Gino's Blog

Fushat Amal: In Honor of 17,000 Disappeared People During the Civil War

I feel guilty for not giving this tragedy the time and attention it deserves. Imagine 17,000 sons, daughters, wives, husbands, brothers, sisters, cousins, uncles, aunts and grandparents whose loved ones haven’t the slightest idea about their fate. Not knowing if they’re dead, imprisoned, lost or held hostage, over the period of

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Lebanese Priest Thinks Yoga is Satanic, Lebanese Police Believe Him

I really, really, really, really wish this was a satire piece, but it’s not. I’m not sure why, but the Christian religious institutions in Lebanon along with their armed supporters think that Stanley Kubrick’s movie “Eyes Wide Shut” was about Lebanon, and everyone in it who’s not a misinformed conservative. They

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How Bennesbeh Labokra Chou Got To The Silver Screen

If you haven’t already seen it, chances are you’ve already made plans to. The 38-year-old iconic Ziad Rahbani play has already shattered records at the Lebanese box office, with 12,000 pre-sale tickets purchased and about a quarter million seats expected to be sold, which would firmly make it Lebanon’s top-grossing movie

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