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Telluride 2014: Jon Stewart and "Rosewater"

Jon Stewart makes a notable directorial debut with “Rosewater”, the true story of journalist Maziar Bahari returning to Iran to cover the elections in 2009 who is arrested as a spy and imprisoned. 606 more words


Speaking of Footwear...

Apparently, sneakers are in. I’m not talking about fashion, this is straight economics. eBay’s sneaker sales have gone up to $338 million and has been steadily increasing every year (increase of 31% from last year). 60 more words


Has it only been a week?

السلام ءليكم!

I have been looking through my journal and also my photos to come up with the perfect first blog entry in country. The problem I am running across is that it is incredibly difficult to convey the complex series of events and emotions that I have been going through this past week. 1,260 more words

Peace Corps

Beef Sweet and Sour.

Hello everybody.

Typical lazy Friday,started by waking up really late for a change, usual coffee at Rula’s noon time then asking what to eat for lunch, decided to make this dish cause It’s been long time since we ate it plus me and my friends went out to dinner the other night at… 138 more words

Main Dish

#Kuwait to hold international conference on countering #ISIS propaganda

An international conference will be held in Kuwait on Monday to deal with the Islamic State’s messaging, the US Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday. 106 more words


another quick trip to Jordan - boycott and resistance

I am leaving this Monday to Jordan for a whirlwind of activities.

Monday:  meet with boycott organizers in Jordan,  speak to 140 students at a school about resistance, and then go to the Palestinian Exhibition. 76 more words

Actions, Struggles

Katie Price to sell all of her breast implants to raise money for cancer charities

If you’ve ever wanted a pair of boobs like Katie Price’s, now’s your chance to own a pair exactly like Katie Price’s.

The telly star is putting her whopping six – soon to be seven – boob ops to good use as she may well be selling all six pairs of implants that created her famous look to raise money for charity. 177 more words

Guilty Pleasures