The Arty Semite

Out and About: Charlie Chaplin Film Discovered; Vampires and Jews

By Ezra Glinter

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Max Schreck as Count Orlok, the first cinematic representation of Dracula.
  • Bob Marley’s son, Ziggy Marley, talks about his connection to Jewish culture and his new comic book, “Marijuanaman.”

  • According to its makers, the video game “El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron” (covered on The Arty Semite here) is going to be controversial among American gamers, but more because of its graphics than because of its Jewish mythology.

  • Was Lipa Schmeltzer banned again?

  • “Zepped,” a rare Charlie Chaplin film made as First World War propaganda, was discovered by an unemployed man in an English junk shop.

  • Allan Nadler discusses the significance of the 1897 publication of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” and its anti-Semitic tropes.

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