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…

Every Man Should Own: Ralph Lauren Polo Shirt

In the early 1970s Ralph Lauren introduced what it called the short-sleeved collared sport shirt. It went on to become one of the icons of clothing. Not that Ralph Lauren invented the polo shirt, but the preppy look that the brand helped create was epitomized by it. Sure, it has something of a mixed reputation,…