Ode to Chuck

January 28, 2012

Chuck is over. One of the TV shows that I watched regularly, that I looked forward to with each episode, finished its 5 year run last night. I get invested in the TV shows that I watch and felt the need to write about Chuck, much like I did when Battlestar Galactica ended. I would […]

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A Sort of Review of All-American Muslim

November 14, 2011

I caught the first episode of the new reality series All-American Muslim on TLC last night. Announced several months ago, the series follows around a few Muslim families in the city of Dearborn, Michigan, which is home to the highest concentration of Arabs in the U.S. I voiced my hesitation for this series when it […]

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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 […]

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Facing the Job Market

February 4, 2009

The other night, I caught an episode of How I Met Your Mother, a documentary about life in New York City. This particular episode dealt with the issue of unemployment, one that I know well. One character faced deportation (to Canada) if she did not get a job soon. One friend, Barney, had a particularly […]

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The Illogical Nature of TV’s “Smallville”

November 9, 2008

Most of my friends know that I’m a big Superman fan. He’s always been my favorite superhero despite the fact that many are hesitant to name him as their favorite because a) He’s too powerful b)They think there’s not much too him or c) He’s too well known and it is therefore cliched to think […]

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