Is the Anger Over Forthcoming Film Beirut Justified?

A recent a trailer was released for an American film called Beirut – and lots of people online were angered. “It’s not even filmed in Beirut!”, “It shows Beirut in a bad light”, “The actors were not Lebanese” and so on. It’s a familiar complaint. The plot of the film follows a U.S. diplomat (Jon…

Puma Breakdance Cities Collection Launches in the GCC

The Suede 50 campaign has another new release as Puma honors its hip-hop heritage with the Suede 50 Breakdance Cities Pack. The Suede 50 Breakdance Cities pack pays respect to the four most influential breakdancing cities worldwide: New York, Berlin, Paris, and Seoul. Puma says it is “giving props” to these cities that has kept…

The Lazy Man’s Guide to New Year Fitness

Around this time there will be lots of articles appearing in magazines, newspapers and online with headlines that are variants on the tired old “New Year, New You” shtick. You’re probably already bored of them. You’re right to be, if only because that’s a terrible headline. Instead here are some simple tips you can follow…