‘Heeb’: Brought to You By the Director of ‘Schindler’s List’
America’s long past being shocked by anything Roseanne Barr will do for even a smidgen of attention. Why just the other day I was sitting around thinking it wouldn’t surprise me a bit if she dressed as Hitler and made fun of the Holocaust. To be honest, though, it wasn’t much more surprising to find Steven Spielberg’s name attached to this:
[ Photo of Barr as Hitler eating burned gingerbread man ]
Barr’s Jewish Cookies-In-The-Oven photo can be found in the latest issue of “Heeb” (which, if my third-grade, summer camp fat lip recalls correctly, is a slur), a publication ”backed financially by Steven Spielberg“. In fact, there might not have been a “Heeb” without him:
The magazine was criticized for such a controversial name mostly because The Joshua Venture, a non-profit group backed by Steven Spielberg, granted them $60,000 to start up a business.
Somehow it gets worse. Spielberg’s prodigy refuse to limit the hate to their own (something that