Bio: I am a Professor of Jewish Studies, Philosophy, and Comparative Literature. I have taught in Universities and Colleges in the United States and Canada. My specialty is on the Jewish Comic character otherwise known as the Schlemiel. I am what you might call a "Schlemiel Theorist." I have written several academic articles on the character, and I am currently writing daily blog posts on it in Schlemiel Theory http://schlemielintheory.wordpress.com/ I am also writing a book for publication in an academic press on the Schlemiel. In addition to writing academic essays and blog entries, I am also a musician and song writer. I am a co-founder of the group Men With Babies and am currently in the process of developing another band project. In addition, I am also working towards developing a Solo Performance Project called Menkis. Besides being an academic, a writer, and a musician, I am also interested in acting. I am the focus on the documentary Shlemiel (shlemiel.net). The film has been touring around North America.