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Why This Charming Anne Frank Halloween Costume is No Longer For Sale

By On October 19, 2017

In a blow to enthusiasts of off-color role play,, a Minnesota-based company, pulled an Anne Frank-themed costume from their site last Sunday, when the item went viral due, perhaps, to some… Read More


In 1950, Anne Frank’s Diary Was Rescued From the Publisher’s Reject Pile

By On August 4, 2017

It turns out Anne Frank might owe her literary immortality to a young American editorial assistant named Judith Jones, who’d followed her love of French cooking to Paris in 1945. Five years… Read More

Uncategorized Hearts Anne Frank

By On February 9, 2017

Anne Frank. Rosa Parks. Albert Einstein. Maya Angelou. Audre Lorde. What do these famous figures have in common? For one thing, they were all brilliant critics of oppressive political systems, celebrated for standing… Read More

This Cult Classic Indie Rock Album is a Surprising Tribute to Anne Frank

This Cult Classic Indie Rock Album is a Surprising Tribute to Anne Frank

By On July 18, 2016

Neutral Milk Hotel is the kind of band that one either fanatically loves or has never heard of. Their 1998 folk rock magnum opus “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea” is a… Read More

The Japanese Tampon Named for Anne Frank

The Japanese Tampon Named for Anne Frank

By On January 5, 2016

Remember how candidly Anne Frank described getting her period in her famous diary? “I can hardly wait,” she wrote. “It’s such a momentous event. Too bad I can’t use sanitary napkins but… Read More


All About Anne

By On August 30, 2012

 If you read The Diary of Anne Frank in high school you might think you know her whole story, but check out these Jewniverses that explore Anne Frank’s life in new and… Read More


Disney’s Anne Frank

By On March 6, 2012

A death-defying chase down an Amsterdam sewer. A theme song called “Living Free (Until the Nazis Find Us Again)” that’s just begging for an Academy Award. A nest of musical rats living in an attic who meet Anne Frank and her… Read More


The Other Anne Franks

By On February 1, 2012

Shalom Auslander’s new novel Hope: A Tragedy takes a calculated risk: It’s a neurotic, bizarre story that mines the Holocaust for humor. The plot involves a paranoid middle-aged Jew, obsessed with death and his own mortality, who… Read More


David Sedaris’ Perfect Apartment

By On September 5, 2011

Humorist David Sedaris has made a career out of relating the silliest parts of his life in essay form. In the 2004 story “Possession,” he and his boyfriend had the perfect Paris… Read More


Love Songs for Anne Frank

By On December 9, 2010

The band Neutral Milk Hotel only recorded two albums before its lead guitarist and songwriter, Jeff Mangum, retreated from the public eye. Yet their second album, In the Aeroplane over the Sea (1998),… Read More

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