The Shmooze

RIP, Heeb Magazine

By Karen Granit

Another magazine bites the dust.

This time it’s Heeb, which announced today that it will move to an online-only format.

In a statement on its website titled “So Much for Controlling the Media,” Heeb’s publisher and editor-in-chief, Joshua Neuman, wrote:

I have some good news and some bad news.

The good news is that Heebmagazine.com will continue to provide trenchant analysis of world events, cultural critique of all that is Jewish and Goyish and countless photos of scantily-clad Israeli models. …

The bad news is that we are suspending the print edition of Heeb Magazine.

Heeb was launched in 2001 by Jennifer Bleyer. Its covers have featured comedian Sarah Silverman posing nude behind a sheet with a hole in it, Roseanne Barr dressed as Hitler baking “Jew” cookies, and Jonah Hill putting KY Jelly on his morning bagel.

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