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Dina Hashish


Dina is an orthodontist with a passion for writing and blogging that surpasses the joy of straightening teeth. Her book blog “Closet nerd book club” promotes the work of young aspiring Egyptian authors. Her life’s guilty pleasure is tacky reality TV shows and the two addictions that have taken over her life are Game of Thrones and Perez Hilton.

Why Egyptian Women Need to Stop Freaking out About Mounir’s Arrival

Why Egyptian Women Need to Stop Freaking out About Mounir’s Arrival

  Over the course of these past two weeks, Egyptian social media has been turned upside down by the appearance of a certain name in the streets of Heliopolis: ‘Mounir’. Women are losing their minds, Facebook groups are being bombarded with questions about the whereabouts of this guy, and men have no idea why their […]

Disturbing Video Surfaces of a Child Kidnapper Caught in Citystars Mall

Disturbing Video Surfaces of a Child Kidnapper Caught in Citystars Mall

  We hear about kids getting kidnapped every day, but we never ever think that it will happen to us. No matter how careful you are when you’re out with your children, you’re bound to lose focus for a couple of seconds. Unfortunately, a few seconds is all it takes for your child to disappear. […]

‘La Totfe2 El Shams’ Took Things to the next Level with Mohamed Mamdouh’s Stunning Performance

‘La Totfe2 El Shams’ Took Things to the next Level with Mohamed Mamdouh’s Stunning Performance

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  We honestly just can’t with this mosalsal anymore. Mohamed Mamdouh left a huge mark on our souls last Ramadan in his “Grand Hotel” role. The scene where his character realizes that he was being deceived by his wife left the entire Middle East weeping.   This year, his role in “La Totfe2 El Shams” […]

Ahmed Malek Absolutely Killed It in ‘La Totfe2 El Shams’ and Everyone Is Crying

Ahmed Malek Absolutely Killed It in ‘La Totfe2 El Shams’ and Everyone Is Crying

  Wow. Just wow. We’ve been wowed over and over again by the whole cast and story line in “La Totfe2 El Shams.” Last night, Ahmed Malek literally left us bawling our eyes out. Malek plays the role of a young male sibling, who comes from a rich family, but has chosen a different path for himself. He […]

Our Favorite Character This Year Is the Brilliant Fifi from ‘La Totfe2 El Shams’

Our Favorite Character This Year Is the Brilliant Fifi from ‘La Totfe2 El Shams’

Once again scriptwriter Tamer Habib, and director Mohamed Shaker, nail it in Ramadan. It has only been over a week, and everyone is going on and on about La Totfe2 El Shams. The only way to describe it is beautiful. It is an avalanche of emotions. If your heart beats went through the roof while […]

Brilliant Ad by 500 500 Hospital Finally Gives Egyptians Something to Smile About

Brilliant Ad by 500 500 Hospital Finally Gives Egyptians Something to Smile About

  For the first time, we actually feel that we want to donate because we’re happy to do so,  not because we feel sad, nor  because we’ve been guilt-tripped. Ramadan is known for its heart-wrenching adverts, specifically when it comes to donation campaigns. The ads’ natures are usually depressing, dark and you always get the […]

Nelly Karim Is Basically Every Woman This Ramadan Because Sacrifice Is Tricky

Nelly Karim Is Basically Every Woman This Ramadan Because Sacrifice Is Tricky

  For the past two years, everyone has been accusing Nelly Karim in Ramadan of being unnecessarily morbid. The actress is known for choosing realistic story lines that hit us hard in the feels. This year, Karim has chosen a less dark path for her viewers, however, it is still painful on so many levels. […]

This Guy from EG Bank’s Ad Is the Real Hero of Ramadan 2017

This Guy from EG Bank’s Ad Is the Real Hero of Ramadan 2017

  Everyone has something to say on social media the days. Whether it’s criticizing mosalsalat, prank shows or adverts, everyone seems to be angry about something on TV.   But along comes a guy who manages to bring Egyptians together; a young man who is all of us with a story that we can all relate to, the EG Bank […]

This Page Wants You to Boycott ‘Ard Gaw’ for Not Showing off Mohamed Karim’s Talents

This Page Wants You to Boycott ‘Ard Gaw’ for Not Showing off Mohamed Karim’s Talents

  Someone started a page called “Boycotting ‘Ard Gaw’ Mosalsal for Not Highlighting Mohamed Karim’s Role.” This is just a new level of abusing social media.     To be honest, we’ve been really excited to see Karim flaunt that new blonde hair of his, and play a pilot in a flight that’s getting hijacked. […]

Fat-Shaming Shaimaa Seif in ‘La La Land’ Is Not Funny AT ALL

Fat-Shaming Shaimaa Seif in ‘La La Land’ Is Not Funny AT ALL

  20 years ago, when I used to watch Alaa Wali ElDin and Ismail Yassin being made fun of in movies, I never noticed anything odd about it; it was just a joke. A simple depiction of what people say in real life. The lines were clever, smart and funny, so I laughed. It never […]

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