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Taylor Kitsch Still Wears Saxx Panties for Men

I was asked to profile Taylor Kitsch. Sadly, this did not mean that we went for dinner, and I later had the chance to rate his skills. Rather, it meant…

Dear Taylor Kitsch (*still wearing Saxx Underwear, I imagine) + Miscellaneous PS

PLEASE GROW YOUR HAIR, SAMSON. Love of God, you’re killin’ me. xxo Maha PS Recently… M: I need to buy a pair of night goggles. “Friend”: What? Why? Why not?…

The Metaphorical Bloody Knuckle

Y’all remember S? He’s been MIA for some time because he’s finishing his screenplay. Though S has been working a great deal on his writing, I am humbled that he…

“As long as we got each other…” (sic)

Dear Kirk Cameron, My infantile crush was on the cartoon character Orion Quest of Grendizer. On occasion, I find myself still humming the show’s tune, and would today argue that…

Feed, a film

This film is about awkward dating scenarios. Like mistaking a feeding funnel for sex toy? Awkward. Dinner date made up of the boiled body fat of your beau’s ex girlfriend?…

Of Hunnam (a.k.a. What makes a man sexy?)

I recently purchased for the first time ever, Men’s Fitness magazine. Coincidentally, this was the cover: If you have been reading me long enough, you know I have two types:…

Maxi & S

As just mentioned in the entry before this, S is a writer, and Maxi is a director. To refresh your memory, stories about Maxi may be found here and also…

Squinting eyes at the asshat while dancing

.1. I have a dreadful fear of all things crawly, but for fatso babies. For this reason, I am completely freaked out about the ant infestation we have in Ottawa…

Elvis Costello is the biggest badass in the industry

In support of the Divestment campaign, Costello cancels his two scheduled concerts in Israel. Read his full statement here and share the information, as you see fit. If you support…

First snowfall

“Serene” “Lovely” “Blissful” “Peaceful” “Calm” These are only a few of the words used by folks when discussing the first snowfall of the year. For instance, today I was speaking…

Dear So-and-So

Dear Taylor Kitsch, Hi Rigglett. How are you? I am very well – more so than usual, because Ramadan is over and I may now have my morning venti americano…

The Jackson Family

I woke up to an avalanche of emails linking to MJ’s kid’s speech during his memorial. People are forwarding the clip because they think it is beautiful and moving and…

He is dead

Upwards of 160,000 people die annually. War Famine Poverty Disease Global Warming …and people can barely get off their lazy asses to demonstrate or make a phone call to a…

Toddlers & Tiaras

This spotlights one of the reasons why I think our world is going to sh*t. (P.S. While you’re sl*tting up your babies, your government is r*ping you and other countries.)…

Christian Bale wears the shit out of his suits and likes his wife

I blogged the following: .1. Have just come back from seeing Batman Begins with Di and her Peej. Before the film began, we were discussing the dynamics between men and…

And another….

If you don’t already love John Cusack and his WarIncTeam… (Click only if you’re interested in reading the political side of me.) Comments here are closed… Digg this post Recommend…

Oooh. Politix. Yummy scrumptious wet dripping politics.

John Cusack’s War, Inc CrackSpace has posted one of my political pieces here as their most recent blog entry. I am humbled that they think enough of my writing to…

Maz Jobrani, Ahmed Ahmed & Dean Obeidallah

Three names from The Axis of Evil comics (missing was Aron Kader who I think is a bona fide Fox); three men that mama and I watched last night from…

Shifted Perspective (& the Border Fox)

I’ve never understood the concept of a fan event. In fact, I would have to say that until Saturday evening, I have – on occasion – been a little cruel…

Secretly wishing someone would "mist" Dr. Phil

.1. My body is still hibernating. It sees a potato and angels start singing. .2. A “Bacetto” chocolate is not a Baci chocolate. They are both made by Perugina and…

I’ve always been an Angelina girl

Apart from the fact that she’s adopted half of the world and has decided to give birth to the other half, it is precisely because she does this, and has…

Javier Bardem smoulders between randoms

.1. Really? WOW. WOW! Javier Bardem is “smouldering”. Every time I look at this picture, I can hear my ovaries giggling and fluttering their eyelashes. LOOK! If I walked past…

Is this real?

Uh. My friend sent this to me with the caption ‘OH MY GOD’. Does anyone know if this is real? Because if it is, and if they’re still rocking and…

Dispatch no 1, Toronto: Nerd

Seated across from me on the airplane, I knew I recognized him but I couldn’t quite place from which television show. Because…it’s difficult to name That Canadian Actor under the…

Visits with Baby Jane

Baby Jane was giving me ‘directions’ as thus: “Go South – that means down the hill, towards a clock tower, Maha – blablabla” because she knows that directions confuse me…

ROCKY I, II & III

For the record: The best scenes in the first three Rocky films are the ones between Mickey & Rocky. Especially in Rocky I. They are poignant and speak to the…

300 Spartans on the weekend of resurrection

.1. Would someone please tell me what, exactly, is a ‘shrub’? He has just purchased a ‘shrub’ for Donat, and as his excitement is v large, I must meet this…

Jake Gyllenhaal

The comments of the last blog entry got me to thinking that a fine lookin’ man with a fine brain, exceptional political beliefs and priorities in order deserves an entry…

Britney Spears + Justin Timberlake

.1. In 2002 Justin Timberlake released Cry Me A River which, if you lived in North America and not beneath a rock, you knew was about Britney Spears’ extra-curricular affairs….

Lugeu-ing into قصي خولي (Kosai Khouly) and catching something (anything & everything…)

.1. I’ve quite nearly finished defining categories for this blog, creating two more this very evening: Feminism & قصي خولي / Kosai Khouly. While sorting through all previous entries, I…

قصي خولي / Kosai Khouly / Kousay Khouli

I am officially some kind of sad. It’s Saturday evening and I’ve been hanging out with mama watching Syrian television shows, the other side of the world’s very own Telenovela….

Bring it, Charles

This evening, I came home to Charles. We live in La Bohème and do nothing but sit in cafés and visit with our voisins. Et ça veut dire que nous…

A Party & it’s Consequence

This is a photo of Sarah and I taken a couple of Fridays back. She lives here and so I was terribly excited to hang out with one of my…

There’s nothing ironic about losing your heart

.1. On Sunday, my heart took a hike. She flipped me the bird and left. Do think she’s gone to the Azores to visit with Hannah and Charlie and I…

Gerry Butler’s crotch is on my birthday

Because it’s my birthday, here is the guilty pleasure which you must ogle: Notice how his crotch appears to be screaming with equal vigour and enthusiasm. (Gracias, Zack Snyder.) Favourite,…

Unfortunate that beautiful Elana Trainoff isn’t Gerry Butler

One of the greatest things to come of this blog – apart from meeting all of you wonderful individuals over the last 2+ years – was an email I received…

MomosanLA

On June 28th, 2006, Ottawa brightened. Why? Because my dear beautiful wonderfully imaginative friend Maura dropped in for a little under 24 hours. Mo was approximately five hours away visiting…

The Feminist Movement & Eric Balfour’s Hoo Hoo

I like Eric Balfour. There’s a je ne sais quoi about this guy that makes him look as though he belongs in Madonna’s Vogue video. (It helps that he has…

Hawksley Workman

Last I saw Hawksley Workman perform was on a hot summer night two years back. Earlier this evening, I watched him perform in The Bronson Centre (a high school auditorium…

Tamoor

Eeeeep! Tamer Hagras is in a new Arabic soap opera. It’s called…Oh I already forgot. Something about my heart. Or his heart. Or their hearts calling out to one another……