Month: August 2011

(Photo via moillusions.com) First World Problem: It’s a national holiday and I can’t decide what to do with my day off from work. Third World Problem: I don’t know if it’s a national holiday tomorrow because I’m waiting for a visual sighting of the new moon. Mother nature is a fickle mistress, and while the lunar […]

Lebanon’s losing game (show) Posted by Angie Nassar Monday, August 29. 2011 I’ll take freedom of speech for $600, Alex. Question: What popular Lebanese television presenter recently had his new game show cancelled by MBC over his ‘overtly pro-Syrian regime views’? Certainly, Georges Kordahi should be ashamed of his stalwart support for the oppressive brutality […]

Make it bigger. (Photo via flickr.com) Last week, a snafu from CNN put Libya’s capital of Tripoli in Lebanoninstead(wrong country, fools). This week, a Hitchhiker’s guide to the Near and Middle East dubs Lebanon the new Haiti. A stereotype associating our country with endemic poverty and corruption? Nailed it. Other favorites: ‘Evil drag queen,’ ‘child […]

*******WARNING: This video contains graphic images. Viewer discretion is advised.********** An exclusive report from CNN uncovers the sheer luxuries as well as sadistic horrors hidden inside the home of Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Hannibal. CNN correspondent Dan Rivers meets Shweyga Mullah, a 30-year-old Ethiopian maid who just barely managed to survive a disturbing ordeal of physical […]

Gaddafi and Condi sittin’ in a tree… K-I-S-S-I-N-G. Libyan rebels uncovered a creepy photo album full of pictures of Condoleezza Rice in Muammar Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli on Thursday. When Rice visited the soon-to-be-deposed dictator back in 2008, the two apparently shared a “late-night dinner” together, and Gaddafi had this to say about the former […]

(Photo via gawker.com) No, I’m not pulling this story out of my… Marine Corp Times is reporting that Marines serving in Afghanistan have been told they can’t fart loudly because it might offend locals. “So, for all Marines getting ready to go downwind, I mean downrange, be forewarned — you may have to hold it in… at […]

(Photo via buzzfeed.com) This is heartbreaking. A devoted NAVY SEAL’s dog refused to leave his owner’s side, even during the funeral for Petty Officer 1st Class Jon T. Tumilson, which was held in Iowa earlier this week. “Hawkeye,” a Labrador Retriever, paid his last respects by walking up to the casket, lying down in front […]