Author Archives: Max Retik

Pointy Thing Joke

Informant is USC sophomore in the film program. The subject is the “Pointy Thing” meme which has circulated through the USC student body this year. I ask informant to pull up his Facebook account and log into a group with about 15,000 members where students make and share memes with each other, usually about the… Continue Reading »

Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

Informant is grandmother, currently living in Florida having lived most of her life in New Jersey. The following is a family recipe for Matzo Ball Soup which is a traditionally jewish dish served at Passover.   Ingredients (taken down from a handwritten note in the recipe book): • 4 large eggs •¼ cup “schmaltz” rendered… Continue Reading »