Bar Mitzvah Disco:

Roger Bennett, Jamie Glassman,

26/02/2006 1:45 pm
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Remember your bar mitzvah? Not the important religious rite of passage but the party!

This is what the authors of The Bar Mitzvah Disco have given us: hilarious and embarrassing photos, biting accounts by celebrated authors of over the top celebrations, atrocious clothes and painful adolescent experiences – cultural history with a Duran Duran backbeat.

Roger Bennett

Roger Bennett is a writer, broadcaster, and cofounder of Reboot.

Jamie Glassman

Jamie Glassman is a former writer and co-producer of The Ali G Show for which he gained two Emmy nominations. He didn\'t win. He has recently brought his own comic characters to BBC3, Paramount Conedy and Comedy Central and regularly performs on London stages as the bad buddhist stand-up, Ernest Pince and George St Dragon.

Jason Solomons


Jason Solomons is one of the UK’s best-known presenters and film critics. He hosts the popular Seen Any Good Films Lately? podcast, has his own music and culture show on Totally Wired Radio, and reviews films for LBC radio and BBC arts show Front Row. Jason is film correspondent for The New European and UK critic for TheWrap.com. On TV, he covers the BAFTAs and the Oscars for BBC News and is a regular commentator on Sky News and ITV’s GMB. Jason curates the Cinedrome at Green Man Festival and, following best-seller Woody Allen: Film by Film, is currently finishing his latest book, Movies: A Love Story