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Haggadah for the Wicked Child

A "script" for the Passover seder, edited anew every year since 1999. 


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The first year I co-wrote the "script" with two amazing people: Sarah Lewison and Rachel Mayeri. What began as an experiment in performance art + silliness has since become a vaguely serious endeavor. Various people have described the haggadah as "irreverent," "hilarious," "provocative," and "scholarly," and have urged me to publish, promote or somehow distribute it.... I dream of making the Haggadah the sequel to the classic Maxwell House Haggadah, distributed for free (at Passover-time) with every bottle of two-buck-chuck (Charles Shaw Wine, available only at Trader Joe's), or every cup of Peet's Coffee, or every box of Barton's Chocolates, or magic kosher-for-passover-beer. Write to me with suggestions, questions or requests.

For the last three years, I have also instituted a new tradition which I hope others might extend: About a week before Passover, I have posted an invitation to my Seder on craigslist. Last year I had 8 wonderful people who found my seder via craigslist (in addition to the 12 or so friends who also participated in the Seder). Everyone brought wine and an extra Passover-food and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. I think they also appreciated the chance to go to a seder that was a) not designed for "dating" purposes, and b) did not require huge fees. If you are interested in knowing more about this tradition, write to me!

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