July 2015

When Stuff Isn’t Funny Anymore

July 29, 2015

In the show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix, the character Titus Andromedon, an aspiring actor who happens to be black, has a job as a werewolf at a dinner theater restaurant in New York City. He would put on his werewolf makeup at home and then head to the restaurant. What he found was that […]

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Inside Out – Turned Me Mentally Inside Out

July 20, 2015

I watched Inside Out over the weekend. I had been meaning to watch it since it came out but as I have next to zero extra time in Ramadan to go to the movies, I didn’t get to watch it until just now. Like pretty much everyone else in the world, I associate Pixar with […]

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This Ramadan’s Coffee Obsession

July 8, 2015

I’ve been getting a lot of hits on a blog post I wrote a few years ago about drinking coffee in Ramadan. People have been searching about whether or not it’s okay to drink coffee during Ramadan and have been landing on that post, funny enough. I reread that blog post and first of all, […]

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Ramadan in the Bay

July 5, 2015

I have written a lot about Ta’leef Collective in previous posts. The Oud Bar at Ta’leef is one of my favorite places to have a cup of joe Sunday nights, hanging out on one side of the Sequoia wood bar, drinking my coffee, saying “Salaam” to the random people who may go walk through who […]

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