Tag Archives: Hosni Mubarak

The Coup Disguised as a Popular Uprising or the Other Way Around

Canada Day is the first day of July every year, and we have our Fourth of July, and of course the French have Bastille Day in the middle of the month. July is a good enough month to start a … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Punked

It’s a recent expression – you’ve been punked – and that makes it a neologism. But it’s simple enough – it was the name of a hidden camera practical joke television series that ran on MTV from March 2003 through … Continue reading

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Walk like an Egyptian

Back in 1922 all things Egyptian were the rage. That’s why there’s the Egyptian Theater here on Hollywood Boulevard. Sid Grauman had done well with his Million Dollar Theater downtown, and his first theater on Hollywood Boulevard was the Egyptian … Continue reading

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