JEFF PEARLMAN

Coming October 2022: "The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson"

Every so often …

… really happy white Christian people gather together to sing.

I know this to be true because, even though I happen to be a grumpy Jew, I’ve snuck in. I remove my Star of David necklace, remove “Oy” and “motherfucker” from my vocabulary, remove any inclination to fart or burp. Then I enter the Happy Room, where the white Christians gleefully sing of the days when blacks were slaves; when men ran the households; when Ronald Reagan pretended AIDS didn’t exist.

Ah, the good ol’ days.

I digress. Watch this—now …