Fady Kassab Wins 2019 Australian Raw Comedy National Competition

Lebanese-Australian Fady Ghassan Kassab has won the 2019 Raw Comedy National Championship in Melbourne, beating 1000 other standup comedians taking part in the event. Originally for Ain el Delb in Saida, the 43 years old moved to Sydney 17 years ago.¬†Lebanon being very close to his heart, his act is formed around it and the war. This event is known to have launched the careers of some of the biggest Australian comedians. Fady's sights are…

El Hawa Saratan

According to a 2011 study, 93% of Beirut's population and a big majority of areas outside Beirut are exposed to high levels of air pollution largely caused by diesel generators. Add to that the increasing air pollution from garbage mountains, and the soon-to-come incinerators, and you have skyrocketing rates of cancer patients. In a 2018 statement by the Ministry of Health, it was reported that the rate of cancer patients in Lebanon has increased by…
Critiques

Beirut Airport to Get Decent Internet (Third time’s a Charm?)

2 months ago
Ever since I started blogging here, I hear about Beirut’s airport finally getting some decent (& free) internet and it still did not happen. In fact, we had at least weird looking internet machines few ...
Beirut

Beirut has a Surplus of Road Signs

3 months ago
These pictures were shared by MP Paula Yacoubian and Karen Nassar. Similar road signs being placed right next to each other, while others that don’t make any sense being put randomly left and right. Let’s ...
Animals & Wildlife

Tachtouch the Monkey Returns to #Lebanon

3 months ago
After almost a two-week chase, the monkey that escaped from a farm South of Lebanon into Israel was finally captured and sent back to Nun Béatrice Mauger via the UN. The vervet monkey, named Tachtouch, ...
Automotive

Everything That’s Wrong About Driving in Lebanon in One Video

3 months ago
Going the wrong way, even on a highway, crossing a red light, cutting off other cars, speeding, tailgating, dangerous driving, speeding maneuvers, highway drop off and every possible traffic violation you could think of in ...
Fun

Mariam Nour Denies UFO Landing in #Lebanon

4 months ago
A YouTube channel called “Alien Planet” shared a video claiming there was a UFO spotted landing somewhere in Lebanon. The video is one of the worst CGIs I’ve seen and the background music is just ...
Fun

Banners in #Beirut In Support of Jon Snow

5 months ago
Lebanese GOT fans are anxiously preparing for Season 8’s premiere and some are even placing banners in support of Jon Snow’s quest against the White Walkers. Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season is set ...
Humor

Someone Should Update Alanis Morisette’s “Ironic” for #Lebanon’s Never Ending Struggles

6 months ago
Every now and then, we hear about an updated “Ironic” song to suit today’s problems. The latest was released a month ago and sung by Alanis Morissette and James Corden. I was thinking someone should ...
Advertising

Connect Lebanon Latest Mind-Boggling Ads

6 months ago
“Find something else to keep you busy”. “Get Internet”. Connect is trying to promote internet like they first did when TVs were invented, but if they’re targeting big families living in distant villages with no ...
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