April 2009

Presenting The New Muslim Cool

April 30, 2009

In New Muslim Cool, filmmaker Jennifer Maytorena Taylor presents a look at the life of Puerto Rican American Hamza Perez over a period of a few years in Pittsburgh as he and other members of the community work to establish a Muslim community. Born Jason, Hamza used to be a drug dealer in Massachusetts before […]

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Video Game Nostalgia

April 22, 2009

I used to play video games a lot. In our household, we have had some sort of video game console ever since I was little. The Atari 7800 gave way to the Nintendo, which led to Sega Genesis, then Playstation, and then the XBOX. We didn’t go for the Super Nintendo, N64, or PS2 though. […]

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Just a Thought

April 19, 2009

There’s this phrase that Muslims use: “Allah is the best of all planners.” If you’re not meant to do something or go somewhere, it’s not going to happen if God didn’t will it. I believe people of different faiths have something similar. This concept was really brought home last weekend as I had so many […]

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To Review or Not

April 2, 2009

On occasion, I review movies, books, or TV shows for Media and Islam or Illumemedia, usually things that are related to Islam. On this site, I may occasionally review a random, non-religious book or movie for fun (like the DC animated films). I realized a while ago that I was generally positive when it came […]

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