Remember ‘Playing for Change’? I wrote a post about it a little while ago (here). I’m really happy that this great initiative is slowly gaining momentum. I purchased the ‘Playing for Change’ CD and it has become one of the musical ‘spiritual ladders’ in my music collection, an amasing ladder to my soul I am… Read More Playing for Change features on The Colbert Report
I posted a piece about Stephen Colbert’s campaign to have NASA respect the results of their online poll to name the third node of the space station after him, since he won with over 230’000 votes (original post: here). I wrote: “The other interesting thing is going to be watching Stephen Colbert stand up for… Read More Queen Noor on The Colbert Report: Sahar’s blog is in sync with royalty!
Late nighters such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report are favourites of mine not only because they provide viewers with intelligent humour (well at least, most of the time…) but also because they provide us with lots of food for thought. And as any long term reader of Sahar’s Blog… Read More Democracy in Space: More than naming a NASA node
I finally gave in. Some of you have been gently encouraging me (read: harassing me day and night via email, Facebook and telephone). Some others were a little more subtle; while you did see it coming, as evidenced by your emails, you didn’t outright say it, just sent me positive, encouraging and what you hoped… Read More On the Head of a Pin: How the Winchester Brothers Spin me round round round, round round like a merry go round round round round (original or remake, you choose) – Part I
It was quite amusing, watch The Colbert Report dated March 16th where Colbert encouraged his audience to join him in creating a huge, angry, pitchfork wielding crowd and go march on AIG (watch the clip here). And while most of us do feel that anger at what happened, we are far too civilized to actually… Read More The AIG bailout debacle: Careful not to let the pitchfork wielding crowds out
http://watch.thecomedynetwork.ca/the-colbert-report/interviews-a-z/interviews-k/#clip99544… Read More Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine: A small introduction