August 2015

Interview with Ben Youcef from the movie “The Algerian”

August 13, 2015

I first heard of Ben Youcef a couple of years ago. I had read an article about a Muslim actor in Hollywood who is a “muezzin,” someone who gives the call to prayer. Youcef had been featured in an article on NPR, which made the rounds on Facebook. Everyone I know seemed to be posting […]

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On Never Being Cool

August 4, 2015

Some years ago, I had a long commute and needed something to get me through the humdrum of the drive to and from work. I got myself a new car radio with Sirius satellite radio that included a connection to my first generation video iPod. I couldn’t wait to check out the radio. There were […]

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