of modern Palestine. Warning: sparks (and shrapnel) will fly.

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The 50 Least Successful Minor League Franchises

Snuffy "Iron Wang" Haines of the Allentown Jorts takes a turn at-bat.

In honor of Opening Day weekend, Whim salutes the teams toiling away in the lower levels of baseball’s farm systems. Be sure to check them out when they come to your state’s fifth-largest city.

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