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May 26, 2004

FCUK Look-alikes


Gene Hackman in The French Connection and Ahmad Chalabi the Iraqi leader accused by the CIA of having a close connection with Iran.

Posted by mehrdad at 10:43 PM | Look-alikes |

May 25, 2004

Max's Viking


Posted by mehrdad at 10:48 PM | Max's Corner |

May 20, 2004

Picasso's Face-lift


For the past six months, Picasso?s ?Les Demoiselles d?Avignon? has been undergoing a major restoration in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Read about it here.

Posted by mehrdad at 09:38 PM | Art |

Fear and Disorientation

The New Yorker reported that the decision by Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was designed to create ?fear and disorientation? in Iraqi prisoners. Rumsfeld authorized the establishment of a highly secret program that was given approval of killing, capturing or possible interrogation of ?high value? targets in the Bush Administration?s war on terror. Read the article here.

Posted by mehrdad at 05:55 PM | Politics 2004 |

May 16, 2004

Middle East after Saddam

Read here the recent lecture by Fred Halliday on ?The Middle East after Saddam Hussein?.

Posted by mehrdad at 11:59 PM | Politics 2004 |

May 12, 2004

Caution from today!


Posted by mehrdad at 12:05 AM | Journal 2004 |

May 07, 2004

Brother Tarantino


(After Reservoir Dogs)

A comic film that mocks the clergy has become a box-office hit in Iran. Apparently the film has struck a chord with the public. The film tells the story of a thief who escapes prison by posing as a cleric. In one scene the main character refers to Quentin Tarantino as "brother Tarantino"! Read more.

Posted by mehrdad at 07:50 PM | Films |

May 04, 2004

Middle eastern look-alikes


Jesus and the wired Iraqi prisoner.

Posted by mehrdad at 08:54 PM | Look-alikes |