October 2007

Traffic Chaos

October 31, 2007

Traffic laws are optional in Pakistan. There are lanes, but people may or may not drive completely within a lane. There are traffic lights, but some don’t wait until the light turns green. Along the roads, there are signs pleading for drivers to follow the laws, but there is no point. By the time a […]

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Pakistan: The Restaurant

October 29, 2007

Friends back home said to take advantage of the restaurants in Pakistan and eat out often. This is due to the fact that all the restaurants are by default halal and we can therefore eat whatever meat they serve. There was one place in particular that everyone mentioned- Arizona Grill. I treated everyone here last […]

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Bhutto’s Return & The Need to Be Careful

October 18, 2007

Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan today from her self imposed exile. Because she wanted to create a lot of fanfare, she decided to drive around Karachi in a convoy. The police asked her to skip it all because of bomb threats, but she decided to go through with it. Not the best […]

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Packed My Bags and Ready to Go (sort of)

October 17, 2007

I apologize to my faithful readers (all 3 of you) for not writing for a while. I’ve been pretty busy at work and also getting ready to go to Pakistan. We’re going by Singapore Airlines, which I haven’t been on since 1990. I already checked out the website and found out which movies will be […]

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Oh Heck Yeah!

October 12, 2007

“Eid ul-Fitr” was one of the Top 10 Searches on Yahoo. Check it out: Number 9! Right under, um, uh, *cough* “Fruit Smoothie Recipes.” Oh well. In your face Navy Football!!

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Ann Coulter – Equal Opportunity Bigot

October 11, 2007

Ann Coulter, well known hate monger (not my words) has a new book out which promises to be exactly like her old ones – an avenue in which to put down liberals while preaching her own brand of neocon vitriol. Unfortunately, that means she’s making her round of talk shows to promote her “work.” Here’s […]

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An In Depth Analysis of The Superman Doomsday Movie

October 8, 2007

DC Comics recently came out with an animated straight to DVD movie titled Superman: Doomsday. This is meant to be an adaptation of the Death of Superman storyline from the comics, which began in 1993 and ended in 1994. This animated movie was created by the same people responsible for the Superman, Batman, and Justice […]

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Trying to Figure Out Who to Vote For

October 8, 2007

Hey, it’s officially my first post on politics! So here’s the thing – I’ve been struggling to figure out which Democratic candidate to back. I haven’t been able to muster up support for any of the three main Democratic candidates: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and John Edwards. The three of them have some aspect to […]

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