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Let’s Talk about Sects, Baby!

Middle Eastern pundits often talk about Lebanese sectarianism through a top-down power lens, one that attributes the majority of our faults to the “divide and conquer” technique of our archaic […]

@AccidentallyWesAnderson – the Insta account you NEED to follow.

If you’ve ever had a moment where you’ve stopped what you’re doing – walking aggressively down the street to the beat of Seven Nation Army, eating your eggs at what […]

The Twilight Renaissance – discovering the Saga again.

Back in July, when the last few weeks of summer stretched out in dullness as people started to leave and night outs started to repeat, I was looking for something […]

The Big Bad Arab Wolf.

In Mohammed Bin Salman’s 60 Minutes interview with Norah O’Donnell, the Prince evaded questions about the Kingdom’s commitment to human rights principles by reminding O’Donnell that: “Saudi standards are not […]

Thinking too much and not forgetting enough.

At some point, everybody wants to leave Lebanon. The capital gets suffocating, so we all leave for our grandparents’ homes in the mountains where the air smells a lot better […]

Let’s Talk About Sects, Baby!

Middle Eastern pundits often talk about Lebanese sectarianism through a top-down power lens, one that attributes the majority of our faults to the “divide and conquer” technique of our archaic […]