Tag Archives: Goldie Goldbloom

“I’m Just Not in the Mood For Normal Behaviour”: In which Goldie goes driving in Italy

In her last posts, Goldie Goldbloom wrote about why she’s totally going to be excommunicated and about her cute, old stalker.

In order to research an obscure (but true) massacre which is part of my novel Toads’ Museum of Freaks and Wonders, I travelled to that part of Italy where massively heavy marble trucks roll down single lane mountain roads that look more like landslides.  Continue reading here.

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On Being Stalked by Crazy Folks

On Monday, Goldie Goldbloom wrote about why she’s totally going to be excommunicated (hint: She’s a Chasidic Jew who just wrote a novel about gay sex in the Australian Outback, circa World War II). She is the author of Toads’ Museum of Freaks and Wonders. She will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning.
Oh, I do so love a pie-eyed, dyed-in-the-wool loony! There’s something that gives me a savage kick in the guts — the kind other people get when they leap off tall mountains with skis strapped to their feet — when I see someone coming, rolling their eyes and frothing a little. Yes! I think. Yes! Bring it on! Continue reading here.

The Seven Roads to Hell (or: Dante’s Inferno adapted for Chassidic Jews)

Goldie Goldbloom is the author of Toads’ Museum of Freaks and Wonders, a novel about Italian prisoners of war in Australia during World War II. She will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning.
In a deeply disturbed moment — one that lasted several years — I wrote a novel called Toads’ Museum of Freaks and Wonders. Earlier this month, it was published, and it was only then that I thought, ‘Oh dang…this may cause me some issues in my community, which is, yeah, let’s face it, Chassidic.’ Continue reading here.

MJL Interviews Goldie Goldbloom

Posted by Naomi Firestone


Matthue Roth
interviews Goldie Goldbloom, author of Toads’ Museum of Freaks and Wonders for MyJewishLearning…continue reading here.