Ep. #92: Like The Time I Had A Proper Boxing Match Against My Counselor

Eric Glickman (middle), living his best camp life with two of the character inspirations for his graphic novel Eric Glickman is self-described obsessed with camp, so much so that he wrote a graphic novel loosely based on his time there, the soon-to-be-released "Camp Pock-a-Wocknee and the DYN-O-MITE Summer of '77". We talk about the creation … Continue reading Ep. #92: Like The Time I Had A Proper Boxing Match Against My Counselor

Ep. #89: Like The Time I Had A Legendary Performance In A Chorus Line

Caroline Rothstein, ready to perform at a moment's notice Poet, writer, and performer Caroline Rothstein joins the podcast to revisit her time growing up at Camp Walden in Maine, and discusses her transformation from quiet, shy kid to loud, boisterous show lead. Plus we discuss first kisses, going to camp far from home, and much … Continue reading Ep. #89: Like The Time I Had A Legendary Performance In A Chorus Line

Ep. #84: Like The Time We Lost Color War Because I Was Hopped Up On No Doz

Rogue Shul, long before they became a Twitter sensation (Ellie, pictured left, and Caroline, pictured far right) Rogue Shul creators Caroline Dorn and Ellie Klein Goldman amassed a huge following on Twitter over the past few years with their satirical, incisive look at the lives of Jewish professionals and their trials and tribulations. Naturally, they … Continue reading Ep. #84: Like The Time We Lost Color War Because I Was Hopped Up On No Doz

Ep. #82: Like The Time My Campers’ Prank Got Featured In A National Publication

Both Jonah Platt and our host played the role of Tevya in Fiddler On The Roof. One of us successfully. Jonah Platt is a talented actor, singer, writer, and director, and comes from a long line of both performers and camp-goers. He joins our latest episode to discuss controversial camp pranks, a terrifying story of … Continue reading Ep. #82: Like The Time My Campers’ Prank Got Featured In A National Publication

Ep. #80: Like The Time We Sang My Song In Front Of The Entire Camp

Behold, the power of the songleader Mark Young spent his formative summers at Camp Wise in Beachwood, OH, where he learned the power of song and also the value of keeping the camp staff happy. We talk about how he became a songleader, the powerful feeling you get when people sing a song you wrote, … Continue reading Ep. #80: Like The Time We Sang My Song In Front Of The Entire Camp

Ep. #77: Like the Time Our “Spontaneous” Cabin Raids Led to Ice Cream Parties

Ted Deutch (right), rocking the jean cutoffs like a BOSS at Ramah Poconos Before becoming a politician serving in the U.S. House of Representatives for Florida's 22nd District, Ted Deutch was a camper like you and me, spending his summers at Ramah Poconos in Lakewood, PA. In our latest episode Ted joins to talk about … Continue reading Ep. #77: Like the Time Our “Spontaneous” Cabin Raids Led to Ice Cream Parties

Ep. #76: Like The Time I Learned To Sing All The Songs Backwards

Denise Eger (middle), showing off her songleading skills Rabbi Denise Eger has been an agent of change throughout her professional life, blazing trails and being a staunch advocate for civil rights and inclusion for the LGBTQ+ community. Some of what got her started down that path was the time she spent growing up and forming … Continue reading Ep. #76: Like The Time I Learned To Sing All The Songs Backwards

Ep. #75: Like the Time I Called an Evening Program Infantile To Get Out of Going

Sara Beth Berman, ready to run sh*t If you've been watching our game show Jewish Geography Zoom Racing, you've probably become familiar with Sara Beth Berman (aka SBB), whose deep ties to the summer camp community have given her an extensive rolodex of contacts that often get called upon during game play (how effective those … Continue reading Ep. #75: Like the Time I Called an Evening Program Infantile To Get Out of Going

Ep. #74: Like The Time We Were Both More Popular At Home Than At Camp (How???)

Jeffrey Yoskowitz and Liz Alpern are the creative forces behind The Gefilteria and recently produced The Great Big Jewish Food Fest, an amazing virtual food festival that took place - entirely virtually - in May. In our experience, that kind of creativity often has a camp background behind it, and the two of them proved … Continue reading Ep. #74: Like The Time We Were Both More Popular At Home Than At Camp (How???)

Ep. #73: Like the Time We Directed A Documentary About Summer Camp Called Crip Camp

Jim LeBrecht, enjoying life at Camp Jened in the 1970s Jim LeBrecht was having lunch with documentary filmmaker Nicole Newnham one day and happened to mention the summer camp he went to, Camp Jened, in the early 1970s. He thought it was a story worth telling, and Nicole agreed. The result of their work is … Continue reading Ep. #73: Like the Time We Directed A Documentary About Summer Camp Called Crip Camp