If ‘La La Land’ Was Set in the Middle East

If ‘La La Land’ Was Set in the Middle East

La La Land, an original film starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling and directed by Damien Chazelle, just made Golden Globes history.     The throwback musical earned seven Golden Globes, which is the most awards for a single movie ever. The film swept all of its nominated categories (Best Motion Pictures – Musical or […]

What Arab Men Can Learn from Ryan Gosling’s Golden Globes Speech

What Arab Men Can Learn from Ryan Gosling’s Golden Globes Speech

by Menna Abu-Zahra

  As you probably already know, Ryan Gosling just snatched the Best Actor in a Comedy Award at the 2017 Golden Globes. While this came as no surprise to anyone, because, hello have you watched La La Land. What was surprising though, and more importantly very touching was his speech.     After addressing his […]

An Open Letter to the Arab Guy Who Respected Me

An Open Letter to the Arab Guy Who Respected Me

  It almost seems like a rarity to find a person who can step up and recognize a person’s worth these days, but those people do exist. And while the stereotype of the typical Arab man lives on, it’s a stereotype nonetheless, and the good ones do exist. Maybe it’s too drastic to say there’s […]

10 Perks of Marrying the Unique Arab Bald Man

10 Perks of Marrying the Unique Arab Bald Man

As my dear friend always tells me, God created a few unique heads, the rest he covered with hair. Buns and mohawks of the world step aside, for there is a unique breed of men who are charismatic and quite enigmatic that they so effortlessly dominate the scene. If you’ve always dreamt of a man  with […]

11 Things Arab Guys Do But Would Never Ever Admit

11 Things Arab Guys Do But Would Never Ever Admit

No guy ever wants to let it be known about their hair gel rituals or what exactly their browser history looked like last night. But if us guys weren’t embarrassed about such things, why must we hide our true selves and come out of our lair of secrets? Well, we here have decided to give […]

15 Arab Celebrities Who Prove That Beards Are Irresistible

15 Arab Celebrities Who Prove That Beards Are Irresistible

Beards are a wonderful thing. No, we’re not talking about goatees or soul patches. We’re talking about beards — wondrous beards that cover men’s faces and magically turn them into majestic creatures. Beards aren’t easy to obtain or maintain, but when you achieve it, it’s completely worth it. We give you Arab celebrities whose attractiveness […]

Don’t Date An Arab Man

Don’t Date An Arab Man

Arab men have been labeled as oppressive, controlling, and abusive, these accusations come from scenarios where the case has unfortunately been true, however many Arab men have been thrown in the same category. But after many years of being friends, dating, and living with Arab men, I’ll tell you that you probably shouldn’t date an […]

Arabs in Hollywood Movies Vs. Arabs in Real Life

Arabs in Hollywood Movies Vs. Arabs in Real Life

Hat tip to meme bank 9GAG for this find! I don’t know how many times we have to explain to people that no, we don’t ride camels to work.       WE SAID THIS: Don’t miss 12 Things About Egyptians That Give Foreigners Culture Shock. Scoop Team Select Staff Writers from the Scoop Empire […]

9 Things Arab Men Want Women to Know

9 Things Arab Men Want Women to Know

On the topic of men and women and what each one wishes they could say to each other without throwing a tantrum and eventually breaking up: Here’s my two cents.   1. Do not add me on Facebook. Ahhhh, Facebook. Well, trust me when I say, just like you don’t want random guys adding you […]

9 Things Women Want Arab Men to Know

9 Things Women Want Arab Men to Know

In the spirit of informing the male public, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to write up a list of eight nine* common pet peeves we’ve frequently heard women complain about men here in the region. Feel free to add yours in the comments!   1. You are not my father. And if I’ve consented for […]