Jill Sobule

The HuffPost Show: Episode 2 featuring Russell Crowe, Bob Saget, Isaiah Washington and Jill Sobule.
When Rand Paul announced his candidacy for president this week, he declared his plans to help America "take our country back
Jill Sobule responds to Rand Paul's candidacy to president with a song.
As a young trans girl growing up as a yeshiva boy in Queens, New York, I found that this play resonated deeply within me. The eponymous Yentl, who goes by the name Anshel as a yeshiva boy, challenges the gender norms of that extinct European world of the Jewish Pale and its predominantly Orthodox Jewish communities.
After having faithfully and meritoriously served in the armed forces of these United States for 20 years, suddenly I am not a real American, just because I am not a Republican -- or a member of the Tea Party?
I have always been fascinated by the end-time believers. I envy their strong faith and certainty, as well as their flexibility when the believed date of doom passes without even a small locust infestation.
The framework of Sobule and Sweeney's show was fluid, with the result that they often seemed as surprised as the audience with the direction it took.
While most of his contemporaries have the fantasy of signing the bottom line of a label contract, Jonah Smith has rejected a record company's offer instead.