A Random “Amir el Leil” Question

I did try a couple of times to watch Amir el Leil but just like all Lebanese TV series, I didn't last longer than 10 minutes . Still, one thing caught my attention while seeing the credits for the show that I thought is worth sharing. There are over 40 filming locations cited in the credits, including 3 castles, 5 villas, 8 resorts, hotels & beaches and tens of houses! Isn't that a lot? Why…

Trump Vs Obama Crowds Remind Me of M14 vs M8 Protests

I never thought I'd see the day where US media is busy debating whether Trump attracted more crowds to his inauguration than Obama did in 2009. They are comparing crowds by examining aerial shots, metro ridership figures and pulling all sorts of statistics. The first thing that came to mind were the 2005-2009 March 14 and March 8 protests where each side was trying to attract more crowds during public rallies or simply trying to…
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Al Rifai’s Epic Take on Donald Trump’s Inauguration

3 days ago
Donald Trump inauguration sparked a new wave of memes, tweets and jokes on social media and Al Rifai’s take is the best one I’ve seen so far in Lebanon. A friend sent me a copy ...
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The Weirdest Shawarma Ad Ever!

5 days ago
WTF did I just watch? a little chick whose dream is to be a Shawarma? Chicken mothers gossiping about their daughter’s choices in life, which include turning into a nugget or a roasted chicken. An ...
Fun

Fail: French Emergency Number on Wardeh Ski Slope

1 week ago
If you run into trouble on a ski lift on Wardeh’s ski slope, feel free to call a French number and the Val d’Isere mountain rescue team will fly all the way to Kfardebian to ...
Fun

When Chef Antoine Mistakes “Tante Claire” for “Eclair”

1 week ago
This is hilarious! I have to give it to Hisham, he’s bringing out the best of chef Antoine 😀 ...
Fun

10 Genius Solutions to Beirut Airport’s Bird-Attracting Ponds

1 week ago
As you all know by now, planes at Beirut were reportedly in danger after birds began flocking in large numbers to a nearby rubbish dump, but the government is treating this matter in an urgent ...
Critiques

#BeirutAirport: Birds Now Posing a Bigger Threat to Planes

2 weeks ago
It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that you shouldn’t set up a landfill next to an airport but that’s exactly what the Lebanese authorities did with the Costa Brava. After realizing what they’ve ...
Architecture

Engineering Gone Wrong

2 weeks ago
If you are wondering why there are so many buildings at risk of crumbling in Lebanon, just watch this video. The “funny” part is that they are filming it as if it’s something cool to ...
Fun

Fairouz Sued Madonna in the 1990s

2 weeks ago
It looks like MTV Lebanon is on a roll these days. A friend of mine sent me a link to an MTV article entitled ” فيروز في أغنية جنسيّة والأسوأ في هذه السّطور” (Fairouz in ...
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