December 2008

This Time Last Year, Or: All Stressed Out

December 24, 2008

Around this time last year, my brother got married. Ok, ok, technically, he was already married in both the civil and religious sense, but the receptions were at the end of December last year. Yeah, receptions, plural. One from the girl’s side and one from the guy’s side. The reception from our side was on […]

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I’m a Rock Band Phony

December 5, 2008

Last week, a lot of family was gathered at my sister’s place to partake in turkey and other food items we only have every couple of years. After dinner, dessert, and testing out my brother-in-law’s projector by projecting an Indian movie, my little 10 year-old cousin had one request for my brother-in-law: “Can I play […]

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Look Ma! I’m on the Simpsons!

December 5, 2008

Alright, ok, not me specifically but my people were featured on this past Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons: People who like Apple products! And, there was a Muslim family in the episode too! Bart made friends with Bashir and his family who happen to be Jordanian Muslims. Homer of course thinks they are planning something […]

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Thoughts on Britz and Muslims

December 4, 2008

BBC America recently televised a British miniseries called Britz, a drama serial that follows a Muslim brother and sister as their paths in life take decidedly different turns. Sohail, a law student in London joins the Mi5 while his sister Nasima, a med student in Leeds, takes company with extremists. Britz is made up of […]

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