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Daoud Basha -- or growing up in the shadow of the Holiday Inn

It sticks up like a scarred and angry finger into the sky.  It was a frightening shape always on the edge of my very limited world when I was growing up.  914 more words

Lebanese Recipes, Memory And Culture

PVR 3.1

0800 Briefing on mission for L. Infiltrate and investigate Holiday Inn.

0900 Stealthy approach to target property from beachfront, just like Bond in Dr. No. Cunning disguise of slacks, polo shirt and athletic shoes blended in perfectly with enemy operatives in bathing suits and bare feet. 75 more words


Sognando un Natale laico e commercializzato

La più popolare canzone americana di Natale, White Christmas, è una sorta di inno secolare, laico, non religioso. E’ stata scritta dall’immigrato ebreo Irving Berlin, nato Israel Isidore Baline nel 1888 in Russia, figlio di un cantore di sinagoga, diventato grande songwriter negli Stati Uniti (vedi qui… 699 more words

Cultura Di Massa

White Christmas (1954)

I just wrote a brief review of Holiday Inn, Mark Sandrich’s famous musical of 1942 starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.  Before you read this review, you have to read that review.   1,152 more words


Showtune Saturday: "I've Got Plenty To Be Thankful For"

Eddie Pensier writes:

By this point in the holiday season you’re almost certainly heartily sick of the most famous song from Holiday Inn (1942). Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” is certainly a victim of its own success: despite, (or perhaps because of) the fact that it’s the… 206 more words