July 2011

Ramadan – Thoughts for 2011

July 31, 2011

It’s that time again*! Ramadan is most likely going to start tomorrow** and the days will be long this time around. We’re looking at more than 15 hours of fasting in Amreeka – no water, no food, and no *gasp* coffee. In order to fit in the extra prayers and wake up early enough in […]

Read the full article →

A Few Words About Captain America

July 29, 2011

I saw Captain America: The First Avenger last weekend (yeah, this post is slightly late) and I liked it more than I thought I would. There were two reasons why I was a bit hesitant to like this movie: 1) Wasn’t Captain America created purely for pro-US propaganda reasons? 2) Captain America is a Marvel […]

Read the full article →

On Norway, Muslims, and the Media

July 24, 2011

On Friday, when the explosion and shootings happened in Norway, a lot of journalists that are part of real, honest-to-God respected media outlets put the blame on Islamic extremists without anything to go on whatsoever. The Sun even had a front page article published that called the incident an “Al Qaeda massacre” and “Norways’ 9/11”. […]

Read the full article →

Look Maw! Muslims are on the TV!

July 21, 2011

TLC announced today that they will be airing a reality show about Muslims living in Dearborn, Michigan. The show is meant to be about the lives of regular Americans who happen to be Muslim. I’m guessing everyone’s hoping that this reality show will create awareness of how normal Muslims really are. Here’s a description of […]

Read the full article →