Tag Archives: media

Plumb and Plumberer

Why Joe the Plumber and the increased democratisation of the media can only signal a further decline in journalistic objectivity.

Motorcycle Diaries Part XVI

I want to convince myself that only an evil criminal intentionally causes misery, such as causing the disappearance a young girl, and then expect her parents to beseech him for mercy, while keeping them hanging for a verdict of life or death.

Muslim Comedians in the U.S.: A PBS Special

Prior to the premiere, I was given an opportunity to interview several of the comedians, and here is what we talked about:

The Mistake Carter Didn’t Make: Why America and Israel Should Listen to Jimmy

Anyone who understands history knows Carter owes Palestinians a little more than just a hug.

The Arab 100: Politics Is Bad For Business

I do… observe silly human differences put aside for the sake of a good business relationship.

The Exploitation of Sufiah Yousof

Let’s weep crocodile tears for Sufiah Yousof while enjoying the furtive thrill of seeing a good girl from a Muslim family go bad!

Rasha Mahdi: Egyptian Caricaturist

Rasha Mahdi has been described as the first female Egyptian caricaturist.

Gaza: So where is Bono anyway?

The news all over the world are blaring about the ongoing debacle in Gaza: a million people suffering collective punishment with no power in the dead of winter.

The Next Great War… With the Burqa

The burqa is quickly becoming the greatest foe of the Western society. But this tussle with the ‘Muslim woman’s attire’ is not new.

Motorcycle Diaries Part IX

I always wondered whether there was a deliberate Western conspiracy for the “uglification” of Islam, or whether it was the Muslims themselves who did not need outside help in this regard.